||A North Carolina 501C3 Educational Nonprofit Archive Documenting, Preserving, and Promoting Residential Modernist Architecture
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MATTHEW (MATT) HENNING GRIFFITH, AIA
Griffith is a 1996 graduate of Davidson College (BS Mathematics) and a 2002 graduate of the NCSU College of Design (MA Architecture), where he concentrated in Urban Design and was awarded the Kamphoefner Fellowship, the Dean’s Award for outstanding service, the Faculty Design Award, and the AIA School Medal.
He served as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Arkansas (2002-2004) and worked in the offices of Marlon Blackwell Architect (2002-2006) and Frank Harmon Architect (2006-2010) before founding in situ studio in 2010 with Erin Sterling Lewis.
In 2004, he received the Boston Society of Architects Unbuilt Architecture Award for a community center for Camden NJ. He was project designer at Frank Harmon Architect for the AIA NC Center for Architecture and Design, among other projects. He serves as Professor in Practice at the NCSU College of Design and lives in a house designed by Lewis Polier.
2011 - The Matthew Staton and Jennifer Simmons Renovation, 620 West Cabarrus Street, Raleigh. Designed with Erin Sterling Lewis.
2012 - The Adam Chasen and Auditi Hussein House, aka the $150K House, 827 East Hargett Street, Raleigh. The original house, bottom photo, was destroyed after being damaged in a storm. 1450sf. Designed with Erin Sterling Lewis. Built by Axiom Green Build. Won 2nd place in the juried 2013 Matsumoto Prize. Won 2nd place in the People's Choice category in the 2013 Matsumoto Prize. Griffith designed an accessory building in the backyard in 2016, bottom photo.
2012 - The Pat Graham and Bonnie Pobiner Renovation, 1515 Lutz Avenue, Raleigh. Commissioned 2011. Deigned with Erin Sterling Lewis. Built by David Ballard.
2013 - The Nathanson House, aka the Orange County Residence, aka House Named Fred, 920 Deers Nest Lane, Durham NC. 3660 sf. Interior design by Nicole Baxter. Built by Leon Meyers. Designed with Erin Sterling Lewis.
2015 - The Carolina and Danilo Moura House, 9021 Albatross Court, Raleigh. Designed with Erin Sterling Lewis. Top photo by Todd Hancock.
2015 - The Samer and Sahar Tah-Eldin House, aka the Medlin Residence, 3009 Medlin Drive, Raleigh. Designed with Erin Sterling Lewis. Built by Kemp Harris. Former house on the site, bottom photo. Won a 2016 AIANC Merit Award.
2015 - The James Corbett House, aka Bahama Modern, 1360 John Jones Road, Bahama NC. Designed with Erin Sterling Lewis. Won a 2016 AIANC Honor Award.
2016 - The Sunshine and Robert Norment Harper Renovation, 3322 Ocotea Street, Raleigh. Original 1959 architect unknown. After Sunshine's death, Robert remarried, to Jacqueline Hutzler Harper. Deeded in 1992 to the Harper heirs. Sold in 2014 to Chris Curatolo and Joseph Amory who commissioned a renovation.
Sources include: Matt Griffith, Erin Sterling Lewis.