Clyde Reynolds Carpenter, FAIA, earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky and a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, receiving a traveling fellowship for study in Europe. At UK, he has served as Assistant to the Dean, Associate Dean, Clay Lancaster Professor and Department of Historic Preservation Chair. He has received AIA Kentucky Honor Awards for architectural projects in adaptive use of historic buildings and new construction, featured in magazines, books and HGTV programs. He has served on Lexington’s Board of Architectural Review, Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation Advisory Board and Commonwealth of Kentucky Historic Properties Advisory Commission. He was honored for his service by Kentucky Heritage Council, Lexington Historic Commission and Blue Grass Trust, establishing the Clyde Carpenter Award for Adaptive Reuse. He received AIA Kentucky’s Distinguished Service Award and highest honor, C. Julian Oberwarth Award.