MA | 2015 Architecture Submissions due November 15th

Hi Folks! Modern Atlanta is branching out and sponsoring homes in other areas in the Southeast. Kelly and I supported the organization last year and went to their great events and modern home tour in Atlanta. They are looking for 2 to 3 homes in the Asheville area for their juried exhibition and tour. Below is the skinny. For more info contact our friend Elayne DeLeo directly at Submission requirements are below and are due by Nov. 14 so get on it. Cheers! Troy  {PS. Both new homes and remodeled ones are options.}Screen Shot 2014-10-29 at 6.50.12 PM

Dear Architects, Designers and Homeowners – We are excited to announce the 2015 MA Architecture Tour call for submissions is now open. Please download the tour submission kit with details on the tour and guidelines for sending in your submissions. The MA Architecture Tour showcases the best in modern residential and commercial projects in Atlanta and satellite locations across the US.

We are looking for amazing projects for our satellite tours in Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte and Raleigh, as well as Atlanta.

The Tour dates are as follows:
Satellite Locations (National) – May 30-31 – Focus on Nashville, Charlotte, Raleigh, Asheville; other US cities.
Atlanta Tours – June 6-7Screen Shot 2014-10-29 at 6.50.41 PM

Submissions MUST be submitted per the guidelines outlined in the submission kit and sent electronically via DropBox. Failure to submit properly will disqualify projects. DO NOT email attached photos or documents to us.

The MA Architecture Tour jury will select the homes by December 16. An email or call will be made to the submitter and those who have signed the contract (included in the kit).

Selected projects will be published in the big, beautiful MA Design is Human Book and Tour Guide, as well as on the MA website. Media partner for MA Design is Human Week is Metropolis Magazine.Screen Shot 2014-10-29 at 6.51.07 PM

Download the MA Architecture Tour Submission Kit here at or click here.

Please email me with any questions. We look forward to showcasing your projects to the thousands of MA attendees and our media partners. Thank you!


Make Your Modern | Mark Allison’s Crescent House

Screen Shot 2014-10-28 at 1.45.12 PMKelly and I are always preaching that Ranch houses being a great resource here in Asheville. Fundamentally, they make a great starting point for making your modern lifestyle. Take a quick peek at architect Mark Allison’s newest project in the Beaverdam area. Mark is expanding this ranch home by 800sqft for a family in need of more space and is thoughtfully using the site to carve out a series of experiences. Click here to see more sketches on his project as shown on houzz.

Le Corbusier | In Brief

This presentation of the work of Le Corbusier uses motion design. The animations and the voice over provide informations on Le Corbusier and allow to discover his theories, his buildings and his graphic universe differently. Enjoy! Troy

MAKE YOUR MODERN | Buyer Tour 019

Our Asheville home market offers many housing options, but we don’t have everything at all times. Kelly and I are the tip of the iceberg to a larger team of resources to help you buy, remodel or build your tailored nest here in the mountains. Whether it’s scouting out the illusive architectural designed home, a retro ranch to remake or industrial loft or condo – we can help! Below are three properties currently on the market that Kelly and I feel offer potential to “Make Your Modern” lifestyle in the mountains. Want more? Ask us!MYM Buyer 019

Bert King Mid-Century | Open House

Kelly and I are hosting an Open House this Wednesday, Oct 22nd at 4 Kent Place from 4pm to 6pm. Come tour this great Bert King home while it is nestled by fall leaves. Hope to see you. Cheers! Troy and KellyCom[p

This mid-century, contemporary has naturally flowing living spaces on a one acre private lot. The relaxed home begins with a 3650 sqft. main home with master on main level and multiple living spaces for your creative endeavors. Over the garage is a luxurious 542 sqft. guest suite or studio with a walk in closet and generous bath. The apartment comes plumbed for a kitchen if desired. The lush wooded lot embraces you with privacy, but could be thinned for year round mountain views to the south and west. If you are looking for both a convenient and peaceful escape come and see this gracious and cool home. In the meantime take the virtual tour.

FOR SALE | Buildable Lot on Mt. Olive Church Rd.

Mt. Olive CompKelly and I just listed this 2.51 acre lot just off of Town Mountain Rd. Only 3.45 miles from downtown this very gentle property is one of the most buildable in the area. The easy building site has year round mountain views and a 4 bedroom septic permit on file. Modern home plans have already been developed by a local architect which can be purchased separately if interested. Come and Make Your Modern on this beautiful and private lot. For MLS information click here.

Peregrine 05 | Parade of Homes Award Winner

Award CompCongratulations to Roost for winning a Craftsmanship Award following judging by the panel from the Asheville Home Builders Association. If you haven’t had a chance to see this cool, modern home be sure to stop by this Saturday and Sunday from noon until 5pm at 21 St. Charles Place to see the quality and design yourself. In the meantime take the virtual tour. Congrats!