A touch of Pacific Northwest in the Mountains

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This residence in The Cliffs at Walnut Cove uses simple forms and natural materials to create a comfortable hideaway in the mountains. Inspired by homes of the Pacific Northwest, we designed a very horizontal house with a low-profile roof so it would blend in with its surroundings. The site presented us with some challenges. The lot was very small with a very steep slope and a difficult driveway. We had Read more…

Samsel Architects Best of WNC for seventh year

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For the seventh year in a row, Samsel Architects has been voted Western North Carolina‚Äôs #1 architect in the MountainX Best Of Poll! We appreciate the support from our community we’ve had for the past 34 years and hope to continue serving WNC for another 34 years (and more). Thank you, Asheville and Mountain Xpress!

Wilkesboro Downtown Rejuvenation Project Update

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We have been assisting the Town of Wilkesboro with their downtown rejuvenation for the past couple years. The latest phase involves a creative renovation solution to save a historic rock building in the heart of downtown.

Samsel Architects is Hiring

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We are currently looking for a full-time Intern Architect/Graphic Designer to join our collaborative studio.

Staff Retreat in Hendersonville

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We closed our office for two days at the end of last month for a staff retreat. We packed up and set off to The Horse Shoe Farm, a beautiful hideaway in Hendersonville, to plan the future of our company together as a team. We created a safe space to learn and share, a quiet space away from the day-to-day distractions, and a positive space where we could envision the Read more…