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Summerville Residential Conversion to Commercial Office

Summerville is at its heart, a small town. A place with a community feel and a great quality of life. People who live in Summerville love living here not only because of the lifestyle and conveniences of dining, shopping, and Charleston's proximity, but because of the cohesion of the community. Swallowtail Architecture honors the community feel with a new project converting a residential home to an office space.

2020-02-08T01:58:17+00:00December 4th, 2019|On the Boards, Rachel's Thoughts|

Fort Moultrie Project Update

Demolition is underway at the Fort Moultrie 1890’s Ordinance House project. Removal of the interior walls and finishes always reveals hidden gems. In this Sullivan's Island project to convert the former Ordinance Shop into a residential property, we see remnants of a past era and previous renovations.

2019-09-09T16:55:37+00:00May 4th, 2018|Rachel's Thoughts|

The Night Train From New York

Traveling from New York to Charleston on the night train I learned that any new adventure needs a little information to make things run smoothly. I took this to heart and wanted to share what you need to know when first engaging an architect.

2019-08-13T14:33:28+00:00June 19th, 2017|Rachel's Thoughts|

New Favorite, Deck Product

On the coast, its hard to find a good solution for a porch floor when you consider ease of installation, appearance, cost, and ongoing maintenance. What should you select? Wood? Brick? Composite wood? For a coastal home, wood porch floors [...]

2019-08-13T14:33:49+00:00March 29th, 2017|Rachel's Thoughts|
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