Welcome to USModernist, a nonprofit 501C3 educational archive for the documentation, preservation, and promotion of residential Modernist architecture.  We are the largest open digital archive in America for 20th-century Modernist residential design, founded by the folks who created North Carolina Modernist Houses. USModernist features three sections:

USModernist Masters Gallery: details on the entire residential output, past and present, built and unbuilt, of Wright (Sr. and Jr.), Lautner, Neutra, Rudolph, Ain, Schindler, Ellwood, Soriano, Kundig, Arahuete, Gehry, Gropius, Breuer, Gwathmey, Meier, Jones (E. Fay and A. Quincy), Williams (Paul and E. Stewart) and 30 more masters of 20th century Modernist residential design. 

USModernist Library: 2.1 million pages (6,000+ issues) of nearly every major US architecture magazine since 1920. Full editions, downloadable - and free! Includes Architectural Record, Progessive Architecture / Pencil Points, AIA Journal, Architect, Architecture, Atomic Ranch, Architectural Forum, AIA New York, AIA North Carolina, House+Home, and more.  The USModernist Library has been featured in:


USModernist Radio is the "Car Talk" of design podcasts! Listen as the US Modernist Radio crew talks and laughs with fascinating people who own, sell, create, love, and hate Modernist architecture, the most controversial houses and buildings in the world. Guests include Paul Goldberger, Eric Lloyd Wright, Kelly Lynch, Alan Hess, Eames Demetrios, Raymond Neutra, Susan Saarinen, Alexandra Lange, Nathanial Kahn, Kate Wagner, and Sarah Susanka, among many others. USModernist Radio has been featured in:


USModernist Overview (4 min)

USModernist Overview + Modernism Week (8 min)

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