Recognizing Excellence in North Carolina Modernist Residential Design
The George Matsumoto Prize honors George
faculty member of North Carolina State University's School of Design,
designed many of the state’s
most well-known and historically
significant Modernist houses.To continue that tradition, the
yearly Matsumoto Prize competition recognizes excellence
in new Modernist houses
in North Carolina.
First place - Rusafova Markulis Architects, for the Sapphire Cabin in Sapphire NC.
Second place - Tina Govan Architect Inc with Jason Hart of ThoughtCraft Architects, for the Trott Residence in Durham NC.
Scott Huebner of Brickstack
Architects, for the Black Mountain Residence in Black Mountain NC.
People's Choice Awards:
First Place - Rusafova Markulis Architects, for the Sapphire Cabin in Sapphire NC.
Second Place – Adam Sebastian of STITCH Design Shop, for the Wainscott Residence in Greensboro NC.
Third Place - Tina Govan Architect Inc with Jason Hart of ThoughtCraft Architects, for the Trott Residence in Durham NC.
Jane Frederick FAIA
Frederick and Frederick
2020 AIA President
Tom Phifer FAIA
Thomas Phifer and Partners
Dean, University of Texas Austin Architecture
Kirsten Ring Murray FAIA
Harry Wolf FAIA