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Arkansas Arts Center RFQ

Arkansas Arts Center RFQ

The Arkansas Arts Center is accepting proposals per a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the selection of the Design Architect for the renovation and expansion of its facility in historic MacArthur Park in Little Rock, Arkansas. Qualified Arkansas firms are encouraged to apply. Firms interested in applying should contact Project Advisor Deborah Frieden at deborah.frieden@gmail.com

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License Renewals Due July 31

License Renewals Due July 31

We wanted to remind you that license renewals are due by July 31, 2015.  You should have received an email reminder from the Arkansas State Board of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Interior Design around July 2, 2015. ALL 12 HOURS MUST BE HSW:  Hours that qualify for HSW are those reported as either HSW or SD. The time period for Continuing Education Hours (CEH) is now January through December of the previous year.  When pulling your AIA transcript for accredited hours, search January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014. Be sure to check your transcripts early so you may obtain any necessary […]

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Farewell Reception for Mark Boyer, Landscape Architecture Department Head, Slated for May 6

Farewell Reception for Mark Boyer, Landscape Architecture Department Head, Slated for May 6

April 29, 2015 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A farewell reception for Mark E. Boyer, professor and head of the Department of Landscape Architecture in the Fay Jones School of Architecture, will be held from 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, in the Fred and Mary Smith Exhibition Gallery in Vol Walker Hall on the University of Arkansas campus. Refreshments will be served, and the public is invited to attend. Boyer is leaving the University of Arkansas this summer after 17 years to become the director of the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture at Louisiana State University, his alma mater. Boyer’s research […]

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Newman Named Head of Department of Architecture for Fay Jones School

Newman Named Head of Department of Architecture for Fay Jones School

April 27, 2015 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Winifred E. Newman will be the next head of the Department of Architecture for the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas, effective July 1. Newman is an associate professor, director of advanced studies and director of the I-CAVE Lab for Applied Visualization in the College of Architecture + the Arts at Florida International University. “Winifred Newman is one of a new generation of architectural educators who combines practice-based experience with significant scholarship and funded research endeavors,” said Peter MacKeith, dean of the Fay Jones School. “Her arrival to the Fay […]

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Arch Madness 2015: Thorncrown Chapel Wins!

Arch Madness 2015: Thorncrown Chapel Wins!

Over 3,000 votes were cast to determine which Twenty-Five Year Award winner should be deemed the epitome of architectural excellence. By ARCHITECT staff After five rounds of voting, Thorncrown Chapel, in Eureka Springs, Ark., by E. Fay Jones, FAIA, is the winner of this year’s Arch Madness. When ARCHITECT compiled the initial list of buildings, we wanted to provide a selection that was both timeless and exudes the best architectural design. We based the tournament on the AIA’s Twenty-Five Year Award list, and listed the 32 most recent winners. Over the past week and a half, readers cast more than 3,000  votes over the course of five rounds of […]

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