173 Exterior Flat Roofline Mid Century Design Photos And Ideas

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
Marilyn Monroe is said to have stayed in the charming guesthouse.
A rear view of the house from the backyard.
Located in Northeast Portland on a 0.12-acre lot, the well-preserved home is clad in board-and-batten cedar siding.
The L-shaped home is a classic example of Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian style.
Frank Sinatra's legendary Byrdview estate has hit the market.
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.
A 23-foot-tall brise soleil flanks the entrance of the Parker Palm Springs.
The flat roof cantilevers out over a stone walkway.
Rummer built over 700 post-and-beam midcentury modern homes in the Portland area.
One of the most significant of Mies' works, the Farnsworth House in Plano, Illinois, was built between 1945 and 1951 for Dr. Edith Farnsworth as a weekend retreat. The home embraces his concept of a strong connection between structure and nature, and may be the fullest expression of his modernist ideals.
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 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 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.
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 front gate opens to the inner courtyard.
The front of the home features a privacy wall and a peek at the pleated roofline.
A view of the guest house, which is included in the sale.
The meticulously landscaped front yard is low maintenance and features drought tolerant plants and a sprinkler system.
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 backside of the guest house.
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.
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.

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