On a spring evening in 1979, Silvia Siboldi took her first steps into the garden at Via Piaggio 14, a villa perched on a hillside in Genoa, Italy. The young woman could have looked out toward the sea and seen her city laid out before her, but she never could have imagined how that moment, […]
Building with wood has a number of advantages. For the past five years, Clemson University’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute (WU+D) has been educating individuals in the Southeast about these benefits, including the fact wood takes less energy to produce than most other building materials, giving it a lower carbon footprint.
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.
CLEMSON – Ben Rook, the owner of Design Strategies LLC in Greenville, has spent his career working on many different solutions to one question: “How can we make that happen?” He and his wife, Becca, are both alumni of Clemson University. Together, the Rooks make things happen in many arenas: education, architecture, business and community-centered […]
In the spring of 2017, Clemson’s Wood Utilization + Design (WU+D) Institute, along with the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering, School of Architecture, Department of Construction Science and Management, and Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation, was presented with an opportunity to share an existing 12,000-foot, high bay facility in Pendleton, SC. This space will […]
Shan Jiang, Clemson University alumna and the 2017 Conference on the Value of Play Research Grant recipient, presented her findings on a pediatric health care environment study at the 2018 Conference on the Value of Play hosted at Clemson.
The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University inducted eight new members into its Hall of Fame at a formal dinner March 9 at the Madren Conference Center. In addition to a former dean who was recognized by the College, the other nominations were brought forward by individual departments: Clifton S.M. “Chip” Egan, […]
The Clemson University architectural program in Genoa, Italy, marked its 45th anniversary with a celebration March 23. In this milestone year, the “Villa” also received a big gift — a new roof, which was funded by the Clemson Architectural Foundation. And, like any good house party, it drew some special guests. Richard E. Goodstein, dean […]
Clemson University alumnus Stephen Parker has been named a recipient of the Young Architects Award by The American Institute of Architects (AIA). The awards are the highest national honor for young architects, recognizing individuals who have shown exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the profession early in their careers. All 18 of the 2018 […]
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.
In the creation of two graceful, curving, luminous columns, undergraduate Clemson students have taken an artistic yet strategic approach to changing the manufacturing practices of an entire industry. And while one could argue over proper descriptions for these stunning structures—a tulip or a chalice? Columns of lace or light?—their purpose goes beyond their visual appeal. […]
When junior architecture major Summer Anderson packed five pairs of walking shoes for her semester abroad, she never imagined she would need more. Four months, 11 countries, 56 cities and over 700 miles walked later, the Durham, North Carolina native says her footwear collection is nearly exhausted. While abroad, Anderson – along with her cohort […]