The "Chemosphere" house, W. Hollywood, 1960.
March 12, 2010 (CARY, NC) – Triangle Modernist Houses and Nowell’s Contemporary Furniture continue the Nowell’s Architecture Movie Series this month with a special screening of “Infinite Space: The Architecture of John Lautner,” on Thursday, March 18, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Galaxy Cinema in Cary.
“Infinite Space” is the story of brilliance and a complicated life – and some of the most sensual architecture of the 20th century.
The 90-minute film also features commentary by architect/author Frank Escher on eight of Lautner’s residential masterpieces: the houses Marbrisa, Elrod, Pearlman, Walstrom, Turner, Silvertop, Schaffer and Chemosphere.
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Founder of TriangleModernistHouses.com Addresses Architects
March 8, 2010 (WINSTON-SALEM, NC) – George Smart, founder and director of the award-winning website TriangleModernistHouses.com, will speak March 16 to the Winston-Salem Section of the American Institute of Architects.
Smart’s topic will be “Mayberry Modernism: North Carolina’s Modernist Legacy.”
“We’re excited about having George Smart,” said Section President Chad Everhart AIA. “He has assembled an extraordinary collection of modernist homes in North Carolina and the subject is very relevant to our membership. Our board felt it was important to have George present because many architects do not realize how many great modern buildings we have in our state.”