Professor of Practice
Office: Lee 2-143
M.Arch., Clemson University
Byron Edwards, AIA, ACHA, is a Professor of Practice in Clemson University’s School of Architecture’s Architecture + Health Graduate Studio. He is a 1980 alumni of Clemson University’s Healthcare Graduate Studio, and he has over 35 years of experience in Healthcare Facilities Planning and Design. Byron’s passion for mentoring and teaching the Design Process began as a student at Clemson and has always been a driving force in his Professional career, as well as Academic engagements over the years.
Byron is one of the few certified Healthcare Architects in the State of South Carolina, and he is actively involved in a number of committees for the American Institute of Architect’s Academy of Architecture for Health (AIA/AHA), including the South Atlantic Regional Healthcare Chautauqua and the Research Initiatives Committee. He is also active with the Center for Health Design (CHD) as an Affiliate Member through his involvement with the Knowledge Repository as a reviewer and critic. He is also involved with the American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA), where he continues to assist the Exam Committee for which he was a committee member for over 4 years.
He is a LEED Accredited Professional and a Certified Evidence-Based Design Professional (EDAC). He is also Owner and Principal of BE THREE LLC, an Architectural Design and Consulting Firm, where he continues to practice healthcare planning and design. His contributions to the profession of Architecture have been recognized with a number of honors and awards, including numerous design awards.