Modern Homes


Mid-Century Home features mid-century and modern homes designed by some of the most influential modernist architects of the 20th century: Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, Donald Wexler, Craig Ellwood and John Lautner are only few of them.

We want to show how contemporary architects build modern homes following the same principles of their famous predecessors. That is why, in this section, you will find a curation of contemporary homes built today but following modernist principles.

We only feature homes from contemporary architects who we believe respect the modernist principles of building and prove how Modernism is very much alive.

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Residência Conchas by Gui Mattos: a Modernist Beach Hut

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.

The Iterative Approach to Architecture of Brandon Jorgensen

Architect Brandon Jorgensen wants to have a positive impact on the environment, respecting and enhancing the landscape while creating functional living solutions for his clients.

Today you can read more about his work and how the project for the Oak Knoll house evolved from restoration to an exciting new opportunity, for the architect as well as his clients.

Curves And Concrete: Leo Romano’s Climbing House

Built in 2016 by Leo Romano Architects, and located in Goiânia, Brazil, this contemporary style home is known as the Climbing House.

If only for its sweeping roof, the name is appropriate, but the rest of the home also displays a rather upwardly mobile quality.

This Modernist House has Unrivaled Views of Dry Creek Valley

Dry Creek Valley is a pretty impressive place to call home.

The house is built on the site of an earlier ranch home. As such, and as aerial pictures demonstrate, this contemporary style home is rather secluded: only two other homes can be made out amongst the vast wooded hills.

Blodgett-Calvin Pool House

The Modernist Pool House We All Want

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.

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Contemporary WI02 House Is A Feast For The Eyes

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”.