George Smart

Chair, Executive Director of North Carolina Modernist Houses (NCMH) and USModernist. Host of US Modernist Radio

Chair and Executive Director of North Carolina Modernist Houses (NCMH) and USModernist, America's largest open digital archives for Modernist residential architecture.  He is the producer and host of US Modernist Radio.


George Smart on KCRW

For the last 30 years classic LA modernist houses by the likes of Richard Neutra, Rudolf Schindler, Pierre Koenig, John Lautner and others have been bought, lovingly restored and have…

Lovell Health House seeks pick-me-up

For the last 30 years classic LA modernist houses by the likes of Richard Neutra, Rudolf Schindler, Pierre Koenig, John Lautner and others have been bought, lovingly restored and have…

from Design and Architecture

A rendering of The Bridge House, designed by Dan Brunn Architecture.

Is modernism the new LA house style?

A rendering of The Bridge House, designed by Dan Brunn Architecture.

from Design and Architecture

More from KCRW

Project Roomkey, a statewide effort to place medically vulnerable unhoused people in hotel rooms during the pandemic, is scheduled to close at the end of September.

from Greater LA

Getting a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine usually means leaving the house, but not always.

from Greater LA

Sandy Duvall, who owns Sierra Health and Fitness in Sierra Madre, says she has been threatened over her business policy to mandate COVID vaccinations to her members.

from KCRW Features

A federal judge has given final approval to the $73 million settlement of a class action lawsuit brought by more than 5,500 women against former UCLA gynecologist James Heaps.

from KCRW Features

Chuck Schumer unveiled a draft bill that would remove the plant from the federal list of controlled substances and expunge some federal cannabis-related criminal records.

from KCRW Features

It’s an issue many communities across California are wrestling with: how to preserve historic buildings and landmarks that are part of their heritage without draining local government…

from Zócalo's Connecting California

It has become a seasonal tradition in California: Homes burn down, then we hear stories of resilient fire victims promising they’ll rebuild and recover.

from Greater LA