"A misconception is that Lowcountry design is all the same," says Courtney Windham of Wayne Windham Architects. "There are many variations of Lowcountry architecture — formal, relaxed, farmhouse style, Barbados/tropical, contemporary and more."
Lowcountry style is in the smaller details. "There are so many things that make a home distinctly Charleston, but the shutters are what does it on this home," says interior designer Alix Bragg. "The old-school style of the louvered shutters (painted Charleston green) is a staple in the Lowcountry
Carolina's Lowcountry, like this Charleston beauty.
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distinctive Lowcountry design move that never goes out of style is a raised first floor. "The first floors were raised off the ground to keep out the floodwaters and to allow breezes to circulate under the house," explains Frederick.
traditional Lowcountry look. The terne metal roofing makes a surprising statement against the home's whitewashed cypress exterior. More:Houzz Tour: A Sweet Southern MakeoverSouthern Style: Lowcountry LuxeCozy Cabin Style
traditional Lowcountry home, where clean, simple lines replace the more traditional details," says Thomas. "They still have the classic Lowcountry features of deep porches and overhangs, but they’ve been stripped to their more fundamental elements. I think most people think modern and Lowcountry don’t necessarily