This month’s edition of Capital at Play magazine includes a feature article that profiles Samsel Architects and the importance of planning for ownership transition. The three owners of the company, Nathan Bryant, Duncan McPherson and Jim Samsel, were interviewed about the firm’s history and its future as the founding principal, Jim Samsel, prepares to retire over the next few years. Jim founded the firm thirty years ago after buying and renovating a dilapidated building on Biltmore Avenue during the very beginning of downtown's revitalization days. Since then, Samsel Architects has built an impressive portfolio of projects throughout the Southern Appalachian region,