We are pleased to announce that Kirk Oldenburg, AIA, NCARB, has recently joined Canizaro Cawthon Davis Architects as a Project Architect. Kirk earned a Bachelors in Architectural Engineering with Honors at the University of Southern Mississippi and Masters of Architecture at Louisiana State University. Kirk brings 8 years of prior architectural design, production and construction experience to the firm and has worked on multiple projects in Mississippi and Louisiana. Select projects include Delgado/Ochsner Center for Nursing and Allied Health, Tulane Goldring/Woldenberg Business School, NW Jackson Middle School, Highland Corporate Headquarters, and Poland Avenue Cruise Terminal. Kirk lives in Clinton with his wife Kellis, and son Ryder, and attends First United Methodist Church of Clinton.
CCD is pleased to be a part of the new Children’s Dream Center, a joint project between Show Merci International and Pinelake Church, located in a remote village outside of Kampala, Uganda.
The Dream Center will be the central hub for children’s community events, tutoring and learning, recreation, health & wellness programs, leadership and vocational training and other activities.
CCD designed the 465 square meter (5,000 SF), 2 story building in the traditional Uganda village style. Construction is currently underway and being built by local craftsmen.
The First, ANBA’s newest bank and first in Madison County held their grand opening ceremony on February 25, 2020. There was a tremendous turnout including Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler of Madison the City who cut the ribbon. The bank’s CEO and President, Hoppy Cole remarked that “it’s a beautiful building, it’s what we needed and its now our flagship bank across all 5 states “. Canizaro Cawthon Davis is proud to have designed this project with The First team and wishes great success to The First, ANBA.
John Dunaway, FCSI, CCS, CDT, AIA, project architect and chief specifications writer at CCD, was elevated to Fellowship in the Construction Specifications Institute on October 10, 2019 in a special award ceremony in National Harbor, Maryland. CSI is a national association dedicated to improving construction information. Fellowship is one of the top honors given by CSI nationally. Fellows of the Institute are chosen by a jury of their peers and are judged on their meaningful contributions to CSI and the construction industry. In part, the Fellowship citation reads “For being a tireless advocate, dynamic leader, and a relentless promoter of all things CSI and for galvanizing a relationship between architects, specifiers, and other industry professionals you are advanced to Fellowship in the Institute.” John has been an integral part of Canizaro Cawthon Davis’s team for over twenty three years. Congratulations to John on such a major accomplishment.
Canizaro Cawthon Davis is excited to announce the promotion of Jared Pierce, AIA to Principal. Jared is a proven leader and enjoys working closely with his clients to achieve success. He has been an integral part of CCD’s team for twenty years and became an Associate in 2012. Jared has designed and managed a wide variety of project types that include healthcare, churches, schools, banks, and retail developments. A Louisville native, he graduated cum laude from Mississippi State University’s School of Architecture in 1999. In 2012, he served as President of the American Institute of Architects, Mississippi Chapter, and is currently the Secretary of the Rotary Club of Madison-Ridgeland. He lives in Madison with his wife, Heather, and three sons. They are active at Broadmoor Baptist Church, and he enjoys coaching youth sports and playing golf in his free time. In the 80 year history of Canizaro Cawthon Davis, Jared is the sixth shareholder and joins principals Danny Cawthon, AIA and Steve Davis, AIA.
Jared Pierce, (right) a member of the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club, received his Paul Harris Fellowship pin during a recent meeting. The distinction is awarded after a $1,000 level of giving to the Rotary International Foundation is attained. Shown with Pierce is club President Sharon Moulder.
John Dunaway, CSI, CCS, AIA was recently nationally recognized at the CSI Convention in St. Louis, MO with an Institute Communication Award for his stirring and inspirational video which tells of Robert V. Bishops dedication and commitment to CSI, the Gulf States Regions reason for naming their highest award after him.
Steve Davis AIA presented the importance of planning and place making at the Governor’s Healthcare Economic Development Summit recently in Jackson, MS and was honored to serve on a panel discussion regarding Health Care Industry Zone Master Plans.
Canizaro Cawthon Davis is a proud team sponsor in the Madison Ridgeland Youth Club’s 7 year old baseball league. Go Athletics!
We are proud to announce the Mississippi Children’s Museum has been voted the 2012 AIA Mississippi People’s Choice Award.
The Mississippi Associated Builders and Contractors awarded Jackson Academy Performing Arts Center with Excellence in Construction in the commercial category.
The Ramey Agency and the MRC Cornerstone Café both received a Gold Award from the American Society of Interior Designers, South Central Chapter.
Metropolitan Bank Group celebrated their open house at their new offices designed by CCD in the Township in Ridgeland.