MISSISSIPPI

CELEBRATES ARCHITECTURE

October 17, 2019
Jackson, Mississippi

featuring lectures by
Mack Scogin & Merrill Elam  |  Atlanta, GA
sponsored by Duvall Decker Architects

Two Mississippi Museums
(pictured above; by Eley Guild Hardy, Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons, Dale Partners, Perkins+Will)
222 North Street | Jackson, MS

symposium

Lectures are free & open to the public.
Continuing Ed credit: $150/AIA or $120/Associates
Lunch: $25

8:30 am Registration & Refreshments
9:00 am Mack Scogin, AIA, & Merrill Elam, AIA
Huh? | Architecture is a universal language, an “open other-initiated repair”.  2 LU/HSW*
11:00 am Allison Anderson, FAIA
Architecture + Climate Defense | What are the threats and impacts of climate change? What is the role of architecture in mitigating carbon emissions and adapting to accelerating climate hazards? How can architects contribute to community resilience?  1 LU/HSW*
12:00 pm Lunch | Jennifer Baughan
The Big Career of N.W. Overstreet, First President of the Mississippi AIA | Noah Webster Overstreet, the first and longest-serving president of the Mississippi AIA, began his career in 1912 as one of a handful of architects working in Mississippi, and over an almost 60-year career, he not only helped found the Mississippi AIA but also trained several generations of draftsmen in his office. Trained in architectural engineering, he experimented with concrete construction and brought Modernism to the state with a series of nationally published school designs during the 1930s.   1 LU*
1:00 pm Mack Scogin, AIA, & Merrill Elam, AIA
Two projects in the northeast: one tiny one huge. | In architecture scale is blind to intention.  1 LU/HSW*
2:00 pm David Mockbee, Esq.
What Every Architect Should Know | Review of legal aspects of the practice of architecture.  1 LU/HSW*
3:00 pm Facilitator Jeff Seabold, AIA
Pontifications of Past Presidents  |  Our past leadership waxes nostalgic and discusses the next 10 years leading to our Centennial Celebration in 2029.  1.5 LU/HSW*
* LUs pending