Our look at Maine's modernism starts with the work of Canadian firm Shim-Sutfcliffe's Bet Ha'am Synagogue in South Portland.
Architect Carol A. Wilson is one of Maine's leading modernists. She claims that her work is "deeply tied to the landscape of Maine," and that her "desire is to produce buildings worthy of this place." Making use of natural materials and elegant forms, her work suggests the elegance and quiet of the surrounding landscape.
This fine batch of images closes with one of Isaacson's house, a mid-century gem from 1959 by architect F. Frederick Buck.
Aaron writes the men's style column "The Pocket Square" for the San Francisco Chronicle and has written for the New York Times, the Times Magazine, Newsweek, National Geographic and others.