2018 NCMH Events

September 2018
The Blue Haven House Tour
Raleigh

NCMH toured the 1959 Williams House, aka Blue Haven, the family home of famed Raleigh architect Carter Williams. One of the most remarkable Modernist houses in Raleigh ever built, it was nicknamed for its distinctive Carolina blue stone. Dick Bell was the landscape architect.



2018 Video

Extensive House Details

260 people attended.


August 2018
Creative Mornings
CAM, Raleigh

300 people attended.


August 2018
USModernist Organizing Party
Los Angeles

Left to Right: Adrian Scott Fine, John Southern, Barbara Bestor, George Smart, Emily Bills, Drew Smith, Laura Massino, Barry Milofsky, Ken Bernstein, Alan Hess, Adrienne Biondo, Crosby Doe, Donna Locke, Katie Horak, Anthony Ustica, and Barton Jahncke.

Executive Director George Smart gathered some of the thought leaders in LA Modernism to share USModernist's archives and magazine library.


August 2018
NCMH Road Trip: Kinston NC
Featuring Dinner at Chef and The Farmer
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NCMH visited with Chef Vivian Howard from the PBS show A Chef's Life at her home with husband Ben Knight and their world-famous restaurant, the Chef and the Farmer, a center point for a revitalized downtown Kinston with interesting galleries, stores, and pubs to visit.

Other visits included:

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Tour and Whiskey Tasting at Mother Earth Brewery

Poolside reception at the Mother Earth Motor Lodge

Art Walk in downtown Kinston: Boiler Room * The O'Neill * Social House Vodka * CSS Neuse II * Caswell #1 Firestation Museum * H. Stadiem Clothiers * Art 105 * Ginger 108 * Sugar Hill Pizza * Queen Street Deli * The Red Room * Chamber * Farmer's Market * Harmony Hall.  35 people attended.



August 2018
POD Architecture and Design, Carrboro

70 people explored the pod office in Carrboro.


July 2018
T4A and the 2018 George Matsumoto Prize Awards

McConnell Studios, Raleigh

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Recognizing Excellence in North Carolina Modernist Residential Design

2018 Jury Winners


1st - Phil Szostak, for the Brinegar House, Durham, photo by Jim Sink


2nd - Jason and Signe Smith, for the Bluedog House, Durham


  3rd - Dail Dixon, for House in a Soybean Field, Ramseur


People’s Choice Winners, voted on by the public


#1 - Ben Schwab, for the Sidecar House, Winston-Salem


#2 -
Michael Ross Kersting, for Mud Hinge, Wilmington


#3 - Toby Witte, for the Witte House, Charlotte 

Video of People's Choice Winners

Photos by Ormando Harris. 110 people attended.


July 2018
Creative Mornings
CAM, Raleigh

225 people attended.


June 2018
Creative Mornings
21C, Durham

150 people attended.


June 2018
Thirst4Architecture
Raleigh

45 people explored the latest in home audio and theatre technology.


May 2018
Creative Mornings
CAM, Raleigh



250 people attended.

May 2018
Thirst4Architecture
Rivers Agency, Chapel Hill



95 people attended at an office interior designed by Phil Szostak, who spoke about the building.

May 2018
NCMH Global Three Tour
Berlin and Zurich


Flex House, Zurich


Hotel Bellevue, Lucerne


Nhow Hotel


Haus Corbu

26 toured Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Liechtenstein in amazing weather - with no crowds!

April 2018
Creative Mornings
CAM, Raleigh





NCMH sponsored Creative Mornings starting this month.  320 people attended.

April 2018
Thirst4Architecture
TRIG Modern, Raleigh

65 people attended on a perfect spring evening. Photo by Ormando Harris.


April 2018



George Smart spoke at the New York School of Interior Design.  50 students attended.

April 2018



George Smart spoke at the Center for Architecture Sarasota.  45 people attended.


 
April 2018

A great day touring new and recently-renovated Modernist houses without the hassle of driving!  Featuring the work of architects and designers Harwell Hamilton Harris, Matt Griffith + Erin Sterling Lewis, Lyn McClay, Sarah Howell, Robby Johnston, Craig Kerins + Robby Johnson, Bob Anderson, and Dustin Ehrlich. 

 

The 2017 Bratton House, Hillsborough, designed by Sarah Howell.



The 2017 Swain Street House, Raleigh, designed by Matthew Griffith and Erin Sterling Lewis.


Casa Mariposa, 127 Glendale Drive, Chapel Hill, designed by Lyn McClay

The 2017 Helms/Carroll House, Raleigh, designed by Craig Kerins and Robby Johnston
 
The 2017 Parks House, Raleigh, designed by Craig Kerins and Robby Johnston

The 1968 Sugioka House, Chapel Hill, by Harwell Hamilton Harris.


The 2017 Anderson House, Raleigh, designed and built by Bob Anderson.

The 2007 Ehrlich House, designed by Dustin Ehrlich.



Plus, a special guided tour/talk at NC State's DH Hill Library on the photography of Gordon Schenck, a celebrated North Carolina photographer known for his shots of Modernist houses.  52 people attended.

March 2018
Thirst4Architecture
Beyond Blue, Raleigh

45 people attended.

February 2018
Modernism Week
Palm Springs CA

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Hotel Lautner

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Sunnylands

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Our home base for the week

32 architectural adventurers toured, watched, partied, and loved our annual week in Palm Springs for all-you-can-eat mid-century Modernist houses. USModernist Radio recorded 18 interviews poolside.  George Smart of NCMH was a keynote speaker at Modernism Week.


The famous photo at the Kaufmann House, with Nelda Linsk and Helen Dzo Dzo.


Our recreated photo, with Rebekah Laney and Angela Roehl at the real Kaufmann house


Rebekah Laney with the real Nelda Linsk, at a fake Kaufmann House



George Smart and Steve Reiss


Angela Roehl, William Kopelk, and Iva Kravitz


With Nelda Linsk of "Poolside Gossip" fame


At Sunnylands
February 2018
Raleigh

NCMH Project Bauhow sponsored the Wake County Public Schools Design Blitz at Red Hat.  We provided free laptops to the winners of the design charette, plus lunch for the entire conference.


February 2018
Thirst4Architecture
Raleigh



Kelly Wohlengant at Retro Modern Furnishings featured the work of
artist Sarah West, bringing modernist architectural elements for the evening. 45 people attended.


February 2018
Raise a Glass to Brian
A Celebration for the Life of Brian Shawcroft
AIA North Carolina
Raleigh

Over 200 people attended.


February 2018
NCMH Architecture Movie
The Infinite Happiness: Bjarke Ingels' 8 House

Jim Hunt Library



An early project in Denmark by Bjarke Ingels, the most popular architect on the planet.  Sponsored by Fredrick Stewart Architecture.  35 people attended.  Trailer.


January 2018
Thirst4Architecture
Durham

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Elijah Leed Studio, 812 North Mangum Street, Durham.  45 people attended.


January 2018
NCMH Archi
tecture Movie
Edge of the Possible: Special Edition
Jim Hunt Library



125 people attended.  Producer Daryl Dellora joined us by Skype for Q&A.