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5 Tips for Successful ARB Submittal on Kiawah Island
Kiawah has a prescribed and comprehensive design review process that starts before you even begin to design your home and ends with a final review post-construction that ensures that the built home fully complies with all of the approved design parameters. While the design guidelines are easy to read, many homeowners worry that finding the design solution that meets Kiawah’s goals to preserve as much of the natural beauty and conditions on the site means they will have to compromise on what they really want. Learn about what the Architectural Review Board on Kiawah Island is, what it does, and how to best prepare your submission to the board.
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News and Information about Architecture on Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island
Swallowtail Architecture beat out the competition and was voted best architectural firm in Charleston by the readers of The Post and Courier. The Charleston Choice [...]
Swallowtail Architects is pleased to announce preliminary design approval for a Rhett’s Bluff Residence new construction project on Kiawah Island. The final submittal process is the next step, with construction planned for November and an estimated completion date of late autumn 2018.
Part 2 of Designing a Custom New Home on Kiawah Island. Understanding the design goals of our clients who wanted a home that supported their lifestyle and maximized the views of the marsh.
Site Considerations for a new custom home on Kiawah Island required us to design around a beautiful 41'' diameter live oak tree. We detail the process of initiating the design in the post. Our clients intend to retire and live on Kiawah full time, so they want to make sure the design considers not just their current lifestyle but can continue to support them as they get older.
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