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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.’
In architecture, responding to site and context is the essence of a successful design project
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.
‘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.
‘Island Rest’ is a response to a client’s brief for a modern holiday home.
The Trull Residence is on a small corner lot in the suburbs. The lot is long north to south, with driveway access from the north and southern views of a forest and pond.
This contemporary home design was designed with natural materials in mind for a private client in a rural east area of Stockholm.
The clients of project had been living in a modernist home built designed in the 1960’s by a disciple of Marcel Breuer, one of the “modernist masters”.
The midcentury modern home was less than two thousand square feet, yet beautifully sited on a densely wooded hill.
The renovation for modern living of this home was constrained by local restrictions that protect the distinct neighborhood character.
From the same architects as the Split House, this industrial modern home by Pac Studio is a fun and friendly renovation project.
Situated in New South Wales, the Northern Rivers Beach House is a modern home connected to its environment.