Beacon of History

Inspired by a local lighthouse destroyed by a hurricane in the 1800s, architect Steve Herlong created an eco-savvy home for his family on Sullivan’s Island

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Ship Shape
Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Ship Shape

What you see: a cypress, V-groove, barrel-vaulted ceiling inspired by the shape of a boat hull

What you don’t see: closed-cell spray foam insulation wrapping the entire exterior and attic space. It regulated the temperature inside the house by absorbing cool air in winter and warm air in summer.

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