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Atomic Ranch: The Accidental Archivist by George Smart
inter 2018    April 2018      Jan 2018

2019 Florida MCM Survey by Christine Madrid French and Marty Hylton
2012 1950's Modernist Mail-Order houses by David Hill
2010 Richard Neutra's Cyclorama in Gettysburg PA

2009 Modernist House Survey, New Canaan CT. Report. Appendices

Powerpoints and Videos by Jean-Paul Bonfils

2018 US Modernist Houses 1930-1960 
2018 US Modernist Houses 1960-1980
2018 US Modernist Houses 1980-2010

2018 US Contemporary Museums 1
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2018 US Libraries
2018 World Heritage and Modernity 1
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2018 World Iconic Houses
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2019 Houses South of France

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2016 AIA Institute Honors for Collaborative and Professional Achievement

2014 DOCOMOMO-US Survey Citation of Merit Award


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