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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 …

Houses

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 …

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 …

Astrophysics

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 …

Amazing

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 …

Interior Design

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 …

Apple Store