Group 3 was founded in 1986 on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, by Rick Clanton and Mike Ruegamer. Whether contemporary or traditional, formal or informal, the homes of Group 3 are known for their impeccable quality, genuine originality and serious architectural ambition. These traits have earned the firm numerous national awards as well as feature coverage in national, state and regional publications.

Group 3 is nationally recognized for its award-winning design talent. Utilizing the best materials, practices and trade relationships, Group 3 provides discerning residential clients with world-class Architectural, Interior Design and Planning services that result in highly original, distinctive custom homes that reflect the unique personality and lifestyle of the owners.

Designing a truly Great Home is an emotional journey, a functional and creative challenge, and an awesome responsibility requiring a rare breed of designer. Group 3 initiates all projects with the guiding principal of "quality design with quality materials". Our homes embody a total design to naturally use less energy and resources. This approach creates a healthier and more comfortable home.

The staff and principals of Group 3 never forget that client needs come first. Irrespective of the modesty or grandeur of a project, Group 3 possesses the in-house expertise to assist its clients every step of the way - from site analysis and space planning to architecture and interior design to landscaping and final décor.

Services Provided
Group 3 provides full service residential architecture and interior design services for custom homes and renovation projects of all styles, sizes and budgets for discerning clients.

Areas Served
Eastern US and Caribbean

Certifications and Awards
With more than 20 awards since 1995 to include 2010 Builder's Choice Merit Award, 2010 Best in American Living Award-Best in Region, 2010 Best in American Living-Best Home under 4,000 sq. ft. and 2003 Best in American Living National Home of the Year.
Award Winning South Carolina Architects and Interior Designers

Contact: Rick or Mike
Location: 1600 Main Street
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
Typical Job Costs: $50,000 - 5,000000
Commented: Master Tub? Yes it is. As you face the tub, the sinks are behind, the toilet and shower to your left and the closets to the right.
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Commented: Brick It's (fairly) new construction. The brick is "Savannah Grey" by the Old Carolina Brick Co., a new "old" brick we use a lot in the lowcountry of South Carolina. We typically use white...
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Commented: Porch columns In some areas cypress or cedar would be fine. In hot humid regions of South Carolina, where the majority of our houses are built, these wood species just don't hold up. In a detail like this, the end grain...
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