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2017 Award Winners


Single-Family Custom

One-of-a-Kind Custom or Spec Home 3,501 - 4,500 sq. ft.


A Jewel in Kiawah's Maritime Forest


Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Architect/Designer | Chad McDonald, McDonald Architects

Builder | Trevor Buffington, Buffington Homes

Developer | Kiawah Partners

Interior Designer | Archetype Interior Design Studio

Interior Merchandiser |

This project is located in a maritime forest where the maximum coverage for all non-permeable elements is about 4,600 square feet, and the Architectural Review Board required the retention of significant trees. The design strategy was to utilize the Craftsman Style in developing a “Jewel Box” that nestled into the trees and used natural wood siding with metal and cedar or slate roofs. The design takes full advantage of the expansive views and park-like setting.

From the Judges
Really good job on details.

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