The Bridge Home at Lake James

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The Bridge Home is a rustic lake house located at Lake James in Nebo, North Carolina. We have been working on plans for The Bridge Home for the past year and were excited to see it break ground earlier this summer. Our clients came to us with a desire for a home that was functional, comfortable and one that has a strong connection to the outdoors and lake surrounding. The Read more…

Samsel Architects Voted Best in WNC for Sixth Year

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2018 is the sixth year in a row that Samsel Architects has been voted Western North Carolina’s #1 architect in the MountainX Best Of Poll! Our studio has been working in WNC since 1985. A key part of our design philosophy is incorporating the unique character of Asheville and our mountain region into every project. We appreciate the vote of support from our community. Thank you, Asheville and Mountain Xpress!

USModernist teams with Architectural Record to provide access to magazine archives

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122 years of Architectural Record is now available online at the USModernist Library. Architectural Record and USModernist announced their partnership earlier this month. The magazine has been a leading publication for design professionals since it first published in 1891. USModernist Library hosts a vast digital archive of architectural magazines and modernist architects throughout the US. Partnerships like this are important to preserve architectural history and promote the profession and appreciation Read more…

West Asheville Project Wins Fine Homebuilding Award

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Our project in West Asheville was just named 2018’s Best Small Home by Fine Homebuilding Magazine. We really love how this project turned out and are so proud to see it published in the magazine! Read more about this project in the 2018 Houses edition of Fine Homebuilding magazine or online at finehomebuilding.com. More about this project This home sits on a ⅛ acre infill lot just 1 block from Read more…

Mill Spring Residence Featured in Carolina Home + Garden

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The current edition of Carolina Home + Garden features our Mill Spring project on the cover! Pick up a copy of the magazine today or see the article online here. We really loved working on this project and are happy to see it in print. See more photos of this project here.   More about the project This light-filled modern farmhouse in Mill Spring, North Carolina serves as a relaxing Read more…