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Edward Pinckney, FASLA

Edward Pinckney, FASLA

Edward Pinckney, FASLA

Ed Pinckney received a Bachelor of Architecture from Clemson University in 1958 and a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in 1960.

Until his retirement, he was founder and president of Edward Pinckney/Associates, Ltd., a landscape architecture firm he founded in Bluffton, S.C.

As an architect and landscape architect, Pinckney’s work has taken him all over the world, from the National Park Service in Philadelphia to the University of Melbourne. He provided professional services for 50 years throughout the southeastern U.S., Japan, Croatia, Bermuda, Virgin Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, Dubai, the UAE and Turkey.

Deep ties to his profession included the following professional affiliations: Fellow, American Society of Landscape Architects (FASLA); Fellow, Urban Design Institute; Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB); Urban Land Institute (ULI); American Planning Association (APA); American Institute of Architects (AIA), Honorary Affiliate.

Ed Pinckney’s ties to Clemson also run deep. He served as Associate Professor of Architecture for 11 years, and two terms as Chairman of the Clemson Architectural Foundation. Among his many awards are the Tau Sigma Delta Medal, awarded by architecture students from the Clemson University chapter, and the Architecture Alumni Achievement Award from Clemson University in 2013.

Civic and community activies include service as a member of the first planning commission for the Town of Hilton Head Island; member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation; Extraordinary Minister, Holy Family Catholic Church; trustee, Sea Pines Academy; Rotarian of the Year ‘99 VanLandingham Rotary Club, Hilton Head Island (27 yrs.); and member, University of South Carolina, Columbia campus, Architecture Review Board, 2011-2015.