Rebirth of the Cool
The Sunshine State once yielded a bumper crop of modernist homes that—as this remodel proves—are still worth savoring.
Project: Sarasota House
Location: Sarasota, Florida
Architect: Seibert Architects P.A.
Originally designed: 1960
Original architect: William Rupp
Florida modern: A breezy seaside take on (largely postwar) architecture borrowing elements from the International Style—linear and light-filled—in a distinctly Floridian setting.
Key feature: The floating staircase