About Spatial Design Build

Scotty Moretz - Founder

Based in northwestern NC, Spatial Design Build is a full-service design and build firm specializing in architectural timber frame structures. With over twenty years of timber framing experience, Scotty Moretz stands as the visionary force behind Spatial Design Build. His journey began with studies in Drafting and Design at Appalachian State University, leading to a comprehensive mastery of all aspects of timber framing. Scotty’s passion for wood, outdoor adventure, and deep respect for nature fuel the
heart of Spatial Design Build’s business model. Inspired by a dream that took root over two decades ago, Scotty envisions a company that seamlessly integrates artistry with efficiency, celebrating the inherent beauty of timber in every sustainable structure crafted.


His commitment to excellence is reflected in Spatial Design Build’s streamlined design and construction concept. The company aims to deliver superior quality, emphasizing a harmonious blend of form and function in every project. With a foundation built on Scotty’s unparalleled expertise and a vision that celebrates the natural world, Spatial Design Build continues to shape the landscape of timber framing with passion, precision, and a deep respect for the craft.

Bret Edwards - Odyssey Timber Works

Bret Edwards - Timber Framer

Bret is a skilled timber framer with expertise in precision joinery and fabrication using the natural elements within reach. Since earning his degree in Building Science and Sustainable Technology from Appalachian State University in 2016, Bret has honed his skills from carpenter to timber framer. One of only a handful of  tree-to-structure timber framers in the state, Bret has mastered framing from use of primitive tools to digital milling. His love of nature and understanding of the need for forestry preservation serve him well in his passion for the trade.

Why Spatial Design Build?

Choosing Spatial Design Build ensures a unified journey from start to finish with a consistent team. Our streamlined approach encompasses design, fabrication, and installation, reflecting a steadfast commitment to excellence. Blending modern elegance with rustic textures and structural durability, our timber frames are designed and built with the eye of a craftsman.

Sustainable Practices

We craft sophisticated, eco-conscious structures built to endure generations. Committed to renewable resources, we carefully select timber, prioritizing responsible harvesting and minimizing environmental impact. We aim to create impressive timber frame structures while contributing to a greener future.

Quick Turnaround

Our projects showcase a swift turnaround through skilled planning and execution, prioritizing efficiency without compromising quality. Our streamlined process ensures seamless coordination from concept to completion, emphasizing precision and efficiency for exceptional timber frame solutions.

3D Drafting & Design

We rely on Cadwork, a standard in 3D drafting and design, ensuring precision, enhancing communication, fostering a shared understanding, and eliminating uncertainties in timber framing.

20+ Years of Experience

With over two decades of unwavering dedication and expertise in the timber frame industry, we take pride in our rich legacy of crafting timeless structures that seamlessly blend craftsmanship with sustainability.