Anniversary of Dream Home benefiting local charity

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Six years ago we designed the 2013 HGTV Dream Home.  A winner was chosen and then the developer could put the house on tour for a month and the monies earned would be given to a local charity.  Our developer, Candace Dyal of Dyal Compass, LLC chose Community in Schools.  This organization helps fund school supplies for local teachers.  These tours were very successful and raised over $180,000.ºº.   This is more than any other HGTV Dream Home up to that time.  We were so happy that so much money was raised for such a good cause.  This home was designed using sustainable and green materials and was awarded the highest green rating Platinum LEED.

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Hurricane Resistant Building Article Features Chris Rose Architects

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Dockside Condominium Hallway Renovations begin

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Since we are eyeing Hurricane Florence reminds us of the Hallways and Elevator Lobbies at Dockside Condominiums which were last updated after the damage of Hurricane Hugo.  Renovations have begun on the lobbies by updating all of the materials.  Raising the ceilings in the elevator lobbies with indirect uplighting and new platinum leafed light fixtures.  New porcelain ceramic floors, wainscoting and moldings will complete the design.  Construction has begun by Chastain Builders and will take around six months to complete.  #docksidecharleston #charlestonsc #Chastianconstruction #charlestoncondos #charlestonrenvoations.

HERE IS OUR RENDERING OF THE FINISHED LOBBY

DEMOLTION OF THE OLD CEILING HAS BEGUN

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Legasey Powder Room at Kiawah Featured on Houzz

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Happy Birthday Sharon Ritchey

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Happy birthday to Sharon Ritchey.  We were privileged to design a custom home in Walnut Cove near Asheville for Sharon and her spouse Julia.  It was a sloping site down to a stream in the rear with a wonderful mountain … Continue reading

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Carol Jordan’s anniversary with Chris Rose Architects

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We are proud to announce that today is the twelfth anniversary that Carol Jordan, Associate AIA, LEEP AP has been with our firm.  She has been the Studio Manager for the last two years.  Thank you again Carol for all that you have done for Chris Rose Architects and our clients.  Her attention to detail and project management skills are just a few of her talents.

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2018 Faces of Charleston Feature

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I’m quite honored to be featured as one of the 2018 Faces of Charleston in the June issue of  Charleston magazine. 

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Grand Lawn Coming Together

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VIEW FROM GRAND LAWN VIEW FROM UPPER DECK OF LAWN AND ATLANTIC OCEANSTEPPED GREEN RETAINING WALLRETAINING WALL DURING PLANTING Our clients the Kendall’s could have built a three story home on the ocean at Kiawah.  However, they chose to do … Continue reading

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Hurricane Matthew Update

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Carol Jordan just went by the office and it came through the storm unscathed.  Thanks to everyone for your kind texts and emails.  Johns Island doesn’t have electricity but hopefully it will be restored shortly.  Hope everyone will return to a normal routine soon.  I think most of Charleston is without power.  Most important is that all of us came through.  You really get your priorities straight in times like these.  Everything else are just things.

Hurricane rated stormshutters closed and ready for the storm.

Hurricane rated stormshutters closed and ready for the storm.

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Happy 108th birthday to Charles Eames, Jr.

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Charles and his wife and collaborator Ray Eames are considered one of the most important American designers of the 20th Century.  The Eames chair (pictured here) is a classic design that is still popular and in production.  He made modernism acceptable to non-elite Americans.  His driving principal was a life made better through design and technology.Unknown

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