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Thanks to the glazed partition, views from the living room continue directly into the kitchen area and bedroom.
The home's original structure can be viewed through the glass panels of the new unit.
The open plan was designed for family gatherings and easy entertaining.
An alternate view of the living room.
Here is a peek at the living room looking toward the entry.
The original double-sided fireplace was wrapped in plaster for an updated look. Yet, it was kept in the same location, as the home maintained its original footprint throughout the remodel.
Across from the sofa, a concrete fireplace surround is topped with a custom walnut wall treatment.
While the exterior "faithfully interprets the typical formal themes of this Italian region," says the architects, the inside is much more modern and minimalist. Reinforced concrete walls and ceilings meet a red concrete floor, which blends with the courtyard outside.
An original brick wall with an arch opening frames views of The Press Room, a cozy lounge lined with paneled walls painted a deep cranberry hue to match the Press Room bar front.
A peek at the open-plan living, dining, and kitchen areas.
Here is a glimpse of the mesmerizing views the home frames of the surrounding Bay Area.
The team also worked with Nouel to incorporate the expressive maximalism that the couple naturally gravitate toward.
Thanks to the help of Nouel, the newly-expanded space now incorporates bright pops of color by way of paintings, furniture, and accessories.
 The firm's mandate was to create architecture that worked, yet "disappeared."
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The den, located above the living room, connects to an at-grade fire pit terrace to the south, as well as an elevated deck with views of the lake to the north.
The double-height space includes a built-in reading nook, a coffee cubby, a minibar, and cupboards stacked high with board games.
The great room is anchored by a 25-foot-high granite, wood-burning fireplace with a reclaimed timber mantle located beneath Alumicor skylights.
In lieu of a checkerboard effect, Kovel kept his carpet squares all vibrantly verdant. With the bamboo cabinets and countertops the whole space has a pastoral feel. “I wanted it to be like the Bradys’ backyard,” he says.
The choice of furniture reflects the period of the house. For instance, the study features chairs by Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen.
The original flooring was a mix of parquet and carpets, with black slate stone at the entry and in the bathrooms and kitchen. During the renovation, the original HVAC system was replaced with radiant floor-heating technology, and the slab was recasted. The main rooms were then finished with solid walnut parquet throughout.
In the main living areas, two vertical veils divide the high, inclined ceilings, and also serve as partitions for the kitchen, dining room, and living room without completely separating the volumes. The living room is also connected to an outdoor gazebo.
Gorgeous metallic inspiration from Woodsin Rummsfeld.
Fronting Alamo Square Park, the living room’s pitched ceiling creates an expansive space for socializing and relaxing. The space is accented by a custom sofa and window seat by Franciscan Interiors, rocking chairs from B&B Italia, a Lake low credenza by BDDW. The fireplace-adjacent bench seating is upholstered in William Yeoward Alverdia fabric in Ocean, complementing the teal accents in the adjoining dining room and kitchen.
In order to open up the space, Klopf Architecture took out some walls that were supporting beams. Klopf explains, “We used a structural trick by putting a cross-beam on the roof, which you don’t see. The ceiling now has an open, more expansive feeling—more post-and-beam.”
WRJ Design led the interior design.
In the living areas, the inner surface of the massive beam-wall that frames the eastern façade is clad in wood, which adds a sense of warmth to counteract the coolness of the concrete.
A floor-to-ceiling sliding door offers direct access to the patio and yard. A yellow custom-built reading nook packs a playful punch of bold color, and certainly brightens up the gray days that the Pacific Northwest is known for.
Large windows, panelized with green muntins,  frame the corner of the addition, providing views to the grounds beyond.
The home's sloping roofline guides the eye towards the outdoor living area. In the living room, occupants can relax in the Eames lounge.
Rotating artwork—all made by various female artists—is displayed on the walls.
An entertainment lounge.
Neutral, earthy tones and a mix of materials give the living room a warm and cozy vibe.
An unlikely modernist home in Columbus, Indiana.
Natural ledgestone surrounds the fireplace in the living space
An overview of the spaces.
The living room faces the rugged coastal.
A lounge space, decorated with dark and light blue hues, sits directly atop the entry stairs.  A white painted brick wall provides an idea backdrop which extends between spaces.
A long sofa in the center faces a coffee table topped with a slab of elm that was designed by Moss.
The open plan great room is bright and airy thanks to the insertion of the center courtyard .
The home has been outfitted with the Crestron Home Automation system throughout.
With bright, spacious, interiors, the home is a testament to the visionary creativity of one of America’s most renowned modernist architects.
In the living quarters of Lightroom 2.0, Carpenter’s daughter Esme chats with her boyfriend, who is seated on a Milo Baughman Case Sofa.
Recessed built-ins made of Douglas fir were milled by TJM Custom Interiors.
This house is one of the five homes that are part of the Auhaus Release. Only 10 of each design will be built.
Full-height glazing and continuous material use allow spaces to flow freely from one to the other, and from inside to outside.
The family room has floor-to-ceiling windows which overlook the surrounding hilly landscape.
The front great room is intentionally public; the furniture-like wall (inspired by Mies’ Farnsworth house) creates privacy for all other rooms—even with no window coverings. No rooms have interior walls that connect with the outer perimeter of the house, echoing a design element of our 1958 E. Stewart Williams house in Palm Springs, CA.
A plant in the middle of the courtyard creates a contemplative mood.
A Noguchi coffee table in the living lounge.
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Partial View of Los Angeles at Night

The modern living room is one of the busiest spots in the house. It is where family and friends alike gather to share stories, watch movies, read, and unwind. As you'll find in the projects below, there are endless ways to configure a fresh living space with modern options for chairs and sofas, sectionals, end and coffee tables, bookcases, benches, and more. Innovative fireplaces add a touch of warmth.