More stories about MISSISSIPPI

  • Mount Curve Modern Kitchen, Minneapolis

    Expanded and updated, this kitchen finally catches up with the rest of a sophisticated mid-century house.

  • Local Market: Jackson, Miss.

    A look at local market conditions in Jackson, Miss.

  • Healthiest Housing Markets for 2011

    The BUILDER Market Health Index points to much better prospects for 2011.

  • Rebuilding After Disaster

    For someone who's experienced a serious natural disaster, an 8-by-12-foot shed can be a lifeline to normalcy.

  • The Mississippi Alternative Housing Program Has Developed a New Model for Rescue Housing

    With its livable, regional style Mississippi Cottage the Mississippi Alternative Housing Program has developed a new model for rescue housing: a transitional dwelling that can become a permanent home.

  • project: cottage industry

    When 170-some New Urbanists convened the Mississippi Renewal Forum in Biloxi, Miss., to brainstorm the Gulf Coast reconstruction, they knew it would be a long row to hoe. Two years and dozens of charrettes later, work is still under way to rewrite planning codes that support thoughtful, mixed-use...

  • project: house mates

    Design professionals agree that rebuilding in the Gulf Coast region is frustrating. Despite soaring construction costs and insurance premiums, elusive government funding, and inscrutable building codes—or perhaps because of them—the nonprofit Architecture for Humanity (AFH) launched the Biloxi...

  • project: upwardly mobile

    After working in private practice for nine years, architect Michael A. Berk shifted gears in 1990 to become a professor and researcher. His new pursuit ultimately led him to explore affordable and ecologically based factory-built housing in the rural Southeast and Delta regions, where the dynamics...