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UrbanEden Among Favorites in Matsumoto Competition


UNC Charlotte’s UrbanEden placed third in the people’s choice voting for the 2014 Matsumoto Prize for modernist residential design in North Carolina, sponsored by North Carolina Modernist Houses.

The Matsumoto Prize is named in honor of George Matsumoto, a founding faculty member at the N.C. State University School of Design (now College of Design) who is well known for many exemplary Mid-century Modernist houses he designed across North Carolina.

UrbanEden Presented at Senior Scholars

UrbanEden was the featured presentation at the monthly meeting of the Charlotte Senior Scholars, an organization devoted to life-long learning. Meg Whalen, Director of Communications and External Relations for the College of Arts + Architecture and an UrbanEden team mentor, spoke to a large group of 236 people about the US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 and the UNC Charlotte team's competition house. The hour-long presentation took place at the Queens University of Charlotte Sports Complex on September 10.