Triangle Modernist Houses Announces 2013 Advisory Council

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December 6, 2012 (Durham, NC) – George Smart, Executive Director of Triangle Modernist Houses (TMH), has announced the 2013 TMH Advisory Council.

Triangle Modernist Houses is dedicated to documenting, preserving, and promoting modernist residential design in North Carolina. The TMH Advisory Council is comprised of a diverse cross-section of the design, real estate, and preservation community.  Council Members support and improve TMH’s programming and give input on TMH’s events, including house tours, architecture movies, fundraising efforts, trips, presentations, and competitions.

The members of the 2013 TMH Advisory Council are:

The Advisory Council meets twice a year.  For more information on Triangle Modernist Houses, visit www.trianglemodernisthouses.com.

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NCMH Director George Smart To Appear On VoiceAmerica Radio Show

 

George Smart

George Smart

Smart will join host Steven Clipp on “Winning The Dream Home Race.”

December 3, 2012 (Chapel Hill, NC) – George Smart, founder and director of the award-winning non-profit organization North Carolina Modernist Houses (NCMH), will appear live on the Voice America radio show “Winning The Dream Home Race” with host Steven Clipp at 10 a.m. Friday, December 7.

Clipp, principal of Steven Clipp Architecture in Chapel Hill and Blowing Rock, NC, podcasts his show every Friday morning. Its purpose is to help listeners understand what a “dream home” really is and how they can achieve the goal of creating their own while also maximizing their investment.

Smart’s segment of the show is entitled “Modern Homes For A Modern World.” According to Steven Clipp, Smart “will enlighten us on what is the Modern Style, what is Mid-Century Modern,and how is it different from Contemporary.”

Smart founded NCMH in 2007. Since then, the organization has grown to include the largest single archive of modernist houses and the architects who design them in the nation. TMH is also known statewide for its popular modernist homes tours, its annual architecture movie series and “Thirst4Architecture” happy hour networking events, and a host of other events and efforts designed to raise awareness of modernist houses, especially mid-century houses that are endanger of demolition.

“Winning The Dream Home Race” is podcast on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel. For more information, go to www.voiceamerica.com/channel/246.

For more information on George Smart and NCMH, visit www.ncmodernist.org.