The American Institute of Architects has recognized faculty and staff of the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas with a 2014 Honor Award.
The honor stems from a project in downtown Little Rock — known as the Creative Corridor — to transform four city blocks of Main Street into an arts district.
Plans were designed through a partnership of the UA’s Community Design Center and Marlon Blackwell Architect of Fayetteville. Blackwell is a distinguished professor and head of the UA’s architecture department.
The AIA awards are considered the highest national professional honors to be given to design projects in architecture, urban design and interior design.
According to a UA news release, 26 awards were made this year in the categories of architecture,... [ MORE ]