CB July 2007


This rock-solid custom home defies the volatile climate of coastal South Carolina while exceeding the expectations of both the homeowners and long-time residents of Sullivan’s Island. The coastal home, reminiscent of the cottage style, has a friendly exterior in scale with its surroundings.

Thankfully, through a combination of scientific research, hands-on experience and the harsh lessons of Katrina and her ilk, the industry is learning to do a better job of building in such places. Smart design is a big component.

Linda Bridges of Atlanta-based Venture Homes tells readers about the products that Venture Homes likes to use in their housing developments.

Here are six roofing design ideas you can use for inspiration.


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Fotile's V and W Series range hoods were designed to eradicate harmful cooking smoke.


Tudor-style home with central stone fireplace in the pool house

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