2018 NCMH Events
December 2018
Thirst4Architecture, Raleigh

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Raleigh Denim Workshop and Curatory, 319 West Martin Street, Raleigh. Food, drink, and holiday market and tour where they make jeans! Raleigh Denim Workshop is an American enterprise / art project / romantic adventure started by Sarah Yarborough and Victor Lytvinenko. 85 people attended.

December 2018
Quiet Elegance: The Architecture of Hugh Kaptur (2013)



This film celebrates the architecture of Hugh Kaptur who has been designing Modernist homes, hotels, commercial buildings and apartment complexes in Southern California for more than 50 years.  28 people attended.

November 2018
Creative Mornings
Raleigh Little Theatre, Raleigh

175 people attended.


Thirst4Architecture
Raleigh
November 2018

We joined Jason Queen at the Ware Townhomes and a party hosted at the Transfer Company next door, a 43,000sf food hall.  200 people attended.


November 2018
Alliance of Interior Designers
at AIA North Carolina



George Smart spoke on Mayberry Modernism. 47 people attended.
November 2018
One Big Home (2016)

One Big Home (2016)


A carpenter in Martha's Vineyard takes off his tool belt and over ten years documents homeowners and builders and the community as giant houses take over the island.  Produced by Thomas Bena. Afterwards, we had Q&A with Thomas via phone!

USModernist Frank Lloyd Wright Modernist Phoenix Tour
Featuring Taliesin West and Arcosanti
November 2018

USModernist's trip to Phoenix, the desert city Frank Lloyd Wright made his western headquarters at Taliesin, was four nights and five days of sunny mid-century architecture, from art to furnishings to lifestyles to food to houses!


Harold Price House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright


Phoenix Art Museum, designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien


Taliesin West, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright


Musical Instrument Museum, designed by RSP Architects


Arcosanti, designed by Paulo Soleri


24 people attended.

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October 2018
Creative Mornings
Durham

200 people attended.


October 2018
Lexington NC

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It's NCMH's second foodie outing - this time to the biggest BBQ festival in North Carolina!  The Barbecue Festival is recognized as one of the Top Ten Food Festivals in America by Travel & Leisure Magazine, has been declared a Library of Congress Local Legacy Event, and won more than fifty awards including mention as One of Ten Great Places to Celebrate Food by USA Today.

All aboard!  NCMH went to Lexington on our own private air-conditioned, wifi-equipped, restroom-equipped Amtrak car!  Wait a minute - Amtrak doesn't stop in Lexington. One day a year it does, and this is the day.  60 people signed up.


October 2018
Thirst4Architecture
Raleigh

 Robby and Craig and the crew of Raleigh Architecture hosted at their new office, 716 South Saunders Street, Raleigh. 105 people attended.


October 2018
Modstruck Party
Raleigh



At the fantastic Thompson House, designed by architect David Davenport, with hosts Jacob and Jennifer Morgan.

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Featuring jazz from Peter Lamb and the Wolves.



Plus: an invitation during the evening to walk next door to tour the Cannon House, designed by Alan Mascord, hosted by Linda Carnes and Victor Smith!




Sponsored by Great Wagon Road Vodka. 95 people attended.


October 2018
Architecture Movie Series
Alamo Drafthouse, Raleigh

 

Face of a Nation: What Happened to the World's Fair? 

 

Daughter of immigrants, a 1st generation architect Mina Chow struggles to keep her dream alive as she journeys to discover why America abandoned World's Fairs, global spectacles that featured amazing architecture. 

38 people attended. 


September 2018
Modapalooza House Tour

 52 people enjoyed a great day touring new and recently-renovated Modernist houses and buildings without the hassle of driving!

The Patel House, Chapel Hill, designed by Phil Szostak, built by Bold Construction

Fairview, Durham, designed by Alicia Hylton-Daniel

The Tricoci-Melloni House, Hillsborough, designed by Heather Washburn, built by Bold Construction

The Skumanich-Chase House, designed by Ellen Cassilly, built by Newphire Building Company

 

The Fraser House, Chapel Hill, designed by Dail Dixon, built by BuildSense


The BB Residence, Raleigh, designed and built by Robby Johnston and Craig Kerins



The Saint, new Raleigh condos designed by Souheil al-Awar



Raleigh's new Union Station, designed by Clearscapes, featuring a guided tour by architect Steve Schuster


September 2018
Creative Mornings
CAM, Raleigh

275 people attended.


September 2018
Fallingwater Trip
Pennsylvania

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater in Mill Run PA.

Did you know that just a few miles away, there's another remarkable Wright house, Kentuck Knob, and its world-class outdoor sculpture garden?

21 people attended. Did you miss it?  We go every fall.


September 2018
Thirst4Architecture
Raleigh


 

Co-hosted by Tactile, a multidisciplinary architecture and design firm, and Artish Studio who wants everyone to be an artist with modern art, furniture, and accessories.  85 people attended.


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. 260 people attended.



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Extensive House Details


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
Thirst4Architecture
POD Architecture and Design, Carrboro

70 people explored the pod office in Carrboro.


July 2018
Creative Mornings
CAM, Raleigh

250 people attended.


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
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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.