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Taking the Long View: Mayor Joe Riley and Charleston’s Revitalization

October 15, 2015

Mayor Joseph P. Riley of Charleston, South Carolina, and the National Endowment for the Arts have had a long and fruitful history. Mayor since 1975, Riley’s visionary leadership has been instrumental in Charleston’s remarkable revitalization: Riley developed attractive and practical...

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Auburn’s Urban Armature Workshop

September 1, 2015

Montgomery’s Cypress Nature Park is truly a treasure hidden in plain sight. Very few people are even aware that just 1 mile northeast of the Alabama State Capitol Building lies 260 acres of ‘urban wild.’ This rich patch of ecological...

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Cahaba River Walk

September 1, 2015

The newly opened Cahaba River Walk, designed by Nimrod Long and Associates of Birmingham, connects the surrounding neighborhoods of Mountain Brook and the larger city together with the ephemeral landscapes of the Cahaba River. The design gives fresh form to...

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DesignAlabama receives $50,000 Grant from National Endowment for the Arts

September 1, 2015

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced 69 Our Town awards totaling almost $5 million through the Our Town program’s fifth year of funding. DesignAlabama is one of those recommended organizations and will receive $50,000 for its...

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The Gulf, Orange Beach

September 1, 2015

The Gulf, a new restaurant/bar overlooking the Perdido Bay inlet at Orange Beach, has a decidedly kicked-back look. Incorporated into its design are four steel shipping containers – used to make the whole place easy to move“Shipping containers have been...

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Twickenham Square, Huntsville

September 1, 2015

Three development teams have begun joint work on a $100 million mixed-use development just south of downtown Huntsville. Located on the former Councill Courts public housing site, Twickenham Square will include 246 loft-style apartments, a Publix supermarket, a hotel and...

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Natalie Chanin Opens Up About What It’s Really like to Run an Eco Fashion Brand

September 1, 2015

Eco awareness isn’t just a passing trend in the fashion industry — it’s a full-blown movement. Nobody would know that better than Natalie Chanin, the mastermind who started the eco lifestyle label Alabama Chanin 15 years ago. Find out what...

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Brick & Tin

August 26, 2015

It took creative problem solving and imaginative design to convert a dermatology practice into Brick & Tin, a popular neighborhood restaurant, bar and bakery in Mountain Brook Village. Owners Mauricio and Susan Papapietro enlisted the design/ build collaborative of Birmingham-based...

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Literacy Council of Central Alabama

August 26, 2015

When a three-alarm fire and flood destroyed the Literacy Council of Central Alabama’s downtown Birmingham location last May, a plan was quickly in place to rebuild bigger and better. Renovation enabled the council to double its adult education programs and...

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Cohen Presented with Birmingham Accolade Award

August 24, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The American Institute of Architects, Birmingham Chapter (AIA Birmingham), is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2015 Birmingham Accolade Award is Tammy Cohen, AIA, of Cohen Carnaggio Reynolds. The award was recognized at AIA Birmingham’s...

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