The Matsumoto House on Runnymede Road in Raleigh was designed and built in 1954. The 1,752 square-foot home takes its cues from van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House in Plano, Ill. But where Farnsworth is a sparkling sonnet in glass and steel, Matsumoto’s house explores the opacity of wood, block and paneling.
The Matsumoto House on Runnymede Road in Raleigh was designed and built in 1954. The 1,752 square-foot home takes its cues from van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House in Plano, Ill. But where Farnsworth is a sparkling sonnet in glass and steel, Matsumoto’s house explores the opacity of wood, block and paneling. Juli Leonard jleonard@newsobserver.com
The Matsumoto House on Runnymede Road in Raleigh was designed and built in 1954. The 1,752 square-foot home takes its cues from van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House in Plano, Ill. But where Farnsworth is a sparkling sonnet in glass and steel, Matsumoto’s house explores the opacity of wood, block and paneling. Juli Leonard jleonard@newsobserver.com

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