Henson Intern Dispatch

Henson Intern Dispatch

Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, I have not had the chance to work with people in person. I finished my last year of undergraduate studies mostly in isolation, accompanied by Zoom and my family in Taipei. When Scott told me that the internship would be in person during our call in March, I was extremely grateful...

Proper Mortar Joint Cutting

One of the most basic repairs an architect can specify is masonry repointing- removing the old mortar joint and adding in new mortar is also one of the most common repairs to be completed incorrectly. Over time, the mortar that bonds masonry together can begin to deteriorate, often crumbling, receding, or developing deep cracks. At this point, it is necessary to...

Staff Spotlight: Madeline Marbury

Staff Spotlight: Madeline Marbury

Madeline Graduated from the College of Charleston in Spring 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Historic Preservation and Community Planning. During school, she worked for a contractor specializing in historic preservation and redevelopment of existing buildings. Some of her favorite projects during her time in Charleston include the renovation and redevelopment of the F.W. Wagener Building, a large warehouse space...

Preserving the Legacy

Preserving the Legacy

Photo: Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Wing at The Riverside Church by Jack Kucy. As we wrap up a façade restoration project that we are particularly proud of, we are preserving the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at The Riverside Church’s south wing. Renamed in 1985, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Wing is a seven-story, modern Gothic annex...