I like to think it is my background in construction and my desire to be a team player. Like I said, my dad owned a construction company and it’s been a running joke that he “hated architects” because they were often egotistical, drew beautiful but not functional details, or would not listen to a builders ideas, etc. I really strive to be someone that both
I am married, and I live on James Island with my husband and our two young children. I love being outdoors, whatever it is...but my favorite hobbies are snowboarding, wakeboarding, going to the beach, deep sea fishing, traveling, cooking, trying new restaurants and foods, and just meeting up with friends around town, out on the boat, etc. My mom and stepdad live in Mt. Pleasant
Honestly it is probably dealing with the many different architectural review boards. Of course there are a lot of strict wind, earthquake, FEMA, and building codes in our area, but once you learn and implement them over and over, that of course always stays a challenge, but one you get used to. The review boards are all different, with their requirements, zoning regulations, design ideas,
Seeing your clients faces light up when they see their dreams coming to reality during construction.
Since I was very little. As a matter of fact, my grandma had on her refrigerator a crayon floor plan I drew of her home when I was around 8 years old. When I was young, my dad was a contractor, so as a child I grew up just pouring over his blue prints, fascinated by them, and always trying to re-create them. Then in
I grew up with a background in construction, but received my Bachelor of Architecture (Magna Cum Laude) from Virginia Tech. in 2003. I proceeded to move through the internship and licensing process during my time at Herlong & Assoc. and gained licensure in March of 2010. I worked for various architecture firms every winter and summer of college, came to Herlong after graduation where I
To meet with clients and listen to their ideas, their dreams, what they want to accomplish and then execute them in a timely manner, for a reasonable cost, and deliver detailed, comprehensive drawings to the builder for construction. Depending on services I am contracted for, I also meet with the entire design and builder team on site during construction for any issues or design changes