ARCHITECTS+ARTISANS: “A Pair of Aces for Downtown Raleigh”
November 17, 2014 § Leave a comment
Rather than wait for a client to beat a path to their door, the enterprising owners at Raleigh Architecture Company, one of the city’s newest firms, built a better mousetrap instead.
Actually, they built two – side by side.
Downtown, on infill lots.
“We played developer, contractor, architect, and owner on these,” says firm co-owner Robby Johnston. “We planned on building one of two homes for my family, and finding a client for the other.
They may differ on the outside – one’s clad in Corten steel, and the other in recycled roofing slate – but they’ve got a lot more lot in common.
“Conceptually they’re fraternal twins, with shared but individual characteristics,” says Craig Kerins, also a co-owner in the firm. READ MORE…