Category Archives: Responses

Profile Response: Bonne Bernau, Gainesville FL

“Tall women playing volleyball get a lot of attention.” Bone Bernau, Florida State PhD student in Art Education, got plenty of attention back in December of 1994 when she was invited to play a Sunday game in Tallahassee. Alan noticed … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Michael Cooper, CEO Weems Memorial Hospital, Apalachicola FL

One of the most unique projects of my architectural career was a replacement facility for Weems Memorial Hospital, a hospital near the mouth of the Apalachicola River at the tip of Florida’s Big Bend. Six years after our initial concept … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Adam Collier, Panama City FL

Before Adam Collier took me out on the town and introduced me to the Bacchanalian delights of Ms. Newby’s bar, we leafed through The Universe, a super-size coffee table book of photos of our galaxy and beyond. Adam purchased the … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Bethany and Dave Garth Montgomery AL

  There’s nothing more rejuvenating than spending time with kindred spirits, folks with whom you don’t have to edit or explain because we’ve had so many common experiences. We can talk in shorthand and find humor in events that leave … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Chip Spencer, Marion Junction AL

‘A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they shall never sit in.’ This Greek proverb is painted on one wall of the greenhouse at Spencer Farm, next to a map of the world illustrating the home … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Natalie Butts-Ball, Auburn Rural Studio, Newbern AL

Hale County Alabama is representative of many rural areas of our nation. The county’s population has fallen by fifty percent over the last century, and continues to decline. The tenth poorest county in Alabama has a median family income under … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Rosalie Gould, McGehee AR

Rosalie Gould has striking grey hair, perfectly cut, clear skin and strong features. She is a handsome woman for any age. At 91, Rosalie Gould is a marvel. Rosalie’s family emigrated to the Arkansas delta from Italy in 1895 when … Continue reading

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