The Modernist inspired Casa MS, built by Studio Arthur Casas, it’s located around 100 kilometres west of São Paulo on the Fazenda Boa Vista golf resort.
Mid-Century Home features contemporary homes and buildings designed by some of the most influential modernist architects of the 20th century and built during the mid-century period: Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, Donald Wexler, Craig Ellwood and John Lautner are few of them.
Every day we curate a selection of the most representative mid-century and contemporary style homes, to inspire and make you dream but also to share the story of their architects and owners.
We choose homes designed by architects who we believe respected the modernist principles of building, influenced their generation and set the bar for the architects to come.
The Holland/Goudzwaard Residence offers a brilliant example of modest mid-century modern design.
Located in Pasadena, California, it was designed in 1958 by architects Calvin Straub of the firm Buff, Straub & Hensman.
This mid-century home was built by the architect Donald Olsen to serve as residence for him and his wife, while he was a member of the architecture faculty at UC Berkeley.
This stunning 600-square-foot mid-century residence was designed by Long Beach architect Dean Davidson in 1965 for a family that owned a car dealership in Palm Springs.
This home is quintessential Frank Lloyd Wright. It was built between 1958 and 1960 in Minneapolis for Paul C. Olfelt, and his family.
The Turner Residence may be one of the most discrete contemporary modern homes we’ve ever come across.
Attracted by the design of this Norman F. Carver Jr. designed house, Tim and his wife bought this mid-century house in 2016 with the intention of restoring it to its original beauty.
The KA House has clearly been designed with privacy in mind.
Located in Thailand, the project was initiated by Idin Architects in 2012 and completed in 2014.
The first word that sprang to mind when we stumbled upon this contemporary home design was “rustic”.
Headed up by architect Brandon Jørgensen, this house was built as his own private home.
Seamlessness is at the heart of this contemporary style home.
Designed by Kengo Kuma, it was unveiled earlier this year at the annual Street of Dreams event in Happy Valley Oregon.
This mid-century house is a delight.
The minimalist façade, composed of simple slats of wood, painted in a gentle combination of light blue and white painted wood, is as fresh as they come.
Studio MK7’s Toblerone House in São Paulo is another delightful example of the firm’s confident application of a traditional modernist repertoire to contemporary architecture.
This mid-century home was built by architect Robert C. Metcalf, to serve as his family home.
Built in 1954, it is located on the University of Michigan campus.
The Goulding Summerhouse is a breathtaking piece of mid-century modern architecture.
Designed by Scott Tallon Walker Architects, the house is located in Co. Wicklow, Ireland,
The Hailey Residence hasn’t changed a lot since it was built in 1959.
Located in Los Angeles, it was designed by Richard Neutra.
Palm Springs based photographer Dan Chavkin, constantly shows his love for the city and its mid-century architecture legacy through his work.
With two books dedicated to Palm Springs, Dan has developed an amazing eye to capture the real essence of desert mid-century architecture.
William Landsberg designed this house in 1951, showing how to distill modernist style into a simple, yet incredibly beautiful mid-century home design.
Located in Ontario Canada, this contemporary home design feels very close to nature.
This effect is created through the abundance of wood used in the design, which is stained to precisely merge with the tones of the environment beyond.
This neat little mid-century house has a number of lovely design features.
Located in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Ocotea House, as it is called, was renovated this year by architects In Situ Studio.
Paul Rudolph’s Umbrella House is surely one of the architect’s most standout projects.
Located in Sarasota, Florida, it was intended to attract a new modern clientele, more open to the cutting-edge design it represented.
The contemporary Ramp House, by Studio MK57, has a characteristically Brazilian modernist edge to it.
Located in São Paulo, it was designed by Marcio Kogan and Renata Furlanetto.
There’s a pleasing functionality to this mid-century house.
Situated in the Diamond Heights neighbourhood of San Francisco, CA, it is an original Eichler house renovated between 2012 and 2013 by Hennessey Architects.
The Blodgett-Calvin Pool House is part of a dazzling complex of buildings in San Marino, Southern California.
The property sits a 1950s house designed by mid-century modern architect Calvin Straub.
The work of William A. Whifler stands as proof today of his talent and pure Modernist approach to architecture.
The William A. Whifler House is now in the National Register of Historic Places.
Editor of Arts & Architecture Magazine John Entenza, is a very important figure in the history of mid-century modern architecture.
He was instrumental in positioning the magazine as one of the major champions of mid-century home design in the United States.
The Blodgett-Calvin “Huts” residence is a modern home-studio serving as a ceramic studio for couple Mary Blodgett and Carlton Calvin.
Completed in 2012, Bush House makes good, solid house building look as easy as anything.
The project comes courtesy of architect Paul O’Reilly of Archterra Architects and is located in a bushland in Margaret River in Western Australia.
The international style is alive and well in this lovely original mid-century house.
Located outside New York City, it was built in 1957 by architect Roy O. Allen
With the Glass Wall House, we get a chance to explore a home which showcases Klopf Archietcture’s expert capabilities when it comes to creating a home from scratch.
Jessica Helgerson is a Portland based interior designer, her approach is a mix of respect for the history of the place and appreciation for modern design.
The DeLeeuw Residence is crisp, clean mid-century modern architecture at its very best.
Commissioned in 1964 by a World War II veteran, the home was intended as a place for the war hero and his family to settle down.
George, grew up in a traditionally decorated home.
Probably to counter-balance that, he matured a taste for simple and functional design and minimalistic homes: mid-century houses.
This contemporary style home is a joy to look at.
Located in Austin, Texas, it is the product of a collaboration between local architects, Wilmington-Gordon and Alterstudio Architecture
This modern home really connects with nature. Completed in 2015, it was designed by the architecture firm Wernerfield and is located in Cedar Creek Reservoir, TX.
This contemporary style home offers a masterclass in simplicity.
Designed by Ström architects the house features a remarkably sensitive design.
The DeSilver House is located in one of the best maintained mid-century neighbourhoods in the US: New Canaan, CN, where the owners deeply respect the architect original vision.
Architect Mary Ann Schicketanz path towards architecture was unconventional and, somehow, unexpected.
For the restoration of this house, she used all her talent and sensibility to bring back to its original glory a beautiful piece of mid-century architecture.
Buying a mid-century house designed by John Burrows, was a real journey for Audrey and her husband.
The couple passion for Scandinavian design and Audrey’s background in Architecture, made the house look as we show it to you today.
The McGrath House is the kind of building that really stands out.
It bears several bold features that you will rarely see in other contemporary home design.
The WI02 house in Caldes de Malavella, Spain, makes quite an immediate impression.
This contemporary house is like a grand porch, where “three courtyards modulate the atmospheric conditions and the privacy between the inside and the outside”.
Built in 2013 by Pitsou Kedem Architects and located in Tel Aviv, Israel, this house has been given the rather apt name of “Float House”.
Located in Selkirk, Scotland, 35 miles south of Edinburgh, this mid-century home was built for Serbian textile designer Bernat Klein in 1957 by British architect Peter Womersley.
Richard Neutra’s Scheimer House is another classic of the great mid-century architect’s oeuvre.
Begun before the architect’s death in 1970, the LA-situated mid-century home was completed by Neutra’s son Dion in 1972.
Klopf Architecture specializes in remodels of mid-century homes, often Eichler houses. They focuse on the dwellers needs and respect of the original architecture.
Today, John Klopf tells us about their philosophy and what are the struggles of remodeling an Eichler house today.
Situated in Dutchess County, upstate New York, the house is unmistakeably influenced by Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House and, more specifically, Philip Johnson’s Glass House.
This newly-restored mid-century home, designed in 1953 by Paul Hayden Kirk, is a real beauty.
Located in Seattle, it was recently renovated by architects Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig.
Soheil Nakhshab is the architect who designed the contemporary Lahaye Residence for Nakhshab Development & Design.
A modern dwelling with strong Modernist inspiration. Strong construction quality and a close eye on the clients’ needs.
This home exudes mid-century class. Located in the Hollywood Hills, it was built by John Lautner in 1956.
A protégé of Frank Lloyd Wright, in the mid-1930s.
This original mid-century home was re-imagined in 2008 by designer Jamie Bush.
Residing among the foothills of La Canada Flintridge, California, Bush has created a real beauty.
Fombertaux House is situated in East Lindfield, New South Wales.
It was designed and built between 1964 and 1966 by architect Jean Fombertaux as his own home.