Wide view of the gift shop

Rural Heritage Center Gift Shop

  • Overview


    Thomaston, AL
    5th Year Project

  • Project Team

    Elizabeth Bryan, John David Caldwell, Emily McGlohn, William Walker Renneker

The Rural Heritage Foundation secured $190,000 from HUD to refurbish an old school building to serve as their headquarters. Rural Studio was invited to design and construct a new vision for this building in several phases. Phase 1 consisted of a “modernist” glass-box gift shop that becomes a backdrop for Mama Nem’s trademark pepper jelly and artisanal folk crafts, as well as a gallery space, and restrooms.

A new vision for the building in several phases

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