Nestled in the quiet streets of Elwood, ‘Silhouette Hytte’ House is located on a narrow 210m2 block.
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.
A highly personal project, Terrarium House is an intersection of the clients’ childhood and adult life.
By incorporating original features and materials, MRTN Architects faithfully restored the home, breathing new life while at the same time ensuring preservation of the architecture for many years to come.
With its clean lines and neutral tones, Las Palmas epitomizes the revered and iconic style of Palm Springs modernism
Each house is a reflection of its designers’ artistic expression and the owners’ personality and needs.
Australian architecture practice Mártires Doyle has completed an alteration and addition to timber workers cottage in Melbourne.
Located in Rye on the Mornington Peninsula, Dark Light House is a modest addition to a family home designed and built in the late sixties.
The Glass House is a simple construction made of a metallic structure, aluminum window frames and glass.
The materiality was used for this addition brings a fresh contemporary feel to the otherwise outdated aesthetic of the existing house.
Conceptualized to cater to a small family of four, Natural Lane is a highly site specific house.
Located in a neighborhood bordering Washington, DC, this suburban site has the advantage of being located adjacent to woodlands. A contemporary house surrounded by mature trees and manicured gardens anchors the site.
Located in the harborside suburb of Neutral Bay, Australia, this semi detached residence originally consisted of an amalgamation of unrelated spaces that were disconnected from both the site and the outdoors.
The Pine Valley Residence was designed and built by Architect Kenneth Burge in 1958. The house is a combination of concrete, steel, and wood construction.
Watching the seasons change in the hills was one of the simple joys that came with owning their home in Alamo for the past 25 years.
Originally built in the 1960s, this midcentury home was an outdated and unremarkable bungalow.
Originally built in the second decade of the 20th century, this bungalow underwent a series of additions and remodels.
In the Step Down House, the original 1910 front rooms and architectural details have been revived, while a poorly lean-to rear addition was removed.
This 540 square foot accessory dwelling unit in West Austin is a stand alone unit completed in 2019.
A stroke of luck hit Chris and Susanna when an old family friend noticed an iconic midcentury home being vacated in a spectacular Los Angeles neighborhood.
The assignment was to to build a dining room for family and friends totally open to the garden but with the chance to close it completely. The assignment was to to build a dining room for family and friends totally open to the garden but with the chance to close it completely.
This striking and impressive guest house in Denton, Texas complements its adjacent midcentury modern home. Situated in a residential neighborhood, Five House – or as the owners lovingly call it “granny-flat” functions to accommodate the owners large family and visitors. The owners saw the potential of the unoccupied half of their property and opted to build a guest house rather than expanding their existing midcentury modern home.
Designing one house for a client is a proof of trust. Designing two is a compliment to the architect’s creativity and grit.
The brief for this house was to create functional house for a family of six with improved natural light and greater connection to the garden.
The clients had defined: the house would have a great central yard and it would develop itself around it.
This project is a small but important phased remodel of a 1952 Haver Home within the architecturally significant Marlen Grove neighborhood.