Architecture You Love
A North Carolina 501C3 Educational Nonprofit Archive Documenting, Preserving, and Promoting Residential Modernist Architecture


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Braswell was born near Smithfield NC. He received a BA in Architecture from the NCSU School of Design in 1956, and an MA in Architecture from the Harvard University School of Design in 1957.  He interned with A. G. Odell in Charlotte, Jose Cert in Cambridge MA, and Billy Griffin in Goldsboro.  After serving in the Army, he worked full time for Odell for two years then opened his own firm in 1959.  His wife and business partner is architect Martha Braswell. He also teaches architectural technologies at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte.

Around 1963 - The Philip Anthony Moose House, Blowing Rock NC. Built by Wilson Contracting. Engineering by Nick Gardner of Gardner Elsevier Kline. Sculpture by Ed Johnson of Raleigh. Photos by A. Haynes Dunlap and George L. Honeycutt. Do you know where it is?

1967 - The Jules A. Buxbaum House, 7448 Valleybrook Road, Charlotte. Several other owners. Sold to David Misenheimer. Sold to 1997 to J. Paul Sires and Ruth Lyons.

Year unknown - the Bob Sink House.  Location unknown.

Sources include:  Paul Braswell, Martha Braswell.