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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.

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Rustic Revival

Some of the most sought-after homes in Highlands aren’t new mansions with a view. Instead, they’re drafty old log cabins built by a man whose artistry has long outlived him.

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Coastal Comfort

In Ocean Isle Beach, a downsized space makes room for an upsized life.

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Luxe Lofts

Choose your own adventure at this chic, historic loft in downtown Asheville.

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Safe Harbor

A modern-day maritime village: At the mouth of the Neuse River, a cozy waterfront community unites around boating, architectural beauty — and “docktails.”