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Aug 2, 2021

In Sarasota, Florida, one of the east coast’s finest centers for Modernism, names like Paul Rudolph, Gene Leedy, Victor Lundy, Tim Siebert, and Jack West dominated the design scene from the 1940’s through the 1980’s.  Then came a new generation of architects that took things to a whole new level.  One of those,


Jul 26, 2021

What is a beautiful building?  What is an ugly building?  People have very different reactions looking at say Biltmore versus Fallingwater, and not just because they are vastly different sizes.  Joining us to discuss beauty in architecture is Don Ruggles, author of Beauty, Neuroscience & Architecture and Producer of a...


Jul 19, 2021

Let’s say you collect stamps.  If you go to the stamp club, you’re gonna find people who collect more stamps than you.  Then if you go to the stamp convention, you’re gonna find an even more successful crowd.  Then if you go to Sotheby’s for one of their top stamp auctions, you’re gonna find Mr. – or Ms....


Jul 12, 2021

It’s almost a certainty that before anyone owns a Modernist house, they own a piece of Modernist furniture, the gateway drug of great architecture.  Today’s guests are Amy Auscherman, design archivist at Herman Miller, famous for the Aeron chairNoguchi tableMarshmallow sofaand the Eames Lounge Chair, among...


Jul 5, 2021

Tom Wright studies volcanoes.  If that’s not exciting enough right there, and it certainly was for us, he’s also the grandson of Frank Lloyd Wright and lives in a Wright House - the last one still owned by the family. Also joining us is Wright author Steven Reiss and later, music from the breakout singer of the 1961...