Michael W. Folonis, FAIA presented two lectures at Clemson University on January 25, 2017. Clemson University School of Architecture and The Clemson Architectural Foundation set up the lectures with Michael Folonis as part of their 2017 Lecture Series. The lecture was attended by the faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students of the Architecture Program of Clemson University. The Lecture Series that are set up by Clemson University bring high-profile designers and architects to the university to speak with the creative community. The series, is designed to elevate awareness of the impact quality design can have on the built environment, as well as to inspire design professionals of all types to elevate their practices for the benefit of the community.