Austin Keaton of Soso was a part of a bridge-building group that received two statewide architectural awards. He was one among Affiliate Professor Hans C. Herrman’s group of Mississippi State College of Structure college students who labored on Mirror Perch Bridge on the Crosby Arboretum Gum Pond Exhibit in Picayune.
The bridge is the newest addition to the ability and marks the tip of development on the long-awaited exhibit. The venture makes use of pure and native supplies and was constructed with the assistance of MSU college students over the course of almost three years.
The venture received the general design award and was honored with the Samuel Sambo Mockbee Sprite of Place Award on the American Institute of Architects awards ceremony, which was a digital occasion this 12 months. The celebrated award is voted on by the total membership of the AIA Mississippi Chapter and is granted to solely a single venture every year.