Four SCAD alumni and students were named Association for Preservation Technology International Scholars for 2013. SCAD and Columbia University have had more APT scholars than any other university.
Kathryn Stephens (M.F.A., historic preservation, 2013) was selected to present “Coloring in the Guidelines: Development of an Exterior Paint Color Palette for Savannah’s Landmark Historic District.”
David Trayte (M.F.A., historic preservation, 2013; B.F.A., architecture, 2011) will share “Olympic Theatrics on the Global Stage: Evaluating the Effects of Temporary and Permanent Event Structures on Historic Urban Landscapes.”
M.F.A. historic preservation student Sophie Reich will talk about “Rust-oration: Preserving the Significance of Deindustrialization and Decay in Rust Belt Cities” and M.A. historic preservation Jonathan Sargent will present “The Guaranty Building: The Restoration of a Terra Cotta Landmark.”
In 2004, Patricia Davenport (M.F.A., historic preservation, 2007) became the first SCAD student to be recognized by this prestigious organization with this honor, and since then, SCAD and Columbia University have had more APT scholars than any other university.