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Jan 15, 2018

Hawai'i is full of Modernist architecture!  Today we talk with Dean Sakamoto who lives and works in both Hawai'i and Connecticut. He worked with the Univ of Hawai'i Department of Urban and Regional planning and he founded SHADE, Hawai'i's first public interest design organization that plans designs and builds in the...


Jan 8, 2018

There are certain Modernist houses that just can’t be captured in a photo, a video, or even a 3D rendering. For example, Fallingwater in Pennsylvania is considered Frank Lloyd Wright’s greatest residential work.  It continues to attract millions of people, and in 1991 the AIA named Fallingwater the "best all-time...


Dec 25, 2017

After WWII, states looked at their aging capitol buildings and considered sweeping new plans to bring technology, commerce, government, and even the performing arts into the full 20th century.  One of the few state capitols to actually achieve this was Albany NY.  The Empire State Plaza is series of Modernist office and...


Dec 11, 2017

Australian comedian Tim “Rosso” Ross has starred in countless Australian radio and TV series.  He’s a writer for Men’s Style Australia, Rolling Stone and Sydney Magazine.  He’s interviewed and talked with celebrities like Will Farrell, John C. O’Reilly, and Hugh Jackman through shows such as Merrick and...


Nov 27, 2017

Roberta Leighton "runs the place" for owner Jim Goldstein at the Sheats Goldstein house in Los Angeles, designed by John Lautner. She manages hundreds of movie, commercial, and photo shoots at the house, one of the country's most iconic. One of the most famous movies shot there was The Big Lebowski.  Roberta has also...