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Sanford E. Byers, RA & RLA

Principal & Founder

Sandy established Byers Design Group in 1999 after serving as Partner for SBF Design for thirteen years. While with SBF, Sandy was simultaneously Director of Residential Architecture and Director of Landscape Architecture. Sandy studied Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology and graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture. Sandy was appointed by Mayor Joseph P. Riley as a founding member of the Commercial Corridor Design Review Board for the City of Charleston; serving for ten years. His work has been published in various publications throughout the state and nation. Sandy is a registered Architect & Landscape Architect in the State of South Carolina.


Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
University of Georgia, 1974
Architecture Program
Georgia Institute of Technology, 1969-1970
Master of Business Administration Program
University of South Carolina, 1985