Tim Hilkhuijsen – Principal / Owner
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. Tim also holds a current membership of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
Having a spirited understanding of accrual management, Tim has owned, operated and directed several Architecture firms throughout his career, and is also regarded to be one of the top sought after Architectural designers in the South Carolina low country. His primary goal has always been to be customer service and satisfaction oriented and prides himself to be judged for the quality of his last job.
As a member of the American Institute of Architects as well as the Society of American Registered Architects, Tim and his partner, Kevin Whalley, established Architecture Plus sc, llc in January of 2012. Architecture Plus has recently partnered with Mr. Aaron Ede, an aspiring architect; in order to provide unparalleled 3-D modeling and rendering services to their discriminating custom residential clients.
Tim was born in the Netherlands and has lived in Nigeria and Indonesia. He is fluent in the languages of Dutch, Afrikaans and English. His family immigrated to the United States in high school days and they became proud citizens of the USA. Tim’s father recently retired after serving nearly fifty years in the international helicopter business.
Tim has been married for 23 years to his wife Anne, who is a special needs certified and highly regarded teacher and has been employed by the Charleston County School District since 1988. They have two children; Hans and Becca. Hans is currently attending his first year of college and enjoying work at the downtown Charleston Marina while Becca is a freshman in High School and enjoying competitive Hunter/Jumping with her horse, Jewel.