2016 Membership Award Winners

Mississippi Celebrates Architecture

Mississippi Celebrates Architecture is a National Award Winning annual program of events presented by AIA Mississippi.  It celebrates our architectural heritage and creativity and provokes us to consider the future.  The program, which consists of a Design Awards Celebration, a Public Outreach & Exhibition, and an Educational Symposium, promotes and celebrates the role of architecture in Mississippi’s culture.

 Design Awards Celebration

October 13, 2016 (JACKSON, MS) AIA Mississippi the 2016 Design Awards Celebration to honor recipients of the Design Excellence Awards and Community and Membership Awards.  This year’s event was held at the Mississippi Museum of Art (Jackson, MS).

The AIA Mississippi Design Awards program encourages design excellence and elevates the quality of architecture by recognizing and honoring works of distinction by its members and bring to public attention outstanding examples of architecture and design. The awards presented this year were reviewed and selected by Robert Macleod, AIA, Professor/ Director of the University of South Florida college of Architecture and Community Design, and a jury of prominent architects and educators.

 

Design Excellence Awards as well as Community & Membership Awards were presented:

Honor Award:  Grammy Museum MISSISSIPPI; Awarded to: Eley Barkley, (Cleveland, MS.) + Dale Partners Architects, (Jackson, MS.), a joint venture. Owners, Cleveland Music Foundation.

Honor Award: Belhaven Pool House; Awarded to Duvall Decker Architects, (Jackson, MS.) Owners; Mark and Rebecca Wiggs.

Merit Award: The Mill at MSU; Awarded to Dale Partners Architects, (Jackson, MS.) Owner; Castle Properties.

Merit Award: MSU Golf Course Shelters; Awarded to Hans Herrmann, AIA, and Emily McGlohm, AIA, (Mississippi State University) Owner: Mississippi State University.  

Merit Award: Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services; Awarded to Burris-Wagnon Architects, (Jackson, MS.)  Owner: State of Mississippi.

Citation Award: UMMC Center for Telehealth – Venya Technology Campus; Awarded to Duvall Decker Architects, (Jackson, MS.) Owner: Venya Solutions, LLC.

Friend of Architecture Award — Mr. Joe Blake – Executive Director, AIA Mississippi

Community Service Award —Mr. John Poros, AIA – Mississippi State University

Education Commendation Award – Ms. Alexis Gregory, AIA – Mississippi State University

Emerging Professional Award – Ms. Leigh Ann Black, Assoc. AIA

Sambo Mockbee Membership Award — Mid-Town Charter School Wier Boerner Allin Architects, PLLC (Jackson, MS)

People’s Choice Award – Mid-Town Charter School Wier Boerner Allin Architects, PLLC (Jackson, MS)

Presidential Citation – Ms. Lolly Barnes – Mississippi Heritage Trust

 

Honor Award;

L-R are Jim West, Doug Dale & Jason Agostinelli of Dale Partners Architects and John Beard.

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Honor Award;

L-R are Jim West, Brett Couples, of Duvall Decker, Architects, PA: Owner Mark Wiggs and John Beard.

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Friend of Architecture Award;

L-R are John Beard, Joe Blake, Executive Director, AIA MS and Brian Cabunac.

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Community Service Award;

L-R are John Beard, AIAMS President; Brian Cabunac, AIA and John Poros.

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Education commendation;

L-R are Brian Cabunac, AIA and Alexis Gregory.

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Citation Award;

L-R are Jim West, Belinda Stewart, and Maggie Bjorgum of Belinda Stewart Architects, PA and John Beard.

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Citation Award;

L-R are Jim West, Anne Marie Decker & Jonathan Le June of Duvall Decker Architects PA and John Beard.

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Merit Award;

L-R are Jim West, Bill Burris of Burris / Wagnon Architects PA and John Beard.

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Merit Award;

L-R are Jim West, Jeff Barnes of Dale Partners, PA and John Beard.

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Merit Award;

L-R are Jim West, Hans Herrmann, MSU and John Beard.

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Sambo Mockbee Membership Award;

L-R are Brian Cabunac, Jack Allin of Wier-Boerner-Allin Architecture and John Beard.

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People’s Choice Award;

L-R are Brian Cabunac, Russ Markle & Jack Allin of Wier-Boerner-Allin Architecture and John Beard.

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Past President’s Medal;

L-R are John Beard and Brett Couples.

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Presidential Citation;

L-R are Brian Cabunac, Lolly Barnes Lolly Barnes, Executive Director of the Mississippi Heritage Trust and John Beard.

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* AIA Mississippi membership reviews all the design award entries and votes to select the Sambo Mockbee Membership Award.

 * AIA Mississippi membership and the Public review all the design award entries and votes to select the People’s Choice Award.

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