How to Find the Best Architect for Your Charleston SC Luxury Home

According to the Oxford Dictionary, an architect is “a person who designs buildings and in many cases also acts as your agent during the construction process. In reality, an architect is someone who can make building your home a dream come true—or a living...

When It’s Time to Build Your Dream Home, Do You Find an Architect or Builder First?

If you are like most people, you only get one chance to build your dream home, so you want to get it right and have the process go as smoothly as possible. One variable that has a large effect on the end result is the professionals you choose to work with. You are...

What Makes a Home a Luxury Home

When someone says “luxury home,” many people picture an enormous home with ten bedrooms, a six-car garage, opulent features, a grand foyer, original masterpieces hanging on the walls, fountains dotting the lawn, and a 10-foot wall surrounding the property. While...

Designing High-End Resort Living on Kiawah Island

Owning a luxury home on Kiawah Island can make you feel like you are on an extended vacation in paradise. Stunning custom homes blend seamlessly into the environment around them, keeping the emphasis on the beauty of the island itself, with its marshes, lagoons,...

Top 5 Commercial Design Trends to Create Innovative Environments

Designing a commercial space isn't a simple task. Not only do you need to create fully functional space, but also one that is visually appealing, comfortable, and inviting. Further, since expectations continue to change, you'll need to regularly adapt your space to...

New Homeowners Personalize Kitchens to Create an Entertainer’s Dream 

The kitchen is the heart of your home, and you deserve a space that is tailored to your precise style and preferences. Whether you've recently purchased a home that needs some help, or are living in one in where fixtures and materials are out of date or just not...

The Benefits of Building a Restaurant from the Ground Up

A restaurant is more than just an establishment where food is served; it's a creative outlet, a space to enjoy time with friends and family, an area where art and necessity are combined, and a zone where people can socialize, indulge, and connect. If you're planning...

Architecture: The Merger of Art and Science

One of the unique things about The Practice of Architecture is the combination of art and science. Successful building creation is rooted in both an understanding and ability to “artistically create” while doing so with a thorough understanding of the “science” of...

Architects as Problem Solvers

Historically, we have been designing commercial and residential projects throughout the lowcountry for over three decades. In that span of time, technology has shifted, new products have come and gone, and our community has changed significantly.  Change is a...

The Evolution of a Dream Home Design | Chapter One

First, before we get into a journey through a specific project, we need to set the stage, so to speak.  In general, a High-End Custom Residence can be one of the most complex project types.  Arguably more difficult than generic Office Buildings, Bank buildings,...

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