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Swallowtail Architecture focuses on the beauty of South Carolina waterways

Water supports life wherever it flows and, for architect Rachel Burton, that flow has taken her around the world and to South Carolina. For her, the water also reflects the beauty of the lifeways beside it. Rachel designs coastal homes on Sullivan’s Island, Kiawah Island, Summerville and in the Lowcountry around Charleston. She is ever mindful of the magic that can happen when and where people settle along the marshes that grace the rivers and on the area’s distinctive shores.

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Architect Mark Eric Benner Crisscrosses Technology, Sustainability

Architect Mark Benner tells the story of one of his firm’s first projects that started in the depths of the recession as the renovation of a home and detached garage. “It was a collection of sheds behind a house on a property where the owner had a lot of sweat equity. He hand-dug the house’s basement and the couple hoped to make their the whole place more energy efficient during phase two. But first, they wanted a garage in place of the sheds.” Yet Mark approached the project with as much care as he would any of his custom-designed residential projects.

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Architect Marketing Institute Awards 2e Architects Honorable Mention

The Architect Marketing Institute presented this year’s Best Architecture Business Transformation Honorable Mention to Peter Twohy and his Baltimore area firm, 2e Architects, at a gathering of AMI’s Million Dollar Mastermind cadre. “Helping Peter and architects like him position themselves for growth in business, income and personal satisfaction is what we’re all about,” said Enoch Sears, AIA, managing director of the Architect Marketing Institute.

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Swallowtail Architecture Wins Conceptual Approval for Renovation of Historic Building

Swallowtail Architecture received design approval to renovate a historic 1800s Fort Moultrie building as part of the larger residential development on Sullivan’s Island. The Sullivan Island project, one of Swallowtail’s three current Lowcountry historic renovations, originally served as an Ordinance Shop within the fort.

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