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Beard + Riser Architects, PLLC welcomes Katherine Wylie

Beard + Riser Architects, PLLC recently welcomed Katherine Wylie, intern architect. A native of Ocean Springs, Wylie is a 2010 graduate of Mississippi State University. She brings valuable experience to Beard + Riser, including previous positions with Pryor-Morrow Architects and Engineers and Allred Architectural Group. In addition, she served for six months as a volunteer designer for the Gulf Coast ...

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Tupelo architect follows her dreams with architecture business

Terri Williams can laugh about it now. She perhaps would not call it a last laugh, but… “I came to Jackson, Miss., straight out of college, didn’t know a soul, no contacts — nothing,” Williams remembered. “I just started knocking on doors. I got a lot of, ‘You want to do what, young lady?’” And, Williams just howled with laughter, ...

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Firm adds Shields

Bobby Shields has joined Canizaro Cawthon Davis as a CADD specialist. Shields graduated with honors from Hinds Community College in 2012 with a architectural drafting and design degree, specializing in building information modeling and management software.

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Landscape architect opens office in N. Miss.

OXFORD — MRC Landscape Architecture has opened an office in Oxford. MRC provides landscape architectural and land planning services such as site planning, recreational design, public space design, and landscape design to design professionals, municipalities, developers, contractors, commercial businesses and residential clients in Mississippi and Alabama. The firm is led by principal landscape architect Matthew R. Copp, PLA, ASLA. Copp ...

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Foil Wyatt Architects has specialties in veterinary schools, other campus buildings and health care

Foil Wyatt Architects & Planners, PLLC specializes in large institutional projects for hospitals and universities, including one $80-million building in excess of 1.5 million square feet. The firm has developed an expertise in buildings for veterinary schools having completed projects at 16 campuses, including the Large Animal Hospital at Texas A&M University, new Terry Companion Animal Center at North Carolina ...

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Why termites are good for our buildings

I recently spent some time back at Mississippi State’s fifth-year architecture school here in Jackson talking to some students about their work. I find these times a place where I can get inspired and find some hope and optimism back in the world from the pure and innocence of design that can be mired by a practice. Okay, admittedly, this ...

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Stewart makes more history

The 2013 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has elevated Belinda Stewart, FAIA, to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession. 2013 AIA Mississippi president Anne Marie Decker, AIA, said Stewart is the first female president of AIA Mississippi and now the first female Fellow ...

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New school still on track to open next January

OXFORD — Framework is in place and brickwork is progressing on the new Oxford High School. Tim Prewitt, who oversees the work for Eley Guild Hardy, the school district’s architecture firm for the project, tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal the project’s January 2014 opening target is still doable. Oxford School Board members voted yesterday to hire the firm to ...

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Jared Pierce knew as a youngster that he wanted to become an architect

When he was an eighth-grade student in Louisville, Jared Pierce realized he wanted to be an architect. His pre-physics teacher asked the students to fill out an interest form and without hesitation Pierce listed architect as his future profession. That dream was realized when he graduated from the Mississippi State University School of Architecture in 1999. The son of J.L. ...

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