As an architect, Frank E. Lucas, FAIA, has made an indelible mark on Charleston, South Carolina and the Southeast. As an alumnus, Lucas is leaving his mark on Clemson University, too, by ensuring that architecture students have opportunities to leave their own imprints on the world. The longtime supporter of the School of Architecture recently […]
Carter L. Hudgins has received two major awards in South Carolina for his lifelong devotion to the field of historic preservation. In August, Hudgins retired as the director of the joint Clemson University and College of Charleston Graduate Program in Historic Preservation, a post he held since 2011. Hudgins was presented the 2019 Governors Award […]
Clemson University alumni Asheley Scott St. John and Benjamin Ward have been named 2019 recipients 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. […]
When you drive 13 hours straight from New York to Charleston, there better be a payoff at the end. For some, it’s the opportunity to experience the city’s history, architectural and natural beauty, and world-class cuisine. When you drive 13 hours straight from New York to Charleston, there had better be a payoff at the end. For some, it’s the opportunity to experience the city’s history, architectural and natural beauty, and world-class cuisine. For Frances Perez and Corbin Laedlein, it was the opportunity to complete the Certification Track of Clemson Extension’s Master Rain Gardener program by helping build a rain garden and rainwater harvesting system in Corrine Jones Park.
By finding better ways to build — no nails or power tools required — Clemson is leading the way in everything from affordable housing to disaster relief shelters, pop-up health care facilities and more.
The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University recently honored its outstanding students on an occasion that Dean Richard E. Goodstein called “one of the most treasured, meaningful and highly anticipated days of the academic year.” The College’s 2019 Honors and Awards ceremony took place before an audience of parents, faculty, staff and […]
In May, the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University will present more than 350 diplomas, including more than 275 undergraduate degrees. Many of the graduating seniors already have big dreams – and solid plans. One will travel this summer to a Syrian refugee camp to teach English. Another is headed to graduate […]
For the third year in a row, Clemson Master in Architecture students have been recognized by the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment (AIA COTE). Each year, the COTE Top Ten for Students competition celebrates sustainable design excellence, and this year Clemson students produced two of the 10 winning proposals from across the country.
When people talk about a “living classroom,” Bessie Hanahan’s house in Charleston’s South Broad neighborhood has been exactly that to Historic Preservation graduate students the past few years. There was no better place to celebrate Hanahan’s contributions to the Historic Preservation program and its students’ work than in the home itself. Her friends, Historic Preservation […]
The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University has extended its highest honor to 11 exceptional individuals. The Hall of Fame Class of 2019 was honored at a formal dinner March 8 at the Madren Conference Center. New members included faculty emeriti, alumni, industry leaders and other friends of the College who had […]
Lori North of Simpsonville, a fourth-year student in the Clemson University School of Architecture, was on the winning team of the inaugural “Project Precast” design competition. North’s Team Tindall was awarded a prize of $3,000, which was split evenly between its three student members. The competition was sponsored by the PCI Foundation, an educational entity that supports the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Industry.
Two Clemson research projects, which explore human health and childhood learning and development, are heading to the Smithsonian for the 2019 ACCelerate Festival. Both will be on display in Clemson’s R.M. Cooper Library on March 14 (10 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m.) and 15 (10 a.m.-noon). Guests will have an opportunity to interact with the exhibits and learn about the science behind the project from researchers.
The Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston (CAC.C) saluted its 30-year past with an evening reception on March 1. The following day, however, was all about the future. CAC.C Director Ray Huff, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA), addressed the attendees of the Saturday symposium with a clear message: “Today’s program isn’t about seeking […]
“Remember show-and-tell? Well, this is show-and-tell in college,” said Dean Richard E. Goodstein as he welcomed guests to the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities’ annual Fusion event. Faculty, staff, students and supporters of the College gathered in Lee Hall on Feb. 22 for this celebration of student work. Students from all parts of the […]
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.