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Selection Jury

This year’s residences will be selected by a curated jury that offers a broad range of work and experience that aligns with the committees’ goal to have a more inclusive Tour.

Jury Members

Amy Connor Murphy - ACM Design

Amy Connor Murphy | Principal – ACM Design – Jury Member

Amy Conner Murphy has been practicing architecture in North Carolina for nearly 25 years. Drawing from her background with notable corporate and commercial firms located in Charlotte, NC and Dallas, TX, she decided to open her own firm, ACM Design, in Asheville in 2004. ACM Design is a boutique architectural firm specializing in custom residential projects focused on integrated home design, including architecture, interiors and outdoor living design. Amy has assembled a team of talented architects and interior designers, committed to excellence in design, quality, integrity, service and the ideal of “creating home.”

Amy has service on the Executive Board for AIA Asheville, as well as on the Education Committees of AIA North Carolina and Asheville Homebuilders Association.

Doug Bothner - Ziger|Snead

Doug Bothner | Partner – Ziger | Snead – Jury Member

Doug has helped lead Ziger|Snead Architects for 18 years, becoming Partner in 2015. His work has been an integral part of the firm’s growth in the educational, cultural, residential, and institutional markets.

His residential work has received multiple design awards and appeared in Dwell Magazine and Wallpaper, among others. Doug received his Master of Architecture degree from Yale University School of Architecture and his bachelor of art from Wesleyan University where he graduated cum laude. He is currently serving on the board of the Friends of the Jones Falls Valley and has been adjunct faculty at the Maryland Institute of College of Art, and a visiting critic at the University of Maryland, the Catholic University of America, and Morgan State University.

Doug is a LEED Accredited Professional and a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Greg Paul - Greg Paul Builders

Greg Paul | Founder – Greg Paul Builders – Jury Member

In 1985 Greg Paul moved to Raleigh with his wife Mary Hart-Paul for her to do post graduate work at the NC State College of Design. Four years later Greg launched Greg Paul Builders (“GPB”), building on working relationships with several of Mary’s architecture professors.

These early bonds helped form GPB’s reputation as a capable and collaborative partner in the creation of residential and light commercial architecture. Some 35 years later GPB has completed over seventy architect-designed custom houses, along with hundreds of renovations, including dozens of historic restorations.

Awards include two NC Architect House of the Year Awards, the first in 1991 for the Frank and Judy Harmon Residence, and again in 1994 for the Witt Residence by Fred Stewart, AIA. GPB has been awarded multiple Sir Walter Raleigh Appearance Awards including Best Commercial Project in 1995 for the Lucy Daniels Office Building; the Best Historic Restoration in 1998 for the Carolina Trust Building, and 2008 Best Community Appearance Award for The Murphey School Auditorium Renovation.

Most recently GPB served as the General Contractor for the Hargett Place Rowhouse Development in downtown Raleigh, which has been warmly received by buyers and neighbors.

Kevin Kennedy - Cluck Design Colaborative

Kevin Kennedy | Principal-in-Charge – Cluck Design Colaborative – Jury Member

Kevin Kennedy AIA, founding partner of Cluck, formed the company in 2004. Kevin is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and has been practicing architecture and design for over 25 years.

With projects ranging from furniture and bicycle racks to full scale urban planning, Kevin’s deliberate approach to design consistently renders beautiful and functional results, regardless of scale or scope. His work has been published and has received numerous design awards.

As a lead designer and project architect for Shook Kelley, Kevin gained experience in many areas including furniture design, retail and storefront design, corporate office, mixed use, and urban planning.

Kevin is a licensed architect in several states, and has been a Guest Professor at UNCC, teaching design and methods of digital representation. He also frequently lectures and critiques student work.


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