NOMAS TRASHIONshow OCT 26, 2011 @ 7PM {LIVESTREAM}

October 26th, 2011 Comments Off

This year NOMAS, along with FashionBoard is hosting the 3rd Annual TRASHIONshow which will be held on OCT 26, 2011 @ 7PM in GILES HALL. More about the TRASHIONshow can be found at the NOMAS blog. http://caad.msstate.edu/wpmu/nomas/

LIVE STREAM: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/trashion-show-2011
Official MSU Facebook Post: http://www.facebook.com/msstate

Rural Community Collaborations

October 18th, 2011 Comments Off

The Carl Small Town Center (CSTC) organized and moderated a panel discussion entitled “Rural Community Collaborations” on Monday October 10, 2011 at the Association for Community Design 2011 National Conference co-presented with the Association for Architectural Organizations (AAO) and the Architecture + Design Education Network (A+DEN) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Panelists included John Poros, Carl Small Town Center Director and moderator, Brian Morton, Center for Urban and Regional Studies- University of North Carolina, Dewey Thorbeck, Center for Rural Design- University of Minnesota and Scott Penman, Mississippi State University Architecture student and CSTC intern.

Brick Industry Scholarship Award Presentation + Architectural Lecture at Tougaloo College

October 10th, 2011 Comments Off

LECTURE: Roy Decker, AIA
Progressive Vernacular: How history meets the future in the Bennie G. Thompson Academic & Civil Rights Research Center.

WHEN: Thursday, October 27 @ 6:30 p.m

WHERE: Lecture Hall at the Bennie G. Thompson Academic & Civil Rights Research Center on Tougaloo College’s campus at 500 West County Line Road, Tougaloo, MS.

BACKGROUND:
Duvall Decker Architects, P.A. and representatives from the Brick Industry Southeast Region will be presenting to Mississippi State University School of Architecture a $2,000 check for the creation of the Duvall Decker Brick Industry Scholarship for minority student travel. The contribution is part of the Design With Brick Presidents Award which was given to Duvall Decker Architects, P.A. for the design of the Bennie G. Thompson Academic & Civil Rights Research Center at Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, MS. The juried competition, which recognizes excellence in architectural design with brick, was held in conjunction with the AIA Mississippi Design Awards held in July of this year.

The presentation of the Brick Industry Southeast contribution will take place during the Bennie G. Thompson Academic & Civil Rights Research Center Awards Presentation and Lecture on Thursday, October 27 @ 6:30 p.m. The event will take place at the lecture hall at the Bennie G. Thompson Academic & Civil Rights Research Center on Tougaloo Colleges campus at 500 West County Line Road, Tougaloo, MS. Along with the presentation to the Mississippi State University School of Architecture, other design honors for the building will be presented to Tougaloo College, and Roy Decker, AIA will present his Lecture, “Progressive Vernacular: How history meets the future in the Bennie G. Thompson Academic & Civil Rights Research Center. This presentation will explore the history of the campus and site and the building design.

See attached PDF link:
www.caad.msstate.edu/caad_web/sarc/pdf/Brick-Industry-Presentation.pdf

S|ARC 4th Year Studio on WTVA

October 7th, 2011 Comments Off

The School of Architecture’s 4th year Smithville Design studio was featured on WTVA News @ Ten on September 29th.

See link:
http://www.wtva.com/content/mediacenter/default.aspx?videoId=6699@wtva.web.entriq.net&navCatId=17

Mississippi Business Journal profiles Michael A. Berk

October 7th, 2011 Comments Off

This week, the Mississippi Business Journal profiles Michael A. Berk in their focus issue on Architecture and Engineering

This week’s edition of the Mississippi Business Journal focuses on the business of Architecture and Engineering. The journal always includes a personal feature profile of an architect or engineer in the state. Michael A. Berk, Director of the School of Architecture and and F.L. Crane Professor was the feature profile. The article covers the gamut from his directorship in the school, some personal information, to his GreenMobile research.

Please see the following links:

PDF with full article
MBJ Website

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