US Modernist Radio is a lively design podcast about the cool buildings you love!

Listen as the US Modernist crew talk and laugh with fascinating people who own, sell, create, love, and hate Modernist architecture, the most controversial houses and buildings in the world. 

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Your hosts are:

George Smart, the man DWELL called “the Lorax” of Modernist architecture, leads the North Carolina movement documenting over 7,000 Modernist houses across America.  
George's wingman, national comedian Frank King, grew up in a Raleigh Modernist house. He is perhaps the world's only Modernist comedian and has spent over two years at sea performing on cruise ships. 
Show announcer and engineer Tom Guild, legendary Raleigh radio DJ, grew up in a Durham Modernist house. He has met the Rolling Stones. He has not met Frank Gehry.

US Modernist Radio is a production of Triangle Modernist Houses, Inc., dba NCMH/North Carolina Modernist Houses, a North Carolina 501C3 nonprofit educational archive for the documentation, preservation, and promotion of Modernist residential architecture. For more information, contact George Smart at (919) 740-8407 or