Below are listed links to various informational and educational sites of interest.
Architectural Services - How to hire an Architect
Landscape Architecture - The value of a Landscape Architect
Residential Planning Program-WKA_Planning_Program
The Design Process & Fee schedule - WKA Design Process & Fee Schedule
Passive House - What is a Passive House
A building energy performance standard & set of design and construction principles used to achieve the Passive House Standard. It results in commercial & residential buildings that use 80% less energy than conventional buildings and provide superior air quality and comfort. Thomas has taken the training for the class but is not yet certified.
Arts and Crafts - Fine Art for your home.
Home Design - The Not So Big Home, Susan Susanka, AIA
U.S. Green Building Council - Home page USBGC
U.S. Green Building Council (South Carolina chapter) -USGBCSC
Pawleys.org - A local site that also has a webcam with a view of the beach.