• 2022 ReUse Contest

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12th Annual ReStore ReUse Contest. August 1st through September 30th. Guidelines and entry form at ashevillehabitat.org

The winners of the 12th Annual ReStore ReUse Contest have been announced!

View the winners here.

ReUse Contest Guidelines

The contest begins on August 1, 2022 and ends on September 30, 2022. Winners will be announced in October.

Anyone! (Except employees of Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity)

The Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity ReStore is hosting the 11th annual ReUse Contest to showcase innovative building projects constructed predominantly of used building materials.

Winners will be selected in the following categories:

  • Furniture: $200 ReStore gift card
  • Homesteading (i.e. chicken coop, raised bed): $200 ReStore gift card
  • Live and/or work space: $200 ReStore gift card
  • Art: $200 ReStore gift card
  • Home Decor: $200 ReStore gift card
  • Vans & Vehicles: $200 ReStore gift card
  • Best in Show: $500 ReStore gift card

Winners will be announced in a press release, on Asheville Habitat’s website and social media pages, and featured in the Asheville Habitat ReStore.


  • Entries must be submitted electronically using the form provided.
  • Projects should have been completed within the last 2 years.
  • You may submit up to three separate projects (individually).
  • Re-submission of a project submitted in previous years will not be accepted.
  • Incomplete entries will not be considered.
  • Questions? Email reuse@ashevillehabitat.org.

There will be 5 judges, assessing entries based on:

  • Quality of design and execution
  • Replicability of concept
  • Clarity of description
  • Quality of photos (if we can’t see it well, we can’t judge it fairly)

Complete this online entry form by midnight September 30, 2022.

Entries for the 12th Annual ReStore ReUse Contest have closed. For updates, visit ashevillehabitat.org and follow us on Facebook and Instagram (@ashevillerestore) to stay tuned as we announce the winners in October!

2023 ReUse Contest Now Open

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Now through September 30, residents can show off their creativity and talent for a chance to win in the 12th annual ReStore ReUse Contest contest. Fabulous furniture make-overs, remarkable renovations, or unique yard art…if you recently took on a DIY project using predominantly reused building materials, we want to know.

AIP Model Wins House Design Award

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Asheville Habitat’s single-level Aging in Place (AIP) townhome specifically designed for adults age 55+ was recently awarded “Best in Accessibility” in Habitat for Humanity International’s nationwide house design contest.