direct via plan #:

or advanced search »

browse house plans:

Standard House Plans

Sustainable House Plans

Orientations are noted with the thumbnails to the right.

Passive solar design refers to the use of the sun's energy to heat and cool the living spaces in a home, utilizing the southern exposure to allow the sun to enter the home during the winter and warm it's interior.

Universal Design Plans

Archive for 2009

2008 Civil Engineer award in housing goes to…

April 26th, 2009

What can you say.


Eric Diener

January 9th, 2009

Since most of my client are spread out all over the US and Canada, I rarely have the opportunity to meet them in person. With sadness one of thew few that I do see, Eric Diener, passed away Dec. 29. I saw him a few weeks before to give him some plans. He was one of those I always enjoyed working with. His integrity was exceptional. He was honest, and built very high quality homes in the Asheville. He will be missed.

Below is his obituary.

Montgomery, Ala. – Eric Edwin Diener, 39, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 29th 2008 in Montgomery, AL.

Eric was born in Newport, RI and lived in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro area for most of his life.

For the past four years he lived in Asheville with his wife and dogs.

Eric was a self-employed home builder, a passionate humanitarian and loving husband.

Deeply saddened by this loss are his wife Laura Dominkovic, his parents Thomas and Patricia (Pam) Diener of Brentwood, TN, his sister Erin Diener of Wilmington, NC, and many dear friends.

A memorial service will be held January 11, 2009, at 1:30 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Asheville, 1 Edwin Place. Weather permitting, his ashes will be spread in Graveyard Fields after the service (dress appropriately), followed by a reception at the home, 29 Spinet Street.

Memorials gifts may be donated to Save the Children (http://www.savethechildre

To donate to a specific country, call 1-800-7283848.

Eric was dedicated to supporting countries in critical need, such as Zimbabwe, the Congo, Gaza strip, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Rest in peace, my love!