All posts by: Gina Clifford

Brewing Design In Mobile

June 16, 2017

Across America, vacant buildings are being converted into craft breweries and Alabama is no exception. Two such projects are under way in downtown Mobile – one in a 1960s building that was a Goodyear Auto Service Center and the... Read more

Planning Creates Place

May 23, 2017

Planning is vital to making a community more cohesive. Community planning, particularly long- range comprehensive planning, establishes consensus in the community as a means to guide its future, explains Brandon Bias, community and regional planner in Goodwyn, Mills and... Read more

Tiny Homes: Creating Large Design

May 23, 2017

Tiny houses have been all the rage for some time. There’s even a TV show called “Tiny House Nation” about living in a structure under 500 square feet. Jeffrey Dungan Architects in Birmingham has partnered with Maryville, Tennessee-based Clayton... Read more

New BJCTA Intermodal Station

April 18, 2017

  Birmingham’s public transportation has been upgraded with the opening of the new Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority intermodal station. Amtrak, Max, Greyhound and Megabus terminals are together in the facility that takes up three blocks along Morris Avenue in... Read more

Landscape Architecture and Community

March 23, 2017

  Landscape architecture encourages people to get out – to walk, to recreate, to dine outdoors, enjoy an outdoor concert, or simply take pleasure in a natural environment, notes landscape architect Joel Eliason, principal of Nimrod Long and Associates... Read more