Acclaimed architect Sarah Susanka to present in benefit for Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity

March 21, 2013

On Thursday, April 11th, Sarah Susanka, acclaimed architect and best-selling author of the Not So Big book series will present The Not So Big Community to benefit Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity’s Building a Way Home campaign. Lead sponsor The Hilton at Biltmore Park, Asheville is the venue for this special event.

With more than 1.2 million copies of her books sold, Susanka has helped readers understand how walkable communities, “better, not bigger” design, and well-thought-out neighborhoods can positively impact our overall well-being. On April 11th, Susanka will discuss how we can incorporate changes into our lives that, collectively, will lead us towards creating more dynamic and sustainable communities.

According to Susanka, the more engaged and present people are in the process of making a community, the more alive an sustainable it will be. Learn how Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity is building communities like this as part of its Building a Way Home campaign.

When: Thursday, April 11, 2013
Where: The Hilton at Biltmore Park, Asheville

Note: A small block of rooms is reserved for event guests at a special rate. Mention this event when booking.
Open to the public; advanced ticket purchase required

5:45pm – Cocktail reception with Sarah Susanka and Silent Auction of select items including a Brian Boggs “Lily” chair, handmade queen-size quilt and jewelry from Marthaler Jewelers
7:00pm – Sarah Susanka presentation and Q&A
8:00pm – Book signing by Malaprop’s

COST: Ticket $65. To purchase, visit or call Eva Mellert at 828.210.9385.
Sponsorship opportunities available, starting at just $250. Contact Eva for details.