Mid-Century Homes

 

Mid-Century Home wants to be the most comprehensive resource about mid-century design and architecture and to tell the story of their protagonists.

Here, you will find our selection of mid-century homes that we hope will inspire and delight you.

With this selection of iconic homes built across the globe, United States, Australia, Europe and South America, we aim to bring you the most refined mid-century homes and architecture, that contributed to make mid-century modern and modernist architecture so popular and loved across the 20th century up to today.

mid-century house renovation by Klopf architects in Sacramento - exterior

Mid-Century Modern Remodel in Sacramento

This new-build in Sacramento represents another thoughtful project by Klopf Architecture, this time in collaboration with Van Gelder Construction. Comprising three bedrooms and 2,633 square feet, it is a house that really reaches out to its surrounding environment.

This aim is most obviously captured by the large open plan living area’s two massive sets of windows on either side of the room.

mid century modern australian homes - harry seidler - Rose House

3 Flat-Roofed Houses We’d Move Into Immediately

The flat roof is one of the signal elements of modernist architecture, and one of its principal contributions to architecture in general. The original modernists liked them for their purity of form. But they soon became useful as an additional outdoor space, especially in the heat of Palm Springs and the like.

Mid-century house in Rancho Mirage by E. Stewart Williams pool

5 Mid-Century Homes Ready For a Sunset Party

Close your eyes and imagine the quintessential mid-century modern house setting, chances are it’s a classy evening get together between the owners and their friends, with guests spilling out from the indoors and gathered happily around the pool.

Davis Rockwell glass House - front

The H.P. Davis Rockwell Glass House

Rockwell’s private house in the suburb Olympia Fields, outside of Chicago, is what many would call a marvelous work of modernism.

This home was built and designed by Rockwell himself to serve as personal living space in 1964.

William Cody Modernism in Palm Springs

Seamless Modernism in Palm Springs: William F. Cody

The legendary mid-century architect William F. Cody was a difficult man to pigeonhole. There exist few buildings that could really explain his style and many of his larger scale projects were quite eccentric, curved in some instances, in others borderline Googie.

andrew weaving house - Gene Leedy - sarasota

A Mid-Century Modern Gem in Sarasota

Andrew Weaving is a successful author specialising in Mid-century Modern architecture and design. He has written several titles on the subject – ‘Modern Retro’, ‘Sarasota Modern’ and ‘Living Retro’ to name a few.

John-Lautner-The-Wolff-residence

John Lautner, The Wolff Residence

John Lautner was famous for designing vibrant and full of life houses. Many of his buildings were included in famous movies, music videos and fashion photo shootings because of their dramatic flair and beauty.

6 Palmer and Krisel Houses in Palm Springs

Architects Palmer and Krisel run one of the most prolific American architecture firms of the mid-century period.

The significantly contributed to create Palm Springs’ fame as mid-century modern architecture dream and destination.