On Thursday, N.C. Modernist Houses announced the winners of its annual statewide modernist residential design contest.
The big winner of the 2016 George Matsumoto Prize contest is Will Alphin of Alphin Design Build. Alphin took home the first-place prize in the juried competition for a four-level house in Raleigh’s Cameron Park neighborhood. That house, 123 Hillcrest, a 6,200-square-foot house valued at about $1.6 million, also won second place in the people’s choice category. Alphin received $3,000 in prize money.
Following close behind were designers with the in situ studio in Raleigh, whose designs placed second and third in the juried competition.
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