Weekly Architecture Fix, Vol. 3 | Modern Architecture

Denver Architecture Foundation Resources:

Feature: Modern Architecture – Resources from the world wide web

“To be modern is not a fashion, it is a state. It is necessary to understand history, and he who understands history knows how to find continuity between that which was, that which is, and that which will be.” – Le Corbusier

The films below are free via Kanopy.com.

  • MIES
  • Mies on Scene – Barcelona in Two Acts: A Building That Changed the History of Architecture
  • Bauhaus: The Face of the 20th Century 
  • Eames: The Architect and The Painter
  • Philip Johnson: Diary of an Eccentric Architect
  • The Oyler House: Richard Neutra’s Desert Retreat
  • Louis Kahn: Silence and Light
  • Master Houses: 20th Century Architecture From Around the World

View the docomomo virtual exhibition© – MoMove.



  • Modern Architecture: A Critical History by Kenneth Frampton
  • Modern Architecture by Alan Colquhoun
  • Landscapes of Modern Architecture: Wright, Mies, Neutra, Aalto, Barragán by Marc Treib

For Young Readers…

  • Who Built That? Modern Houses: An Introduction to Modern Houses and Their Architects by Didier Cornille

Community Resources

A selection of modern art museums, near and far, with virtual offerings:

Image curtesy of Hines