RHYE RESIDENCE

RHYE RESIDENCE

In the core of downtown Charleston, South Carolina, the shell of a historic two-story structure originally built as a warehouse for seafaring merchants was renovated into an elegant and stylish family home. Inside the rich brick walls of the 4,000-square-foot shell, the only remaining vestige of the past was heavy timber framing that supported the floors and roof and exposed brick of the exterior walls. The design of the home emphasized and celebrated the rustic historic character of the heavy timber and brick, while providing the elegance, convenience, and comfort expected of today’s upscale Southern home.