271 Exterior House Mid Century Design Photos And Ideas

In Portland's leafy Mt. Tabor neighborhood, this renovation project involved modern upgrades to a midcentury-modern home.
A new 50-years cedar shake roof with copper flashing was installed just last year.
The flattop Eichler at dusk.
The home's elegant post-and-beam construction as seen from the exterior.
The home has been professionally landscaped with native drought-resistant plants.
Wood paneling provides a pop of contrast on the front side of the home. The two-car garage is to the left.
A view of the home at night.
The post-and-beam construction was designed for indoor/outdoor living and has been perfectly preserved over the years, with only two owners.
The Gardiner House is an authentic midcentury gem nestled into the Hollywood Hills.
The post-and-beam construction has a dramatic carport entrance which showcases the home's clean, midcentury lines.
An aerial view.
The property's former Spanish hacienda-style, red-tile roof has been replaced with a contemporary metal one as part of the renovation.
The home sits on a 16,000-square-foot lot which has been beautifully landscaped with rows of cacti and palm trees.
Set on a half-acre lot, this updated 1963 midcentury home is located in the heart of La Cañada Flintridge in the Los Angeles area.
The front gate opens to the inner courtyard.
The front of the home features a privacy wall and a peek at the pleated roofline.
The front door has been painted yellow for a playful pop of color.
The classic post-and-beam construction is highlighted on the exterior.
Solid post-and-beam construction gives the home a classic midcentury profile.
The property at dusk.
The David and Gladys Wright House is considered FLW’s last residential masterpiece.
A view of the guest house, which is included in the sale.
A look at the circular courtyards.
The meticulously landscaped front yard is low maintenance and features drought tolerant plants and a sprinkler system.
Breuer's statement butterfly roof makes an appearance here at the Lauck House. Large glazing along the southern facade welcomes winter sun. Extended overhangs provide shade in the summer, while still allowing a visual connection to the grounds.
Lake/Front view showing living room windows surround.
The five bedroom, five bathroom home is sited on over half an acre of land, and sits adjacent to a local golf course. The owners have installed solar panels on the roof.
A view of the home's exterior from the backyard. Here, you can see the lower level which features laundry and an additional bedroom.
A bright orange door adds a pop of color to the home.
The rectilinear, modernist home features expansive glazing and blurs the lines between the indoors and outdoors.
Beautifully renovated, the home has excellent curb appeal with low maintenance landscaping.
The property features architecture that has been described as Third Bay Tradition—a 1960s Bay Area midcentury-modern style that can be seen in some of the wood-paneled residences in Sea Ranch, the exclusive Sonoma County seaside community.
The structure is an updated showcase of midcentury modern architecture.
Clean lines and a sleek black exterior welcome you to this North Highland Park hilltop home.
Back House
Located on a 2.6-acre lot, the residence is set far back from the street for privacy and is set adjacent to the Reed-Turner Woodland Preserve.
A charming 900-square-foot guest house sits on the property.
MDO panels the color of California poppies accent the home’s exterior.
Chris and Laura Porter’s new master suite connects to the rest of the house via an indoor/outdoor bridge that comprises a covered deck and small library; Bonelli windows and Fleetwood sliders look out on a landscape designed by Christine Ferris.
An exterior view of the property.
Overhanging roof eaves help protect the home from unwanted solar gain.
Built in 1956 by renowned local builder Vito Fosella, the two-story home embraces the wooded landscape with an exterior clad in teak, mahogany, and stone. The roof is tar and gravel.
The covered approach, a common element in Wright's works, is flanked by Japanese stone lanterns.

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