For a primer on Arizona Architecture, download the 100 Degrees of Design PDF, the definitive modern mini-mag by Desert Living.
Bennie Gonzales, aia
- Bennie Gonzales Biography
- Bibliography of Bennie Gonzales
- Arizona Medical Association
- Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
- Scottsdale Civic Center
- Bibliography of Gonzales articles
- Architectural Works of Bennie Gonzales
- Boulders Design Point of Contention by Johanna Haver
Fred Guirey, faia
Charles Montooth, aia
Calvin C. Straub, faia
- Calvin C. Straub, FAIA inspired thousands of students in who attended his World Architecture lectures at Arizona Sate University. An accomplished architect in his own right, this "father of California post-and-beam architecture" fused the arts and crafts tradition with modernism.
- Architect DK Taylor settled down in Scottsdale and built a beautiful home in Paradise Valley.
- The Sandra Day O'Connor house, was so distinctive it was disassembled brick by brick and rebuilt in Papago Park.
- A Night of Neutra celebrated the work of Neutra and Alexander in the Painted Desert, as well as the rehabilitation of the Phoenix Financial Center Rotunda for docomomo_us Tour Day
- Take a daytrip to see Richard Neutra's Painted Desert Visitor Center in Northern Arizona.
- The Rice House by Richard Neutra in Richmond, Virginia
Robert J. Peterson
- Modern Adobe Home by Robert J. Peterson is demolished to make way for new homes, despite being on 2013 "Endangered Dozen" list
Joe B. Wong
- Movie about Wong's life and work
- NEW! Brownmoor Estates by Charles Polacek AIA
Frank Lloyd Wright
FLW didn't really consider himself to be part of the Modernist movement, so we don't extensively cover his work on our website, but we do have a bit.
- NEW! The David and Gladys Wright Foundation gifted their home to the School of Architecture at Taliesin on Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday
- The Boomer House
- The Adelman House
- The Carlson House
- The Price House
- The Pauson House (Ruins)
- Student Shelters at Taliesin West
- The drama of saving the David Wright House is over. If we forget the lessons of the past, here's our chronicle of the events as they unfolded.
Some other authoritative resources:
- Great Buildings: Taliesin West
- Taliesin West: Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture
- Remembering Frank Henry 1934 - 2013. Includes biography and memorial
Blaine Drake, aia
- Requiem in Shades of Gray: The Scoville House
- The Richert House
- The French Residence
- The Manker Residence
- The Beck Residence
- The Admiral Holcomb Residence
- Blaine Drake archives at ASU
Charles and Arthur Schreiber
Weaver & Drover, aia
- Find everything we've written about them in the Ralph Haver Archive
- Growing up Haver: A Modern Phoenix Family Chronicle by Bucky Haver
- Ralph Haver AIA: Everyman's Modernist
- Jimmie Ray Nunn FAIA: An Honest Architect
- James Salter AIA: Design Director of Haver's Firm
- Ralph Haver's life and work
- Haverhoods: The definitive directory to all confirmed Ralph Haver neighborhoods we know of. If it's not in here, it's not confirmed.
- The professional portfolios of Haver, Nunn & Jensen. And Nelson. And Collamer. And Associates. According to his staff it was still "Haver, Nunn-the-less". View over 27 of the firm's award-winning projects in Arizona (many of them long gone) including the Cine Capri theater, the Koko Club, First Federal Savings and Loan, Barrow's, The City of Phoenix Municpal Complex and Coronado High School.
- The Arizona Bank by Ralph Haver & Associates on Thomas Road is transformed into Sherwin-Williams paint store
- The Rancho Ventura Haver Hive in Town and Country 1 learns what it is like to build community in Claudia Hartman's Story of RE.
- A remarkable Town and Country home time capsule in Janet Manor shows original finishes useful for future Ralph Haver restorations.
- Vintage photos of a home in Janet Manor in the 50s and 60s, aka Ralph Haver's Town and Country II in Uptown Phoenix
- Vintage ads from 1956 for Town and Country Manor, the first of four Town and Country tract home developments by Ralph Haver and Fred Woodward
- Vintage floorplans, materials cabinet layouts and exterior color schemes for Haver's Starlite Vista tract home plans
- Starlite Vista by Ralph Haver
- Lei'ed to Rest - The Kon Tiki
- Kon Tiki Memorabilia collection
- The Evertson House in Marion Estates by Ralph Haver, a rare two-story "Swedish Modern" home
- The Grebles Residence in the 50s; a Haver tract home in Northwood modified by the Grebles Family.
- Ralph Haver's Arizona Bank transformed into The Vig Uptown [YouTube]
- The Lou Regester (now Copenhagen) furniture store by Ralph Haver put out some swanky ads in its day.
- The Phoenix Municipal Building put out a neat little brochure about their Haver and Varney-designed building
- Park Lee Alice, originally designed by Ralph Haver, envisioned a meandering brook in the middle of West Central Phoenix.
- P.A.T. Homes in Tucson were stylishly designed by Haver for the typical American income
- Terra Del Sol by Ralph Haver for Perfect Arizona Type Homes: Wilmot Vista, Donna Vista and Grande Vista in Tucson are included
- Carlos Terrace by Cheuvront Homes in Tucson features a Haver or three
- Golden Keys condominiums Phase 1 are credited to Ralph Haver's firm in 1961. What do you think, should they go historic?
- The Donaldson Residence
- The Triangle Building, suspected to be by Ralph Haver
- Country Club Apartments by Ralph Haver in the late 40s
- 3rd Annual Modern Phoenix Home tour in Ralph Haver's Marlen Grove
- History of the Hopkins House, an original 1946 Ralph Haver brick home
- Architect of old Cine Capri left design legacy in Valley By Johanna Haver
- Liz Wilson's research on Ralph Haver's Town and Country neighborhood of Scottsdale [PDF]
- The Beadle Archive is our catalogue of works by Al Beadle in Arizona.
- NEW! Executive Towers makes the National Register of Historic Places!
- NEW! Best of the Beadle Boxes Bus Tour
- NEW! A surprising update on Roman Roads by Al Beadle
- NEW! Modern Phoenix Week 2017 featured our third visit to the tract homes of Paradise Gardens.
- PBSW aka Melrose Market
- Ferguson's Cafeteria
- The Healy/Fearnow Residence
- The glory days of the swingin' Safari Hotel in Scottsdale from the Ernest A. and Billie W. Uhlmann Family Archive
- Safari Tales - The rise and fall of the old Safari Resort in downtown Scottsdale
- Al Beadle's Safari Hotel Vintage postcards
- Paradise Gardens Model Home Brochure (whether Beadle enjoyed it or not, his name is still on the brochure front and back)
- Modern Phoenix Week 2010 gave participants an interactive view into restored midcentury modern homes in Paradise Gardens.
- All about Paradise Gardens
- Phoenix Beadle House Saved in Preservation Online magazine
- The Steel and Glass Man by Gene Garrison
- San Diego Developer can't afford to renovate the Western Bell building, plans to 'doze it
- Farewell, Mountain Bell
- Al Beadle's Executive Towers. In 1962 Alfred Newman Beadle designed the tallest highrise residental structure ever in uptown Phoenix. Join us for an insider's tour of this seminal work in Beadle's career.
The Ranch Mine LLC
LEA Architects LLC
Bill Kurtz Architects PC
Marlene Imirzian & Associates
AU Design Studio
Rob Paulus Architects
Includes chronologies from the 1950s onward and video
Kendle Design Collaborative
SEAD: Studio for the Exploration of Architecture in the Desert
Westlake Reed Leskosky
Leaders in historic restoration and adaptive re-use
Douglas Architecture and Planning
The Construction Zone
Douglas Sydnor Architect & Associates
Circle West Architects, P.C.
Richard + Bauer
Michael P. Johnson Design Studios Ltd.
Woolsey Studio, Inc.
Patry Building Company