Modernist Resources

Subcategories: Databases / Multimedia / Reports/Surveys / US Organizations / Intl Organizations / Powerpoints

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Databases

AIA Historical Directory of American Architects
Building Technology Heritage Library
Internet Archive Wayback Machine

Virtual Globetrotting
Los Angeles County Building Permits

LA Historic Resources Inventory
Museum of Modern Art Image Database
Building Technology Heritage Library
Beverly Willis Foundation: Women Architects

Palm Springs CA Phone Book 1966 * More Years
Palm Springs CA City Directory 1964


Multimedia

2002 Panel Discussion with author Elizabeth Smith and the last living Case Study architects: Beverly Thorne, Don Knorr, Pierre Koenig, Ed Killingsworth, and Don Hensman, and photographer Julius Shulman

Sandy Perlbinder, Madeline Warren, and Bruce Feirstein made a satirical film about Modernist architects called HOME in 1989.

Mitch Magee's Mr. Glasses from 2007.

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

Diamonstein-Spielvogel Video Archive: artists, musicians, Architects, designers, photographers, directors, actors, writers, and art collectors during the 1970's and 1980's. Also on YouTube.

The Charlie Rose interviews with noted architects.

Architect Charles Vaseff filmed the Boston Government Center in 1968 - plus a video presentation on Wright.


Reports/Surveys

2021 Living at Richard Meier's Smith House
2020 Chicago Architecture Oral Histories Index
2019 Florida Mid Century Modern Survey
2018 Palm Springs CA Historical Survey
2010 Richard Neutra's Cyclorama
1965 AIA Guide to Washington DC


US Architecture Organizations

 

 

 

 

   

  

 

 

  

 


    

 

Docomomo US * Getty Conservation Institute
World Monuments Fund / UNESCO * Form Follows Function
Modernati * OKCMod * Idaho Modern * Modern Interiors Research Centre
MOMOWO * SOS Brutalism * Topomomo * Unhappy Hipsters
Modern Mile Dallas * Design is Human/Modern Atlanta

Links courtesy of Jean-Paul Bonfils


International Architecture Organizations

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

 

 

 

Links courtesy of Jean-Paul Bonfils


Powerpoints / Videos by Jean-Paul Bonfils

US Modernist Houses 1 (1920-1933). Video.
US Modernist Houses 2 (1934-1937). Video.
US Modernist Houses 3 (1938-1940). Video.
US Modernist Houses 4 (1941-1946). Video.
US Modernist Houses 5 (1947-1948). Video.
US Modernist Houses 6 (1949). Video.
US Modernist Houses 7 (1950). Video.
US Modernist Houses 8 (1951). Video.
US Modernist Houses 9 (1952). Video.
US Modernist Houses 10 (1953). Video.
US Modernist Houses 11 (1954). Video.
US Modernist Houses 12 (1955). Video.
US Modernist Houses 13 (1956). Video.
US Modernist Houses 14 (1957). Video.
US Modernist Houses 15 (1958). Video.
US Modernist Houses 16 (1959). Video.
US Modernist Houses 17 (1960). Video.
US Modernist Houses 18 (1961). Video.
US Modernist Houses 19 (1962). Video.
US Modernist Houses 20 (1963). Video.
US Modernist Houses 21 (1964). Video.
US Modernist Houses 22 (1965). Video.
US Modernist Houses 23 (1966). Video.
US Modernist Houses 24 (1967). Video.
US Modernist Houses 25 (1968). Video.
US Modernist Houses 26 (1969-1970). Video.
US Modernist Houses 27 (1971-1972). Video.
US Modernist Houses 28 (1973-1975). Video.
US Modernist Houses 29 (1976-1979). Video.
US Modernist Houses 30 (1980-1984). Video.
US Modernist Houses 31 (1985-1987). Video.
US Modernist Houses 32 (1988-1990). Video.
US Modernist Houses 33 (1991-1994). Video.
US Modernist Houses 34 (1995-1999). Video.
US Modernist Houses 35 (2000-2002). Video.
US Modernist Houses 36 (2003-2004). Video.
US Modernist Houses 37 (2005-2006). Video.
US Modernist Houses 38 (2007). Video.
US Modernist Houses 39 (2008). Video.
US Modernist Houses 40 (2009). Video.
US Modernist Houses 41 (2010). Video.
US Modernist Houses 42 (2011). Video.
US Modernist Houses 43 (2012). Video.
US Modernist Houses 44 (2013). Video.
US Modernist Houses 45 (2014). Video.
US Modernist Houses 46 (2015). Video.
US Modernist Houses 47 (2016). Video.
US Modernist Houses 48 (2017). Video.
US Modernist Houses 49 (2018). Video.
US Modernist Houses 50 (2019). Video.
US Modernist Houses 51 (2020). Video.
US Modernist Houses 52 (2021). Video.

World Incredible Houses. Video.
World Iconic Houses 1. Video.
World Iconic Houses 2. Video.
World Iconic Houses 3. Video.
World Iconic Houses 4. Video.
World Iconic Houses 5. Video.
World Iconic Houses 6. Video.
World Iconic Houses 7. Video.
World Iconic Houses 8. Video.
World Iconic Houses 9. Video.
World Iconic Houses 10. Video.
World Iconic Houses 11. Video.
World Iconic Houses 12. Video.
World Iconic Houses 13. Video.
World Iconic Houses 14. Video.
World Iconic Houses 15. Video.
World Iconic Houses 16. Video.
World Iconic Houses 17. Video.

US Contemporary Museums 1. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 2. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 3. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 4. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 5. Video.

US Contemporary Museums 6. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 7. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 8. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 9. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 10. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 11. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 12. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 13. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 14. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 15. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 16. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 17. Video.
US Contemporary Museums 18. Video.

World Museums 1. Video.
World Museums 2. Video.
World Museums 3. Video.
World Museums 4. Video.
World Museums 5. Video.
World Museums 6. Video.
World Museums 7. Video.
World Museums 8. Video.
World Museums 9. Video.
World Museums 10. Video.
World Museums 11. Video.
World Museums 12. Video.
World Museums 13. Video.
World Museums 14. Video.
World Museums 15. Video.
World Museums 16. Video.
World Museums 17. Video.
World Museums 18. Video.
World Museums 19. Video.
World Museums 20. Video.
World Museums 21. Video.
World Museums 22. Video.
World Museums 23. Video.

US Embassies.
Video.
World Embassies. Video.

US Operas and Performance Spaces 1.Video.
US Operas and Performance Spaces 2. Video.
World Operas and Performance Spaces 1. Video.
World Operas and Performance Spaces 2. Video.

US Women Architects 1. Video.
US Women Architects 2. Video.
World Modern Women Architects 1. Video.
World Modern Women Architects 2. Video.
European Modern Women Architects 1. Video.
European Modern Women Architects 2. Video.
European Modern Women Architects 3. Video.
European Modern Women Architects 4. Video.

US Sports Facilities. Video.
World Sport Facilities 1. Video.
World Sport Facilities 2. Video.

US Libraries. Video.
World Libraries. Video.
Royal Libraries. Video.

US Hotels. Video.
World Hotels 1. Video.
World Hotels 2. Video.

World Wineries 1. Video.
World Wineries 2. Video.
World Wineries 3. Video.
World Wineries 4. Video.

World Heritage 1. Video.
World Heritage 2. Video.
World Heritage 3. Video.
World Heritage 4. Video.
World Heritage 5. Video.
World Heritage 6. Video.
World Heritage 7. Video.
World Heritage 8. Video.
World Heritage 9. Video.

US Educational Facilities 1. Video.
US Educational Facilities 2. Video.
US Educational Facilities 3. Video.
US Educational Facilities 4. Video.
US Educational Facilities 5. Video.
US Educational Facilities 6. Video.
US Educational Facilities 7. Video.
US Educational Facilities 8. Video.

US Schools of Architecture 1. Video.
US Schools of Architecture 2. Video.
US Schools of Architecture 3. Video.
US Schools of Architecture 4. Video.
US Schools of Architecture 5. Video.

World Schools of Architecture. Video.

US Photographers and Architecture 1. Video.
US Photographers and Architecture 2. Video.
World Photographers and Architecture 1. Video.
World Photographers and Architecture 2. Video.
World Photographers and Architecture 3. Video.

US Religious Architecture 1. Video.
US Religious Architecture 2. Video.
US Religious Architecture 3. Video.
US Religious Architecture 4. Video.
US Religious Architecture 5. Video.
US Religious Architecture 6. Video.

US Educational Housing 1. Video.
US Educational Housing 2. Video.
US Public/Government Buildings. Video.

US Factories. Video.
US Social Housing
US Skyscrapers 1. Video.
US Skyscrapers 2. Video.
US Art Deco 1. Video.
US Art Deco 2. Video.
US Art Deco 3. Video.

World Factories. Video.
World Churches and Chapels 1. Video.
World Churches and Chapels 2. Video.
World Social Housing. Video.
World Heritage and Modernity 1. Video.
World Heritage and Modernity 2. Video.
World Opera and Performing Arts Halls 1. Video.
World Opera and Performing Arts Halls 2. Video.
World Record Architecture. Video.

US Airports. Video.
World Airports 1. Video.
World Airports 2. Video.
World Airports 3. Video.

World Bus Stations. Video.
World Cruise Terminals. Video.

World Railway Stations 1. Video.
World Railway Stations 2. Video.

South of France 1. Video.
South of France 2. Video.
South of France 3. Video.
South of France 4. Video.
South of France 5. Video.
South of France 6. Video.
South of France 7. Video.
Houses Southwest of France 1. Video.

Houses Southwest of France 2. Video.

Modernist Paris. Video.

Cars 1. Video.
Cars 2. Video.
Cars 3. Video.
Cars 4. Video.