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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
N.C. Court upholds right to build a modern house in historic district
Source: Architect magazine
It's too bad the current example is so pedestrian, but kudos to the Historic Development Commission of Raleigh, North Carolina for having a policy that officially recognizes contemporary architecture as part of the historical continuum, and that allows modern architecture within historic districts. Raleigh HDC guidelines state: "The introduction of a compatible but contemporary new construction project can add depth and contribute interest to the district."
The full story may be found at Architect magazine.