ArCHdes Award Winner

We're proud to be announce that ACM Design has been announced the 2016 winner of the ArCHdes (Design Excellence Selection) Awards for the Biltmore Forest Romantic custom home. The ArCHdes Design Excellence Selection Awards is a yearly program that recognizes outstanding ArCH members and their projects. Carefully sited to feature views of the Biltmore Estate from nearly every room, this...

Carolina Home and Garden, Spring 2016 COVER

Cover Article: A Fresh Look at Outdoor Rooms

  A Thirst for Magnificence Firm Gets Carte Blanche to Transform an Old Carriage House by Melanie McGee Bianchi Photos by Kevin Meechan REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION Among the liquid extras designed to enhance life and leisure on this dream property are a dramatically terraced series of water features — one standalone falls drops 12 feet from its source — and a paradise pool. The latter is...

Western North Carolina Magazine, March 2016 COVER

WNC Magazine: “Remarkable Revamps” featuring ACM Design Project

[caption id="attachment_6728" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] New Kitchen in Historic Grove Park Home[/caption] Fairy Tale Cottage WRITER: Melissa Reardon PHOTOGRAPHER: Heather Radford ILLUSTRATOR: WNC Staff When architect Amy Conner-Murphy and her team from ACM Design took up the task of renovating the adorable North Asheville cottage of Doug and Wendy Banks, they gave it a fitting nickname: The Sleeping Beauty Project. “It was a diamond in the...

HGTV Features ACM Design Renovation in Asheville

[caption id="attachment_7064" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] Front drive entrance to the Modern Rustic Mountain Estate Home[/caption] Rustic Meets Luxury in This Picturesque Mountain Escape By: Keri Sanders Photos by: Kevin Meechan From: Amy Conner-Murphy After laying eyes on this jaw-dropping outdoor space, you'll know exactly why HGTV fans crowned it the winner of this year's Fresh Faces of Design Outdoor Living Spaces category. It just doesn't get...

Grand Opening at ACM Design

Some photos of our new space at our grand opening event! Over a decade ago, Amy Conner-Murphy started ACM Design with a focus on creating custom homes that reflect the individual personalities and priorities of each client. Since the beginning, ACM Design has built a strong reputation of excellence and has grown into a notable architecture firm in Western North Carolina....

Expert Advice from ACM Design Featured on North Carolina Design

[caption id="attachment_6850" align="alignright" width="1800"] Family Room of the Ramble Romantic of Biltmore Forest[/caption]   “Tips Of The Trade” From North Carolina Design Experts Posted on August 6, 2015 | Once again, several of our design professionals weigh in, sharing some great tips with readers for all areas of the home. With years of experience creating living spaces that speak to who their cleints are and...

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.