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Assessment & Repairs at Civil War National Cemeteries
Auditorium Renovation for Oxford High School
Communicare CDU
Della Davidson Elementary School
Lafayette County Jail
Lamar Park Pavilion
Lawrence Art Galleries
Martindale Center
Mississippi State Veterans Cemetery
Natural Products Center
NCPA
Oxford High School Physical Education Facility
Oxford-University United Methodist Church
Percy Quinn State Park
Phi Theta Kappa
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St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
Transportation and Maintenance Facility for Oxford School District
Water Treatment Plant
 
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Martindale Center
Martindale Student Services Center
The University of Mississippi | Completed: 1998
Area: 64,000 Square Feet
 
This renovation project provided a unique opportunity to renew a large and strategically located building on the campus of the University of Mississippi, and to give it a new south front. The challenge was to adapt the two existing floors, which had only an 11-foot floor-to-floor height, into administrative offices, and to insert a third floor into the volumes previously used for gymnasiums.

The solution developed by Howorth & Associates Architects in joint venture with CDFL/Ltd. included the development of an interior atrium, which introduces natural light into the heart of the building and enables the users to orient themselves and get access to the services they need.

The structural challenge was to introduce an additional structural system with no impact on the original. The HVAC systems also have to provide outside air and distribute chilled and heated air and water throughout the building within the minimal floor-to-floor heights.



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Howorth Architects, P.A. | P.O. Box 1569 | Oxford, Mississippi 38655

662.234.7444 | howo@howortharch.com