Modern Architecture

Antiques Roadshow Announces Six New 2011 Tour Cities

This summer, Antiques Roadshow will once again crisscross the country in search of new treasures for Season 16 of PBS’s most watched show.The 2011 Tour stops are: Eugene, Ore. …………. June 4, 2011El Paso, Texas ……….. June 18, 2011Minneapolis, Minn. ….. July 9, 2011Tulsa, Okla.  ………….   July 23, 2011Atlanta, Ga.……………. Aug. 6, 2011Pittsburgh, Pa. ……….. Aug....

Worthpoint marks 10,000 subscribers

This week, Worthpoint announced the number of paid subscribers has topped 10,000, a major milestone in the company’s newly relaunched business plan. The site was started in 2007 by collector/dealer/business guru Will Seippel. In 2008, the company purchased GoAntiques.com, one of the first antiques and collectibles buy/sell sites on the web. “It’s quite a...

The death of the suburbs?

Interesting post here from a blog called Victorian Antiques and Design. It’s questions whether the current mortgage crisis is causing the death of Suburbia. I heard the story on NPR the author was talking about and was intrigued at the idea. The issue, as a whole, is very interesting, especially from a sociological, post-war...

Love modern architecture like me?

Here’s a very cool new site for an architecture online magazine. Great stuff. A lot of insight into modern htinking on building, and a great place for all those new college grads with architecture degrees, which is the new art history…

The death of a Dallas Mid-Century Modern classic

This one hits close to home. I remember the house at 2505 Turtle Creek Boulevard in my home town of Dallas very very well. In fact, I would say that it’s one of the buildings that is earliest in the formation of my love of Modern architecture. Turtle Creek was full of big, beautiful...

A conversation over caviar about architecture

This is a link to an interview with the winner of The Pritzker Prize for Architecture, Jean Nouvel. The prize is the top award given to modern architects, and is normally the crowning achievement of a glorious career, rather than something that plucks an obscure designer from the mist of anonymity. Nouvel is an...