Free Resources and Guidebooks from the Architect
The Truth About Why it Costs More To Build And Renovate On Sullivan’s Island
It’s true, the “island effect” exists. Building on an island in a coastal environment does cost more. Learn why the building costs are higher on the island. Learn how to ensure you get the best value for your money. Discover the answers to these questions, and more in this guide from Swallowtail Architecture.
6 Essential Tips for a Successful DRB Submission on Sullivan’s Island
How do you navigate the zoning ordinances and the design review process and get your perfect Sullivan’s home and live the island dream? Your Sullivan’s Island project will more than likely require review and approval by the Design Review Board (DRB). This guide will help you with the 6 essential tips for a successful DRB submission and the lengthy submission process.
Portfolio of Homes
A Selection of Sullivan’s Island Homes from Our Portfolio
From Rachel’s Desk
News and Information about Architecture on Sullivan’s Island
Architects Creating Homes’ awards Swallowtail Architecture four residential design awards for ArCH’s 2017 Design Excellence in Residential Design. The winners of this international competition were announced June 1. Burton’s winning designs include a coastal island renovation, two marshfront homes and a fourth award, in Dunes West, for “The Blue Kitchen.”
Swallowtail Architecture wins BZA Approval for Fort Moultire’s Ordinance Shop to become a Special Exception Residential Building
Swallowtail Architecture of Summerville has BZA approval to classify a Fort Moultrie building dating back to the 1800s as a 'Special Exception.' The Sullivan Island project, one of Swallowtail’s three current Lowcountry historic renovations.
Charleston Home & Design features Rachel Burton in the Spring 2017 issue. Burton details one of her projects to complete a major home renovation on [...]
Recently obtained from the Atlanta Archives, this richly detailed copy of the map of Fort Moultrie shows considerable detail and information about the Fort. [...]
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