Discover the Best Information
for Designing a Mountain Home

ACM Design has put together these free resources for anyone who is considering making their home in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Upstate South Carolina, or the mountains of Tennessee.   The climate, topography, cultural life & amenities, and cost of living have drawn many to this beautiful place in Smoky Mountains along the Blue Ridge Parkway at the foot of the Appalachian Mountain Range. These home design resources include a valuable series of free guides we’ve created for what you need to know about building a home in the mountains, including building on steep slopes, how the weather affects your home design, and mountain home building costs.

These free resources are being provided from informational purposes, nothing can replace talking with an architect about your project.  Contact us when you are ready.

Understanding the Conditions and Terrain for Mountain Home Design

When building a new custom home in our region, it’s important to understand how building in the mountains differs from other areas of the country.  Our beautiful mountain terrain increases the complexity of design and construction on sites with sloping topography.  We’ve assembled these free guides to help answer some of the most common considerations. Each guide is downloadable and easy to print. If you have any questions or would like to request more information about, contact us.

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Do You Have Any Special Considerations?

Are you considering retiring in the mountains? Are you concerned about designing a home for aging in place and want to know what the best home design resources are to educate you?  At ACM Design, we specializes in elevating your enjoyment of your home through all life’s stages. Perhaps you’re interested in sustainable building or green architecture.  We approach all of our home design projects in an environmentally friendly and sustainable way.  Learn more about these topics.

Retiring in Asheville

Sustainable & Green Building

Can you hear that...

that's the sound of the mountains calling you home.

Deciding to Build, Buy New, or Renovate

ACM Design is a full service Architecture & Interior Design firm, and as such we offer many services for our clients to help them with building a new mountain home or renovating an existing home, as well as interior design services, outdoor living design, real estate property consultations.  We also have predesigned house plans available for sale.  The team at ACM Design would like to help you evaluate which option will be the best choice for you.