Category Archives: Architecture

AIA NC Center for Architecture and Design

The grand opening of the AIA NC Center for Architecture and Design is this weekend in Raleigh. The building was designed by Frank Harmon Architect for the North Carolina American Institute of Architects, and will serve as the new headquarters. … Continue reading

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Fort Macon State Park

On a recent visit to Atlantic Beach, NC , we drove a few miles to the east end of the Bogue Banks to Fort Macon State Park. The main feature of the park is the preserved historical fort, built of … Continue reading

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House is located just outside Washington, DC in Alexandria, Virginia along US 1. It has been relocated twice before reaching it’s current location in the Woodlawn Plantation. It’s probably been five years since I visited this … Continue reading

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Prairie Ridge Ecostation

The Prairie Ridge Ecostation is an outreach of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.  It’s located in Raleigh off of Reedy Creek Road and can be accessed along the greenway that leads west across Blue Ridge Road from the North Carolina … Continue reading

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Wiley Elementary School Media Center

I created a few quick design sketches showing improvements to the Wiley Elementary School Media Center for fundraising efforts. There is a need for more organization and better storage, along with a more cohesive and less cluttered appearance. Hopefully funding will come … Continue reading

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Design for addition to Western Boulevard Presbyterian Church

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Raleigh, NC

One of my favorite buildings in Raleigh is the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church on the corner of Brooks and Clark Avenue. It’s the rich textures that draw me in. The sanctuary rests on concrete piers above a black slate panelized … Continue reading

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Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House

I had the opportunity to visit the Farnsworth House in Plano, Illinois in 2005. The house, designed by architect Mies van der Rohe, is a great example of formal minimalism and clear structural expression. It is basically a glass box … Continue reading

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Porch and Deck Addition – Raleigh, NC

This summer I helped a client design a porch and deck addition to their home. Part of the design process is looking at a few options of possible designs, then developing the option that works best for the client. Here … Continue reading

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Modern Architecture on Cox Avenue in Raleigh

The lighting was nice this evening so I got inspired to shoot some pictures of the modern architecture down the street from where I live. The LA transplant, apprentice of Neutra and Schlindler, admirer of Frank Lloyd Wright, and one … Continue reading

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