482 Exterior House Mid Century Design Photos And Ideas - Page 4

The Samuel-Novarro home's distinctive facade.
A street view of 2255 Verde Oak Drive.
The residence is perfectly integrated into the adjacent hillside.
A street view of the Samuel-Novarro House by Lloyd Wright.
The entry features a covered patio, new doors, and full-height windows.
In the entrance, a team with the general contracting firm Martha uncovered an abstract mural that Engels painted himself and then plastered over. He also made the geometric door handle. Simon speculates that Engels sourced the marble, found all over the house, from Expo ’58, after the pavilions had been dismantled.
Villa Engels, the home of the esteemed Belgian modernist Lucien Engels (1928–2016), was falling apart when its second owners bought it in 2013. Yet due to its heritage status, any changes they planned would have to be approved by the provincial preservation office. Engels completed the elongated, cantilevered residence in 1958, the same year he finalized the master plan for Expo ’58, the Brussels World’s Fair that famously featured the Atomium.
Set behind a gate and up a private half-acre drive, the home enjoys expansive westward views to the ocean.
The estate's manicured grounds span over an acre.
Set on 1.36 acres of greenery, the 6,700-square-foot, single-level midcentury residence offers expansive indoor/outdoor space.
A 1960s midcentury home in Austin was renovated by local practice Webber + Studio, with a second story added while preserving the home’s original character.
The residence appears to be in original condition.
According to the Los Angeles Conservancy, the house “encouraged a lively social life, with the living room serving as a focal point.”
The elegant midcentury home bears Neutra's signature style.
The historic Chuey House sits atop a ridge on Sunset Plaza Drive in the Hollywood Hills.
Richard Neutra's Iconic Chuey House
The L-shaped home is a classic example of Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian style.
The Palm Springs Modern Committee relocated and reconstructed a full-scale replica of architect Paul Rudolph's 1952 Walker Guest House. It's currently on loan from the Sarasota Architectural Foundation.
"The main forms were wrapped in stainless steel to reflect the landscape and create a colorful, shimmering, envelope," explain the architects on their website.
The home is surrounded by extensive gardens and mature trees.
To the front, the gardens are laid around a central lawn with a circling driveway which provides parking. There is also a garage for family cars.
The private estate is located off a country road just over one mile from the historic town center of Godalming, England.
The sprawling property has a strong connection to the outdoors.
This is the seventh (and possibly the last) Desert Eichler to be completed in Palm Springs.
The high gable roofline is a hallmark of midcentury modern architecture.
This home in the Park Imperial South neighborhood features an iconic folded-plate roof inspired by the peaks of the nearby Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains.
The exterior terrace, water channel, deck, and window wall of Matt and Jon Andersen-Miller's renovated midcentury home.
This stunning property features unique marble masonry—an element not found in any other Frank Lloyd Wright home.
In Michigan, this little-known Frank Lloyd Wright home nestled on 10 acres had been deliberately kept under the radar—until now.
While this architecturally significant three-bedroom, four-bath home was prelude to the iconic architect's future work, The David and Gladys Wright House is now considered FLW’s last residential masterpiece.
The flat roof cantilevers out over a stone walkway.
A. Quincy Jones and Frederick E. Emmons, Architects. Fairhaven Tract Eichler Homes Model LJ-124, Orange, California, 1961. Photograph by Jason Schmidt, 2012. Courtesy Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.
From the street, the home bears many of the hallmarks of an Eichler home. Its low roofline is in large part supported by glass walls. Clear cedar siding provides additional warmth. The exterior tiles used around the house are actually custom poured concrete from RJ & Associates Landscape Specialists.
The 2,000-square-foot home now has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a guest house with a bedroom and bathroom.
Rummer built over 700 post-and-beam midcentury modern homes in the Portland area.
The welcoming home has many original features that Eichler purists seek.
3767 Barrington Drive features a classic Eichler profile and an inviting bright orange front door.
Mid-century designer Jens Risom's A-framed prefab family retreat, located on the northern portion of Block island, is bordered by a low stone wall, an aesthetic element that appears throughout the land.
Speaking to his original design, architect Saul Zaik says, “We were really just building boxes with a bunch of windows but experimenting with how you integrated indoor and outdoor spaces.” The house has seven different openings to the exterior, allowing different courtyard or patio settings for a range of outdoor activities, including seating for a gathering on the street-facing side. The Milfords hired Lilyvilla Gardens for the landscaping around the house, including variegated bluestone steps with thyme joints.
The exterior sconces are original to Zaik's 1956 design. JHID rebuilt the rear deck off the living room, which connects to an aggregate patio; the two architectural elements are connected by pathways in variegated bluestone designed by Lilyvilla Gardens.
Lilyvilla Gardens built custom wood and concrete steps connecting the street to the house, which flow into an exposed patio under the refurbished carport. In addition to collecting midcentury furniture, Ty Milford is a vintage car aficionado and owner of two cherry red Porsches.
After: The open carport was transformed into an oversized, two-car garage. The porch overhang was also extended to provide coverage for the new full-height windows.
Classic post-and-beam construction and a bright orange door create a sunny facade for this updated Orange County Eichler.
Lanefab Design/Build demolished the existing carport and replaced it with a new addition that included the new entry, dining room, family room, mud room, and garage.
The hillside home includes multiple outdoor living spaces, including a wraparound deck, landscaped grounds, and a two-car garage/workspace.
The octagonal master bedroom juts out over the garden.
The exterior is surrounded by lush greenery.
The home at dusk.
A quiet moment of light and shadow highlights the home's Japanese influence.
The grand entrance to Woods Cove Retreat welcomes the homeowners and guests.
LDA	and	Graham	Architecture's approach to Woods Cove Retreat was to honor	the	character	of the original structure	while	focusing on maintaining privacy	and	functionality	for	this	busy	family of	four.
The deceptively simple design makes it a well-recognized masterpiece of midcentury design.
Nestled into its Laurel Canyon location, the home overlooks a shallow rectangular pool.
The home is like stepping into a time capsule.
The well-preserved midcentury home sits on a half-acre lot near the Knollwood Country Club in Granada Hills. The lot features a gorgeous outdoor space that includes a sprawling lawn, a covered patio, and a swimming pool and spa.
The outdoor space has been landscaped with synthetic turf, as well as drought-tolerant plants.
In Portland's leafy Mt. Tabor neighborhood, this renovation project involved modern upgrades to a midcentury-modern home.

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