Design awards for 3 Sullivan’s Island homes to Swallowtail Architecture

Sullivan's Island renovation wins ArCHdes 2017 international design award

Summerville, South Carolina; June 21, 2017 –– Three Sullivan’s Island homeowners will receive certificates following awards by Architects Creating Homes’ to SwallowtailArchitecture for residential design in ArCH’s 2017 international competition. “With prices going up on Sullivan’s Island, here are three examples that show how being brave and taking the risk to do high-quality design and construction can pay off,” says Swallowtail owner and chief architect Rachel Burton. “A home with international recognition of its design has affirmation of its value and its livability.”

Sullivan’s Island settlement dates back at least to the 1600s, and today’s sought after beaches and amiable atmosphere are a testament to the slow-paced life that i

Sullivan's Island new custom home wins ArCHdes 2017 international design award

s still attainable here. Burton’s winning designs include a coastal island renovation, two marshfront homes and a fourth award, in Dunes West, for “The Blue Kitchen.” ArCH announced the Design Excellence wins June 1. ArCH is an American-based international organization of licensed architects focusing on residential architecture, professional excellence, achievement, client value and service.

Swallowtail specializes in custom home architecture on barrier islands like Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, Kiawah Island and the Lowcountry around Charleston, South Carolina. More at