Measure Twice, Cut Once

As the saying goes, preparation is one of the keys to a successful project. In these beginning weeks, Studio V as a whole is looking to build upon the backbone of last semesters project we lovingly refer to as Crop Stop 1.0. As Crop Stop 2.0 looks ahead to the rest of the state and even [...]

The Earth Keeps On Spinning

Have you ever looked really hard at one of the numbered boxes on your calendar? That box represents the earth completing a 360-degree rotation and 584,000,000 miles travelled on its yearly revolution around the Sun. At the equator, the earth is spinning at 1,040 miles per hour. Even in the stillest moment, things are moving [...]

Planting the Seeds for Reach

"Southern Roots + Global Reach": this, the most recent mantra of the Clemson School of Architecture is born out of recognition of the influence wrought by students, faculty, and alumni of the program that have gone on to affect great change and progress worldwide within our chosen field and beyond, over the past hundred years [...]

Common Sense

What seems like common sense is not always so common. A hundred years ago, no one would have ever thought that it would be easier to get food from the other side of the country, let alone world, than something grown just down the road. No one would have thought that feeding local school children local food [...]


Small buildings have always had a particular appeal. Micro works of architecture inspire an enduring charm that exceeds their function, even if that function is to be a pleasing decoration in the landscape. There are a variety of reasons for our infatuation with little forms. The miniaturization of architecture reduces it to a human scale [...]