Emeritus Professor Lynn Craig, FAIA, RIBA, has been a Session Speaker AIA National Conventions, AIA South Atlantic Region Conferences, and AIA Grassroots in Washington, DC, the National Science Teachers Association, AIA South Carolina Conferences and AIA SC Section presentations. Craig is a past Regional Representative to the College of Fellows. Craig recently was a member of the AIA National Component Award Selection jury where he received the National Award for AIASC in 2014, Kids in Architecture. He was the AIA 150 State Champion Blueprint for America and was elected to the College of Fellows in 2010. Professor Craig, with over 30 years of practice and teaching experience has maintained a research and application focus of design communication applying the analogue, freehand drawing method.
His recently published book Draw It - A Workbook Manual for Sketching and Drawing (2015) published by ORO Editions, and cataloged in the AIA Book Store, is intended to function as a workbook manual teaching analytical and conceptual Freehand Drawing of the architect’s trade to professionals and students. Craig teaches Freehand Drawing to design students at Clemson University, School of Architecture. Lynn Craig has received 5 Hour, CE approved AIA Continuing Education Credit for his Freehand Drawing Workshops which took place in 2016 in AIA Greenville, AIA Columbia and AIA Charleston. Lynn Craig was a half day Session Speaker, WE302-Urban Sketching at the 2016 AIA National Convention, Philadelphia.
Craig received his B.S. from Clemson University and Masters of Architecture and Urban design from Washington University, St. Louis. His professional career, as an architect and urban designer began in Baltimore, Maryland where he worked for RTKL and the City of Baltimore. Craig later joined the English firm of Abby Hanson Rowe and Partners. Returning to Clemson to teach, he opened the partnership of the Pendleton Design Group.