Athina House is a modern and minimal, splendid-yet-serene, 3800 SF single-family residence in San Diego, CA’s North County.
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.
Traditionally, regardless of orientation, the Australian suburban block is longer than it is wide. Typically, dwellings are built to the side boundary setback in order to maximise the floor plate along its length.
The client set about converting an existing carport into a liveable office space. With minimal intervention, she conceived a space that accommodates four to five team members, and has the potential to adapt into a granny flat in the future.
The architects were hired to design a new addition to the rear of a beautiful 1900’s-built home in the East Nashville Historic District, Tennessee.
This jazzy Modernist Penthouse – nicknamed Modo Pento – interior was a treat to design and a sensory delight from the outset.
This coastal holiday home is located in Sorrento, a small town on the Mornington Peninsula, about an hour and a half drive away from Melbourne, Australia.
Mi shack pays homage to the iconic early modernist and mid-century architects to create simple, smart, sophisticated and affordable shacks.
This midcentury modern inspired home sits on secluded wooded acreage just west of San Marcos, Texas, thirty miles south of Austin.
Located in La Quinta’s fabled Madison Club, this vacation home was designed for a sophisticated client who loves to entertain family and friends when in town.
Alley Cat was designed as a compact homebase for a couple who travel frequently between Seattle and the Southwest and who wished to rent out their craftsman residence.
Set on a large east-west high bank lot, this home is thoughtfully designed to make the most of its square footage while creating privacy from neighbors and a busy rural road to the west. The result is a modest and functional dwelling strongly anchored to its site.
This beachfront residence in New South Wales was created for a couple who were ready for a permanent sea change and to fully embrace a ‘beach house’ way of living.
“Beach Slice” is a holiday home an hour’s drive from Melbourne, and a five-minute walk to the shore of Western Port Bay. Sitting on a bush block, it is humble and relaxed, designed to holiday.
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.
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.