Drama-Fueled Modernism on the Waterfront: The Jafari Residence
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.
The Ravine House is a modern home along Lake Michigan designed by Robbins Architecture.
Tucked into a hillside surrounded by mountains, valleys and grasslands, this modernist home blends perfectly into its environment
This impressive one storey desert residence was built to serve in the hot, dry climate of Arizona’s Paradise Valley.
This modern style home is laced with luxury and contemporary elements in conjunction with 1950’s Southern Californian class.
The property enjoys breathtaking views of the Santa Rosa Mountains from within Thunderbird Heights in Rancho Mirage.
Modestly dubbed The Shed, this midcentury inspired contemporary home design is glorious in all its features.
Resembling a stack of fallen leaves, this modernist home is drowning in tranquility.
Situated within stones throw from a mountain resort in Karuizawa, Japan’s Nagano Prefecture, the modern villa blends gracefully into its surrounding natural landscape
This modernist lake cabin designed by architect Daoust Lestage, rests within the comfort of Canadian backwoods and lakeside.
This two-bedroom urban cabin by architect Olson Kuding, offers modern city living in a net zero building near Seattle.
The main aspiration for this house in Carmen Valley, was to rest effortlessly within its surrounding nature. Sagan Piechota Architecture nailed it.
This midcentury inspired modern home in Arizona, delivers a profusion of natural materials and light In the best modernist spirit.
A refined ranch-style bungalow in San Carlos, California, ticked all the boxes of a flawless home but one. The indoor and outdoor connection was missing…
Beastie Boys’ co-founder Mike D house, is a modern gem with a strong midcentury influence.
A modernist retreat house near Washington built for a family of architecture and nature lovers, by Wittman Estes.
The modernist Casa do Gerês is a work of art and a pleasure to lay eyes on.
Part wood contemporary home design rests in a rural location set twenty miles outside of Braga.
A modern – midcentury inspired – new built near Dallas.
The Quay Tower is a stunning new apartment building coming in Brooklyn Bridge Park and features Marmol Radziner designed interiors.
The Higgins Lake House by Jeff Jordan Architects is a hidden gem, tucked away by the lakeside.
Upon first glance, you might not realize what awaits further into this modernis Brazilian home: the Bourgainville residence.
This one of a kind Modernist home design rests atop a plateau of Santa Monica’s Topanga Canyon, California.
Completed in 2017 by Sant Architects, this Saddle Peak House is uprisen on a ridge, overlooking a stunning view of the Santa Monica Mountains
Looking from the bottom of the hillside, it is difficult not to acknowledge the gorgeous Modernist home that stems from the lush vegetation towards the top.
With a limited budget to work with, authentic low cost materials played a decisive role in shaping this modernis family home in Brazil
This complex of elegant, modernist buildings in Australia make the most of their spectacular views.
This North Penn House was built to minister to a family of five, who were looking to start living more closely connected to nature.
We spoke to project leader Noah Biklen about the project and what steps were made to meet wishes of the client.
This modern residence stands in California’s Greenbrae. After a full renovation by Building Lab architects, the house now indulges in open space as opposed to a previous grim overall feel.