Clemson University, Ain Shams University of Egypt and Huazhong Agricultural University of China are partnering to address some of today’s most pressing environmental and cultural issues through design. While the universities have participated in joint design projects in the past, leaders from the three institutions came together on Clemson’s campus today to formalize and advance their work together through the creation of the World Design Studio. This semester, participating students from each university will research how design can deter the implications of rising sea levels in Charleston, South Carolina.
Former Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. served as the featured guest at the first joint reception hosted by the Clemson Architectural Foundation and the Humanities Advancement Board. As noted by Richard E. Goodstein, dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities, “One of the promises of the College when it was founded in […]
Dozens of people surrounded a mock operating room to scrutinize in silence the smallest movements of a surgical team. Their observations, as well as the operating team’s critiques, will be collated and analyzed in the coming weeks as part of a joint project between Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) to re-imagine the operating room.
While it may seem challenging to tackle the breadth of issues caused by population growth, gentrification and commercialization, students at Clemson are seeking solutions through a new one-of-a-kind partnership. Throughout the semester, nine students have been traveling across the state to assess eight mayors’ communities, which includes Travelers Rest, Estill, Orangeburg, Rock Hill, Hartsville, Patrick, West Pelzer and Hardeeville.
The Clemson University architecture and landscape architecture programs have been recognized as two of the country’s “Most Hired From” by DesignIntelligence.
In 1974, his Philadelphia-area native arrived on a bus with a backpack and a pony tail. More than 40 years later, the pony tail is gone, he still roots for the Eagles (it’s a Philly-thing), but he’s also added orange and purple to his wardrobe. Today, he directs the graduate Architecture + Health program, which […]
Katherine Schwennsen, FAIA, professor and director of Clemson University’s School of Architecture, has been named an American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) 2018 Educator Honor Award winner.
Ray Huff, emeritus associate professor, director of the Clemson Architecture Center of Charleston and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, was awarded the Medal of Distinction by the South Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects at its 2018 annual meeting. The Medal of Distinction is the highest honor that AIA South Carolina can bestow upon a member.
Clemson University will host the 2018 Community Built Association’s national conference March 22-25 at the Clemson Design Center in Charleston. The conference is open to all and includes a series of keynotes along with a diverse range of professional and social opportunities focused on the community-built approach, the collaboration between professionals and community volunteers to design, organize and create community projects that reshape public spaces.
For many adults, the thought of building a structure is intimidating and complex, but for 600 elementary students from schools with Richland County District Two it’s something they’ve already accomplished. In September and October, fourth- and fifth-graders from 16 schools near Columbia traveled to the Clemson Design Center in Charleston (CDC.C) to tour the facility and build a room of their own.
A Clemson project integrating research and design to develop a safer, more ergonomic operating room received two awards for conceptual design excellence at the Healthcare Design Expo + Conference in Orlando.
This Tiger has been honored by the City of Charleston with “Ray Huff Day” and can be spotted on an episode of Bravo’s “Iconoclast” alongside Cameron Diaz and Cameron Sinclaire.
The Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities’ School of Architecture will host the first-ever “Women in Architecture” lecture series this fall with five notable women in the industry. Co-sponsored by the Clemson Architectural Foundation and AIA Charleston, the series kicks off Monday and runs through Oct. 23. There will be four lectures held in Clemson and two in Charleston.
The potential impact of another Hurricane Hugo on the Charleston peninsula is a frightening prospect. Economic and population booms, as well as busts, challenge the city in unique ways. These are scenarios that students in Clemson University’s new Master of Resilient Urban Design (MRUD) degree program will be asked to consider.
On Tuesday, the Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston and American Institute of Architects, Charleston Chapter, will hold another installment of its joint lecture series with a presentation by architect Burnette of Wendell Burnette Architects.