This home was recently designed with aging at the forefront. The brief was to support an elderly couple with empathetic design principles so the owners could live independently and in comfort.
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.
Resting on a hilltop in the hinterland of Byron Bay, Australia, this unique double pavilion was inspired by memories of midcentury modern “Palm Springs” architecture.
Located on a site embedded with family memories, this house replaced what was a tired and poorly orientated cottage, previously owned by the homeowner’s grandparents.
In North Austin, Texas, sits an area that abounds with classic midcentury modern design alongside some fantastic scenery.
When first assessing this project, the architect was excited by the ‘vibe’ and saw great potential.
Located on an elevated, terraced section retained by substantial rock walls, this home enjoys incredible views of the sparkling waters of Lake Wanaka, New Zealand, and the surrounding mountains and glaciers.
A hidden jewel in Santa Cruz, Surf House brings a polished bohemian feel right up to the edge of one of the state’s best surf breaks. The clients were well-versed on the nuances of the site and dreamt of a home that fit naturally and sustainably into its beachy, eclectic locale.
This home was shaped by the open meadow surrounding the site.
This suite was conceived as a loungy art studio and refuge for the owners – a space to invite friends to enjoy the expansive West Texas sky and watch the ever-changing light wash over the vast landscape and haystack mountains to the east.
This pitched roof house required a carefully considered design response to achieve the clients brief.
True to midcentury modern design, the continuity between interior and exterior spaces for this home was a primary goal.
The midcentury inspired hom sits amongst literal rainforest and coastal heath. It’s a simple, but very cleverly designed, one bedroom house positioned just above the ground on a deck that opens straight up to the bush and the soothing sounds of the nearby surf.
This is a large 517 square metre, five bedroom new build family home. It was built on a 797 square metre, north facing sloping block, in a midcentury modern style.
Designed as a quiet retreat amidst the unglaciated Wisconsin landscape, Bluff House rises from the gently sloping terrain of its wooded site.
A few hours south of Sydney, this place offers breathtaking views. Backed to the west by a dramatic hillside of untouched rainforest, the Yarrawa Brush, is home to a number of unique species of ancient flora and fauna.
The design for this home draws inspiration from the canopies of trees which permeate the site. The gentle sweeping roof forms a canopy to the living spaces and opens the space up to both the Northern light and the Southern views.
Drawing on midcentury materials and thoughtful design, this home is a celebration of functionality, where every aspect of the homeowners’ habits and rituals have been given laser attention to detail.
This site housed an old cottage that resonated with people irrespective of their architectural understanding.
This home was sensitively designed to sit harmoniously within a thirty-acre wooded site – with no other buildings in the vicinity.
The brief for this home was to create a family friendly, relaxed house that fully embraced and engaged with its incredible natural surroundings.
This family retreat nestles against a river, which forms the north and west perimeter of an 18-acre wooded property that features dramatic mountain views to the north through a veil of cottonwood trees.
This house is one of a series of house designs seeking to engage clients that appreciate design, yet don’t have the time or means to commission a bespoke home.
This home draws upon its Northern California context, embodying a casual California lifestyle through strong indoor-outdoor connections.
This new build features a large functional family home which captures expansive uninterrupted outlook whilst still maintaining seamless transitions between indoor/outdoor living, a landscaped yard and pool.
This custom home was imagined anew after wildfire destroyed this quiet block. The day after the new owners received the keys to their quaint home on this heavily wooded lot, disaster struck.
This site presented an attractive 1910 return verandah villa that sat quietly amongst its neighbours.