When the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) set out to update the I-10/I-95 interchange and surrounding 3-mile stretch, the motorists scattering in all directions through a series of ramps weren’t the only stakeholders to keep in mind. The residents from the urban corridor around the project needed top-of-mind attention, too.
Preston Keefe recently participated in a very physically challenging event to help the Respiratory Health Association raise funds to help fight lunch disease.
As the Jacksonville chapter of the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) approaches its one-year anniversary in June, it seems only fitting that its most recent meeting at the Mayo Clinic J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Simulation Center also be its most successful.
Using RS&H’s working relationship with the Mayo Clinic’s Campus Planning & Design group, Michael Compton, AIA, founding chair of the Jacksonville AAH, facilitated the educational tour for several AAH members and clinicians from across our region.
Outside these walls, those skills can be a little harder to come by, which is why Pourch volunteers his time and talents to help so many people and organizations in Jacksonville. From constructing decorations for events at the Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art to designing and helping construct a new community garden in the city’s Riverside-Avondale neighborhoods, Pourch’s fingerprints are all over the First Coast.
Amy Lynne Bowes knew she wanted to help abandoned and neglected pets. She always loved animals and wanted to help homeless pets in her community.