489 Exterior House Mid Century Design Photos And Ideas - Page 7

The home appears to glow from within at night.
In 1962, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill architect Arthur Witthoefft won the AIA's highest honor for a home he built in the lush woods of Westchester County. Having fended off a developer's wrecking ball, Todd Goddard and Andrew Mandolene went above and beyond to make this manse mint again.
White brick exterior of Goddard and Mandolene’s home post renovation.
Schneidman House and owner, Kristin MacDowell (MHA 301).

In 1946, a group of returning servicemen began talks of creating a housing cooperative to build a utopian community on a dusty hillside above Los Angeles. Soon, more than 400 families were on board, and the Mutual Housing Association was born.
The soaring two-story structure at dusk.
Segerholt Residence Exterior Driveway
During the 2004 renovation the Wilsons replaced the plywood siding with cedar, and used reclaimed brick to maintain the home’s classic appearance.
With post-and-beam construction, a thin roof profile, and an open floor plan that facilitates an interplay between the interior and exterior, the Dwell Prefab Palm Springs by Turkel Design bears all the signatures of the architecture firm. The show home is its first in California, which allowed Turkel and his team to put extra emphasis on indoor/outdoor living.
Last year, Tahquitz Plaza, a business complex Kaptur designed in the 1970s, underwent a restoration, which he helped oversee.
Its cast-concrete roof slabs evoke any number of desert sights—the fronds of a palm, the faces of stones, even the armored plates of an armadillo.
Designed from 1950 to 1953, the McComb House embodies several of Breuer's characteristic elements.
All the public indoor/outdoor entertaining areas and kitchen overlook stunning ocean views.
This shows how the new sitting room easily links to the brick terrace, which has a wraparound built-in bench.
The original house is shaped like an L, with a butterfly roof. The architects first took note of Emery's key material moves, which include the white-framed windows, a brick foundation, and dark hardwood cladding on the exterior.
The bay window as seen from the exterior. "We think that this gesture of the canting window, breaks with the figure of the house, in the manner that a small child does when peeking from behind the legs of a parent," write the architects. "We have worked in close attentiveness to the needs of our clients and sought to offer them a humble, liveable, and affordable adaptation of Emery’s original architecture."
A back view of the house reveals its glass facade and perch on the hillside overlooking East Honolulu.
A midcentury property in Palm Springs, California.
The Hammerman House is truly a masterpiece of California Modernism.
And the home is bathed in natural light from walls of glass on both sides.
Wexler and Harrison's original plan was to create affordable vacation homes for a growing middle class. When this home first went on the market with the others in 1962, it was competitively priced between $13,000 and $17,000.
Clerestory windows add to the clean, modernist vibe.
The wraparound deck provides stellar views and is perfect for entertaining.
“It was great to work from the plans of someone who was a part of the history of architecture,” says Drapszo.
On the exterior, Eva chose to cover the existing yellow brick with Prodema wood paneling installed by GFS Architectural Systems, Inc
Taking an active role in the restoration of a midcentury house she and her husband bought near Chicago in 2013, Eva Kowalow honored the vision of the home’s architect and previous owner, Jack Viks, while updating the structure to fit her style and the needs of her family. The entrance gate, designed by Viks, is original.
Outside, Eva and landscape designers Rosborough Partners thinned the trees directly surrounding the home. The paint on the steel beams is Extra White by Sherwin-Williams, coated in Duration Exterior Acrylic Latex.
This house on La Cuesta Drive is located near Runyon Canyon Hiking Trails.
Outsite partnered with Batch on this Venice Beach home to offer a place where locals can shop, live, and work. But considering how much the address can do, not much was changed of its midcentury exterior.
The front door opens to a central atrium, a classic feature of Eichler homes.
The home features a classic post-and-beam flat-roof construction.
A wall of windows lines the rear of the home.
The main house channels a midcentury vibe.
The facade
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Originally designed as a single story residence the home features clean lines and an indoor-outdoor connection.
The Case Study homes were built between 1945 and 1966 and were commissioned by Arts & Architecture magazine to create inexpensive and replicable model homes to accommodate the residential housing boom in the United States caused by the flood of returning soldiers at the end of World War II.
An exterior view of the International-style home.
An arial view of the property clearly illustrates the five attached pods.
The entrance to the house.
Setback from the street, this extremely private one level property has sliders with outdoor access, solar panels, and mountain views from every room.
The large L-shaped estate looks out on a large pool and a luxurious outdoor entertaining area.
At nighttime, the house glows as a mid-century modern icon.
Full height, movable glass doors provide the ultimate indoor-outdoor living experience.
A curved concrete block wall conceals one of the three exterior terraces.  Low-slung roofs appear to hover above the landscape.
The exterior of Neely and Kefalides’s house is punctuated with a bright red door.
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1955, the Louis Penfield House is a 1,730-square-foot, residence in Lake County, Ohio, that has details like ribbon windows, “goutenjou” coffered ceilings, and a floating wooden staircase inspired by Japanese minimalism.
Each of the four units has a private patio.

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