ARCHITECTURE LAB: “Hungry Neck House / The Raleigh Architecture Company”

December 19, 2015 § Leave a comment

Hungry Neck  house, rear elevation. Photo by Atlantic Archives

Hungry Neck house, rear elevation. Photo by Atlantic Archives

The Hungry Neck house home sits right in the middle of an old neighborhood in downtown Raleigh, NC, surrounded by busy thoroughfares and an assortment of frame houses from the 1930s and ‘40s.The thoroughfares suggested that the house “turn its back” on the street and focus on a huge, beautiful oak tree in the backyard. In the spirit of the neighborhood, however, a corner of the façade became a front porch overlooking the sidewalk. The owners, a young married couple, also enjoy the fact that their Modern house is helping to reinvigorate an old urban neighborhood that’s been overlooked for decades… READ MORE

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