Modernist Resources

Subcategories: Databases / Audio Video / Books Articles Reports / US Organizations / Intl Organizations / Powerpoints


Databases

Bowker AIA Architect Directories 1956, 1962, 1970
AIA Historical Directory of American Architects
Building Technology Heritage Library
Internet Archive Wayback Machine

Virtual Globetrotting
Los Angeles County Building Permits
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


Audio/Video

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, plus photographer Julius Shulman

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 on architecture.

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


Books/Articles/Reports

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
2009 New Canaan CT Survey
2010 Richard Neutra's Cyclorama in Gettysburg PA
2007 NCSU School of Design
: The Kamphoefner Years, by Roger Clark
2001 GSA Modernism
1991 Frank Lloyd Wright Guide, by William Allin Storrer
1990 Architects and Builders in North Carolina
1982 MOMA's International Style Exhibition of 1932
by Richard Guy Wilson
1965 AIA Guide to Washington DC
1960 The South Builds, by Terry Waugh, Elizabeth Waugh, and Henry Kamphoefner
1960's Douglas Fir Second Homes for Leisure Living
1954 Quality Budget Houses by Katherine Morrow Ford and Thomas Creighton
1954 Treasury of Contemporary Houses
1952 Living Spaces by George Nelson
1951 The American House Today by Katherine Morrow Ford
1950's Modernist Mail-Order Houses
1950's Architectural Record Mid-Century Houses Technical Guide
1946 MOMA If You Want to Build a House by Elizabeth B. Mock
1945 Tomorrow's House by George Nelson and Henry Wright
1940 The Modern House in America, by James Ford and Katherine Morrow Ford


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.
World Museums 1. Video.
World Museums 2. Video.
World Museums 3.
Video.
World Museums 4. 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 Schools of Architecture. 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. 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 Transport/Airports. Video.
World Record Architecture. 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.