NEWS & OBSERVER: “Modernist architecture winners announced”

The Aiyyer residence in Carrboro won first place for architect Jason Hart of CUBE design + research in Chapel Hill in the N.C. Modernist Houses’ 2015 Matsumoto Prize competition. Mark Herboth Photography LLC Mark Herboth Photography LLC Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/living/home-garden/article29540578.html#storylink=cpy

The Aiyyer residence in Carrboro won first place for architect Jason Hart of CUBE design + research in Chapel Hill in the N.C. Modernist Houses’ 2015 Matsumoto Prize competition. Mark Herboth Photography LLC Mark Herboth Photography LLC

By Andrea Weigl

N. C. Modernist Houses announced the 2015 Matsumoto Prize winners last week.

A jury of internationally known architects and designers chose three winners:

▪ First place and $3,000 went to architect Jason Hart of CUBE design + research in Chapel Hill for the Aiyyer residence in Carrboro. The builder was MCF Builders of Chapel Hill.

▪ Second place and $2,000 went to… READ MORE

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NEWS & OBSERVER: “NC Modernist Houses contest gives awards for outstanding new designs”

Michael Rank's 3,200-square-foot modern gothic home recently received a Design Award from the Triangle chapter of the American Institute of Architects and is the top winner in the George Matsumoto Prize competition.

Michael Rank’s 3,200-square-foot modern gothic home recently received a Design Award from the Triangle chapter of the American Institute of Architects and is the top winner in the George Matsumoto Prize competition.

 

If the term “modern architecture” brings to mind a stark style best suited to urban landscapes, you may do a double take when looking over this year’s George Matsumoto Prize winners.

The six new homes recently honored by the N.C. Modernist Houses contest range from a rustic mountain cabin to a coastal villa that sits lightly at the water’s edge as if poised to flit away. Yet what connects this diverse collection of homes are the staples of modernist architecture: functional form and a design that reflects each home’s location.

George Smart, founder of the nonprofit N.C. Modernist Houses (formerly known as Triangle Modernist Houses), says another common thread among the award winners was an emphasis on energy conservation.

“Sustainability and energy efficiency – those are very important qualities,” Smart said. “People want to have that option.” READ MORE…

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