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.
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.
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.
Located in Itu, São Paulo, the 1100m2 residence received from the owners the affectionate name of “The most beautiful house”.
Located in the typhoon prone territory in Tam Anh, Nui Thanh, Quang Nam, Vietnam, the “water house” celebrates the challenge of adapting to dynamic climate changes.
Situated on a sloping site, the Mornington Peninsula house is surrounded by lush vegetation with extensive views to the Port Phillip Bay.
Among all other requirements, Preston I prioritized the preservation of the mid-century streetscape to which it belongs.
Japanese design studio Hearth Architects designed a modern and minimalist home in the Shiga prefecture on the island of Honshu in Japan.
This midcentury inspired bungalow is the epitome of minimalism meets modernist.
Meadow House is a replacement house in a quiet village. Great emphasis was given to the landscape so that house and site would become one.
Ben Callery Architects’ clients recently returned to Melbourne from years of travelling and working overseas ‘chasing the sun.’
Klopf Architecture and Outer space Landscape Architects designed a new warm, modern, open, indoor-outdoor home in Los Altos, California.
In architecture, responding to site and context is the essence of a successful design project
Designed by the architect Rodolpho Ortenblad in 1957 for his family, the house was renovated starting from the recovery of the elements that characterize the original project and some changes in its program and plan.
Like many of the properties in the vicinity, this Hamptons house is a relaxing retreat for the affluent residents of New York city.
Set in the scenic Southern Alps in Japan, this modern home pays homage to the traditional Japanese Architecture.
The Clients came to us with a book of midcentury classics, in which, much to our delight, they had earmarked a photograph of the deep verandah of the Farnsworth House by Mies Van de Rohe.
‘Old Be-al’ is the loving nick-name given to the beautifully old, gnarled Mallee river redgum at the rear of this classic, single story brick veneer home from the interwar period in Melbourne’s inner-east.
Pre-fabricated houses can now also feature a modernist aesthetic. This house shows a new concept for modern living.
The BENT Annexe renovation adds additional living space to a 1960s home with a lot of charm, while also reconnecting it to the garden.
The Dearie House is a family home originally designed by Kevin Knight for Ronald & Patricia Dearie in 1953.
‘Island Rest’ is a response to a client’s brief for a modern holiday home.