A college class on the ancient Maya civilization upended all of Jon Marcoux’s well-laid plans. In the mid-1990s, Marcoux was an economics and finance major at Vanderbilt University with his sights set on a career in business. “I took an anthropology class to fulfill a general education requirement and it was all about Maya archaeology,” […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Half the world’s population live in urban areas, according to this Tiger. By 2050, she says, that figure will rise to two thirds. She prepares her students to be leaders in addressing the complexities of growing metropolitan regions. Meet B.D. Wortham-Galvin. Title: Director and associate professor, Resilient Urban Design Years at Clemson: One What I […]
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 […]
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.
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.
Thanks to a gift from the Garvin Design Group, the Clemson University School of Architecture has strengthened the bonds between the four program sites that constitute its “Fluid Campus.” The architectural firm based in Columbia, South Carolina, contributed $100,000 that created a state-of-the-art technology center in Lee Hall, transforming a classroom into the “Fluid Campus Connector.”
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 College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities announced today that its undergraduate and graduate programs in landscape architecture will move from being a stand-alone department to become part of the School of Architecture. The Bachelor of Landscape Architecture and Master of Landscape Architecture programs are housed in Lee Hall alongside allied design programs in architecture. […]
Starting this fall semester, the new and the old will finally come together when the Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston and the Historic Preservation Program are united under one roof. The programs will unite in a new space at the Cigar Factory on East Bay Street. The new facility will be known as the Clemson Design Center.