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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Inside Out
Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Inside Out

What you see: walls clad with cedar-shake shingles and a rough-hewn cedar ceiling painted a nautical blue-and-white scheme, all to create the look of a seaside porch inside

What you don’t see: improved indoor air quality, resulting from the release of fewer potentially harmful gasses from the low-VOC (volatile organic compound) paint used in the house

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