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Frank Harmon Joins Clemson School of Architecture's Centennial Symposium

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#1 Oct 10, 2013
-- The Raleigh-based architect will use his work to discuss architectural regionalism --

October 8, 2013 (Raleigh, NC)-- Frank Harmon, FAIA, principal of Frank Harmon Architect PA and a Professor In Practice at NC State University’s College of Design, has been asked to speak during the Clemson University School of Architecture’s centennial celebration and symposium in Clemson, SC, in October.

The centennial celebration is entitled “The Architecture of Regionalism in the Age of Globalization.” The symposium’s theme is "Southern Roots + Global Reach," which recognizes Clemson’s geography and regionalism, as well as its long tradition of transcending the limits of its geography and region.

Frank Harmon is a nationally recognized leader in modern, sustainable, regionally appropriate design, specializing in environmental education centers.

Since 2007, he has also presented “Architects Discuss America’s New Regionalism” at national AIA conventions to standing-room-only crowds.

On Friday, October 18, Harmon and fellow architects Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Merrill Elam, FAIA, principal in the Atlanta, Georgia-based firm Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects, will each give 30-minute presentations on their work and the symposium’s theme. Harmon’s portion is entitled “Native Places.”

Clemson University’s architecture instruction began in 1913. For more information on the centennial and the symposium, go to .
For more information on Frank Harmon, visit .

About Frank Harmon, FAIA:

Frank Harmon, FAIA, is principal of the multi-award-winning firm Frank Harmon Architect PA in Raleigh, NC, a Professor in Practice at NC State University’s College of Design, and the 2013 winner of AIA North Carolina’s F. Carter Williams Gold Medal, the highest honor presented by the Chapter to an AIA NC member to recognize a distinguished career and extraordinary accomplishments as an architect.. In 1995, he received the North Carolina Architecture Foundation’s Kamphoefner Prize For Distinguished Modern Design Over A Ten-Year Period. In 2005 Residential Architect magazine named his firm Top Firm of The Year. In 2010 Harmon was included in Residential Architect’s inaugural “RA 50: The Short List of Architects We love.” And in 2012, his firm was ranked 17th among the top 50 firms in the nation by Architect Magazine. Frank Harmon is also the author and illustrator for “Native Places,” a new blog in which he uses hand-drawn sketches and mini-essays to examine the relationship between nature and built structures. For more information: .

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