By Richard Jensen
Architects W.G. Clark and Charles Menefee III, encouraged by means of the "thin shacks and sheds of insubstantial attractiveness" of the Southern vernacular development culture, are recognized for buildings which are without delay modest, rigorous, and reasonable intimately. They mix the benefit and informality of the structure of the ancient South with the splendor of end-of-the-century modernism. This stability among continuity and alter is clear all through their paintings. This monograph of thirteen projects-eight equipped, 5 unbuilt-reveals the architects rules and intentions whereas reflecting the spirit they create to every layout. tasks resembling Middleton lodge, Croffead condo, Lucy Daniels starting place, Charleston Bus Stops, and eight Bedon's Alley are offered via duotone images and drawings, which exemplify the simplicity and rigor of the architects' paintings. The author's severe research of every undertaking highlights institutions to vernacular constructions and the neighborhood old context.
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