Modernist Resources


Groups


Docomomo International
Docomomo US
IconicHouses
West Coast Modern
Pines Modern
Getty Conservation Institute
West Coast Modern League
World Monuments Fund
Modernism Week
Modern Phoenix
Form Follows Function
Modernati
OKCMod
Idaho Modern
Modern Interiors Research Centre
MOMOWO
SOS Brutalism
New Haven Modern
Topomomo
UNESCO
Unhappy Hipsters
Modern Mile Dallas
Detriot Modernism Week
Atlanta Design is Human
Modern Richmond
Tucson Modernism Week
Denver Modernism Week
Sarasota Mod Weekend


Databases


AIA Architect Directories 1956, 1962, 1970
Los Angeles County Building Permits
Museum of Modern Art Image Database
Repository of Worldwide Primary Sources

Building Technology Heritage Library
2019 Florida Mid Century Modern Survey
2012 1950's Modernist Mail-Order houses
2010 Richard Neutra's Cyclorama
2009 New Canaan Survey + Appendices


Books and Media


The Charles Kahn Interviews: 1970's audio with internationally-known architects and engineers.


The Diamonstein-Spielvogel Video Archive features interviews Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel conducted with prominent artists, musicians, architects, designers, photographers, directors, actors, writers, and art collectors, documenting the arts world during the 1970's and 1980's. Also on YouTube.

NCModernist 1965 AIA Guide to Washington DC

NCModernist 1960 The South Builds, by Terry Waugh, Elizabeth Waugh, and Henry Kamphoefner

NCModernist 1960's Douglas Fir Second Homes for Leisure Living, including houses by George Matsumoto
NCModernist 1954 Quality Budget Houses by Katherine Morrow Ford and Thomas Creighton
NCModernist 1954 Treasury of Contemporary Houses
NCModernist 1952 Living Spaces by George Nelson
NCModernist 1951 The American House Today by Katherine Morrow Ford
NCModernist 1950's Architectural Record Mid-Century Houses Technical Guide
NCModernist 1946 MOMA If You Want to Build a House by Elizabeth B. Mock
NCModernist 1945 Tomorrow's House by George Nelson and Henry Wright
NCModernist 1940 The Modern House in America, by James Ford and Katherine Morrow Ford


Powerpoints / Videos by Jean-Paul Bonfils

US Educational Housing 1. Video.

US Educational Housing 2. Video.
US Modernist Houses 1. Video.
US Modernist Houses 2. Video.

US Modernist Houses 3. Video.
US Modernist Houses 4. Video.
US Modernist Houses 5. Video.

US Contemporary Museums 1. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 2.
Video.
US Contemporary Museums 3.
Video.
US Contemporary Museums 4.
Video.
US Libraries. Video.
US Public/Government Buildings. Video.

World Social Housing. Video.
US Religious Architecture. Video.
World Heritage and Modernity 1.
Video.
World Heritage and Modernity 2.
Video.

World Churches and Chapels 1. Video.
World Churches and Chapels 2.
Video.
World Opera and Performing Arts Halls 1. Video.
World Opera and Performing Arts Halls 2. Video.
World Museums 1. Video.
World Museums 2. Video.
World Museums 3. Video.
World Museums 4. Video.
World Transport/Airports. Video.
Houses South of France 1. Video.
Houses South of France 2. Video.
Iconic Houses 1. Video.
Iconic Houses 2. Video.
Iconic Houses 3. Video.
Iconic Houses 4. Video.