Fay Jones Faculty College, Alumni Honored in 2022 AIA Arkansas Awards Program

December 14, 2022 by No Comments

CO-OP Ramen in Bentonville received a 2022 Honor Award from AIA Arkansas, the Arkansas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

Timothy Hursley

CO-OP Ramen in Bentonville obtained a 2022 Honor Award from AIA Arkansas, the Arkansas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

College and alumni of the Fay Jones Faculty of Structure and Design on the U of A had been not too long ago acknowledged with awards handed out by the Arkansas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

Design awards and different honors had been introduced on Oct. 28 through the 2022 AIA Arkansas State Conference in Rogers. Tasks by Fay Jones Faculty school and alumni gained 5 Honor Awards, 4 Benefit Awards and one Quotation Award within the Design Awards program. This yr, 36 design entries had been submitted by member companies, and the jury chosen the winners from 10 finalists.

As well as, Katherine Lashley (B.Arch. ’16), AIA, licensed architect at Marlon Blackwell Architects in Fayetteville, was named the 2022 Rising Skilled.

The design Honor Awards got for the Financial institution OZK Headquarters in Little Rock, designed by Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects; the Coler Mountain Bike Protect and Ozark Park Pavilion, each in Bentonville, each designed by Modus Studio; CO-OP Ramen in Bentonville and Shaw Residence in Fayetteville, each designed by Marlon Blackwell Architects.

Financial institution OZK Headquarters

The Financial institution OZK Headquarters hosts a walkable multi-phased campus grasp plan centered on environmentally sound principals with a collaborative focus. Blurring strains between in and out, the whole website is a place of business, respite and interplay with nature. Bunkered beneath the constructing and tucked in opposition to the grade, the 388-space parking deck is undetectable. Website retention turns into water options within the park-like inexperienced that the constructing bridges. Two major workplace wings are linked by a five-story atrium performing as a vertical collaborative middle, with convention rooms cantilevered into the area. The curving roof and clerestories deliver gentle from above. The constructing stretches east-west with deep horizontal blades on the south. Vertical fritted glass fins on east and west mitigate glare whereas lowering warmth acquire. The headquarters and 40 department banks are powered by a bank-owned photo voltaic array that gives 100% {of electrical} energy.

The Financial institution OZK Headquarters challenge workforce included Patty Opitz, AIA (B.Arch. ’04); David Porter, AIA (B.Arch. ’82); Reese Rowland, FAIA (B.Arch. ’90); JB Mullins, AIA (B.Arch. ’02); Nikki Crane, Assoc. AIA; David Rogers, AIA (B.Arch. ’91); Laura Hendrix, ASID; and Alexandra Ward, ASID.

Coler Mountain Bike Protect

Accomplished in 2020, Coler Mountain Bike Protect is crafted in a vernacular palette of uncooked metal, pure wooden and shaped concrete. The 17 miles of trails are populated with pavilions, bridges, campsites, facilities and experience parts that take full benefit of the cross part of the Ozarks. Coler is a novel respite dedicated to connecting household, pals, lovers and professionals to nature. The bike path system serves all ranges of the game, with each aspect tied to a typical design language. The design workforce programed, positioned and absolutely designed the whole palette of the customer expertise, mixing nature and man in harmonious play. Distinctive components of the path embody the Homestead, Ghost Barn and The Berm. The bottom stage and loft of the Homestead Barn work together as a three-dimensional maze, a play construction and shade pavilion. The Ghost Barn is a small construction that serves because the backdrop and operative stage for the homestead garden and gives a smaller scale intimate area for reflection. The Berm, a wreck rising from the hillside, is crafted of extremely textured concrete. The Berm is house to Airship Espresso and acts because the proverbial entrance porch to the valley path. A rooftop terrace and a beer backyard within the holler full the ensemble.

The Coler Mountain Bike Protect challenge workforce included Chris Baribeau, AIA (B.Arch. ’03); Michael Pope, AIA (B.Arch. ’09); Shane Maloney, Assoc. AIA (B.Arch. ’16); Jason Wright, Assoc. AIA (B.Arch. ’04); Cory Meyer, Assoc. AIA; Jake Mullins, Assoc. AIA; Alex Cogbill; Paul Siebenthal; Kevin Brown (B.Arch. ’13); Dan Daniel; Reice Brummett; and Seth McIntosh.

Osage Park Pavilion

The Osage Park Pavilion is a gateway and centerpiece for Osage Park on the north finish of a small municipal airport in Bentonville. The pavilion, impressed by plane wing design, lifts seamlessly out of the bottom with a lightweight, ethereal construction and Arkansas-sourced cypress facade. Because the pavilion rises from the earth with a transparent polycarbonate roof, the occupiable inexperienced roof turns into a viewing platform for watching planes take off and land. The prevailing wetlands at Osage Park serve in water purification, water storage and processing of carbon and different vitamins. Boardwalks are used for circulation all through the park to protect current wetland and riparian areas. 

The Ozark Park Pavilion challenge workforce included Chris Baribeau, AIA (B.Arch. ’03); Michael Pope, AIA (B.Arch. ’09); and Jody Verser, AIA (B.Arch. ’10).

CO-OP Ramen

CO-OP Ramen is supposed to be an oasis, set other than the busy market exterior and the hectic tempo of Bentonville. A layer of metal beaded curtains contained in the glass screens views into the restaurant from the outside and reduces and softens the extreme western gentle. A wood ceiling extends throughout the restaurant, offering a tender, heat gentle. Constituted of construction-quality plywood, the ceiling and cubicles are dignified via high quality craftsmanship and detailing of the uncovered edges. Mild from hid fixtures travels via the deeply coated ceiling. The heat of the wooden contrasts with the concrete block partitions. A 12-foot-tall residing inexperienced wall is a counterpoint to the concrete block partitions across the open kitchen the place company can watch the cooks at work. The design is an instance of one thing frequent being elevated and honored via considerate care and invention. At solely 2,000 sq. toes, CO-OP Ramen creates a wide range of areas that stay unified by the design.

The CO-Op Ramen challenge workforce included Marlon Blackwell, FAIA; Meryati Johari Blackwell, AIA; Stephen Reyenga, Assoc. AIA (B.Arch. ’13); William Burks, Assoc. AIA (B.Arch. ’10); and Callie Kesel, AIA. Blackwell, FAIA, is Distinguished Professor and the E. Fay Jones Chair in Structure within the Fay Jones Faculty.

Shaw Residence

The low-slung physique of the Shaw Residence is an easy rectilinear type that begins as a figural, expressive entrance to a planar, framed rear. The brink on the primary façade is textured to emphasise the general public face whereas the southern, rear façade is painted metal plate cladding giving the looks of being reduce open and uncovered. The storage extends to the east, related to the primary home by an artwork studio. Heat, tactile supplies fill the inside, together with a rift reduce white oak ceiling all through the home and outdoors on the coated terrace. Brick reappears inside for the hearth fronts in the lounge and important bed room. Polished concrete flooring are warmed by radiant warmth, with a herringbone stone tile border. The courtyard and coated terrace broaden the residing space of the home. A compluvium roof collects rainwater for irrigation. The terrace serves as a brise soleil and a bridge between the home’s wings. With a geothermal system to supply heating and cooling, excessive effectivity lighting and plumbing fixtures, and insulation exceeding the vitality code, the home is extraordinarily environment friendly, quiet and comfy.

The Shaw Residence challenge workforce included Marlon Blackwell, FAIA; Meryati Johari Blackwell, AIA; Kertis Weatherby, AIA, Leed Ap; Spencer Curtis, AIA (B.Arch. ’14); David Jaehning, AIA; Stephen Kesel, AIA; Callie Kesel, Assoc. AIA; William Burks, Assoc. AIA (B.Arch. ’10); and Stephen Reyenga, Assoc. AIA (B.Arch. ’13).

Benefit Awards

The design Benefit Awards got to 1424 SoMa in Little Rock, designed by AMR Architects, Inc.; Home on the Level in Rogers, designed by John Starnes, architect; and Muse Bowling Inexperienced in Bowling Inexperienced, Kentucky, and Valley Springs Excessive Faculty in Valley Springs, Arkansas, each designed by Modus Studio.

1424 SoMa is a putting addition to the burgeoning SoMa district, whereas respecting the dimensions and historic nature of the neighborhood. The residing models are a mixture of studios and lofts that share a courtyard for gathering on the second flooring. The courtyard gives facilities for tenants and breaks down the constructing’s scale to a extra pedestrian stage. Two residing models occupy the bottom flooring and permit a reside/work possibility with small retail bays. SoMa is a big principally residential neighborhood with a number of overlapping historic districts. It has an eclectic mixture of buildings from early 1900s Victorian structure to extra mid-century small-scale retail buildings. 1424 SoMa is one in every of only a few new-construction tasks within the district and is exclusive in its extra fashionable design. Peak, scale and proportion needed to be thought-about by the Design Overlay Fee for his or her appropriateness.

The 1424 SoMa challenge workforce included Jonathan Opitz, AIA (B.Arch. ’02); James Sullivan, AIA (B.Arch. ’07); Adam Day, AIA (B.Arch. ’08); Kate East; Kyle Heflin, Assoc. AIA (B.Arch. ’15); and Caroline Smith.

Home on the Level is situated on Beaver Lake. Positioned on a cliff on the waterfront, the challenge gives beautiful views. The home is cantilevered 37 toes out over the water. Through the use of a mix of ICF and metal development for the general construction, the designer was capable of obtain an vitality environment friendly design. The design itself sought to make use of cheap supplies and easy general kinds to assist obtain a cost-efficient but dynamic consequence.

Home on the Level was designed by John Starnes, AIA (B.Arch. ’06).

Muse Bowling Inexperienced is a 218-unit scholar housing advanced adjoining to Western Kentucky College. One- and two-bedroom models are in 4 “flats” buildings. Thirty-three indifferent, four-bedroom city homes are assembled in clusters of three houses round residential-style courtyards. The positioning encompasses a central barn pavilion, resort-style swimming pool, health middle, hammock park, vegetable gardens and garden with hearth pit. The design idea for the barn pavilion, with its black-stained cypress exterior, is impressed by the once-ubiquitous tobacco barns dotting the terrain. The pure environment of Bowling Inexperienced take middle stage in opposition to this straightforward pallet of black and white buildings.

The Muse Bowling Inexperienced challenge workforce included Chris Baribeau, AIA (B.Arch. ’03); Kiara Luers, AIA (B.Arch. ’16); and Aaron Speaks, AIA.

Valley Springs Excessive Faculty sits on a distinguished nook of campus, representing the group’s historic dedication to schooling. This new two-story, 9-Twelfth grade facility breathes life into the agricultural campus that hasn’t seen main development in 30 years. The translucent glow on the outside of the library serves as a reminder of the previous greenhouse that was as soon as a visible marker on this website. The library and the contrasting laptop lap mass above mix to craft a brand new id for the district and function a brand new landmark. The grand entry pays homage to the historic stone structure on campus with the gabion baskets containing hand-placed limestone from a neighborhood quarry. The rest of the constructing is clad in a maintenance-free steel panel. The 2 exterior areas present views again to the campus and spark vitality for studying with the expectation of experiments and agricultural exploration. Each room, together with the janitor’s closet, is washed in pure gentle. Pure wooden tones present heat and seize consideration when wanted.

The Valley Springs Excessive Faculty challenge workforce included Josh Siebert, Assoc. AIA (B.Arch. ’02); Matt Poe, AIA (B.Arch. ’12); and Laura Ramirez, Assoc. AIA.

A design Quotation Award was given to the FAA Air Site visitors Management Tower, designed by Cromwell Architects Engineers, Inc.

Responding to an open design competitors for the speedy deployment and alternative of present services nationwide, this design is a 12-foot prefabricated shell module that stacks to fulfill the various top constraints. Every module shell consists of an meeting of concrete fins, skinny shell precast concrete wall panels and a combination of clear and photovoltaic glass. Vertical circulation parts, utility chases, and air site visitors management tower program necessities, corresponding to assembly and mechanical rooms, would all be housed inside this shell. Utilizing prefabricated precast modules will increase the velocity, effectivity and high quality of the development. Every module can be shop-built in managed manufacturing unit situations and shipped to the positioning for speedy on-site deployment. The usage of precast concrete and prefabricated development additionally decreases the quantity of fabric wasted throughout development, including to the general sustainable footprint of the towers.

The FAA Air Site visitors Management Tower challenge workforce included Ben Hartter, AIA; Amber Banks, AIA; and Chris East, AIA, LEED AP (B.Arch. ’03).

Katherine Lashley was honored because the Rising Skilled for AIA Arkansas. This award is meant to acknowledge a brand new skilled, practising for 10 years or much less, who has expanded the position of the architect via civic participation {and professional} mentorship.

Lashley is a licensed architect in Marlon Blackwell Architects in Fayetteville. She graduated with honors from the Fay Jones Faculty in Might 2016. Instantly after commencement, Lashley joined Fennell Purifoy Architects in Little Rock, the place she was inspired to become involved with AIA Arkansas, gaining expertise and incomes her license. Throughout her time in Little Rock, she additionally served on the Metropolis of Little Rock Board of Changes. She returned to Fayetteville in November 2021. She has been an lively member of AIA Arkansas for 5 years, serving on the Rising Professionals and Younger Architects Committee, Govt Committee and Public Relations Committee. As a member of the EPYA Committee, she has been part of a number of initiatives to help rising professionals, together with serving as affiliate director in 2020 through the top of COVID-19 and serving to launch the MERGE Mentorship Program in 2021.

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