Collection by Brandi Andres

Sensitive Renovations of Iconic California Architects


We've pulled together a "who's who" list of California homes, originally designed by Richard Neutra, Pierre Koenig, Frederick Monhoff, A. Quincy Jones, Joseph Eichler, and John Lautner, that were carefully restored to their midcentury modern perfection.

The addition references the main house in materiality and function.
The upstairs portion of the addition takes advantage of the ocean view beyond.
Midcentury architect Frederick Monhoff originally designed this Santa Monica home.
Midcentury architect Frederick Monhoff designed this Santa Monica home in 1951.
To open the interior space, existing windows were replaced with floor-to-ceiling glass and folding doors.
The iconic midcentury architect Pierre Koenig, who masterminded Case Study houses #21 and #22, designed the Henbest...
In 2013, Robert Sweet completed a historically sensitive renovation of the Rancho Palos Verdes structure, repairing the...
Elise Loehnen and Rob Fissmer bought their house, which dates to 1950, in 2012, furnishing the living room with a...
The dining area features a distinctive cinder block fireplace.
As grand as it ever was this renovated Eichler home in San Rafael, California, exudes warm light into the California...
A wall of windows provides a smooth transition between indoor and outdoor spaces in this renovated home.
On the other side of the fence—built to protect the property from flash floods—is a desert oasis with cactus-lined...
This is Unit 1, the most private of the four units.