Home & Garden

The Four Elements of a Modern Home

An acclaimed North Carolina architect picks four homes whose distinctive features — from sleek rooflines to dramatic windows — illustrate the
mid-century modern aesthetic.

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Modern Living in NC: The Ranch Revival

In Charlotte, a broker and a home designer have come up with a new twist on a classic design. It doesn’t fit in with today’s trends. And that’s the point.

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The Marvelous Mr. Modern

George Smart set out to save a historic, but often overlooked, architectural style in North Carolina. By showcasing the functional beauty of these homes across the state, he’s rallied folks to the cause of Mayberry Modernism.


Blueprint For A Movement

A tenacious architect with a lofty goal turned North Carolina State University into a powerhouse of modernist design.

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Welcome Home

From a modern-day maritime village in Oriental, to a couple’s dream vacation home (and putting green) on Lake Pinehurst, to rustic cabins with history in Highlands, these stylish and welcoming spots across the state have us dreaming of a home away from home.