100 Years of Clemson Architecture: Southern Roots + Global Reach Proceedings is a large-format, image-rich paperback book. Its 114 full-color, glossy pages include essays, discussions, and images that explore the Clemson University architecture program's century of accomplishments.
Architects are known for drawing blueprints with T-squares and triangles on drawing boards. They no longer do: building designs today are produced on computers. Architectural projects, called work on the boards, moved off the boards. Using both words and pictures, Off the Boards tells the story of the transition.
From its beginnings in 1913, architectural education at Clemson University has been mindful of its geographies--its connections and relationships to both the state of South Carolina and to the wider world. This book outlines the first century of Clemson's architectural program, from 1913 to 2013, in the form of a timeline laid out in two half-century parts.
During the past thirty years, the sensitive management of historic landscapes has emerged as a prominent concern among those who appreciate how preserving a rich and vital past is integral to successful community and environmental stewardship.