Tonic Design Tonic Construction

Tonic Design Tonic Construction is an award-winning modern design-build firm in Raleigh, North Carolina.

GREENville House
GREENville House

Driven by technologically advanced systems, sensitive building placement and site orientation, the house tracks the sun as it stretches away from its own shadow. Private spaces fill narrow bars, extending into the landscape and away from a double height, public […]

Hawthorne Residence
Hawthorne Residence

This house replaced a dark, cramped, early 20th century bungalow with modernist light, space, and form, and a strong connection between indoors and outdoors. The original house was part of Cameron Park, an established, stylistically varied neighborhood developed in the early […]

Piedmont Retreat
Piedmont Retreat

Set in a wooded cul-de-sac neighborhood on the edge of Durham, the community is characterized by a strong topography. Bounded by a quiet and introverted exterior, a thick Geode crust, the corten steel forms a protective barrier to the street. […]

AEC CAFE: “Smart-Stell Residence in Durham, USA, by Tonic Design + Tonic Construction”
AEC CAFE: “Smart-Stell Residence in Durham, USA, by Tonic Design + Tonic Construction”

By Sanjay Gangal The clients wanted a new house but not anew neighborhood. On one of their daily walks they found a 40-year-old structure for sale. The house, beyond repair, occupied a promising lot with a southeast exposure to a […]

METALMAG: “Metal Framing and Panels Provide nearly Transparent Shelter”
METALMAG: “Metal Framing and Panels Provide nearly Transparent Shelter”

by Krista Hovis While many art museums have lawn sculptures to draw visitors in, the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh has taken the concept a step further. Within the museum’s 164-acre (66-hectare) park, the sculptures are more than […]

ARCH DAILY: “Smart-Stell Residence / Tonic Design + Tonic Construction”

The clients wanted a new house but not a new neighborhood. On one of their daily walks they found a 40-year-old structure for sale. The house, beyond repair, occupied a promising lot with a southeast exposure to a small lake. […]