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…

Town Mountain Modern Project is Coming to Life

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Construction began this month on our Town Mountain Modern Home with Jade Mountain Builders. The design solution was our reaction to the dramatic mountain views from the land and our clients’ specific functional needs for the house. Distant views to the south and east are captured through large glass walls at the main living spaces. The house’s form is organized around a central stair that separates the owner’s suite from Read more…

Craven Gap earns NC first Living Building Net-Zero Certification

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Our Craven Gap Residence has become the first home in North Carolina to earn Zero Energy certification from the International Living Future Institute. Part of the Living Building Challenge, Zero Energy Certification is the most ambitious of all energy certifications, requiring actual, rather than modeled, performance. This means to receive certification, the Craven Gap residence had to be operational for at least twelve consecutive months prior to evaluation. “Energy efficiency Read more…

Modern Office Renovation for ENO

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ENO, an Asheville-based company that sells hammocks and outdoor gear, had outgrown their South Slope location and approached our studio to design a modern office renovation to their newly purchased building. The building, although adequate space-wise, was severely underwhelming when it came to character and charm. The dark and unhealthy space had water damage from roof leaks, low ceilings and a maze of office partitions and outdated finishes from the Read more…