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The Advantages of an In-Law Apartment

While you’re building a home that fits your family’s present-day needs, why not plan for the next chapter of your lives? Perhaps your aging parents need to move in, or you want your adult children and their families nearby so you can help with childcare. A greater number of post-college kids are returning to the […]

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A Room of One’s Own

If you could make one room in your house a special haven, customized to your specifications, how would you use that space? Would you start a home business? Or perhaps outfit a home gym or a meditation space? Then again, you might yearn for your version of a she shed or a man cave to […]

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Landscaping Your New Home

While we work together on the design of your new home, consider also planning your outdoor space. It’s not too early to launch a landscaping plan and budget.  Many communities require that you submit landscape plans at the same time as architectural plans – so the home is designed as a “whole” from the start. […]

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How to Save Money When Building Your Dream Home

Working with an architect to design a custom home is an exciting opportunity to watch your dream home transform from concept to reality. It enables you to make important decisions throughout the process so that your home is designed to your exact specifications. Unfortunately, this can be a daunting task if it’s your first design/build […]

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What Sort of House Is Your Home?

From farmsteads to contemporary cottages, we love designing houses that meet the sweet spot of what comes to mind when you think: home. We are always enthusiastic to work on a new custom project that is ripe with opportunity. After all, our work begins with listening intently to your vision of a home. Before we […]

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Chapel at The Inn

When we were approached to design a new chapel at the sprawling Montage Palmetto Bluff, we knew the immense responsibility we would be taking on, to create a space worthy of the weddings and special receptions to come. The community needed a larger chapel to accommodate more guests and complement the existing, more intimate May […]

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Have You Visited Heyward House?

At Heyward House you are afforded the opportunity to step into the past while remaining mindful of the present. This historic Bluffton, S.C., landmark is a vital part of our developing community and keeps us connected to our roots. Make it among your first stops when visiting Bluffton. You will find brochures, maps, menus and […]

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Why Meet with an Architect Before a Builder?

An architect is skilled and experienced at interpreting your vision for your home and working with a team of contractors to bring your dream into reality. Our designs succeed on many levels – meeting a client’s interests, passions, needs and budget. We are adept at listening to our clients so our designs are plausible yet […]

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Appreciating Architecture in Your Community

Appreciating Architecture in Your Community

Take a stroll through Bluffton and look closely at the homes and businesses. Pay attention to how they relate to the landscape and to each other. At Pearce Scott Architects, we are preservationists as much as we are forward-thinking designers. You can see our work on display in many of the homes in our community […]

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Music to Your Mouth: A Night of Revelry at Palmetto Bluff

Palmetto Bluff is an idyllic Lowcountry community where you can vacation or put down roots. An annual highlight in our community is the Music to Your Mouth event. This year’s celebration takes place over the course of 4 evenings, beginning Thursday, November 15 through Sunday, November 18. It celebrates the best music, food and drinks […]

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The Client/Architect Relationship

The Client/Architect Relationship

Pearce Scott Architects is a client-focused architecture firm. That means before we do anything else, we listen to your needs, your desires, and your story. It’s important for the relationship between client and architect to be functional and harmonious, just like a well-designed home or commercial building. We work for you, and we work with […]

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Our Process: From Concept to Completion

Our Process: From Concept to Completion

Our First Step At Pearce Scott Architects, we understand that our first job is to listen. We are intensely client-focused and know that every design project begins and ends with you, our client. We have developed a unique process of how we work with clients. Focusing on your personal style, desires, and budget prior to […]

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