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This Old House is an American home improvement media brand with Emmy-awarded television shows, a magazine, and a website.

Students Daniella Helline and Jennifer Sustar are featured up-and-comers!




In addition to the biweekly newspaper, the Business Journal covers the region's business activity with daily and weekly emails, annual print supplements and the region's premier business networking events.

CRBJ profiles ACBA's renovation of the trolley barn and interviews staff about the process and moving forward for the college.




Prof. Simeon Warren and a student were featured on a few episodes of Restoring Charleston on the DIY Network. See the link below to view the episodes!

In Restoring Charleston, Trent Fasnacht goes to pain-staking lengths to save this 1895 Charleston Craftsman that has been abandoned for decades. Get a sneak peek of the house's unbelievable restoration, here.




The Post and Courier is the main daily newspaper in Charleston, South Carolina. It traces its ancestry to three newspapers, the Charleston Courier, founded in 1803, the Charleston Daily News, founded 1865, and The Evening Post, founded 1894. Through the Courier, it is the oldest daily newspaper in the South, and one of the oldest continuously operating newspapers in the United States. It is the flagship newspaper of the Evening Post Industries.

Their article from Oct. 20, 2016 focuses on the ribbon-cutting event at the new campus.

Their article from August 26, 2016 focuses on ACBA's renovation of the Trolley Barn.




Founded in 1997, the locally owned and operated City Paper is Charleston's only weekly alternative newspaper and the second-largest publication in the metro Charleston area.

The City Paper provides Charleston's most extensive coverage of the local news, arts and entertainment scene, offering social and political commentary, exhaustive listings and fresh articles both in print and digitally.

"American College of the Building Arts unveils new campus."



Southern Living Magazine is the ultimate insiders' guide to Southern culture, recipes, travel, and events.

ACBA was featured in the 2012 edition of the "Heroes of the New South."

"Architecture winner: The American College of Building Arts"




Monocle is a lifestyle magazine that aims to provide a global perspective on international affairs, business, culture, design, and fashion.

An article from the January 2012 edition focuses upon ACBA when it was housed at the Old City Jail in Charleston.

"In a former jail, now home to the American College of Building Arts, students are learning traditional restoration techniques and preserving their city of Charleston, South Carolina, in the process. David Kaufman visits the school offering hands-on building experience, which included the renovation of its HQ, the Old Jail."



Capturing Charleston's style, character, and beauty for more than 35 years, Charleston magazine is the authority on living well in the Lowcountry.

"Inside the new American College of the Building Arts"

"A Tale of Two Cities"




From houses to horse barns, pavilions to pergolas, wedding chapels to poolside bars, MoreSun Woodworking designs, hand-cuts and raises timber frames.

"MoreSun is proud to employ interns and graduates of the timber framing program at the American College of the Building Arts. Located in Charleston, South Carolina, the ACBA is the only four-year liberal arts and sciences college in the US to offer a Bachelor of Applied Science with a specialization in timber framing."


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