The Brief for this modern house in Hobart, Tasmania, was clear, it had to be seamlessly connected to the outside. This is why the design focuses on five courtyards surrounded by the living spaces, not the other way around.
Located in Oxford, California, this mid-century home was renovated and extended by Koch architects.
The first element that caught our attention was the recurrence of thin wood panels throughout the house. Positioned vertically and stained in a light brown polish, they provide a solid backdrop to a really nice interior.
We’ve seen it many times and know how difficult it is to bring back the original mid-century vibe of a house while making it comfortable, for modern standards. We believe that Forward Architecture did just that with this house. Read about the restoration process through the words of Mr. Fein.
Architect Cory Buckner is an advocate for the preservation of Crestwood Hills, a notorious neighbourhood hosting houses from some of the most famous mid-century modernist architects.
Today she tells us about her personal involvement in the community and the restorations of the Riley Residence.
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Nest Architects is an architectural design practice based in Melbourne, Australia. The studio is committed to creating architecture, interiors, furniture and design projects that start from ‘first principles’ and end at a place where both the client and architect can be proud.
Location: San Francisco, California
At Klopf Architecture we immerse ourselves in modern design ranging from more minimal / gallery-style projects to warmer, more mid-century modern style projects and any shade of modernism in between.
This home’s modest façade conceals a breath taking mid-century interior. Indeed, on the face of it, the unassuming pale green exterior, featuring translucent windows and fairly traditional detailing, isn’t the first place you’d look for a mid-century gem.
Altus Architecture + Design have chosen a very appropriate name for this contemporary style home: Woodland House. When looked at from afar it is almost indistinguishable from the woodland that surrounds it.
Concrete is used to dazzling effect in this contemporary home design. Entitled Casa LP1, it is located on the outskirts of Guatemala City.
Mr. Snower, commissioned this house to Architect Marcel Breuer in 1953, while he was also working at the famous UNESCO headquarters in Paris.
Today, Architect Matthew Hufft tells us about the recent renovation he supervised for the current owners of the Snower house.
After years of neglect, this small building mid-century building had lost its charm and needed some love.
The New Canaan Historical Society called William D. Earls AIA Architect to bring back to life this unique pool house. Today. the architect tells us about the meticulous work they carried on to bring back this little gem to its original beauty.
This original mid-century home in Seattle, Washington, is really well built.
Upon approach from a path of concrete slabs, a solid wooden door is reached by way of two steps and it is situated slightly to the left of the path.
After buying back the mid-century house (designed by the grandmother of one of the current owners) a couple of young New York based creatives, hired GRT architects to bring back the family memories and to help them build new ones.
We interviewed Emilio Fuscaldo of NEST Architects about the Rosanna House project, a thoughtful renovation of a mid-century house near Melbourne.
This 1960s house is now updated for the modern living. Let us know on social media if you like this project as much we do!
Architect Walter Greaves had a particular penchant for timber.
This is clear from looking at the modernist house he designed for his family in Runcton, a small village located two miles south of Chichester, close to the West Sussex coast.
Concrete is in full force in this contemporary home design. Located in a suburban neighbourhood of Torquay, in the Australian state of Victoria.
The home was built in 2015 by Auhaus and Interiors.
This mid-century home has a natural simplicity about it which is really endearing. Built in 1956, and designed by architects Elizabeth and Winston Close, it is located in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Located in Bel Air, Los Angeles, this original mid-century capsule home was completed in 1964. It really captures the spirit of the time.
Along with Frank Sinatra’s Movie Colony home, the Koerner house in Palms Springs is one of a handful of private residences designed by the great mid-century modern architect E. Stewart Williams, who seldom took commissions of this sort.
With the brief to create more space for a larger family, AM Architecture set about reorienting this mid-century house in Camberwell, Victoria, around split-level living area: drastically expanding its size.
This contemporary style home has a very nice name: Wild Lilac: a rough hillside covered with the plant that gives it its name.
Located in the foothills of the San Bernardino National Forest, in Southern California, the home was designed by Walker Workshop.
Indoor and outdoor space blend seamlessly in this classic mid-century home located in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Built by architect Vladimir Ossipoff, the Liljestrand House is a shining example of the kama’aina style which took root in the Hawaiian Islands during the mid-century period, and which Ossipoff did so much to champion.
22 Parkside was built by renowned British architect Richard Rogers in 1968 as a home for his parents.
With this opportunity, Rogers sought to establish a blueprint for a new housing typology, characterised by a solid permanent structure that could accommodate a variety of temporary elements.
This contemporary house it is all about the beach. This is most apparent in the living area: a vast space, one side of which is almost completely exposed to the outdoors, thus allowing the inhabitants to drift seamlessly from house, to garden, and all the way to the nearby beachside.
Looking at the overhead shot of this Palm Springs mid-century home, one word immediately springs to mind: vivid.