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


Enjoy browsing, but unless otherwise noted, these houses are private property and closed to the public -- so don't go tromping around uninvited.

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Howell was born in Westport CT and went to high school at St. Pauls in Concord NH.  She graduated in Architecture and Urban Design from Yale in 2001 and worked on projects in San Diego, San Luis Obispo, New Orleans, Dallas, and Cabo San Lucas.  In New York, she worked for IKBA. In New Orleans, she served as project architect for Brad Pitt’s Make It Right foundation, a LEED Platinum community of 21 houses, all modern. In 2014, she founded Stehli Howell Design.

Howell lectures on sustainable design practices, including the Tulane School of Architecture, the AIA LA Sustainable Design Forum and the GreenBuild Conference & Expo.  She works for Szostak Design in Chapel Hill.


2017 - The Galen and Emily Bratton House, 1605 Cheyenne Drive, Hillsborough NC. Built by Kevin Murphy, Newphire Building Company.  Part of the 2017 Green Home Tour.  Photos by Michael Dickson-Mills.

Sources include: Sarah Howell, Kevin Murphy.