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09 26 15: Clark Court and Stoneridge won 2015 AIA NC Merit Awards!

05 16 15: Erin and Matt will lead sketch sessions with Frank Harmon at the AIA National Convention in Atlanta!

05 04 15: Matt was on thesis juries at the Tulane University School of Architecture!

05 01 15: a house named Fred won an AIA Triangle Honor Award!

04 15 15: Chasen Residence sketches have been featured in Mike Welton's Book, "Drawing From Practice!"

04 14 15: a house named Fred is on Dwell on-line!

03 29 15: Clark Court is in the May issue of Dwell!

03 27 15: Erin and Matt Spoke at the Mississippi State University CAAD NOMAS Symposium!


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October 2012

Happy Halloween from in situ studio!

We have some exciting news this month...

New Studio-Mate!We are ecstatic to announce that Ashley Ozburn has joined the in situ studio team! She has an undergraduate degree from the Univeristy of Virginia, and worked with Matt and Erin at Frank Harmon Architect for 3 years, before continuing her studies to earn a Master of Architecture from Yale University. Read Ashely's full bio here. Welcome to the team, Ashley!

Professional PhotographyThanks to the amazing talents of photographer Richard Leo Johnson, we have new pictures of four completed projects: The Chasen ResidenceBida Manda Laotion Restaurant + BarStoneridge, and The NCBG Plant Sale Shade Structure. The finished pictures will be added to the website soon. Thanks, again, to our generous clients for welcoming us back into your spaces for the photo shoot!

Project Update: a house named FredConstruction of a house named Fred is well underway! With the framing and part of the roof in place, the final form of the house is beginning to materialize. Thanks to the amazing contractor for the house, LE Meyers Builders.

Press for RA-50This summer, in situ studio teamed with David Hill, AIA to enter the HOME Competition by Building Trust International. We were awarded an honorable mention for our entry: RA-50. Our proposal focused on proposing a new zoning district for Raleigh, RA-50, that would be populated with small, affordable, pre-fabricated residential units. Learn more about the proposal and see our competition images on our website. Since the award announcement, RA-50 has been featured on numerous blogs: ArchDailyinhabitatCo.DesignArchitizerThe Atlantic CitiesPlanetizen, and Intentionally Small. We are flattered by the press our submission has garnered!  

Book of the MonthAlong the theme of small spaces, our book selection of the month is Nano House: Innovations for Small Dwellings by Phyllis Richardson. The book is filled with examples of well-designed and thoughtfully-detailed small houses, organized into topics including "mobile" and "low energy."  It's a perfect book to flip through for design inspiration.

Working in Our CommunityThank you to everyone that helped us celebrate in situ studio's 2nd birthday! Only Burger was delicious, and we enjoyed wine from The Wine Feed and beer from Big Boss Brewery. We had a blast! Also, thank you to those who stopped by Stoneridge on this month's successful AIAT Residential Architecture Tour. It was a pleasure to see so many familiar faces, and meet many new ones!

Have A Seat has won another Sir Walter Raleigh Award! We are so proud of Erin's involvement with AIAT andYAF in continuing this wonderful community project. In fact, through her dedication to these programs, she just received an AIAT 2012 Presidential Award. Congrats Erin!

The Raleigh chapter of Creative Mornings had another successful talk this month. Creative Mornings is a monthly lecture series with 30 chapters internationally. Nicole is on the team of organizers for our local chapter. The first talk, by Aly Khalifa of Gamil Design, is now available to watch on vimeo. This month's talk by Wyeth Johnson of Epic Games will be posted soon, and in the meantime you can see pictures on flickr. Be sure to mark your calendars for next month's talk by Victor Lytvinenko of Raleigh Denim!

In other news, Matt has passed the 2,000 picture threshold on Instagram, having been a proud user for only 10 months #wow! You can follow him at @m_h_griffith.

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