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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.
A look at the lovely nature-filled backyard.
The renovation literally raised the roof, increasing the interior ceiling height and allowing for the addition of clerestory windows.
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.
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.
The post-and-beam construction has a dramatic carport entrance which showcases the home's clean, midcentury lines.
The meticulously landscaped front yard is low maintenance and features drought tolerant plants and a sprinkler system.
A view of the home's exterior from the backyard. Here, you can see the lower level which features laundry and an additional bedroom.
The rectilinear, modernist home features expansive glazing and blurs the lines between the indoors and outdoors.
The detached guesthouse is reminiscent of Philip Johnson's iconic Glass House.
Beautifully renovated, the home has excellent curb appeal with low maintenance landscaping.
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.
A look at the exterior of the home.
The home is surrounded by an acre of woods and overlooks the Great Salt Lake which provides stunning sunset views.
Steep street. Original garage door and wooden louvers.  New third floor glass louvers.
The evening view of the glass louvered studio below with the roof deck.
Inspired by Philip Johnson's Glass House, the home was developed in a collaboration between Swedish architect Iver Lofving—an architect at the Philip Johnson Architecture Studio who worked on the iconic Seagram Building—and Athos Zacharias, a moderin abstract painter who was working at the time as a studio assistant to Jackson Pollock and later to Elaine de Kooning.
The back deck provides the perfect spot for entertaining and enjoying the lush landscape.
Lovely lines and heaps of character make this midcentury property a true gem.
The stylish midcentury has an elegant profile.
The original roof was flat with a flush parapet. In the early 90s, the former owners had a low-pitched roof placed on top of the existing roof, as well as new corrugated siding to cover the parapets. During the renovation, the interim roof was removed, and a new minimum-slope roofing structure was erected on the existing beams—reinstating the roof section toward the original design. The parapet is now clad with copper paneling.
The project encompassed exterior renovations and retrofitting, as well as four small additions to the building, and the construction of a new roof and landscaping.
When the current homeowners acquired the property from its original owners, the house had been well-maintained and was in good condition. The dwelling was even equipped with an HVAC system, a rare innovation for the period and building type.
"We didn't realize the exterior was straight-grain redwood," says Craig Bassam of the house he shares with Scott Fellows. "It was covered in layers of gray paint." Bassam replaced the terrace's concrete pavers with bluestone and removed a concrete-block wall.
The soaring two-story structure at dusk.
Gwathmey had designed many private homes for a long list of exclusive clientele who appreciated his boldly geometric modernist style.
“It was great to work from the plans of someone who was a part of the history of architecture,” says Drapszo.
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.
On the exterior, Eva chose to cover the existing yellow brick with Prodema wood paneling installed by GFS Architectural Systems, Inc
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.

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