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Bayou restoration work wins award

Mississippi State University’s Gulf Coast Community Design Studio — one of two research centers in the College of Architecture, Art and Design — placed first in the Gulf Guardian Awards civic/nonprofits category for its Bayou Auguste project in East Biloxi, a community devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Gulf of Mexico Program, the awards ...

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Perkes goes to Washington

The founding director of Mississippi State University’s Gulf Coast Community Design Studio has been honored at the White House. David J. Perkes of Biloxi is a new selection for President Barack Obama’s Champions of Change initiative. An associate professor of architecture, he led in opening the Harrison County-based studio, an arm of the university’s School of Architecture, in the devastating ...

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