#Archweek15 Day 5: Sam Mockbee & The Rural Studio
Keeping up with our post-a-day for National Architecture Week, here is day 5:
Q. How do architects and architecture impact and improve our daily lives?
Design for the Community.
A Project to Discuss
Hale County Animal Shelter. Since 1997, the Rural Studio has created dozens of projects for rural Alabama. Students respect the history, culture, and people for whom they are designing. Mockbee and the Rural Studio honor the regionalism of design. In 2004, the Rural Studio recognized that good architecture can benefit the lives of animals as well as people. The Hale County Animal Shelter is constructed with every day materials and uses a simple form that results in quality daylight and living space for rescued cats and dogs. We love seeing good design for our furry friends!
“…As an artist or an architect, I have the opportunity to address wrongs and try to correct them.”
– Sambo Mockbee