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The family of Beverly and Tim Graham is contributing $300,000 to support the naming of an educational space at the Anthony Timberlands Center for Design and Materials Innovation at the University of Arkansas.
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Graham Family Donates $300K to Anthony Timberlands Center

This gift provides support to the center by naming the 3,758-SF space the Tim and Beverly Graham Family Studio and Classroom. read more >
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Fay Jones School Awarded $250K Grant for Housing Innovation Center

The new center will be an extension of the Anthony Timberlands Center for Design and Materials Innovation, which is slated to open in 2023. read more >
Patty Elmore of AgHeritage Farm Credit Services in Little Rock
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AgHeritage Adds Elmore (Movers & Shakers)

Patty Elmore has joined AgHeritage Farm Credit Services in Little Rock as a lending services specialist. read more >
Education

King Family Gives $1.95M to UA

Tom and Jill King of Fayetteville have given $1.95 million to the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design and the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas. read more >
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UA Center Gets $1 Million Gift

The University of Arkansas’ Anthony Timberlands Center for Design and Materials Innovation received a $1 million gift from an alumnus. read more >
Peter MacKeith, the dean of the Fay Jones School of Architecture & Design.
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UA Architecture Dean Builds Momentum, Pioneers Mass Timber UseLock Icon

As the mass timber construction industry takes hold in Arkansas, Peter MacKeith looks on like a proud papa. read more >
Grafton Architects' conceptual design proposal for the Anthony Timberlands Center for Design and Materials Innovation at the University of Arkansas.
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UA Picks Grafton Architects for Anthony Timberlands Center

The University of Arkansas selects Grafton Architects of Ireland, in partnership with Modus Studio of Fayetteville, to design the Anthony Timberlands Center for Design and Materials Innovation. read more >
Frank Jacobus, an associate professor of the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas, demonstrating a couple of examples of his work on new building materials.
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UA Waste Fighters Spin Sawdust Into GoldLock Icon

The increasing popularity of cross-laminated timber as a building material has an Arkansas professor working on ways to transform a waste byproduct of CLT production into a construction material itself. read more >
Marlon Blackwell
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Marlon Blackwell to Receive 2020 AIA Gold Medal

Marlon Blackwell, an architect and University of Arkansas professor, has been awarded the the 2020 Gold Medal from the American Institute of Architects. read more >
Marlon Blackwell 
Principal of Marlon Blackwell Architects of Fayetteville and Distinguished Professor 
and E. Fay Jones Chair in Architecture at the Fay Jones School of Architecture & Design
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Marlon Blackwell Raises Bar on Framework of Arkansas Architecture

Marlon Blackwell , the Fayetteville architect, admits he sees little downside in being famous, as long as he remembers where he came from. read more >
High school students learn about architecture during a 2018 Design Camp held in Fayetteville and run by the Fay Jones School of Architecture & Design at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.
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Fay Jones School Adding Design Camps This Summer

The Fay Jones School of Architecture & Design is adding three design camps this summer, with the goal of exposing even more children to careers in architecture, landscape architecture and interior design. read more >
Ngozi Brown is only the second African-American woman licensed as an architect in Arkansas.
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AIA Arkansas, Fay Jones School Work to Make Architecture More InclusiveLock Icon

The Arkansas chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the Fay Jones School of Architecture & Design are working to expose more young people to the profession and to expose more young people to successful professionals who look like them and who come from similar backgrounds. read more >
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Cami Jones Gives UA $1M for Three Endowments

University of Arkansas alumna Jean Cameron "Cami" Jones, youngest daughter of Fay and Gus Jones, is donating $1 million to the Fay Jones School of Architecture & Design and University Libraries at UA. read more >
Marlon Blackwell
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Marlon Blackwell Elected to National Academy of Design

Marlon Blackwell, founder of Marlon Blackwell Architects and a professor in the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas, has received another round of industry honors. read more >
Joel and Debra Buckner of North Little Rock chose their neighborhood and designed their home with an eye toward long-term livability.
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New Frontier For Boomers: Aging in PlaceLock Icon

As they have since they first started coming into it, baby boomers are having an outsized effect on the world, including the world of design, particularly residential architecture design. read more >
The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville is using cross-laminated timber panels in construction of  a couple of projects, including Stadium Drive Residence Halls.
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UA Turns to Wood In Building Projects

Building with cross-laminated timber panels is changing the major elements of the construction industry – with southern Arkansas standing to gain if the process becomes more popular. read more >
Marlon Blackwell
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Blackwell Architects Wins 2016 National Design Award

Marlon Blackwell Architects of Fayetteville has received a 2016 National Design Award from Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. read more >