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Jun.
16,
2014

The future of preservation: Will a new generation take up the cause?

Posted Jun. 16 2014 by Tarana Mayes
Growing up, I regularly thumbed through family photo albums. This ritual of navigating the worn, yellowing pages of images, as if I were traversing history, was eye opening. The photos contextualized my place in that history. So I panic when I think that my daughter may not experience that same sense of belonging because these physical signposts do not exist for her to explore, at least not in a form that she can touch or feel, except to swipe at them on the screens of the devices behind which they’re trapped.
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May.
9,
2014

Professor Meryl Truett: preserving history, preserving memory

Posted May. 9 2014 by Taylor Kigar
Just in time for Historic Preservation Month is Savannah College of Art and Design alumna and adjunct professor Meryl Truett's (M.F.A., photography, 2003) series,"Relics, Ruins, and Artifacts."
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Dec.
16,
2013

Immersion Hong Kong: a 20-day tour of the city's architectural gems

Posted Dec. 16 2013 by Tarana Mayes
In case you’re stuck somewhere cold, snowy, uninspired, or all of the above, here’s some eye candy that’ll whisk you away on a virtual, albeit momentary, adventure. The images come from 18 graduate and undergraduate students from Savannah College of Art and Design's School of Building Arts who are traversing Hong Kong in search of the neighborhoods, architecture, and urban design that make it one of the world’s great cities.