Modern Across America

October/November 2004,
Vol. 05
Issue 01
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5th Annual Issue: Exeptional Homes in Unlikely Places

Modern Awakening

In Salt Lake City, a place not renowned for progressive architecture, Brent Jespersen built a luminous canyon retreat—using his architect father and a famed Utah modernist as his guides.

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Beantown Dream

In this tightly packed Northeast city where developers pounce first on any available lot, two young architects found a rare ground-up opportunity.


Big Easy Living

In the hot and humid South, time seems to stand still and the architecture is often no different. But in New Orleans, Bild Design, headed by local boy Byron Mouton, is hoping to change that.