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9:38 am on Tuesday May 24, 2011

Urban Edge Studio Shines at the American Society of Landscape Architects Tri-State Awards

Urban Edge Studio of Seamon Whiteside + Associates received two awards at the 2011 tri-state (SC, NC, GA) American Society of Landscape Architects Awards.  Urban Edge Studio received an honor award in the Planning and Analysis category for the...
12:29 pm on Sunday October 10, 2010

Photos from the opening of the Expo 2011 and photo show

The "Expo 2011: The Future Form of Historic Beaufort" kicked off today and something very unexpected happened -- there was a crowd in downtown Beaufort. The expo is at the history Verdier House and features 16 visions of what various parts of...
3:43 am on Friday July 24, 2009

Goose Creek looks to create a downtown (updated)

Image by Flickr user atvance Image by 2009021-dtown.jpg Downtowns give a focus to communities, and Goose Creek wants focus. Update July 24: The Post and Courier has penned an editorial supporting Goose Creek's leaders on the idea. Go take a read....
10:18 am on Sunday October 12, 2008

Everyone knows Charleston's growing, but how?

Image by Flickr user ellievanhoutteImage by 20081012growth.jpg While there's no shortage of news about development in Charleston, it can be hard to get a feel for where it's happening and what the overall plan is. Largely, it's hard to get...
4:14 am on Saturday August 9, 2008

Urban-style hotel opens near airport

Image by AloftImage by 20080809aloft.jpg The hotel goes for style. More pictures are available on their Web site. The anticipated (well, for a hotel anyways) hotel Aloft has opened near the Tanger Outlets. The hotel has a modern, decidedly un-...
12:38 pm on Saturday July 19, 2008

The building blocks of cities

Image by flickr user GuillermoImage by 20080719legos.jpg You're never too old to play with Legos, and you can even learn about some pretty serious urban design concepts with them. The Charleston Civic Design Center brought together a dozen 11- to 15...