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Preservation Society of Charleston Best Thesis Award

Benjamin Walker received the 2017 Best Thesis Award for his work Importing the Vernacular: An Analysis of the Panama Houses of the Former Charleston Navy Yard as an Adapted Regional Building Typology.

Past Thesis Award Recipients:

2016: Amanda Brown - City-Scaled Digital Documentation: A Comparative Analysis of Digital Documentation Technologies for Recording Architectural Heritage

2015: Amber Anderson - The Analysis of a Secondary Space: Bathrooms at Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater

2014: Lindsay Lanois - The LeConte Lodge: A Lens for the Evolution and Development of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

2013: Julianne Johnson  - The Financial Impact of Historic Preservation Easements on Encumbered Property Appreciation Rates in Charleston, South Carolina

2012: Jamie Weidman - Ties That Bind: The Emergence of Iron Tie Rod Reinforcement in Load Bearing Masonry Buildings of Charleston, South Carolina

2011: Christine Mathieson - Ambition's Apex: The Private Art Gallery of the Aiken-Rhett House

Thesis Mapping

Students have based their thesis work in many locations, both near and far from our Charleston location. Use your mouse to navigate the map above, and click the thesis markers for descriptions and links.

Theses by year:

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006

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2006 Theses

  • Adrienne N. Jacobsen - Memory and the Evolution of Modern Performance Spaces: Preservation Approaches at Charleston's Memminger Auditorium and Riviera Theater.
  • Angela R. Kleinschmidt - A Preservation Plan for North Charleston.
  • Jennifer-Kristine M. Mortensen - The Furnishing and Finishing of Drayton Hall.
  • Cameron Schwabenton - Remembering Randolph Hall: Reuniting the Interior with Its Monumental Past.
  • Joshua A. Skinner - The Evolution of the Chimneystack and Its Importance in Charleston Architecture.
  • Celeste E. Wiley - Making the Transition: Digital Archiving for Preservation.