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The Eichler Homes Remodelling Experts

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  We have covered the work of Klopf Architecture already in few articles. Today is John Klopf to tell us about Eichler homes and their remodeling. Our design style is rooted …

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Eichler Homes And The Sense of Community

…Continues from The Tradition of Eichler Neighbourhoods The first Eichler homes were designed by well-known California architect team of Anshen & Allen and in later years other architects were hired …

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Eichler Homes: From Niche to Mainstream

(above A. Quincy Jones & Frederick Emmons – photo by Darren Bradley) …continues from Eichler Homes, Promoting Modernism. Starting in 1953, the American real estate market began to change. The rise of …

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Eichler Homes, Promoting Modernism.

(Above, Eichler Homes Terra Linda promotional postcard – via Heather David on FLickr) …continues from Eichler Homes and birth of the Modernist dream. It’s almost certain that Joe Eichler would not have had as much success …

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Eichler Homes And The Birth of Modernist Dream

Generally speaking, Americans living in the early 1940s rarely accepted modern architecture as the standard for private housing. Californians however, were the exception – owing to a subculture of reformers and philanthropists that chose a …

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3 Eichler Renovations that Will Leave You Speechless


Joseph Eichler was one of the most important figures in the development of mid-century modernism. As developer of many thousands of homes, he worked with architects such as Robert Anshen …

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Eichler Home, a Dream Come True for Amanda

Amanda Eichler - Modern MailBox

Modern Mailbox for MidCenturyHome Moving into an Eichler home last year was a dream come true for Amanda. With a third child on the way, her and her husband needed to …

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Building Lab architects renovate an Eichler in Marinwood, CA


Founded in 2001, Building Lab is an architectural firm dedicated to a comprehensive approach to the processes of building and design. The firm’s founder Stephen Shoup, who studied architecture at …

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Before and After: Karen, John and their Eichler Home

Karen Eichler Walnut Creek

Karen and John are two Mid-century Modern architecture enthusiasts. They sold their house and went on a mission to find the perfect Eichler to renovate with their bare hands. It is …

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Eichler Renovation in Palo Alto by Bellomo Architects


The Joseph Bellomo Architects Inc, is an architectural design bureau that offers design solutions to projects such as mixed use, residential, modular housing, commercial and urban planning which received the …

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2 Men, 1 Dream: Joseph Eichler and Frank Lloyd Wright

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A house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright had the innate capability to transform people. The structure, the light, the audible and sensible qualities and the different use of material.  It …

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Anshen and Allen, The Duo That Put Joseph Eichler On The Map

Anshen and Allen - Eichler home - Orange County

While studying at the University of Pennsylvania, both Bob Anshen and Steve Allen received a travelling fellowship to study in San Francisco after graduating. This is how their relationship began …

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Karolina Is In Love with Her Eichler Home

karolina Buchner eichler house

Eichler Homes are special, as their owners. Karolina is one of them and today will show us the one she fell in love with and is carefully renovating with her …

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5 Night-Time Views of Mid Century Modern Homes


Even if these stunning Mid-century houses already look great on daylight, but they are even more spectacular at night/sunset. Enjoy! Frank Lloyd Wright’s Marden House Connection with the outside and small …

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Joseph Eichler, The Man Committed to Modernity

Perhaps one of the best examples of a self made man in real-estate development and mid-century modernism is Joseph Eichler. He had a dream, a clear vision and  made this …

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Eichler Neighbourhoods. Total Community Design.

  Continues from Eichler Homes and The Sense of Community. Some of the successes of the Eichler communities can be ascribed to site planning. Neighbors come together and develop new …

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Klopf Architecture. Double Gable Eichler Home Remodel

                    We’ve already hosted one stunning Eichler Home remodel by Klopf Architecture. The architects design style is rooted in the culture, aesthetic, and climate …

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The Tradition of Eichler Neighbourhoods

Continues from The Joseph Eichler Dream, Living Together in Nature. Eichler began building what today are called the Eichler neighbourhoods within a small community in Sunnyvale California. Originally priced for under ten …

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A Remodeled Eichler in Palo Alto by Klopf Architecture

In 2014, Klopf Architecture, Arterra Landscape Architects and Flegels Construction completed their remodeling of a classic open, indoor-outdoor Eichler home, which can be found in Palo Alto, CA, epitomizes Joseph …

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The Joseph Eichler Dream, Living Together in Nature

Many people may have heard the name before. For a few the concept of Eichler is relatively new. In the Real Estate business, especially in California, Eichler houses are a …

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The First New Eichler in 40 Years

If you have read the interview to our friend and Eichlers expert Monique Lombardelli, you will remember that she was working on building new Eichlers based on original plans. Well, she made …

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Eichler Houses, Between Art and Marketing

 …continues from Eichler Homes: From Niche to Mainstream  Eichler hired Ernie Braun to photograph the house. The photos impressed Belluschi so much that he remarked to Eichler that they showed off the house even …

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Monique Lombardelli: a Life for Eichlers

Monique Lombardelli is a MidCenturyHome reader and fan of our Facebook Page. When she approached us to tell about her projects and documentaries on Eichler houses, we couldn’t resist; we asked her for …

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Mid-Century Modernism: A Remarkable Transformation

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Modern Mailbox for MidCenturyHome Cover-photo by Darren Bradley. Sometimes when covering example after example of the mid-century house, it seems apt to take stock and consider what a remarkable transformation occurred …

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Modern Gem-filled Flat Overlooks Niemayer’s Ibriapuera Park

Modern Gem-filled Flat Overlooks Niemayer’s Ibriapuera Park

This São Paulo flat looks about as modernist as it gets. Filled with an expertly curated array of modernist furniture pieces and overlooking the Ibriapuera Park (designed by legendary Brazilian …

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Pre-War Modernism: “The Homewood” by Patrick Gwynne

A Modernist Masterpiece by Patrick Gywnne

“The Homewood” was the first major project of British modernist architect Patrick Gwynne, built for his family on their estate in Esher, Surrey, England. Completed in 1938, it is a …

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Mid-century Meets the Concrete Block: Fringe Architects

Concrete House Architect: Fringe Architects

Fringe Architects’ “Concrete House” sets out to capture the spirit of architect Iwan Iwanoff, (1919-1986) an architect who carried out most of his work in Perth, Australia. Also situated in …

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Richard Neutra’s Sublime Ebelin Bucerius House

Richard Neutra’s Ebelin Bucerius House

The modernist preoccupation with how the home communicates with its context is typically aimed at conveying man’s affinity with nature, with the modernist homes represented most often, including on this …

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The Paul Hayden Kirk House in Bellevue


This house in Bellevue WA, was designed by architect Paul Hayden Kirk in 1955. Kirk worked under many architects, some of which included Floyd Naramore, A.M. Young, B. Dudley Stuart, and …

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Jens Risom’s Family Retreat Was Ahead of its Time


Last week, on 10 December, prominent Danish-American furniture designer Jens Risom sadly passed away at his home in New Canaan, Connecticut at the age of 100. Alongside his groundbreaking furniture …

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3 Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian Houses We Love


Frank Lloyd Wright was unquestionably the father of American Modernism. His focus on connecting the outside nature with the inside is for example clear in the Fallingwater, or Kaufmann Residence, that …

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A. Quincy Jones

A. Quincy Jones, also known as “Quincy”, was born in 1913 in Kansas(Missouri) but moved to Southern California on a young age. In 1936 he received his B. Arch. from the …

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A Mid-Century Modern House in Sydney: Tim Ross

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Tim Ross is a brilliant comedian who loves mid-century modern design and Modernist architecture. He loves mid-century so much to come up with a show staging in different Australian homes: “Man About The House”. …

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