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August 1993: Rural Studio begins

Samuel (“Sambo”) Mockbee (1944–2001) and D.K. Ruth (1944–2009) cofound Rural Studio and begin designing and building projects with Auburn architecture students in rural West Alabama.

Read founder bios:
Samuel (“Sambo”) Mockbee (1944–2001)
D.K. Ruth (1944–2009)

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