Tonic Design, a Raleigh-based architecture firm, won two of the seven Design Awards given out at last week’s AIA Triangle Awards. The firm was recognized for their work on the 1700 Glenwood Building, an iconic piece of Five-Points/Raleigh architecture, as well as Crabill Modern, located in Hillsborough.
Originally built in the mid-1960s to house one of the most progressive drycleaners in the country, 1700 Glenwood has become a quintessential piece of the Raleigh architecture community even during an extended vacancy. After the owners were encouraged to undertake a renovation, they brought on Tonic Design to achieve a proactive architectural solution towards sustainability and an energy-efficient future. The building now shades its interior space from glare and reduces summer heat gain by more than 70%. Read More
In Pittsboro, North Carolina, design-build firm Tonic constructed a four-story, 3,200-square-foot residence for a musician and his son.
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Modernism’s crisp lines and ornament-free surfaces bear little resemblance to Gothic architecture’s….
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Builder magazine features tonic’s design of the contemporary kitchen in the Hawthorne Residence:
NORTH CAROLINA KITCHEN FACILITATES FAMILY INTERACTION
Sophisticated design touches balance a kid-friendly layout in this contemporary Raleigh home.
By Jennifer Goodman
This contemporary kitchen makes entertaining friends and family or even just cooking for the kids fun and easy. It was designed to allow the homeowners to prepare meals or socialize while keeping an eye on their children. The youngsters can play in the backyard just beyond the large sliding glass doors while mom and dad get dinner ready, hang out with friends, or do the dishes—all the while within sight of each other.
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tonic is featured in this year’s Dwell’s Definitive List of Architects and Designers Worldwide:
Multigenerational Living: The Resurgence of a Forgotten Housing Typology
When: Thursday, November 19, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Where: COR Museum, 220 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Speakers: Katherine Hogan, AIA & Vincent Petrarca of tonic design
During this UDC Talk, tonic design principals Katherine Hogan, AIA and Vincent Petrarca will speak about their practice, past projects in Raleigh, and research into alternative housing types and housing diversity within our city.