Imagine buying a home on Kiawah Island with absolutely stunning views of the marsh, but then discovering that the existing home, despite its impressive-looking design, offered extremely limited views of the marsh. Compounding the [...]
International Property Awards has selected Swallowtail Architecture of Charleston, SC to be honored with the Best Architecture Single Residence, South Carolina award. The project that received this year's award is the Seabrook Marsh Escape home. [...]
We wanted to share an article about the home in "Beth’s Pineland Village." From our research we learned about Mrs. Smith initial reluctance to purchase such an old home and then the additions and renovations they undertook, as well as a sweet family connection to the property.
This month the design and story behind "The Gallery House" on Sullivan's Island was featured in a Design Exploder Video by Your Modern Cottage. The video highlights how the Swallowtail design plan turned restrictions into [...]
We are currently working on a home design in Seabrook Village on Seabrook Island. Seabrook Village is a planned community with small lots allowing residents a smaller home footprint meaning less upkeep, while not [...]
Houzz has chosen to feature one of our Daniel Island projects in their 24 Delicious Alfresco Dining Set-Ups Worldwide. We rated #6! We couldn't agree more that this poolside spot is the perfect place for [...]
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.
Different jurisdictions along the coast of South Carolina have different criteria for elevated pools. The criteria is dependent on the regulations of the city and state, and also on FEMA regulations based on the flood [...]
International Property Awards has selected Swallowtail Architecture to again win their Americas Property Award for Architecture Single Residence. This year, the Daniel Island project, Lowcountry New Orleans Style, also known as the New Orleans Reimagined [...]
The exciting part of restoring an historic structure and converting it into a residential home is the details you uncover during demolition. Finally years of layers and revisions and changes are peeled back to reveal [...]
Journey with us in part two of our series about the restoration of the Fort Moultrie Ordinance House. From zoning changes to DRB reviews and approvals, learn about how we navigated the design challenges of [...]
On idyllic Sullivan’s Island, where the recent trend in home sizes could be perceived as bigger is better and more is, well, more, we are swimming against that current with our modest-sized, but filled with [...]
Swallowtail Architecture has been selected as this month's featured architectural firm in Charleston, SC by AIA CRAN Charleston. An honor bestowed on us by our peers who also practice architecture in the greater Charleston area. The home highlighted with this honor is the Gallery House.
The Home Builders Association of South Carolina recently awarded Alair Homes Charleston the prestigious Pinnacle Awards for their work on the Sullivan’s Island Renovation. Designed by Architect Rachel Burton of Swallowtail Architecture, this project was [...]
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Summerville, South Carolina; July 16, 2019 ––Swallowtail Architecture has been awarded two Technical Design Awards for Excellence from Architect's Creating Homes (ArCH). The 2019 [...]