Tim Hilkhuijsen holds a Bachelors of Science from Southern Illinois University and has 25 years of experience in the field of architecture. With a strong knowledge of both residential design and construction methods, Tim’s ability to see a project through from conception to completion is unsurpassed, as he has been involved in the custom home sector since 1989. His work can be seen throughout the South Carolina low country on the islands of Kiawah, Seabrook, Spring, Edisto, Isle of Palms, Dataw and Daniel. Tim has also designed custom homes in the states of Utah, Colorado, Missouri, North Carolina and Texas. His distinguished work has been published and can be found in various books and magazines for which he has received several local NAHB “Prism” awards for creative design.
Principal Architect Owner
KEVIN WHALLEY, AIA, NCARB, LRB, has more than 33 years experience in architectural design and construction. As both a Registered Architect and Licensed Residential Builder, Kevin had over 23 of those years as the President, Principal Architect, and Builder of Record for Dolphin Architects & Builders in Charleston. Dolphin was a leading design/build firm, and Kevin’s dual licensure provided him with the unique ability to oversee the entire process from conception to completion. His work can be seen extensively in Charleston, where Kevin has been responsible for over 400 custom home projects and two commercial office buildings. The value of this work is above 200 Million dollars. Dolphin under Kevin’s direction, was recognized with over 30 local and national awards for both Architectural Design and Construction excellence.
Island Studio Principal
Aaron T. Ede
Aaron Ede holds both a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in painting from The University of South Carolina and a Master of Architecture from The University of North Carolina - Charlotte.