Columbia, SC – Southland Log Homes, the largest and most established log home company in the United States and award winning and nationally recognized Donald A. Gardner Architects, Inc., based in Greenville, SC announce their alliance.

Both founded in 1978, Southland Log Homes and Donald A. Gardner Architects have been integral parts of the home building industry for over 30 years. While the Donald A. Gardner firm designs home plans for today’s families, Southland has been making homeowner’s log home dreams come true. By working together, Southland’s log home plans now have all the best features modern homes have to offer.

The Florence, The Lakeport and The Piedmont are the first log home plans that have been created since the alliance. These homes combine the aesthetic details and livability that have come to be expected from both companies.

“Our joining with Donald A. Gardner Architects in this unique relationship allows Southland Log Homes to continue offering the newest amenities that families look for in a home,” says George M. Miller, CEO of Southland. “This alliance brings the best ideas in modern home design together with the best in manufacturing log house packages and log cabin kits.”

“We are constantly searching for ways to make quality home design available to everyone wishing to build their dream home. Our alliance with Southland Log Homes expands the selection of home designs available to those wishing to build a log home,” said Donald A. Gardner, CEO of Donald A. Gardner, Architects, Inc.

For more information about building a Southland Log Home with Donald A. Gardner house plans, contact Southland Log Homes at 800-641-4754. To explore the homes online, visit or

About Southland Log Homes: Headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, Southland Log Homes was founded in 1978 and is the largest log homes company in the United States. Southland has 18 company-owned model home sales offices in ten states and exclusive Southland dealers worldwide, including Germany, Canada, The Czech Republic and Japan. Model homes are located in Atlanta, GA, Baton Rouge, LA, Birmingham, AL, Boone, NC, Charlotte, NC, Christiansburg, VA, Columbia, SC, Gatlinburg, TN, Greensboro, NC, Greenville, SC, Fredericksburg, VA, Houston, TX, Jackson, MS, Louisville, KY, Macon, GA, Memphis, TN, Nashville, TN, San Antonio, TX, with models opening soon in Knoxville, TN, and Dallas, TX. For more information, call 800-641-4754 or visit

About Donald A. Gardner Architects, Inc.: Specializing in the design of single family residential homes, Donald A. Gardner Architects, Inc. offers award-winning pre-designed home plans, modification services and technical support for builders and homeowners, as well as marketing/public relations assistance for industry professionals. For more information on the products and services of Donald A. Gardner Architects, Inc., call 1-800-388-7580 or visit