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This Renovated Mid-Century Modern Ranch House Is Surrounded By Mountains And Desert

Architectural design practice Hundred Mile House, have renovated and added an addition to a custom-built post and beam mid-century ranch house built …

Dining Rooms

Desert midcentury modern with guesthouse asks $3.49M

Located in the Arcadia neighborhood of Scottsdale, Arizona.<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Scottsdale, Arizona<p><b>Price:</b> $3,490,000<p>A 1962-built …

Handsome Pasadena post & beam by Calvin Straub asks $1.55M

The updated midcentury modern sits on nearly half an acre in Linda Vista<p>From Pasadena’s seemingly endless supply of outstanding architecture, here comes the Holland/Goudzwaard Residence, now on the market for the first time in 27 years. The three-bedroom, two-bath post and beam was designed in 1958 …

Modernist Keck & Keck escape in Indiana lists for $399K

The house was not just modern in its aesthetic<p>Another house from the seminal midwestern modernists Keck & Keck has entered the market. A sibling duo who made a major impact on modernist architecture through works around the Chicago area, the brothers were not just innovative in their aesthetic, but …

Architecture

The Greatest Cosmic Puzzle: Astronomers Find Stars That Appear Older Than The Universe

If you understand how stars work, you can observe the physical properties of one of them and extrapolate its age, and know when it had to have been born. Stars undergo a lot of changes as they age: their radius, luminosity, and temperature all evolve as they burn through their fuel. But a star’s …

Glass-and-stone midcentury on 5 acres asks $2.3M outside NYC

Originally built in 1957 and updated since<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Pound Ridge, New York<p><b>Price:</b> $2,299,000<p>A sprawling glass-walled …

Gorgeous midcentury home surrounded by Japanese gardens asks $1.8M

The Portland residence is on the market for the first time<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Portland, Oregon<p><b>Price:</b> $1,795,000<p>Built in 1956, this …

Stunning houses: The heavenly home on the hill

When we find amazing homes that are situated in utterly spectacular plots, we just know that the location came first and totally dictated the style …

Kengo Kuma’s first U.S. home is an indoor-outdoor masterpiece

The Suteki home was built as part of a residential showcase in Happy Valley, Oregon<p>Hot off the heels of his expansion of the Portland Japanese Garden, architect Kengo Kuma has designed a house in Happy Valley, Oregon, for Yokohama-based homebuilding company Suteki.<p>Built as part of Metro Portland’s …

Stained Timber and Stonework Shape Mid-Century Modern Aussie Home

Gone or the days when rigid walls were used to delineate space. In the modern world, it is an open floor plan that holds sway with utility of each …

Architect Blaze Makoid renovates an East Hampton home to a contemporary beauty

Some incredible design work done by the Hamptons-based architect<p>Blaze Makoid, a Hamptons-based architect, recently renovated an East Hampton home. The project, affectionately referred to as “Old Orchard,” caught the eye of many, so Curbed reached out to the architect to gain a better understanding …

This is what it looks like when the Apple Store’s architects build a house

If ever you wanted to model your home after a retail store, that retail store would doubtless be of the Apple variety. And if you want your home to …

Healdsburg House / Feldman Architecture

Facebook TwitterGoogle+LinkedInPinterest 534Shares<p>Recently completed by Feldman Architecture, Healdsburg House was designed as an open air pavilion …

Focus on Feldman Architecture’s Environmentally-Conscious Homes

Meet the San Francisco architecture firm that is spreading the green gospel through thoughtful, collaborative work that champions sustainable solutions.<p>Here at Dwell, we’re continually impressed by the caliber of work our community shares through Add a Home. In addition to featuring our daily …

Lords House

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa<p>Symmetry and Amazing light<p>The owners of this contemporary home contacted Craft of Architecture to make their dream come true. They were struck by its lightness and abundant use of glass and envisaged a similar look and feel for a new home they were planning.<p>The …

Modern desert house has mountain views, dramatic shadows

Ahh...<p>Concrete is the gift that keeps on giving, if we’re talking about stunning residential architecture. Over on the desert terrain of Santa Fe, New Mexico, a striking home comprising two perpendicular concrete structures rises to frame vast mountain views and a stellar indoor-outdoor …

A Midcentury Home in Beverly Hills Receives a Modern Transformation

Hollywood talent manager Eric Kranzler recruits designer Brad Dunning for a debonair renovation of a 1950’s home in Beverly Hills<p><i>This article originally appeared in the May 2011 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>The façade of eric kranzler's home in the Trousdale section of Beverly Hills appears much …

Steel and glass Costa Rican home by Cañas Arquitectos projects towards views of San Jose

Extensive glazing across this house in Costa Rica by local firm Cañas Arquitectos provides vistas of the verdant landscape by day and the twinkling …

Costa Rica

A lakeside home that dominates the view

It would be a tall order for any home to manage to overshadow a stunning waterside vista, but we have found that rare gem of a property that …

Food & Dining

Laser Cut a Dymaxion Globe for an Accurate View of the World

I was playing around with map projections one day and became a tad smitten with Buckminster Fuller’s “Dymaxion” Projection. It’s able to unwrap a spherical map of the Earth onto a flat plane with surprisingly little distortion. The flat Dymaxion map can then be divided up into triangles and folded …

Woodworking

This House Was Designed To Wrap Around A Large Swimming Pool

Atelier Design N Domain have completed this new contemporary home in Alibagh, a coastal town in India, as a place to get away from the busy urban …

Swimming Pools

Stunning homes: An house with healing views

When you look at the view from this home, you can see an endless sandy beach where the sea meets the horizon. Immediately you are taken away from the …

Food & Dining

Sculptural Norman Jaffe home on two acres asks just under $4M

Striking yet still homey<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Old Westbury, New York<p><b>Price:</b> $3,995,000<p>This 1977 swooping home is striking and …

This House With Bluestone Walls Overlooks The Landscape Below

Australian architecture firm Base Architecture, have designed a modern family home in Queensland, that opens up to the surrounding outdoor spaces.<p>The …

Grey brick, stucco and warm timber wrap South Carolina home by Marica McKeel

To satisfy the conflicting tastes of a husband and wife, New York-based architect Marica McKeel merged contemporary and traditional styles in this …

Architecture

Wood & metal treehouse is a modern gem nestled among the trees

Most people envision treehouses as simple, do-it-yourself structures made for kids to enjoy. But as we've seen in recent years, a number of designers …

Modern Living: The one storey home you've always wanted

On the waterfront of the river in Tagus, in the south of the Portuguese capital of Lisbon, a fantastic bungalow has been built, which thanks to its …

Architecture

Beautiful House with a Perfect View on the Skyline

The Terry and Terry Architecture studio is behind a stunning house called <i>Skyline House</i>, with an impressive view on the Oakland skyline. It was …

One-bed timber loft in Bucktown asks $334K

The sunny unit is located just a stone’s throw from the popular 606 trail<p>Residences around the popular 606 trail go for a premium these days—particularly those in Bucktown near the bridge that crosses over Milwaukee Avenue. However, it doesn’t cost an arm and a leg to get a place in the area so …

Stainless Steel

Beautifully restored Chestnut Hill home asks $1.695M

It was basically rebuilt in 2012<p>A beautifully restored, shingle-style home in Chestnut Hill that has hit the market to the tune of $1,695,000.<p>Clocking in at 6,192 square feet, the spacious 4-bedroom, 4.5-bath home sits on 2.35 acres on the edge of Morris Arboretum. As the listing puts it, “The …

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