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Mission Foundation

ACM Design Supports Mission Foundation

The elaborate biennial event termed “Faces of Hope” is a vital fundraising event to support the Mission Children’s Hospital. Organized every two years by the Mission Foundation, the “Faces of Hope” affair raises hundreds of thousands of dollars to help the ever growing needs of the Children’s Hospital. This year, ACM Design joined other businesses in our community by donating to...

ACM Design Featured on NC Design Online Blog

Amy Conner-Murphy, Principal Architect of Asheville based ACM Design, speaks with NC Design Online about "Teamwork. " Here at ACM Design, our design philosophy encompasses a collaborative vision from the homeowner, our firm and other trusted professionals in the residential home industry. Amy Conner-Murphy elaborates greatly on teamwork and the success of a project; “Bridging the different perspectives of the client,...

Asheville Habitat for Humanity

Asheville Habitat for Humanity: Women Build House

Each year, the Asheville chapter of Habitat for Humanity participates in the national Women Build program, a program designed with a collaborative mission, “to empower women to take action against substandard housing conditions”. Women from all over Asheville and Western North Carolina come together throughout March and June in a cooperative and supportive environment with one goal, to build a...

Innovative Bathroom Design

Quite often it’s the unseen elements that aid in creating a space of relation and rejuvenation in bathroom design. It’s been estimated that if you live to be 75, you will spend a total of 1.5 years of your life in the bathroom. Why wouldn’t you want to make this space a top priority when designing or redesigning your home? Modern innovations...

The Dog (and Cat) Days of Summer: Pet Friendly Home Design

Although the “dog days of summer” are almost behind us, it bears mentioning how homeowners are reinventing the standards of custom home design when it comes to pet-friendly designs. Homeowners are turning it up a notch and taking into account their canine or feline (or other pets) family members when designing their custom homes. With approximately 62% of US households...

Blurring the Lines Between Inside and Out

From renovations to custom new home construction, homeowners are asking for the latest in architectural trends to complete their projects. More and more, homeowners want to expand their living spaces to the outdoors, blurring the line between the inside of a home and its exterior. Increasingly, high performance liftslides and bifolding doors are being installed in large openings allowing a...

Are you Planning to
Design and Build a Mountain Home?

If you’ve ever driven the Blue Ridge Parkway and dreamt of living in the Smoky Mountains or the Southern Appalachians, we’ve compiled a series of complimentary guides rich with information about designing a mountain home. Informed by our decades of experience as mountain home architects, we share expert advice about topics like building on steep slopes, terrain-specific building costs, and materials suited for withstanding the mountain weather. Our passion for creating personalized and heartfelt homes is apparent in all of our work and it is our pleasure to share our expertise with you in these free and informative guides.