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Aug 6, 2018

Today USModernist Radio welcomes guest co-host Kate Wagner of McMansion Hell along with two people working to keep Modernism alive and well - brutalist documentarian Chris Grimley and the founder of iconichouses.org, Natascha Drabbe. 

Chris Grimley is a partner at the firm over/under, designing not just buildings but...


Jul 23, 2018

Craig Ellwood was not a licensed architect but to his Los Angeles design clients he was a true design genius, and he could sell, too.  Derided by the architecture profession of which he was formally not a part, he rose to public fame when three of his designs were included in the iconic Case Study House series. His...


Jul 9, 2018

Anyone listening to USModernist has gotten in a car, or a plane, to pilgrimage to some amazing building.  In fact, tt's a sure sign you're a Modernist fan if you go to a city just for the architecture.  Sam Lubell is an expert on Modernist buildings and houses you can visit.  He writes for Wired, the architect’s...


Jul 2, 2018

USModernist Radio goes to Palm Springs each February for the incredibly popular Modernism Week, a fascinating array of sunshine, architecture, lectures, parties, tours, and exhibits. Host  George Smart wraps up our series in conversation with some of the talented people behind Modernism Week: Executive Director Lisa...


Jun 25, 2018

Modernist fans tend to be foodies - or it is the other way around?  USModernist Radio's biggest fan in Melbourne, Australia is Chef Ben Shewry.  He’s been featured in many publications, including the New York Times as owner of Attica in Melbourne.  He was one of six chefs featured in the inaugural season of...