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Summer Internships 2017
imageWith their first year of graduate school behind them, our rising second year students have scattered across the globe to […]

Presenting the MSHP Class of 2017!
classof2017  On Friday, May 12, 2017, eleven of our second year students graduated with Master of Science in Historic Preservation […]

2017 Graduate Research Poster Session
43legareposterThe College of Charleston Graduate School hosts an annual poster session as a platform for students to spread the word about completed or ongoing research projects. Five MSHP students presented on three different research topics this year.

Students to Present Work at 6th International Architectural Paint Research Conference
mandmStudents Morgan Granger and Meg Olson will be presenting a poster on their summer's work on 43 Legare Street at the 6th International Architectural Paint Research Conference in March! The title of their work, "How paint research and analysis can aid in reconstructing missing decorative ornamentation: a case study at 43 Legare Street, Charleston, South Carolina."

Wrapping Up in Bermuda
20161216_090552December 16, 2016 Today students worked together to finish up architectural investigative reports at the Tucker House and the Globe Hotel

Conditions Reporting at Globe Hotel
Globe HotelDecember 15, 2016 On Thursday students spent the day continuing to investigate and record the Globe Hotel.

Architectural Investigation at the Globe Hotel
IMG_5338December 14, 2016 We started our day by adding details to our floor plan drawings of the Globe Hotel. Later in the morning, we started working on our architectural investigations for the buildings.

The Globe Hotel
12.13.16 (2)December 13, 2016 Tuesday morning the group took on the documentation of the Globe Hotel. The Globe Hotel, built in 1699, was constructed by the Colony's fifth governor, Samuel Day. It was supposedly built as an official residence belonging to the Crown but Governor Day claimed it as his own.

Bermuda’s Famous Beaches!
12-11-16 (2)December 11, 2016 Instructors Brent Fortenberry and Ed Chappell spent Sunday in the Western Parishes documenting houses while the students […]

Adventure to Hamilton
12-10-16 (2)Today was a day for adventure as the group headed to Hamilton which is the capital city of Bermuda. After getting off the bus, we did a walking tour of the area admiring the local architecture.

Photographing the Tucker House
2016-12-09-PHOTO-00000004We began our day taking photographs of the exterior and interior of the Tucker house for photographic documentation, as well as for use in producing photogrammetric models.

Architectural Investigations at Tucker House
IMG_8021December 7, 2016: This morning we went to Tucker House to begin our individual architectural investigations, making note of key character defining features and finishes, construction methods, circulation patterns, and forms. For us, it was interesting to see and identify architectural features we would not normally see in Charleston including the limestone slate roof.

Documenting the Tucker House
20161206_143145December 6, 2016: Documentation began on the Tucker House with the students breaking into two groups. One group worked in the cellar while the other group conquered the living quarters. Despite the rain, students had a successful day interpreting the house in plan. While documenting, new discoveries were made including finding original openings that were filled in.

President Henry Tucker House
bermuda5December 5, 2016: Monday morning began with student investigation of the President Henry Tucker House. A brief break was allotted so that students could witness the installment of the new Royal Governor of Bermuda. Students then returned to the Tucker House to continue their investigation.

Getting to Know St. George’s
IMG_1651December 3, 2106: We started our day off with a short walk to the grocery store in town to purchase enough food to cover our meals for the next several days. Afterward, we had a little bit of time to further explore the town or prepare for the rest of the day. In the late morning, professor Brent Fortenberry gave us a lecture on the history of Bermuda, and particularly that of St. George’s.

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