USModernist Library

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You can be part of USModernist Library, a breakthrough documentation project to collect and scan every major US architecture magazine, by contacting us to:

a) point out dead links or errors
b) contribute missing magazines (ask for a list of what we need)
c) contribute better scans of magazines we already have
d) help us acquire more magazines (tax-deductible)
e) sponsor USModernist research (tax-deductible)

Click a link to view a magazine in PDF format.  In Windows, right-click to save and download.  The magazine files are large.  Depending on connection speed, access may take a few minutes. 

Oculus is a quarterly magazine published by the AIA New York Chapter.

2017: Spring Summer Fall Winter
2016: Spring Summer Fall Winter
2015: Spring Summer Fall Winter
2014: Spring Summer Fall Winter
2013: Spring Summer Fall Winter

Warning: Highly Addictive!

USModernist is the largest open digital archive of midcentury Modernist houses in the the world, with profiles of 60+ architects and 5,000+ houses.



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Durham NC 27713 USA


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12 Awards, Including

2016 AIA Institute Honors for Collaborative and Professional Achievement

2014 DOCOMOMO-US Survey Citation of Merit Award


USModernist is part of Triangle Modernist Archive, Inc., a 501C3 nonprofit educational archive providing donors, volunteers, and advocates the information and organization they require to passionately document, preserve, and promote residential Modernist architecture.

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