Texas Architect Sept/Oct 2006: Design Awards
Texas Architect is the official publication of the Texas Society of Architects, each edition features recently completed projects and other editorial content largely written by AIA members in Texas. That collective participation was the basis of Texas Architect’s recognition by the national AIA with a 2010 Institute Honor for Collaborative Achievement.
texas architect 40 9 / 10 2 0 0 6 A joint project between the National Park Service and the Corinth Siege and Battle Commission, the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center com- memorates Corinth’s critical role in the Civil War. Located at the Battery Robinett site adjacent to downtown Corinth, Miss., the center is intended to orient visitors to Civil War monuments throughout the surrounding region. Exhibition programs at the center explore six major themes—the role of the railroad, the role of earthworks and fortifications, the African Ameri- can experience, Corinth as a military learning ground, the Shiloh-Corinth corridor, and America before and after the Civil War. Corinth Civil War Center project Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center, Corinth, Miss. client National Park Service architect Overland Partners Architects design team Bob Shemwell, FAIA; Scott Carpenter, AIA; Todd Walbourn; Rick Archer, FAIA; Tim Blonkvist, FAIA contractor Inman Construction Corporation consultants Goetting & Associates (mechanical/electrical); Lundy & Frank Engineering (structural); Mangi Environmental Group (environmental/energy); Protection Development (fire protection); Planning, Research, and Design Group (exhibit/interpretive); Scott Engineering Company (civil/geotech); STV Incorporated (planning); Jack White & Associates (waterproofing); EDAW (landscaping) photographer Osborne Photography