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Maryland Modern Architecture and Architects Specializing in Modern Architecture

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Maryland Modern Homes

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The House on Hoopers Island
After Hurricane Isabel hit the Eastern Shore of Maryland, many homes had to be raised to meet new ordinances. Among those was a home called the House on Hoopers Island located on the Eastern Shore on the Chesapeake Bay. That project has won nine awards for architect David Jameson, including the 2010 International Architecture Award, the 2009 AIA National Housing Award and the 2009 Maryland Society AIA Design Award.

House on Hoopers IslandHouse on Hoopers Island Architects: David Jameson Architect

Maryland Modern Architecture

Glenstone Residence Potomac
The Glenstone Residence, in Potomac, Maryland, just outside Washington D.C. was designed by Gwathmey-Siegel & Associates Architects. The cluster of buildings and outdoor sculpture are surrounded by more than a hundred acres of woods, meadows and lawns. In addition to the residence, guesthouse and pool, the property includes a private 22,000 square-foot museum devoted to post-World War II to contemporary masterworks.

Glenstone Residence and Museum Potomac“Glenstone” Architects: Gwathmey-Siegel & Associates Architects

The Gateway, Maryland Institute College of Art
The Gateway, Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland was designed by Architects from RTKL Associates. The building was completed in 2008 and won the Honor Award from Maryland AIA in 2009. For more information visit: RTKL Associates

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The Gateway MICA The Gateway MICA Interior View

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Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Art Gallery & Mellon Hall
Mellon Hall designed by modernist architect Richard Neutra in 1959, was given a 10,000 foot addition including the Mitchell Gallery, a destination gallery for on loan exhibits from national and international museums. The gallery was built in 1989 by the Maryland architect firm BOHL. The gallery consists of two rooms: a main gallery for large exhibits and a small room without natural light for conservationist exhibits. The addition won the 1989 Citation of Merit from AIA.

Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Art Gallery & Mellon HallElizabeth Myers Mitchell Art Gallery & Mellon Hall View 1
Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Art Gallery & Mellon Hall Interior 1Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Art Gallery & Mellon Hall Interior View
Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Art Gallery & Mellon Hall Interior 2Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Art Gallery & Mellon Hall Interior View 2

Maryland Modern Blogs

Ayers Saint Gross Blog
This blog is from the architecture firm of Ayers Saint Gross in Baltimore, Maryland. They specialize in building for higher education and cover that topic extensively in their blog.

Maryland Modern Architects

Ziger/Snead LLP, Architects
Among the many projects for which Ziger/Snead Architects has won awards, is the Woodvalley House with four:  including the AIA Maryland “Merit Award,” the AIA Baltimore “Design Award” and the “Residential Design Award” and the River House which won the 2009 AIA Maryland “Design Award” and AIA Baltimore 2008 “Design Award.”

Woodvalley House Baltimore“Woodvalley House” Architects: Ziger/Snead LLP Architects

Peter Fillat Architects
This Baltimore architecture firm is well-known in Maryland and around the country. Included in Peter Fillat Architects’ portfolio of award-winning projects are Ridgely Commons, a multi-family residential complex and the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel.

Ridgely Commons Baltimore“Ridgely Commons” Architects: Peter Fillat Architects

Maryland Modern Museums and Galleries

The Contemporary Museum
Founded in 1989, the Contemporary Museum collaborates with artists, curators, and members of the Baltimore community to explore today’s art and culture “by presenting new art, new ideas and new creative processes.” The museum is committed to presenting thought-provoking exhibitions and innovative programming.

Maryland Art Place (MAP)
Founded in 1981, Maryland Art Place is a non-profit center for the promotion of contemporary art. It now does its work and presents an ongoing series of video, film, music, dance and performance in a permanent downtown Baltimore home.

The Art Gallery
The Art Gallery at the University of Maryland, according to its mission statement, strives to be “a national leader in the exhibition of significant and challenging contemporary art with an emphasis on emerging and mid-career artists” and “to educate the university community as well as the general public from the greater Maryland and Washington, DC region on new and innovative scholarship on all art forms from diverse cultures; to play a primary role in the region’s artistic landscape as a venue promoting contemporary art and visual culture.”

Maryland Modern Stores and Shops

Platner ArmchairPlatner Armchair from Design Within Reach

OAKENSHAWE offers a wide collection of early 19th century through 20thcentury modern furniture, lighting, rugs, art and unique decorative objects.

Design Within Reach
Maryland’s source for the best in modern design, from iconic mid-century works to innovative designs of today.

Home on the Harbor
Home on the Harbor in Baltimore offers  a collection of select brands like Gus Modern, American Leather, Flos, Alessi and more.

Maryland Modern Interiors

Victor Liberatore Design
Victor Liberatore and his firm specialize in contemporary, transitional and eclectic interior designs. Among his awards is the American Society of Interior Designers: Chesapeake Homes Design Competition Winner for Showhouses and Models 2007.

Victor Liberatore Design ShowhouseVictor js Liberatore won an Honorable Mention for the Show Home in Stevenson MD

Maryland Modern Resources

Maryland ArtSource
Maryland ArtSource is the brain child of The Baltimore Art Research & Outreach Consortium (BAROC). This online arm of BAROC provides art information resources, including artist biographies, institutions and art collections and library catalogues available on the Internet.

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