Tag Archives: architecture

Asheville’s Parade of Homes

Hi Folks! Asheville’s Home Builders Association’s Home Tour is here again. It is a great opportunity to meet professionals and get some ideas for your own home. It is both this weekend and next. Go HERE for details. Hope to see you out there!

FOR SALE | 39 Middlemont Ave

2 Bedrooms | 2.5 Baths | 2,234 SQFT | .27 Acre

We would love to reintroduce you to this premiere modern “loft style” home that was dreamed and constructed from the bones of a former neighborhood church. With a Scandinavian sensibility the simple and smart architect driven {Brickstack Architects} space offers flexibility for live/work, along with, separate guest quarters. The open main space encompasses a dramatic vaulted and trussed ceiling, original ground and polished concrete floors, European kitchen, thoughtful and sleek accent lighting blended with original sanctuary fixtures and a floating wood burning fireplace by Fireorb.

Flanking the main space is a frosted glass partition dividing a bedroom, bathroom and walk-in closet. At the other end is a convenient half-bath and doorway leading to another bedroom en suite with built-in kitchenette and bath with a stainless Japanese soaking tub. Hansgrohe fixtures throughout. Amen! The home is located near Malvern Hill Park in West Asheville and just a few blocks from Patton Ave amenities and a few minute trip to downtown.

What to know more? You bet you do! Check out the photo tour here. After that just give us shout. Cheers! Troy and Kelly

Midcentury Makeover

Good Morning folks! Happy Wednesday. We came across this article from “Midcentury Home” one of our many inspirational feeds and wanted to share it. We love to see how people update a midcentury home for today while balancing it with the original spirit of the home. Please enjoy the article here. And as always we would love for you to share your story. Cheers!

Documenting Mid-Cenutry Modern

Here is a great little video on the work of photography of Julius Shulman to enjoy for your weekend.

“Much of the magic that the desert utopia of Palm Springs holds has to do with its prominent mid-century aesthetic. Author Michael Stern outlines how pioneering architect William Krisel relied on the careful eye of Los Angeles photographer Julius Shulman to create the iconic photographs we know today, while also contributing to restoring Krisel’s designs for the duration. Featuring an archived interview with Julius Shulman.”

Greenville Modern Home Tour

Hi folks! Our friends and community in Greenville are sponsoring a Modern Home Tour. Let’s throw some support their way! The tour is Sunday, Sept 15th. You can find the details here. Cheers!

A is for Architecture

Thanks to George Smart and the archives at NC Modernist Houses please enjoy this vintage video from the mid sixties on the importance of Architecture in everyday life. Cheers!

Local “Matsumoto Prize” Awards

Congrats to our local Asheville architects who took home 3 out of the 6 state prizes last evening at the Matsumoto Awards ceremonies in Raleigh hosted by NC Modernist Houses. Brickstack Architects was chosen as runner up to the Matsumoto prize juried by several national architects and Rusofova Markulis Architects came in first for both the Matsumoto Prize and the People’s Choice Awards. Congrats to both for your outstanding work! If was a fun night and you all made us proud there. {We love our talented community} Cheers to you! Troy and Kelly

Mountain Modern Architecture

7 Ways to Define the Trend by Jae Curtis | Once upon a time, building a home in the mountains meant something along the lines of bear rugs and deer heads. Sure, it was fine for a weekend getaway, but rustic homes didn’t always feel livable. The knickknacks and kitschy design can easily turn a mountain home into a caricature of itself. What seems like a fun space for a weekend can feel too heavy and cluttered for real-life living.

That’s why the mountain modern trend is so appealing. Architecture that pays homage to mountain life without the heavy hand makes these homes more livable. Without the clutter and kitsch, mountain living becomes a lot more comfortable. What’s more, this design style respects the land and makes your dreams of mountain life even more attainable. Check out some of the most common aspects of mountain modern design and decide if it’s right for you. Check out the full article on freshhome here. Cheers!

Broker Open House | Wednesday 4-6pm

Hi Agents! Please join us this Wednesday from 4 to 6pm for our Broker Open House. Tour this cool, urban home with mountain views and enjoy a glass of wine on us. 92 Sunset Drive. Cheers!  Troy and Kelly

3 Bedrooms | 3.5 Baths | 2,692 SQFT | .24 Acre | Apartment

This modern nest is located in both an urban and mountain setting for living the best of both worlds. This honest, creative and clean home was created using Scandinavian design principles of functionalism, versatility and openness. The home is walkable to Charlotte street amenities taking advantage of the urban corridor while being perched high within the beauty of nature. The main home has two bedroom plus other versatile spaces for sleeping, working and creating. For further flexibility and financial freedom there is a one bedroom basement apartment. The garden contains both mature flowering plants along with young fruit trees. Home accessible by streets on either side.

Want to see more? Simply go here. And give us a shout for more on this one. Cheers! Troy and Kelly

Broker Open House | Wednesday the 19th

Hi Brokers! We are hosting a Real Estate Broker Open House this Wednesday from 4 to 6pm at 39 Middlemont Ave in West Asheville. Stop by for a tour of this cool property and a glass of wine and afternoon treat. Cheers!  Troy and Kelly

2 Bedrooms | 2.5 Baths | 2,234 SQFT | .27 Acre

Hi Folks! We are hosting a Real Estate Broker Open House this Wednesday from 4 to 6pm at 39 Middlemont Ave in West Asheville. Stop by for a tour and a glass of wine and an afternoon treat. The premiere modern “loft style” home was dreamed and constructed from the bones of a former neighborhood church. With a Scandinavian sensibility the simple and smart architect driven {Brickstack Architects} space offers flexibility for live/work, along with, separate guest quarters. The open main space encompasses a dramatic vaulted and trussed ceiling, original ground and polished concrete floors, European kitchen, thoughtful and sleek accent lighting blended with original sanctuary fixtures and a floating wood burning fireplace by Fireorb.

Flanking the main space is a frosted glass partition dividing a bedroom, bathroom and walk-in closet. At the other end is a convenient half-bath and doorway leading to another bedroom en suite with built-in kitchenette and bath with a stainless Japanese soaking tub. Hansgrohe fixtures throughout. Amen! The home is located near Malvern Hill Park in West Asheville and just a few blocks from Patton Ave amenities and a few minute trip to downtown.

What to know more? You bet you do! Check out the photo tour here. After that just give us shout. Cheers! Troy and Kelly

VOTE | 2019 George Matsumoto Prize

Good Morning Folks! It is that time of year again to VOTE for your favorite modernist house in North Carolina. This year Asheville has 3 homes in the running. Yeah! Prizes will be given for first, second, and third, selected by the public through online voting. You are limited to one vote per e-mail address. However, if you want to vote more than once, say from a home email and a work email, that’s fine. Voting closes Wednesday, July 3, at 5pm EST.

The award ceremony is 6-8pm, July 25 at McConnell Studios, 324 Dupont Circle, Raleigh NC. The party is free, and all are welcome! If you missed it, go HERE to vote. Cheers!

Atlanta Design Festival | Home Tour 2019

Despite the Georgia Rain the Atlanta Home Tour did not disappoint this year with ten unique homes on display from modest to grand and from new to remodels. We made it to all of them this year. Take a look HERE and enjoy some of the great modern eye candy we got to enjoy. Cheers!