Our recently completed project, the Hammock House, is a new interpretation of utilitarian farm structures. This home sits in the foothills of North Carolina and brings a distinctly modern element to a rural working farm. Our clients decided to retire a little early because they longed for a simple farm life, so they purchased a 40-acre farm with pastures, mountain views and land dotted with towering old growth oak trees. As with all of our projects, the existing landscape and our clients’ vision directed our design concept. Our clients came to us to design a simple, modern house that could open

On May 26, Samsel Architects was delighted to receive a 2016 Griffin Award from the Preservation Society of Asheville & Buncombe County. The award was given to us for our historic rehabilitation of the W.C. Shuey House on Kimberly Avenue. This home was originally built in 1926 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. Samsel Architects helped the new owners of this beautiful Tudor-Revival home to restore and preserve an important piece of Asheville’s history. The home has been fully rehabilitated from inside out, allowing a unique Asheville landmark to continue contributing to the historic