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2016 Matsumoto Prize Awards | Thursday Night

Screen Shot 2016-07-20 at 3.45.43 PM2016 Matsumoto Prize Awards Presentation: McConnell Studios in Boylan Heights, Raleigh, will host North Carolina Modernist Houses’ 2016 George Matsumoto Prize Recognizing Excellence in North Carolina Modernist Residential Design. Free and open to the public, the awards presentation is part of NCMH’s monthly “Thirst4Architecture” networking events. Along with the awards presentation, entertainment for the evening will include live music, catered food, various beverages, and the opportunity to tour McConnell Studios. For more info go HERE.

NCMH’s Matsumoto Prize 2015

Along with rounding up folks to submit their local homes for Modern Atlanta’s sponsored Modern Tour, Kelly and I are helping to solicit modern home owners, designers and builders to submit their home for entry into NC Modernist Houses Matsumoto Prize competition. Kelly and I went to the award ceremony last year where two Asheville homes received prizes. Yeah!Screen Shot 2015-02-20 at 12.45.12 PM

To see those homes and the other prize winners from 2014 click here. Kelly and I had a blast and just missed out on winning a cool modern chair. {long story} We did get to accept the prize for Rusafova Markulis Architects entry for their Blue House in 5 Points while they travel the world.Untitled-1

For details on submitting entries click here. Entries will be accepted on and following May 1, 2015. We wanted to get the word out so you can get your information ready. Give us a call if you would like to discuss your home.


Kelly and Troy

North Carolina Modernist Houses | Matsumoto Prize Event

Troy and Kelly with George Smart of NCMH.

Troy and Kelly with George Smart of NCMH.

Kelly and I traveled to Raleigh yesterday afternoon to attend North Carolina Modernist Houses’ Matsumoto Prize event for modern homes in North Carolina Compat CAM. Two homes in Asheville were awarded 2nd and 3rd prize. Maria Rusafova won 3rd place for her Blue House in Five Points (more to come on that) and SPG Architects won for the Herbits House in Leicester. Kelly and I were able to accept Maria’s award on her behalf as she tour’s India with her family. Congrats to our local winners!IMG_5782

Kelly and I had a great time and made a bit of a scene — of course. Also, we are talking to George about an event we are planning here in Asheville for this upcoming winter. More soon. Cheers! Troy