Design awards and other awards were given during the annual AIA Arkansas State Convention, held Oct. 10-12 in Rogers. Fay Jones School faculty, students and alumni won all eight design awards given – three honor awards, four merit awards and one citation award.
The Porch House Prefabrication, the design/build home done by the Fay Jones School’s design/build program during the 2009-10 school year, won a Merit Award. The project addresses issues of sustainable design and affordability in the context of urban, inner-city America. Influenced by vernacular traditions and a specific cultural landscape, the project seeks to create delight out of a small-scale design opportunity. The school partnered with the Downtown Little Rock Community Development Corp. for this project. Read More