People frequently ask, "Don't you think Charleston is going to max out on hotels soon?" To which I answer..."Not even close!" When your town is voted the #1 U.S. City to visit by Conde Nast you better believe people are going to come and visit. And what if you are rated the #1 city for 4 years in a row, including #2 in the world? Open the flood gates! As an architect who designs hotels I am very welcoming to this boom. And one of my tools for being primed and ready is to look at the hotels already in our market.
This blog is the first in a series in which I will look at the architecture of the top 15 hotels in Charleston as ranked by Trip Advisor. And for each blog I will focus on one particular hotel feature. And what better place to start than at the front door. Read More
Are you considering a career in architecture and wondering if it's the right choice for you? Or perhaps you are wondering what type of person make's a good architect? As I reflect about the reasons why I am an architect, I always come back to one main reason. Read More
Have you been hearing the term 'Boutique Hotel' being thrown around a lot lately? It seems that everything is being called boutique these days. This article explains what a Boutique Hotel means with brief descriptions and photo examples. Read More
Ever wonder how the design of a hotel begins? Read More
I'm just another architect who thinks he's an artist.......What a cliche! Read More
Charleston has two brand new parks to be proud of: the small Theodora Park at the corner of George and Anson Street, and the large Gadsdenboro Park between Washington and Concord. I recently took a tour of Gadsdenboro park and here are the highlights. Read More
Last year I participated in the Piccolo Spoleto Sand Sculpting Competition for the first time. Let's just say our team had a tough go at it. We stunk! But it is a new year and I am back and ready for redemption! Here's a glimpse at this year's competition. Read More