of the School A report from the School of Architecture at Mississippi State University â€˘ Spring 2013
School of Architecture CAAD DEAN’S OFFICE Jim West, AIA Dean Professor
Beth Miller, ASID, IDEC Interim Associate Dean Professor
Michael A. Berk, AIA Director, School of Architecture F.L. Crane Professor
EMERITUS FACULTY Bob Craycroft, RA Professor Emeritus
Michael Fazio, PhD, AIA Professor Emeritus Robert Ford, FAIA Professor Emeritus Gary Shafer, AIA Professor Emeritus
Jassen Callender Associate Professor 5th-Year Director Tim Frank, RA Assistant Professor Jacob Gines, Assoc. AIA Assistant Professor Alexis Gregory, AIA Assistant Professor Hans Herrmann, AIA Assistant Professor Rachel McCann, PhD Professor Emily McGlohn, Assoc. AIA Assistant Professor David Perkes, AIA Director, GCCDS Professor
Ted Ammon, Ph.D, Milsaps College Adjunct Faculty, 5th Year Leah Kemp Assistant Director, CSTC Adjunct Faculty David Mockbee, ESQ Adjunct Faculty, 5th Year Lawson Newman, AIA Adjunct Faculty, 5th Year Amelia Salmon Adjunct Faculty, 5th Year Mark Vaughan, RA Adjunct Faculty, 5th Year
Larry Albert, AIA President, Albert & Association Architects, P.A. Charles C. “Chuck” Barlow CEO, Barlow Eddy Jenkins, P.A. Jeffery R. “Jeff” Barnes, AIA Dale & Associates Architects, P.A. Nathan Boggan, AIA Principal, Foil-Wyatt Architects & Planners, PLLC Debra M. Brown, Esq. Federal District Judge for the Northern District of Mississippi Kimberly Brown, AIA, LEED AP Co-Founder, Principal, Strata Architects, PLLC David C. Burt, AIA LS3P Associates LTD Fred Carl, Jr. Fred Carl Investments
Janine Davis Administrative Assistant, 5th Year
Ben Chappell Principal, Interior Elements
Phyllis Davis-Webber Office Associate Darlene Gardner Business Manager Judy Hammett Senior CAAD Library Staff
Debbie Cherry, AIA Past President, Mississippi Chapter AIA Steve Davis, AIA Vice President, Canizaro Cawthon Davis Timothy “Tim” Geddie, AIA Vice President, Dean & Dean Associates/Architects Robert V. M. Harrison, FAIA, FCSI Emeritus Architect
Scott Hudspeth Shop Coordinator
Creig Hoskins, AIA, NOMA President Hoskins Architecture, LLC
Jane Lewis Dean’s Administrative Assistant
Tom Howorth, FAIA Howorth & Association Architects
Christie McNeal Communications Specialist Dale Moore Graphic Designer, DRIL Nathan Moore Director of Development
Robert Ivy, FAIA CEO, The American Institute of Architects Michael Grey Jones, AIA SOZO Architecture Bob Luke, FAIA Principal, LPK Architects, P.A. Daria F. Pizzetta, AIA Partner, H3 Hardy Collaboration
Emily Parsons Pennell IT Coordinator Admissions/Advising Coordinator
Bill Polk, AIA, LEED AP BD+C Associate Principal, Stevens & Wilkinson, Inc.
Sarah Pittman Project Coordinator, DRIL
Tim Rosenbury, AIA Principal, Butler, Rosenbury & Partners, Inc.
Pandora Prater Director’s Assistant Academic Records Assistant
Jeffery Roberson Visiting Assistant Professor
Tracy Quinn Office Associate, CSTC
Andrew Tripp Assistant Professor
CHAIR: Richard H. McNeel, AIA President, JBHM Architects, P.A.
Pam Berberette Library Associate, 5th Year
John Poros, AIA Director, CSTC Associate Professor
Justin Taylor, Assoc. AIA Assistant Professor
ADDITIONAL FACULTY Lee Carson Lecturer
Susan Hall Associate Professor, CAAD Library Finas Townsend III Studio Assistant
Ann Somers, AIA Principal, CDFL Belinda Stewart, FAIA President, Belinda Stewart Architects, P.A. Wayne F. Timmer, AIA Principal, WFT Architects, P.A. Ken M. Tse, AIA Fonding Principal, KMT Architects Irene Dumas Tyson, AICP, ASSO AIA Director of Planning, The Boudreaux Group, Inc. Stan Wagnon, AIA Principal, Burris/Wagnon Architects, P.A. Gina Walcott, Partner Walcott Adams Verneuille Architects Todd Walker, FAIA Principal, Archimania Jenny Wilkinson Executive Director, Mississippi State Board of Architecture A. Bruce Wood, AIA Principal, JH&H Architects/Planners/Interiors, P.A. David L. Wooley, FAIA
Upcoming Events March 12-28 TSD Exhibit: “Modern” Giles Gallery March 21 4 p.m.
Harrison Lecture: Charles Renfro (War Memorial, Jackson) reception to follow (Jackson Center)
April 4 4 p.m.
Harrison Lecture: Zena Howard (in conjunction with the NOMAS Symposium)
Beaux Arts Ball (AIAS)
TSD Exhibit: “Installation (5)” Giles Gallery
2nd-year Jury Reviews Giles Hall
1st-year Jury Reviews Giles Hall
4th-year Jury Reviews Giles Hall
3rd-year Jury Reviews Giles Hall
5th-year Jury Reviews With reception Giles Hall
May 6- summer
TSD Exhibit: Student work “Year-End Show II” (Giles Gallery)
May 16 1 p.m.
Recognition Day Giles Hall Speaker: Jim Cramer Design Intelligence
Rescheduled Harrison Lectures – Bob Harris – Julie Eizenberg
Be sure to contact the school to confirm dates: 662-325-2202. Questions? Contact Christie McNeal at email@example.com CHECK OUT THE CAAD CALENDAR AT THE BOTTOM OF OUR WEBSITE!
Debra Brown named Federal Judge By Leah Barbour | MSU Public Affairs The U.S. Senate appointed 1987 Mississippi State alumna Debra M. Brown as Mississippi’s first AfricanAmerican female U.S. District Judge on Nov. 4, 2013. Brown graduated with the top architecture award, and her perseverance, diligence and focus were obvious to the School of Architecture’s faculty and administration. “MSU alumni have enjoyed growing success in their judicial careers at both the state and federal levels,” said MSU President Mark E. Keenum. “The confirmation of MSU alumna Debra M. Brown to the bench of the U.S. District Court in Mississippi’s Northern District is an honor for MSU and for the state of Mississippi. She will do a marvelous job.” After graduating from MSU, Brown worked in Washington, D.C. Not only was she involved in several construction projects for residential and commercial properties, Brown also renovated historic and municipal buildings. In 1994, she entered the University of Mississippi School of Law. In the years since her graduation in 1997, her practice has focused on civil litigation, especially commercial litigation and construction-related issues. In addition to serving on the advisory board, Brown is a member of various bar groups, including the National Bar Association, American Bar Association, Mississippi Women Lawyers Association and Metro Jackson Black Women Lawyers Association, serving in various leadership positions.
Michael Berk named 2014 UF Distinguished Architecture Alumnus Michael A. Berk, AIA, has been selected by the University of Florida to receive the 2014 Distinguished Architecture Alumni Award. Berk, director of the MSU School of Architecture and F.L. Crane Endowed Professor, is a 1981 graduate of the University of Florida. Florida’s College of Design, Construction and Planning honors recipients in each of its five units – architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, building construction and urban and regional planning – annually with this award. The architecture awards are chosen by faculty for the recipient’s outstanding contributions to the School of Architecture, academia and the profession of architecture. Berk will be honored at a ceremony on March 31 at the University of Florida, where he will also be participating in the school’s Masters Research Projects final presentations jury review.
Third-year studio returns from semester at WAAC Twelve students, one of three fourth-year studios from the Mississippi State School of Architecture, spent the past semester at the Washington Alexandria Architecture Center in Alexandria, Va. The exchange program has been in effect since 1985 and is part of a worldwide consortium of architecture programs with Virginia Tech’s Washington exchange. “For the past 20 years, we’ve sent three to four students,” said Michael Berk, director of the School of Architecture. “It’s competitive,” he said, adding that students have to apply and be accepted for the program. The courses the students take at the program count toward their architecture degree at MSU, allowing them to stay on track with the five-year studio program. MSU student Haley Whiteman said the studios at the WAAC were run similarly to the studios at MSU. She said they differed, however, in the fact that three different projects with a similar theme were offered for the three different studio sections available to her. One project involved the design of a subterranean metro stop, another was an above ground metro stop, and the third was a water taxi on the Potomac River. “What I liked most about this,” said Whiteman, “was that I could see the similarities and differences between how each student chose to solve each site’s individual problem – mediating both the water, the ground and below ground.” “The city became a generator of design as we lived daily within the fabric of an urban setting,” said fellow MSU student John Taylor Schaffhauser. “I was able to take an Urbanism Seminar course in which our classroom was literally the city of D.C. We spent much time in the city discussing why D.C. is the way it is today and analyzing all aspects of influence throughout history.” Students in the program are housed in an historic building in downtown Alexandria close to a train stop. “Living in Alexandria, just a couple of Metro stops away from Washington, D.C., was one of the best highlights of being at WAAC and opened many doors,” said Whiteman, who added that she and her classmates were able to attend the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, visit the grave of John F. Kennedy on the anniversary of his assassination, and they even caught a glimpse of a sketchbook that belonged to Leonardo Da Vinci. “My experiences of exploring and living in our nation’s capital will continue to impact both
my studies and future,” said Schaffhauser, who added that he hopes to return one day to practice architecture. Last semester, the MSU students were joined at the WAAC with undergraduate and graduate students from the Blacksburg campus of Virginia Tech, along with fourth-year students from California Polytechnic State University, Louisiana State University, the Bauhaus in Germany and the Universidad de Desarrollo in Chile. “This is an incredible opportunity for our students to get to experience an urban environment with outstanding resources such as galleries, museums and great buildings,” said Berk. “And it’s a rich urban fabric where they can meet faculty and students form other schools and around the world.” “Engaging with other architecture students and faculty from around the world,” said Schaffhauser, “along with living in an incredibly rich urban setting, has brought my understanding of architecture and culture to a level that is extremely personal and only learned through engaging experience.” “I made friends that I hope to keep in contact with for years to come,” added Whiteman. “And I would definitely recommend everyone apply for the program at WAAC.”
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Recruitment Event: Academic Insight On Saturday, Feb. 1, the College of Architecture, Art and Design held Academic Insight, an event for admitted MSU students and their guests. This is the second time the college has held the event, and 98 guests attended. The event was meant to help students get a better understanding of the programs within the college and was a chance for students to meet other incoming students, current students and professors. After a department fair, students and their guests had a chance to mingle with current students and faculty over breakfast before Dean Jim West presented an overview of the college. After the presentation, the group split up into the four college units – architecture, art, interior design and building construction science – and went to those facilities for a “breakout session.” During the sessions, parents had a chance to meet with the program directors and faculty while students worked on an activity meant to give them a glimpse into their program. Architecture students worked with Assistant Professor Justin Taylor and current architecture student volunteers on a kit-of-parts project. The students used laser-cut cardboard shapes to design form and space. “The students I interacted with during the session were very enthusiastic and inquisitive and had interesting solutions to the kit-of-parts project,” said Joseph Rose, a third-year architecture student who also serves on the Dean’s Council. “The students really took advantage of the opportunity to interact and seek advice from current architecture students.”
Collaborative Studio update Second-year building construction science and architecture students worked last semester in a collaborative studio with Professors Lee Carson, Alexis Gregory, Hans Herrmann, Emily McGlohn (all architecture) and Tom Leathem (building construction science). Throughout the semester, the students researched, designed and constructed two bus shelters for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians on their tribal lands. On Dec. 2, students and faculty from the Collaborative Studio celebrated at the two locations at Pearl River and Tucker. The group was joined by first-year architecture and building constructions science students and faculty; Dean Jim West; Michael Berk, director of the School of Architecture; and Dr. David C. Lewis, director of the Building Construction Science Program. Also present were Steve Murray, planner with the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians; the Tribal Council and other representatives; and Chief Phyliss J. Anderson. Anderson welcomed and briefly addressed the group before the ribbon cutting. “It’s always a blessing to have a relationship with the institute of education,” she said, adding that the bus shelter project is something that the students should be very proud of. The chief then presented College of Architecture, Art and Design Dean Jim West with a handmade basket. West thanked Anderson and said the ongoing partnership has been a win/win for the college, and he explained some of the other projects the college has worked on with the MS Band of Choctaw Indians. The first project was in 2009 when the college’s Carl Small Town Center assisted the tribe in preparing a Transit Plan with funding through the Federal Transit Administration’s Tribal Transit Program. The study was used to support several projects, including the new Transit Maintenance Center, which was recently completed. Herrmann’s class constructed the first bus stop for Bogue Chitto a few years ago, and this year, two more bus stops were designed
PHILADELPHIA BUS SHELTER AND STUDENTS WITH MS BAND OF CHOCTAW INDIAN CHIEF PHYLISS J. ANDERSON. STEVE MURRAY, PLANNER FOR THE MS BAND OF CHOCTAW INDIANS, SAID THE DESIGN HAS BEEN WELL-RECEIVED. “IT LOOKS LIKE IT’S GOT ELEMENTS OF THE CHOCTAW CULTURE,” HE SAID, ADDING THAT THE DESIGN LOOKS LIKE A BASKET.
TUCKER BUS SHELTER AND STUDENTS
and built by the Collaborative Studio for Pearl River and Tucker. There are plans for more bus stops to be built for the community next year. “It’s been a breath of fresh air to have young people come in and work with us,” said Murray. “They’ve thought about ideas we hadn’t thought about.”
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School of Architecture Productivity Report (2013) JOURNAL ARTICLES (REFEREED) • Jassen Callender: “From shopping mall to village: Retrofitting the built environment for the 21st century”. WORLD HEALTH DESIGN | April 2013 . Design & Health Scientific Review pp 64-9 (w/ Anthony R. Mawson, MA, DrPH, Jackson State University; Thomas M. Kersen, PhD, Jackson State University). • Jacob Gines: “The Space of Revolution: Reimagining PostIndustrial Topographies”. ANYTHING Magazine. Volume 01 - Spring 2013: pp.56-61 Utah AIA Publication (Jan 2013). (Project citation w/ photos and drawings) “Utah Construction & Design: Outstanding Projects of 2013”. Utah – – Construction & Design. December 2013: 34-35. In reference to Utah State University San Juan Campus Residence Hall, Blanding, UT - “Outstanding Small Higher Education Project”. • Hans Herrmann: “Facing Factoids”. The International Journal of Design Education. May 2013 Volume 7, Issue 2. pp 11-20. • Rachel McCann: “Traveling, Inhabiting, and Experiencing A Phenomenology for Public Transit.” Environmental & Architectural Phenomenology Winter 2014: 9-13. • David Mockbee: “The Measure of Malpractice - There is a Place for the Threshold Approach in Evaluating Design Errors and Omissions”. 2013 Journal of the American College of Construction Lawyers (V 7: No.1: p 53). • Jeffery Roberson: “The Human Fact: A Fluidly Temporal Expression of the Environment”. Lantern Journal. Fall 2013 issue. Sep 2013. BOOKS (INCLUDING EDITED BOOKS) • David Perkes: “Public Interest Practices in Architecture,” AIA Latrobe Prize research report, AIA on-line book publication, 2013. (with Roberta Feldman, Sergio Palleroni and Bryan Bell) CITATIONS IN BOOKS OR PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES • Hans Herrmann: Citation in ASLA Landscape Architecture Magazine. “ASLA Student Awards. Student Collaboration. Award of Excellence: Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum”. Oct 2013: Vol 103; No. 10: pp 92-93. Images and descriptions of Design work are featured prominently. • David Perkes: Citation in ARCHITECT magazine March 2013, “AIA Collaboration: Structural Integrity | Shoring Up Architecture’s Social Foundation”. Author: Ben Ikenson. Pp.39. Perkes is the feature element of the article CITATIONS IN POPULAR PRESS • Jacob Gines: “Urban Explorations: Student-curated Giles exhibit displays innovative architecture, graphic design”. WCBI-TV News feature. Andrew Harrison – August 30, 2013 Posted in: Education, Local News “Urban Explorations: Student-curated Giles exhibit displays innovative architecture, graphic design”. MSU Reflector (Print). By Daniel Hart – Sep 09 Monday. http://www.reflector-online.com/life/article_9adfff90-19ba-11e39d71-001a4bcf6878.html – “Prolific Professors: MSU faculty produce projects behind the scenes and they foster student development”. MSU Reflector (Print). Print and on-line. Posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 • Alexis Gregory: “Building Hope”. MSU Reflector (Print). Friday Jan 25 2013 issue): [Web link: http://www.reflector-online.com/ life/building-hope-1.2805608#.UQQkSugsiHk]. Jan 2013 – Featured on MSU CASLE (Center for the Advancement of Service-Learning Excellence) website; first faculty profile: http:// servicelearning.msstate.edu/faculty/spotlight/ • Hans Herrmann: “8 Enticing Swimming Pools”. Architectural Digest (Print) July 2013. p. 122 Text by Mitchell Owens Photo: Peter Aaron/Otto. (Poolhouse designed by Herrmann; work completed while employed by Ike Kligerman Barkley Architects, NY NY) PEER REVIEWED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (NATIONAL/ INTERNATIONAL) • Jassen Callender: Abstract/proposal accepted. Entitled: “Making Cities LAST”. 2014 51st International Making Cities Livable Conference in Portland, OR, June 8-12, 2014. Nov 27 • Tim Frank: Paper accepted. Entitled: “The Role of HighComplexity Low-Resolution (HCLR) Performance Modeling in the Development of Dynamic Building Envelopes”. 2015 National Institute of Building Science’s 4th Building Enclosure Science & Technology (BEST 4) Conference Kansas Mo. Sep 2013 – Abstracted accepted. Entitled: “From Predictive Mapping to Heuristic Testing: Developing Performance – Based Environmental Models via Integrated Digital Techniques”. 2014 EDRA45 (The Environmental Design Research Association) in New Orleans. Dec 20 • Jacob Gines: Abstract (Paper) accepted. Entitled: “Artifacts of Non-Representation and the Inverting of the Design Paradigm”. 2014 30th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student (NCBDS) @ IIT, Chicago, IL. Dec 02 – Abstract (Proposal) accepted. Entitled: “Competitive Solutions to Urban Voids and the Spaces In-Between”. 2014 51st International Making Cities Livable Conference in Portland, OR, June 8-12, 2014. Dec 03 Abstract (Proposal) accepted. Entitled: “The Repository: Developing Continued Stewardship One Board-foot at a Time”. 2014 5th North American Materials Education Symposium (NAMES) @ University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Dec 04 • Alexis Gregory: “Integrating Structure and Architecture Through Education: Haptic Learning in Structures and Construction”. ) 2013 International Conference on Structures and Architecture (ICSA). (w/ M. Parker). Portugal. July 2013 – “Integrated Practice and Architecture Education: The Evolution of a Pedagogy”; 2013 ARCC Research Conference (Architectural Research Centers Consortium). The Visibility of Research Conference. March 27-30, 2013 in Charlotte, NC. – “Inter-Actions: The Making of an Integrated Practice Studio”. 2013 National Conference on the Beginning Design Student entitled. Temple University Tyler School of Art. April 2013. – “Teaching Building Technology Through Haptic Learning Techniques”. 2013 Building Technology Educators’ Society Conference (Teaching Tectonics). Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island. April 2013 – Paper accepted – entitled: “Reflecting on Service-Learning in Architecture: Increasing the Academic Relevance of Public Interest Design Projects.” 2014 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Annual Conference. April 10-12 2014 in Miami Beach, FL. Nov 27 – Paper accepted – entitled: “Re-thinking Design Studio Pedagogy: Collaboration Between Architecture and the Allied Disciplines,” ARCC/EAAE 2014 International Conference. 2014-02-
12 at Honolulu . Dec 09 – Abstract accepted – entitled: “A Paradigm Shift in the AEC Industry and the Implications on Design Pedagogy: The Effects of IPD Processes in a Collaborative Studio Project”. 2014 IDEC Annual Conference. New Orleans. March 6-9, 2014. (w/ Lyndsey Miller, Beth R. Miller, Michele M. Hermann, Jarrod Moss) Dec 12 2014. • Hans C. Herrmann: “Developing an Opportunistic Eye: Greed as Design Catalyst”, special blind-selection (from the NCBDS Conference) for inclusion in 2013 ACSA Annual Conference. San Francisco – “Architecture by Adjacency: Re-Casting the architectural cannon as a foundational act of sustainable design”. 2013 Reuse+Remake Symposium . Wash DC. – “Opportunistic [Eth]ic”. Clemson’s “Southern Roots + Global Reach Spring 2013 Lecture Series”. Centennial celebration of program. Feb 2013 – “Stretching Sustainability: Interdisciplinary Design/Build at the limits” (RE: Oktibbeha Co. Heritage Museum Design/Build project). 2013 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Conference (co-authored with Cory Gallo of MSU LA). UT Austin TX. Jan 2013 – “Interdisciplinary Design/Build at the limits”. European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS) Annual Conference 2013. Univ. Hamburg, Germany. (with Cory Gallo of MSU LA) Sept 2013 • Leah Kemp: Paper accepted – entitled: “Building Social Building”. 2014 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Annual Conference. April 10-12 2014 in Miami Beach, FL. (w/ Emily Elliott) Nov 27 • Emily McGlohn: “Lessons from Visualizing the Functions of the Building Enclosure”. 2013 ARCC Research Conference (Architectural Research Centers Consortium). The Visibility of Research Conference. March 27-30, 2013 in Charlotte, NC. – Abstract (Paper) accepted. Entitled: “Immaterial Objectives of Design/Build Projects”. 2014 30th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student (NCBDS) @ IIT, Chicago, IL. Dec 02 • David Perkes: “Public Interest Design: The Practices,” Presentation at 2013 Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) annual conference, Providence, May 2013. (with Roberta Feldman, Sergio Palleroni and Bryan Bell) – “Public Interest Practices in Architecture,” Latrobe Prize Research Presentation, American Institute of Architects 2013 AIA National Convention, Denver, June 2013. (with Roberta Feldman, Sergio Palleroni and Bryan Bell) • John Poros: “Defining Rural Sustainability”, a session organized by the CSTC and sponsored by the Small Town & Rural Planning Division of the American Planning Association was presented at the APA National Planning Conference in Chicago, Illinois on March 15, 2013. Speakers included Prof. John Poros, Director of the CSTC, Prof. Dewey Thorbeck, Director of the Center for Rural Design at the University of Minnesota and Anna Read, Project Manager of MOBroadBandNow and formerly of the ICMA Center for Sustainable Communities. – Session proposal accepted: 2014 American Planning Association National Conference. Session entitled: “Getting it Done: The path to results in small town planning”. Atlanta, Georgia on April 26-30. • Jeffery Roberson: Abstract (Paper) accepted. Entitled: “Imagining the Ideal”. 2014 30th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student (NCBDS) @ IIT, Chicago, IL. (w/ Z. Ayub). Dec 02 PEER REVIEWED PUBLISHED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL) • Alexis Gregory: “Integrated Practice and Architecture Education”. The Visibility of Research: Proceedings of the 2013 ARCC Spring Research Conference, Editors: Chris Jarrett, KyoungHee Kim, Nick Senske, page #310-319. – “Teaching Building Technology Through Haptic Learning Techniques”. Tectonics of Teaching: Proceedings of the 2013 Building Technology Educator’s Society (BTES) Conference. Editors: Andrzej Zarzycki, Robert Dermody., p #235-242. – “Inter-Actions: The Making of an Integrated Practice Studio”. Proceedings of the 2013 National Conference on the Beginning Design Student. • Emily McGlohn: “Lessons from Visualizing the Functions of the Building Enclosure”. 2013 ARCC Research Conference (Architectural Research Centers Consortium). Proceedings -The Visibility of Research Conference. Editors: Chris Jarrett, Kyoung-Hee Kim, Nick Senske pp 507-512 • David Perkes: “Public Interest Design: The Practices”. Proceedings - EDRA 2013 (Environmental Design Research Assoc). May 2013. p304-06 (with Roberta Feldman, Sergio Palleroni and Bryan Bell) PEER REVIEWED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (REGIONAL) • David Perkes: “Gulf Coast Sustainable Communities Plan,” Presentation at Coastal Development Strategies Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, Biloxi, May, 2011. OTHER INVITED PRESENTATIONS (NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL) • Emily Elliott: “Plenary session presenter”. Housing Summit HUD Housing Conference. Greenwood, MS. June 18-19, 2013 • Jane Greenwood: Special Mayoral Invitation (from Gyumri Mayor Samvel Balasanyan) to the “CIS Cultural Capital” event in Gyumri, Armenia. June 01 2013. From the Republic of Armenia. • Emily McGlohn: Guest Lecturer: Auburn Rural Studio “20 midyear celebration”. Dec 06 2013 • David Perkes: “Gulf Coast Community Design Studio,” Invited presentation for school lecture series, University of Minnesota, December 2013. – “Working with Risk,” Invited presentation for school lecture series, North Caroline State University, October 2013. – “Work of the Gulf Coast Community Design Studio,” Presentation at Public Interest Design Institute, Harvard, July 2013. – “Public Interest Design Equity and Theory,” Presentations at Public Interest Design Leadership Forum, University of Texas, Austin May 2013. – “Work of the Gulf Coast Community Design Studio,” Presentation at Public Interest Design Institute, Portland, May 2013. – “Retrofitting for Resiliency,” Presentation and workshop as part of Louisiana Resiliency Assistance Program, Louisiana State University Coastal Sustainability Studio, Houma, Louisiana, April 2013. – “Learning from Public Interest Practices,” Presentation at bcSHOPFRONT, Dallas, April 2013. – “Rebuilding After Disasters: Building Back Better,” Keynote
speaker, Pacific Risk Management ‘Ohana (PRiMO), Honolulu, March 2013. – “Work of the Gulf Coast Community Design Studio,” Presentation at Public Interest Design Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, January 2013. OTHER INVITED PRESENTATIONS (REGIONAL) • Emily Elliott: “Presentation”. Industrial Board Meeting, Greenwood, MS, April 2, 2013 – “Presentation”. Lions Club , Greenwood, MS, April 19, 2013 – “Presentation”. Exchange Club of Greenwood, Greenwood, MS, May 21, 2013 – “Presentation”. Rotary Club, Greenwood, MS, August 12, 2013 • Leah Kemp: “Presentation on Carl Small Town Center work”: Leah Kemp, Calhoun City Rotary Club, April 9, 2013, – “Greenwood Sustainable Cities preparation”. City of Greenwood, MS, September 16, 2013, – “Laurel Interest Meeting”. Economic Development representatives, Sanderson Farms, September 23, 2013. – “CREATE: Calhoun City class work Spring 2013”. Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce, December 10, 2013. – “Spring 2014 CREATE: New Houlka class “.Three Rivers Planning and Development Board. December 13, 2013. (w/ E. Elliott) • John Poros: “Presentation of CSTC work “. West Point Mississippi Main Street Association, January 3, 2013. – “Starting a community design center at the University of Memphis “. Department of Architecture, University of Memphis on. March 1, 2013. – “STRIDE project preliminary results”. Union County Development Association in New Albany, MS. August 12, 2013 – “Site design for tea farm interpretative area”. MSU Extension and FiLoLi Tea Farm in Brookhaven, MS. September 9, 2013. – Enterprise Rose Fellow Retreat, September 22-25, Enterprise Community Partners, New York, NY. Meeting of the current Enterprise Rose fellows and host organizations. – “Overstreet Police Station Building “. Mayor Percy Bland of Meridian, MS. October 9, 2013. – MDOT/CSTC Coordination Meeting; Jeff Ely, MDOT Statewide Planning Engineer; Melinda McGrath, MDOT Executive Director; Amy, Mood, MDOT Assistant Chief Engineer; Commissioner Mike Tagert, Northern District Transportation Commissioner. – “STRIDE project preliminary results”. Chickasaw Development Foundation, Houston, MS. December 17, 2013 PUBLISHED REPORTS AND TECHNICAL PAPERS • John Poros: CREATE Common Ground: Calhoun City, In-house publication available on lulu.com: http://www.lulu.com/shop/ tracy-quinn/create-common-ground-calhoun-city/paperback/ product-21158620.html JURIED/PEER-REVIEWED EXHIBITS, RECITALS, ETC. • Jacob Gines: Poster – entitled: “Aesthetics in Question: Manipulative and Generative Plasticity of Fly Ash”. 4th North America Materials Education Symposium (March 12-15, 2013) Feb 2013. – Creative Work (2D) - entitled “Speculation”. Sketch 2013 Exhibition sponsored by Fordham University and d3. Feb 21-March 20). Fordham University Center Gallery, Lincoln Center Campus, Bronx, New York. • Alexis Gregory: Poster accepted – entitled: “The Rapid Shifts in Construction Project Delivery Methods and the Subsequent Effect on Design Pedagogy: The Results of a Study on an Academic Multi-disciplinary Project”. 2014 Environmental Design Research Association’s EDRA45 New Orleans Conference (along with Lyndsey Miller, Beth Miller, Michele Herrmann, and Jarrod Moss). Dec 2013 • Leah Kemp: Poster presented: “Baptist Town Revitalization”. 2013 American Planning Association National Conference. Chicago. April 15 OTHER PEER REVIEWED WORKS, AWARDS, COMPETITIONS • Jacob Gines: “Most Outstanding Project” in the Small Higher Education category from Utah Construction and Design Award. The Utah State University Residence Hall in Blanding, UT. $2.2 mil 75bed, 20,000 s.f. Residence Hall @ USU Eastern San Juan campus in Blanding, Utah. (JG Contribution: Lead Project Designer w/ Method Studio). Oct 2013. – “2013 Urban Project of the Year”. The Housing Coalition of Utah Award. The Bud Bailey Apartments, Salt Lake City, UT. $20M, 136 units, 4.5 acres, 164,000 sf. (JG Contribution w/ Method Studio: Lead Designer for site and clubhouse design). Nov 2013 • Alexis Gregory: Logo Design Competition Winner. AIA MS. Young Architects Forum (YAF), May 2013 • Hans Herrmann: 2012-13 MS ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects – MS Chapter) Merit Award. “Heritage Museum Green Technology Demonstration Pavilion”. Starkville , MS. (w/ C. Gallo of MSU LA). Feb 2013. – 2013 National ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects) ‘Award of Excellence in the Student Collaboration’ category. (ASLA Professional and Student Awards). (w/ C. Gallo of MSU LA). June 2013. – 2013-2014 Hugh Critz Faculty Leadership program sponsored by MSU ORED. Peer Selected in the competitive submission. June 29 (The program works to develop the next generation of campus academic leaders, among other goals). – Received LEED® Green Assoc. cerification. July 2013 • Emily McGlohn: ORAU Young Researcher Nomination by Dept Head. Fall 2013 • David Perkes: ‘Rebuild By Design Competition’, International competition by Housing and Urban Development for resilient design in communities affected by Hurricane Sandy. Gulf Coast Community Design Studio part of one of ten teams selected to participate from 148 entries. • Jeffery Roberson: Deborah J. Norden Award. The Architectural League of New York. To travel to the Netherlands (summer 2014) and study the work of the Benedictine monk and architect dom Hans van der Laan. July 2013 • Todd Walker: 2013 AIA Gulf States Honor Citation. ‘Leadership Memphis Headquarters’ building on South Main. Memphis TN. May 2013 – 2013 AIA Gulf States Merit Award. ‘Mercer Capital offices on the 26th floor of Clark Tower building. Memphis TN. May 2013 CONTINUED
School of Architecture Productivity Report (Cont.) (FROM PREVIOUS PAGE)
2013 Spring Thesis Juries, Behzad Nakhjavan, Coordinator
STUDENT AWARDS • Taylor Kiefer (under guidance of Jacob Gines in the CSTC): Poster presented (First Place award): “King Cotton: Mapping Mississippi’s Post-Industrial Landscape”. Poster won First place in the MSU Arts and Humanities track at the MSU 2013 Summer Research Symposium. (The work was sponsored by the Belinda Stewart Architects CSTC Fellowship). • John Taylor Schaffhauser (Nominated by Michael Berk): ARF (Association for Retired Faculty) 2013 William L. Giles Award for Excellence in Architecture Award. $500 . Nov 2013 • Anthony Penny (under guidance of John Poros): Poster accepted: “ArtsWalk Laurel: Connecting Laurel, Mississippi’s History, Arts, and Community” for the American Planning Association’s 2014 National Planning Conference Atlanta, Georgia on April 26-30. Nov 2913 • Chelsea Pierce (under guidance of Alexis Gregory): Poster presented: MSU Undergraduate Research Symposium - Community Engagement Track “Rural Sustainability” w/ CSTC. March 2013 • 5th-Year Urban Design Students (under guidance of Jassen Callender): 2013 Crossroads Film Festival Jackson MS Student film Documentaries presented: Dennis Daniels, Nels Long, and Joe Mangialardi, “Visible ( )” Taylor Coleman, George Jordan, and Cody Millican, “Jackson Mobile: a new alternative” • Nick Purvis (4th year); John Thomas (4th year); Jared Barnett (3rd year) (under guidance of Hans Herrmann): Poster presented: MSU Undergraduate Research Symposium - Community Engagement Track “Building a Common Ground: the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum Pavilion and Learning Grounds as model for interdisciplinary education and Green building technology community demonstration” March 2013. • Melinda Ingram (3rd year), Jake Johnson (3rd Year), Alex Reeves (3rd Year), Mark Riley (3rd Year), Adam Trautman (4th year BCS). (under guidance of Alexis Gregory): Poster presented: MSU Undergraduate Research Symposium 3rd Place Award - Community Engagement Track “Elevating Habitat: Service-Learning in Design and Construction” March 2013. • Carolyn Lundemo The Mobile Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, in association with the 2013 AIA Component Scholarship Program. $2000. • Jordan Gill Watercolor piece exhibited, entitled: ‘Corteza Viva’, was peer selected to be a part of the pop up art show for: Subsippi @ Warehouse studio in Jackson, MS on Saturday April 6. • Cody Smith (under guidance of Jacob Gines): Awarded second place in the Tenshon Scholarship Competition https://www.tenshon. com/scholarship.html July 2013 BOARDS/COMMITTEES/FELLOWSHIPS (ADVISORY, EDITORIAL, PROFESSIONAL, ENVIRONMENTAL, INDUSTRIAL) • Michael Berk: National Sierra Club - MS Chapter. Board of Directors (ExCom). Chair of the Board – Viking Range Corp. Sustainability Advisory Board. Member, [Through Feb 2013] • Jacob Gines: AIA Utah’s Young Architect’s Forum ‘SixtyNine Seventy Project International Ideas Competition’ entitled: “The Spaces between”. Proctor • Alexis Gregory: Journal of Architectural Education (JAE). Editorial Board. Member – Journal of Architectural Education (JAE). Associate Editor of Issue: Vol. 67, No. 2. October 2013 – d3:dialog>international Journal of Architecture and Design. Editorial Board Member, 2012-Present • Hans Herrmann: MS Chapter AIA (American Institute of Architects). Board of Directors, Member • Rachel McCann: Int’l Board member, MPC (Merleau-Ponty Circle) • David Perkes: Loeb Fellow (Harvard University) • John Poros: Board of Directors Mississippi Main Street. Member • Jim West: Architecture + Construction Alliance (A+CA). President, Board – President - Regional Board. SECAC - Design Programs in SEC Universities
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY / TECHNOLOGY + LICENSING: • Michael Berk: GreenMobile® Pre-Fab Housing (Intellectual Property) Copyright renewed. Technology licensed to Cortez Research LLC for development and prototype.
EXTERNAL REVIEWER + JOURNAL/PAPER/BOOK REVIEWER • Jassen Callender: Paper Reviewer for: Conferencia Design And Emotion 2014 (The Design Department of the Universidad de los Andes, located in Bogota, Colombia, will host the conference from October 6 to 10, 2014) . Invited • Alexis Gregory: Paper reviewer for the 2013 Building Technology Educator’s Society Conference. Invited • Hans Herrmann: Monograph Reviewer: ‘Representational Techniques’ monograph series: New edition publication proposal for ava press - Switzerland. Dec 2013. Invited – Paper reviewer for 3 refereed journal articles for 2013: The International Journal of Architectonic, Spatial, and Environmental Design. Invited. • Michael Berk: Paper reviewer for ARCC/EAAE 2014 International Conference entitled: “Beyond Architecture, New Intersections and Connections.” Two Stages. Aug/Nov 2013. Invited OTHER: INVITED CRITIC OR GUEST JUROR • Jassen Callender: Auburn University, School of Architecture
GRANTS + RESEARCH 2013 (FUNDED + UNFUNDED) • Michael A. Berk: Applied Software ‘Revit Training/Workshops’ Grant (3rd year Studio): $6,000 Fall + Spring Workshops – (in-kind matching grant - donation) – Mississippi Maritime and Warship Museum Board of Directors. (MSU Foundation) Funding for Design Charrette and 4th year studio capstone Museum project. (w/ J. Gines + H. Herrmann). Dec 2013. $12,500. (funded – MSU Foundation) • Tim Frank: NEH Study and Grant Research Collaboration w/ Boston University Archaeology Department. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The Gediz River Valley in Western Turkey project examines the combination of digital reconstruction of Bronze Age settlements and the computer simulation of environmental factors capstone. For Summer 2014. Awarded Oct 2013 $ 12,000 (from Boston University: estimated in travel support, consulting fees, and research assistant for TF) – Pella Window and Door (In-Kind Grant). To be used in the development ‘Multi-functional Envelope Research project. Dec 12 2013 $500 (in supplies and materials) – Sun-Air Products (In-Kind Grant). To be used in the development ‘Multi-functional Envelope Research project. Dec 12 2013 $500 (in supplies and materials) • Jacob Gines: 2013 Schillig Special Teaching Project Grant. To be used in the development of the ‘Materials Repository’ project. April 16, 2013 $2,915.00 – Anderson-Tully Gift Donation (In-Kind Grant). Int’l Lumber Company + wood supplier in Vicksburg MS). Support for ‘Repository’ Class Summer Term II. FSC Wood supply (13 species and approx. 1.5 tons of lumber). July 2013 $1500 (in supplies and materials) – Mississippi Maritime and Warship Museum Board of Directors. (MSU Foundation) Funding for Design Charrette and 4th year studio capstone Museum project. (w/ H. Herrmann + M.Berk). Dec 2013 $12,500.** (funded -- MSU Foundation) **noted previously – Collaborations across campus: ORED Cross-College Research Grant. [Research Team: P.I. Lori Elmore-Staton (Ag and Life Science), Julie C. Parker (Ag and Life Science), Gaea Wimmer (Ag and Life Science), Elizabeth Payne (Landscape Architecture), Jacob Gines (Architecture), and Carol Jones (Director, Aiken Village)]. “An Experimental Learning Garden: A Comprehensive Preschool Obesity Prevention Program”. Nov 2013 $2,000 – Collaborations across campus: MSU Extension Service (MSUES) Internal Seed Grant. “Garden Education Teaching and Training Site” (GETTS). Co-PI Brian Templeton (Extension Associate III), Co-PI Elizabeth Payne (Landscape Architecture), Jacob Gines (Architecture), Wayne Wilkerson (MWRRI), and Dr. Brent Fountain (FSNHP)]. Dec 2013. [Overall GETTS funding: $50,000] [JG projected funding: +/- $10,000] • Alexis Gregory: Collaborations across campus: Mississippi State University Cross-College Research Grant (with Assistant Professor Lyndsey Miller, Assistant Professor Michele Herrmann, Professor Beth Miller, and Assistant Professor Jarrod Moss), October 2013, for project entitled “ Integrated Practice- Preparing Students for Interdisciplinary Collaboration Through Integrated Project Delivery,” peer reviewed ORED $2,000 (not funded) – Collaborations across campus: Mississippi State University Cross-College Research Grant (with Assistant Professor Danielle Molina, Associate Professor April Heiselt, Assistant Professor Cheryl Justice, Assistant Professor Jacob Gines, Assistant Professor Cory Gallo, and Visiting Assistant Professor Mahauganee Shaw, Miami University of Ohio), October 2013 for project entitled “The Impact of Sacred Spaces on Community Healing during Crisis Recovery: Artifacts, Commemoration, and Organizational Decision Making Related to Sites Where Campus Tragedies Have Occurred,” peer reviewed ORED$2,000 (not funded) – Ford Community Challenge (with MSU Associate Professor April Heiselt), May 2013. Proposal to fund the creation of an online library of innovative house designs for Habitat for Humanity to allow access to house prototypes to the public $25,000 (not funded) – Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) Incentive Fund Grant, February 2013. Integrated Project Delivery Comes of Age: Pedagogical Evolution and Technology $2,400 (not funded) – Mississippi State University 2013 Shillig Special Teaching Projects Program Grant, February 2013. Proposal to fund the purchase of a 3D scanner to digitize material dimensions for donated materials used on design build projects $3,000 (not funded) – National Endowment for the Arts – Art Works Grant (with MSU Associate Professor April Heiselt), August 2012, Habitat Prototype House $12,473 (not funded) • Hans C. Herrmann: ORED Faculty Research Support Program Grant 2012-2013 (Travel). For travel support to present paper @ 2013 ECLAS (European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools) Conference in Hamburg Germany in Sep. 2013 $1,500 (funded) – MS Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI) Public Transit Grant
(MSU Foundation): For Design/Build of Bus Shelters on MBCI tribal lands. In conjunction w/ the Design 2A Collaborative Tectonic Studio. Awarded: Oct 2013. $10,000. (funded – MSU Foundation) – Architecture + Construction Alliance (A+CA): “Integrated Project Delivery Theater: A Symposium Designed To Facilitate Learning From Experts” for the A+CA Collaborative Architecture and Building Construction Teaching/Learning Proposal. Dec 2013 (w/ Co-PI w/ M.Herrmann & E.McGlohn). $9,786 (funded ?) – Mississippi Maritime and Warship Museum Board of Directors. (MSU Foundation) Funding for Design Charrette and 4th year studio capstone Museum project. (w/ J. Gines + M.Berk). Dec 2013 $12,500.** (funded -- MSU Foundation) **noted previously • Emily McGlohn: MSU ORED 2012-13 Cross-College Grant Award (w/ Tom Leathem – BCS; Chris Cosper – BCS; Pedro MangoMechanical Engineering Rogelio Luck- Mechanical Engineering). “Engineering Theory and Practical Application: Bridging the Gap”. $ 2000. (Funded) on-going – Architecture + Construction Alliance (A+CA) “Integrated Project Delivery Theater: A Symposium Designed To Facilitate Learning From Experts” for the A+CA Collaborative Architecture and Building Construction Teaching/Learning Proposal. Dec 2013 (w/ Co-PI w/ M.Herrmann & H.Herrmann). $9,786** (funded ?) **noted previously • David Perkes Proposals Funded: 1. American Architecture Foundation, Storm water on the peninsula, $5,654 (submitted 2011) 2. Renaissance Corporation, Design Guild, $62,698 3. Renaissance Corporation, Sustainable Communities Match, $66,667 4. Gulf Coast Community Foundation, design services, $37,395 5. Habitat for Humanity MS Gulf Coast, energy testing, $15,000. 6. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Bayou Auguste restoration, $31,390 Total funded: $218,804 Proposals Submitted (not funded) 1. Renaissance Corporation, Design Guild, $62,698 2. Renaissance Corporation, Sustainable Communities Match, $66,667 3. Gulf Coast Community Foundation, design services, $37,395 4. Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, outdoor learning classroom, $48,000. 5. Habitat for Humanity MS Gulf Coast, energy testing,$15,000. 6. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Bayou Auguste restoration, $39,959 7. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Education, $215,987 8. Wal-Mart Corporation, Bayou Auguste Trails, $7,000 9. Brown Mitchell Alexander Engineers, Courthouse Road Design Services, $8,777 10. The Nature Conservancy/NOAA, Old Brick House Living Shoreline, $76,353 11. Kiln Business Council, Kiln Community Planning, $18,916 12. Diamondhead City Council, Southside Planning, $25,545 Total submitted: $622,297 (not funded) • John Poros Projects Funded in CSTC: – “Baptist Town Pocket Park”, May 14-17, 2013, Greenwood, Mississippi. The CSTC staff and interns constructed a small park in the Baptist Town Neighborhood with seating, concrete patios and paths. $ – “CREATE: Calhoun City”, w/ PI Leah Kemp, CREATE Foundation, January 2013 to July 1, 2013 $7,500.00 – “National Cooperative Highway Research Program 25-36”, PI John Poros, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 12/1/12---1/31/14 $9,812.00 – “STRIDE Task Order 002: A Regional Land Use-Transportation Decision Support Tool for Mississippi”, PI John Poros, University of Florida Southeastern Transportation Research Innovation Development and Education Center, 8/1/12----12/31/13 $22,193.00 – Choctaw Building Feasibility Study, w/ PI Leah Kemp, Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, 7/1/13 - $14,000.00 – Laurel Arts Corridor, w/ PI Leah Kemp, Chisholm Foundation, $9,000.00 – Rural Sustainability, PI John Poros, Fred Carl Fund, May 20, 2012 – $5,541.50 – Design for Public Officials, w/ PI Leah Kemp, Hearin Foundation, September 2013----March 2016 $112,322.39 – Baptist Town Playground, w/ PI Emily Elliott, GECAS/GE Aviation, Grant administered by Greenwood-LeFlore-Carroll Economic Development Foundation. $7,500 – Sylvester Hoover’s Delta Legend Tours, w/ PI Emily Elliott, Mississippi Development Authority, Grant administered by Greenwood Visitor’s Bureau. $5,000 – GOODat Community Day, PI Emily Elliott, Fetzer Institute via Enterprise Community Partners, Grant administered by Fred & Margaret Carl Foundation. $5,000 • Justin Taylor: Bulldog Fire Systems (2012-13) Funded research project in Agriculture and Biological Engineering. Primary Systems Researcher Dr. Filip To, HC Services, Inc and International Fire and Safety, Inc. Design, Prototyping, and Construction: ($$ Amount withheld awaiting final total)
Thank you to our Advisory Council Members for supporting BARNworks: Larry Albert Chuck Barlow Kimberly Brown Fred Carl Ben Chappell Tim Geddie
Bob Harrison Creig Hoskins Tom Howorth Robert Ivy Michael Grey Jones Bob Luke
Richard McNeel Daria Pizzetta Bill Polk Ann Somers Belinda Stewart Ken Tse
Wayne Timmer Gina Walcott Todd Walker David Wooley