2018 NCMH Events
Raleigh Denim Workshop and Curatory, 319 West Martin Street, Raleigh. Food, drink, and holiday market and tour where they make jeans! Raleigh Denim Workshop is an American enterprise / art project / romantic adventure started by Sarah Yarborough and Victor Lytvinenko. 85 people attended.
Quiet Elegance: The Architecture of Hugh Kaptur (2013)
This film celebrates the architecture of Hugh Kaptur who has been designing Modernist homes, hotels, commercial buildings and apartment complexes in Southern California for more than 50 years. 28 people attended.
175 people attended.
We joined Jason Queen at the Ware Townhomes and a party hosted at the Transfer Company next door, a 43,000sf food hall. 200 people attended.
Alliance of Interior Designers
at AIA North Carolina
George Smart spoke on Mayberry Modernism. 47 people attended.
One Big Home (2016)
A carpenter in Martha's Vineyard takes off his tool belt and over ten years documents homeowners and builders and the community as giant houses take over the island. Produced by Thomas Bena. Afterwards, we had Q&A with Thomas via phone.
USModernist Frank Lloyd Wright Modernist Phoenix Tour
USModernist's trip to Phoenix, the desert city Frank Lloyd Wright made his western headquarters at Taliesin, was four nights and five days of sunny mid-century architecture, from art to furnishings to lifestyles to food to houses!
Harold Price House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
Phoenix Art Museum, designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien
Taliesin West, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
Musical Instrument Museum, designed by RSP Architects
Arcosanti, designed by Paulo Soleri
David Wright House, by Frank Lloyd Wright
24 people attended.
200 people attended.
All aboard! NCMH went to Lexington on our own private air-conditioned, wifi-equipped, restroom-equipped Amtrak car! Wait a minute - Amtrak doesn't stop in Lexington. One day a year it does, and this is the day. 60 people signed up.
Robby and Craig and the crew of Raleigh Architecture hosted at their new office, 716 South Saunders Street, Raleigh. 105 people attended.
Sponsored by Great Wagon Road Vodka. 95 people attended.
Architecture Movie Series
Alamo Drafthouse, Raleigh
Face of a
Nation: What Happened to the World's Fair?
Daughter of immigrants, a 1st generation architect Mina Chow struggles to keep her dream alive as she journeys to discover why America abandoned World's Fairs, global spectacles that featured amazing architecture.
38 people attended.
The Patel House, Chapel Hill, designed by Phil Szostak, built by Bold Construction
Fairview, Durham, designed by Alicia Hylton-Daniel
The Tricoci-Melloni House, Hillsborough, designed by Heather Washburn, built by Bold Construction
The Skumanich-Chase House, designed by Ellen Cassilly, built by Newphire Building Company
The Fraser House, Chapel Hill, designed by Dail Dixon, built by BuildSense
275 people attended.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater in Mill Run PA.
Did you know that just a few miles away, there's another remarkable Wright house, Kentuck Knob, and its world-class outdoor sculpture garden?
21 people attended. Did you miss it? We go every fall.
Co-hosted by Tactile, a multidisciplinary architecture and design firm, and Artish Studiowho wants everyone to be an artist with modern art, furniture, and accessories. 85 people attended.
The Blue Haven House Tour
NCMH toured the 1959 Williams House, aka Blue Haven, the family home of famed Raleigh architect Carter Williams. One of the most remarkable Modernist houses in Raleigh ever built, it was nicknamed for its distinctive Carolina blue stone. Dick Bell was the landscape architect. 260 people attended.
300 people attended.
USModernist Organizing Party
POD Architecture and Design, Carrboro
70 people explored the pod office in Carrboro.
250 people attended.
Recognizing Excellence in North Carolina Modernist Residential Design
2018 Jury Winners
People’s Choice Winners, voted on by the public
Video of People's Choice Winners
Photos by Ormando Harris. 110 people attended.
225 people attended.
150 people attended.
45 people explored the latest in home audio and theatre technology.
250 people attended.
Rivers Agency, Chapel Hill
95 people attended at an office interior designed by Phil Szostak, who spoke about the building.
NCMH Global Three Tour
Berlin and Zurich
Flex House, Zurich
Hotel Bellevue, Lucerne
26 toured Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Liechtenstein in amazing weather - with no crowds!
NCMH sponsored Creative Mornings starting this month. 320 people attended.
65 people attended on a perfect spring evening.Photo by Ormando Harris.
George Smart spoke at the New York School of Interior Design. 50 students attended.
George Smart spoke at the Center for Architecture Sarasota. 45 people attended.
A great day touring new and recently-renovated Modernist houses without the hassle of driving! Featuring the work of architects and designers Harwell Hamilton Harris, Matt Griffith + Erin Sterling Lewis, Lyn McClay, Sarah Howell, Robby Johnston, Craig Kerins + Robby Johnson, Bob Anderson, and Dustin Ehrlich.
The 2017 Bratton House, Hillsborough, designed by Sarah Howell.
The 2017 Swain Street House, Raleigh, designed by Matthew Griffith and Erin Sterling Lewis.
Casa Mariposa, 127 Glendale Drive, Chapel Hill, designed by Lyn McClay
The 2017 Helms/Carroll House, Raleigh, designed by Craig Kerins and Robby Johnston
The 2017 Parks House, Raleigh, designed by Craig Kerins and Robby Johnston
The 1968 Sugioka House, Chapel Hill, by Harwell Hamilton Harris.
The 2017 Anderson House, Raleigh, designed and built by Bob Anderson.
The 2007 Ehrlich House, designed by Dustin Ehrlich.
Plus, a special guided tour/talk at NC State's DH Hill Library on the photography of Gordon Schenck, a celebrated North Carolina photographer known for his shots of Modernist houses. 52 people attended.
Beyond Blue, Raleigh
45 people attended.
Palm Springs CA
Our home base for the week
32 architectural adventurers toured, watched, partied, and loved our annual week in Palm Springs for all-you-can-eat mid-century Modernist houses. USModernist Radio recorded 18 interviews poolside. George Smart of NCMH was a keynote speaker at Modernism Week.
The famous photo at the Kaufmann House, with Nelda Linsk and Helen Dzo Dzo.
Our recreated photo, with Rebekah Laney and Angela Roehl at the real Kaufmann house
Rebekah Laney with the real Nelda Linsk, at a fake Kaufmann House
George Smart and Steve Reiss
Angela Roehl, William Kopelk, and Iva Kravitz
With Nelda Linsk of "Poolside Gossip" fame
NCMH Project Bauhow sponsored the Wake County Public Schools Design Blitz at Red Hat. We provided free laptops to the winners of the design charette, plus lunch for the entire conference.
45 people attended.
45 people attended.
Over 200 people attended.
Elijah Leed Studio, 812 North Mangum Street, Durham. 45 people attended.
NCMH Architecture Movie
Edge of the Possible: Special Edition
Jim Hunt Library
125 people attended. Producer Daryl Dellora joined us by Skype for Q&A.