Robert Behre graduated from Dartmouth College in 1985 with a degree in English and spent five years writing for the Greenville (S.C.) Piedmont before moving to Charleston in 1990. He has covered city and county government for The Post and Courier and also has served as an assistant city editor. His weekly column on architecture and preservation began in 1996. The column looks at the people and decisions involved in saving old buildings, and designing new ones that people will want to save, all with an eye toward what gives the Lowcountry its unique sense of place.
The state's controversial program to review new medical buildings or expansions will get special attention from state lawmakers.