This historic renovation of a midcentury home sought to honor the heritage of the home but open up the main spaces for twenty-first century living.
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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.
The original architect of this home designed the front section of the house, which was built in 1949, when he was only 14 years old.
The house on Treasure Island, Floria, was in derelict condition and had suffered numerous remodels and additions which created a confused internal organization and external appearance.
s bought this home in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, it was extremely run down. With the help of And And And Studio, the home was stripped to its foundations and given a new lease on life.
This project aimed to restore a home to its Eichler roots while modernizing the space. It was a serendipitous beginning when the client and designer both were the same outfit on their initial meeting.
This project demonstrates a remodel and interior design updates to a post and beam 1953 hillside home in Mount Washington, Los Angeles.
This Krisel home was brought to life and modernized while carefully flowing with the original plan. The designer has long been an avid midcentury aficionado and was keen to ensure that the home would maintain the intended design of the home but enhanced for the 21st century.
This project demonstrates a contemporary post and beam renovation. The previous aesthetics are disjointed and lacked the original midcentury spirit of the home.
Like many dwellings from this period, the home has been a building site more than once during the course of its existence. In this case, the clients have owned this property going back to the 1970s.
The recent renovation respects the architect’s original design and draws cues from the refined simplicity of this heritage listed building.
Tucked away in Los Altos Hills, the aptly named Round House is a geometrically unique structure; one of a few similarly shaped circular homes in the area that were built in the 1960s.
This 1962 midcentury modern summer home retains much of the vision by the original architect, the late Ulrich Franzen (a disciple of I.M. Pei).
This home was designed in the mid 1950’s by Walter Pierce as part of the Peacock Farm neighborhood in Lexington Massachusetts.
The Portsea Beach Shack was designed by Robin Boyd in 1955. As with Boyd’s other house plans this charming beach shack had a warm humanity, embodying Boyd’s design principles of restrained materiality and sympathetic engagement with the landscape.
Foothill Residence is a tasteful renovation and addition of a mid-century modern home in Austin, Texas. The home was originally built in 1953 and won an award of merit from the Texas Architect’s Association for the project the same year.
This 1940s brick home has been treasured by the same family since it was originally built.
The primary aim of this remodel project was to rehabilitate the structure from being an adult care facility to a home for a family of five.
The principle focus of this project was to preserve and restore a house by Anatol Kagan in Studley Park, Kew. Twentieth century heritage remains an emerging concept, but one that is quickly gaining widespread acceptance.
We were lucky enough to be invited to visit this beautiful home during Palm Springs Modernism Week in February 2022.
This remarkable midcentury residence was designed by architect Otto Stark, noted for Chicago’s lauded BlueCross BlueShield Building (1968) at 55 W. Wacker Drive.
This renovation was was a close collaboration between the builders and the midcentury-loving owners. It was important to both sides to preserve the home’s authentic midcentury character.
When you own a midcentury home, extending it can sometimes be a challenge. Bringing modern day conveniences into a piece of living history requires careful consideration and an understanding of the key features of the period to ensure that any alterations do not diminish the value of the home.
Nestled neatly within the trees, this remodeled Charles Goodman designed home stands as an elegant expression of postwar modernism: simple, functional, and in perfect balance with its hillside setting.
The architects for this home set out to replace the original modernist house (that just didn’t work for the owners) with a contemporary version of itself, yet with a major portion of the massing flipped onto the roof.
Denver Architectural Photographer David Lauer has merged a love of visual arts with architecture. We chatted with David to find out more about his passion for photographing midcentury homes and his own purchase and subsequent restoration.