Posts Tagged ‘architecture’

Gulf Coast’s design studio teaches lessons on sustainability

by Lisa Monti Published: March 7,2014

Tags: architecture, Business, Mississippi

Lessons learned after Hurricane Katrina are still being spread around the country, in part because of the work being done by the Gulf Coast Community Design Studio, a professional service and outreach program of Mississippi State University’s College of Architecture, Art and Design. The community design studio was created in Biloxi after the 2005 storm […] [...]

Historic Round Island Lighthouse restored in Pascagoula

by Lynn Lofton Published: December 6,2013

Tags: architecture, Business, engineering, Gulf Coast, Mississippi

There’s an amazing restoration project underway in Pascagoula. It’s the reconstruction of the historic Round Island Lighthouse. The lighthouse was built on the south side of Round Island — a few miles off the coast of Pascagoula — in 1859 and stood as a beacon of safety for all ships headed toward the southeast Mississippi […] [...]

Supervisors open bids — again — for new jail

by Associated Press Published: December 4,2013

Tags: architecture, bid, board of supervisors, construction, corrections, design, Jackson County, jail

PASCAGOULA — The Jackson County Board of Supervisors will open bids for a new 750-bed county jail tomorrow. The Sun Herald reports the bids are expected to be in the range of $30 million including fixtures and some furnishings. The structure will include room for 60 additional beds. Last summer, the county threw out all […] [...]

DESIGNING WINNERS — American Institute of Architects-Mississippi celebrates excellence

by Wally Northway Published: November 1,2013

Tags: architecture, Business, design, JACKSON, Mississippi

On Oct. 17, the American Institute of Architects-Mississippi held its Mississippi Celebrates Architecture, which included this year’s Design Excellence Awards presentation. Perhaps the event itself was as important as the winners. For the first time in recent memory, the program, which was held in Jackson, included the presentation of the Design Excellence Awards and Community […] [...]

Wanda Wilson joins Dale Partners Architects

by MBJ Staff Published: October 25,2013

Tags: architecture, Business, Mississippi

Wanda Wilson has joined Dale Partners Architects, P.A.’s Biloxi office. Wilson joins the firm as an administrative assistant and has over 20 years of experience. [...]

John Christopher Morrow named to board of architecture

by Ross Reily Published: October 4,2013

Tags: architecture, Business, Gov. Phil Bryant, Mississippi

John Christopher Morrow has been named to the Mississippi State Board of Architecture by Gov. Phil Bryant. Morrow is with Pryor & Morrow Architects and Engineers in Columbus. The five-member board oversees regulation of professionals licensed in the architecture, landscape architecture and interior design businesses in Mississippi. [...]

MISSCO Contract Sales has hired Jonathan Chappell and Autumn Marie Stallings

by Ross Reily Published: September 6,2013

Tags: architecture, Business, Mississippi

  MISSCO Contract Sales has added new employees. Jonathan Chappell has been hired as a sales representative for mobile furniture for the commercial and healthcare markets. Chappell is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. He has previously worked for Sherwin-Williams, Associated Office Systems and Interior Elements Storage Division. Also, Autumn Marie Stallings has […] [...]

Supervisors reject architect’s bill for new jail design work

PASCAGOULA — The Jackson County Board of Supervisors has denied a claim by the jail architects they fired last week. Both the board attorney and the president of the board said yesterday the company, The Goldberg Group, billed the county for services that hadn’t been completed. The Sun Herald reports instead of paying a $68,000 […] [...]

Dale Partners architecture firm targeting major projects

by Lisa Monti Published: July 26,2013

Tags: architecture, Dale Partners, Doug Dale, Grammy Museum

2013 has been a very good year for Dale Partners Architects, one of the state’s largest full-service architectural firms with offices in Jackson and Biloxi. Dale Partners is heading at least three of the largest projects in the works across Mississippi: The Grammy Museum in Cleveland, the Jackson Convention Complex Hotel and a minor league […] [...]

Students design home that makes power, water, food

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University architecture students designed a sustainable home that can provide its own electricity, water supply and food for a family of four. In the final project of a sustainable design class, the students turned theoretical principles into a practical home and landscape. They designed all aspects of a self-supporting, modern homestead, […] [...]

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