22 Exterior Flat Roofline Mid Century Building Type Design Photos And Ideas

The main living space is constructed of immense I-profiles, allowing for a full wall of glass with four large sliding doors that open to the backyard.
He added floor-to-ceiling windows by Andersen, which allow low winter sunlight to warm the interior in colder months.
The Rudin House in Madison, built following Lloyd Wright's prefabricated Plan #2 for Marshall Erdman's company, is one of two homes built as a large, flat-roofed square with a double-height living room accented with a wall of windows. [Photo via Mike Condren]
Miller House Front Facade
A home in Krisel's Kings Point development, an 11-acre site off of the Canyon Country Club golf course that was designed in the early 1960s.
Another 1956 tract house with a flat roof designed by Krisel.
Kings Point—located at the Indians Canyon Golf Resort—is home to 44 condominiums designed by Dan Palmer and William Krisel in 1968. High ceilings, ample clerestory windows, and extensive views of the Jacinto Mountains are among their defining charactertistics.
Windchime at Entry
All of the glazing along the house’s 95-foot-long western elevation can be opened to the out of doors.
White brick exterior of Goddard and Mandolene’s home post renovation.
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.
A rear view of the garage and the deck off the master bedroom.
"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.
Desert Canopy House -- a wall of glass faces the mountains and the large overhang protects it from the sun and heat.

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