Tag Archives: design

TONIGHT | Meet the Vendors Open House at Atomic

Tonight, Atomic is hosting an Open House Event to meet all the vendors. Come check them out. Kelly and I will be there with a community of design and craft minded folks. Go HERE for more info and see you there. Cheers!

SALE TODAY | Atomic Furnishings and Design

Hi Folks! Our community of cool and crafty vendors at Atomic are hosting a sale today thru Sunday. Can you think of more hip place to shop on Black Friday? Do it. {124 Swannanoa River Rd} Cheers!

Modern Asheville | Top Producers

Yeah! October was another great month. As we head toward the holidays know how grateful we are for our friends and clients who have made it another tremendous year for us here at Modern Asheville Real Estate. Cheers to you! Troy and Kelly

Sunday Morning Modern

Kelly and I had the privilege of touring this home twice during construction right up until completion, along with, Elihu and Michael of Siegman Associates. As always, their ability to design with the site in mind stood out. The house flowed with the contours of the site both taking advantage of views and creating private garden spaces to maximize the indoor/outdoor living that we treasure here in WNC.

Carolina Home and Garden Magazine speaks to this in their article here. Pour some coffee and wander through this morning. And don’t forget the Beaverdam Art Tour later today. Cheers!

Asheville Home Builders Parade of Homes

Congrats to all the Designers, Builders and Craftspeople who won awards last night at the AHBA Awards Ceremony. There are lots of inspiring homes and work out there. Haven’t seen them yet? You still have this weekend for the Asheville Home Builder’s Association Parade of Homes. Get the skinny here. Cheers! 

Mid-Century Sustainable Design Lecture

“Not-So-Utopian Futures: Solar & Climate Architecture of the 1950s”.

We are excited to share with you this great opportunity. What can we learn from cutting edge, sustainable mid-century modern architecture? On Thursday evening, November 1, AIA Asheville and CASE, present a lecture, “Not-So-Utopian Futures: Solar & Climate Architecture of the 1950s”. Networking and refreshments 5:00pm, lecture to begin at 6:00pm

The lecture, by Daniel A. Barber, will discuss how solar house heating methods and techniques of climatic design were essential aspects of the global architectural discussion in the period surrounding World War II. These “techno-cultural” developments produced novel designs that emphasized the role of architecture as a practice to present new ideas to connect the built environment with the natural environment.

For more information go here. We hope to see you there. Cheers! Kelly and Troy

AHBA Parade of Homes

Yeah! It is that time of year again for the Asheville Home Builder’s Association Parade of Homes. It starts this weekend so mark your calendars and get the skinny here. We will see you out there. Cheers! Troy and Kelly

Modern Mixer | Monday Oct 1st.

Yeah! We are so excited for our next Mixer tomorrow. Megan and Todd of Atomic Furnishings and Design have moved into a new space joined by many other cool and creative vendors. Join us tomorrow night on Oct. 1st from 5 to 7pm (or longer) at their new space at 124 Swannanoa River Rd.

Beer from Burial Brewery, BBQ from Buxton Hall and music from Brooke German and Nick Derrick will be provided for your enjoyment. Go here for further details and location. See you there. Cheers!

Architect Robert Venturi

Notable American Architect Robert Venturi recently passed away at the age of 93. For me he was a household name and figure I grew up with having driven by a local fire station he designed almost everyday in my youth in Columbus, Indiana. 

The New York Times wrote this week: For much of the 20th century, “serious” architects, led by Le Corbusierand Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, favored unadorned surfaces and strictly geometric forms. But in his treatise “Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture,” published in 1966, Mr. Venturi argued that ornament, historical allusions and even humor had a place in modern architecture. The book was a retort to Mies’s assertion that “less is more.” “Less is a bore,” Mr. Venturi wrote.

To see an overview on Venturi go here.

Modern Mixer Tonight

We spoke to Florence and she says, “Let’s mix it up tonight!”. Come by between 5 and 7pm and visit this Mod home here. Cheers! Kelly and Troy

Modern Mixer Season is Here!

Hi Folks! Our Modern Mixer season is just starting up for the fall. {Yeah!} We have two upcoming social gatherings for your enjoyment. The first is at one of the newest and coolest modern styled homes in West Asheville this Thursday night. Come take a tour. Go here for more info.

And mark your calendars for Oct 1 for our next social here. Cheers! Kelly and Troy

FOR SALE | Timberpeg Mountain Home

3 Bedroom | 3.5 Bath | 3,394 SQFT | 4.35 Acre Mountain View Lot

Check out our newest listing! Escape to your perfect mountain lifestyle in this beautifully constructed Timberpeg Post and Beam home. The livable home creates an open and warm environment with the exposed wood construction centered by a rare Tulikivi soapstone fireplace. From the gracious front porch to dramatic deck with distant mountain view and both screened and sleeping porches you can live both indoor and out here. As with many homes the kitchen is the heart and it is true here with this custom cooks kitchen. With both a master suite on the main level and master loft suite on the upper level there are multiple ways to live here. Lower level living space is versatile to be a bedroom, family room or large off. Finished workshop powered for all your needs. A list of the home’s many upgraded mechanics, energy systems and quality construction details can be provided for you — just ask! Whole house generator. Just a jump to the Asheville airport and South Asheville amenities and entertainment. Come and live out your mountain dreams!

Call us for a detailed listing package or to schedule a private tour. In the meantime take the tour here. Cheers! Kelly and Troy