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Eero Saarinen’s TWA Flight Center

Saarinen’s TWA Flight Center A landmark airport terminal is not the first place that people are likely to look when looking for mid-century design. …

Architecture

William F. Cody’s Mid-Century Modern Hotel in Palm Springs

One block away from downtown Palm Springs, California sits the Del Marcos Hotel – a hotel designed in 1947 by William F. Cody. Cody is considered a …

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Jens Risom's Family Retreat Was Ahead of its Time

Last week, on 10 December, prominent Danish-American furniture designer Jens Risom sadly passed away at his home in New Canaan, Connecticut at the …

A Waterfront Modernist Retreat on the San Juan Islands

The Pole Pass retreat is much more than a lake house, and much more than what meets the eye.Densely wooded land crawling along the coasts of the …

Houses

The Woman That Revolutionized Scandinavian Design: Grete Jalk

The number of female furniture designers in the post WWII period are few, women in those days were traditionally homemakers and not professionals. …

Furniture

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Masterpiece, Fallingwater

Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev <i>Fallingwater First Floor Plan</i> <i><br>Fallingwater Second Floor Plan</i> <i><br>Fallingwater Third Floor Plan</i> <i><br>Fallingwater Guest First Floor Plan</i> <i><br>Fallingwater</i> …

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For This Eichler In Granada Hills, Time Stands Still

Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev Next <i></i> <i></i> PrevRandy and his family bought this Eichler in Granada Hills, CA, in 1979 and immediately knew this was the one. “The moment we …

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Decorative Concrete Blocks In Mid-Century Modern Homes

Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev Next <i></i> <i></i> PrevJason Davidson is a Landscape Architect in Melbourne, Australia, with a passion for Mid-century Modern that started when he and …

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John Lautner, The Wolff Residence

Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev <br>Next <i></i> <i></i> PrevJohn Lautner was famous for designing vibrant and full of life houses. Many of his buildings (the Elrod House and Goldstein …

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Casa Viejo by Architect Mathias Klotz

Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev Next <i></i> <i></i> PrevBuilt in Santiago, Chile, on a site where a 1950s house was, the Viejo House designed by architect Mathias Klotz, has a built area …

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Richard Neutra’s Mariners Medical Arts Center

Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev <br>Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev Richard Neutra was born in Vienna in 1892 and studied architecture at the Technical Univesity of Vienna. He was a known for …

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The Frank Lloyd Wright Imperial Hotel in Tokyo

Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev <br>Next <i></i> <i></i> PrevFrank Lloyd Wright designed over a thousand different structures during his lifespan, the majority of which were houses. He was a …

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A Time Capsule in Adelaide. The Robin Boyd Walkey Residence

Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev <br>Next <i></i> <i></i> PrevRobin Boyd was an internationally acclaimed, visionary Australian architect, writer, educator and social critic. Born in Melbourne …

Houses

Finn Juhl: Denmark’s Finest Master Craftsman

Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev Inspired by the works of Danish Modernist Erik Gunnar Asplund, young Finn Juhl, at the age of eighteen, enrolled at the Royal …

Furniture

The Glass House: Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House

Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House is one of the most iconic buildings in the history of Modernist architecture.Designed in …

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A Three House Effect for TAL Architects’ Casa Tláloc

Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev Next <i></i> <i></i> PrevThe Madero Franco house, also known as Casa Tláloc which almost always is associated with mountaintop shrines and life-giving rain …

Houses

Before and After: Karen, John and their Eichler Home

Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev <br>Next <i></i> <i></i> PrevKaren and John are two Mid-century Modern architecture enthusiasts. They sold their house and went on a mission to find the …

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The Chicago Federal Center by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev We walk through a city just like we walk through nature but we are surrounded by an environment that has been molded to …

Architecture

6 Palmer and Krisel Houses in Palm Springs

Architects Palmer and Krisel run one of the most prolific American architecture firms of the 50s and 60s.In the early 50’s, they worked mostly on …

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Modernist Building and Open-Air Museum: The Chateau La Coste

Next <i></i> <i></i> Prev Next <i></i> <i></i> PrevLocated 15 Km north of Aix-en-Provence, the Chateau La Coste, Art Center designed by architect Tadao Ando, is part of a project to …

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5 John Lautner Houses That Are All About Freedom

John Lautner, was one of the most influential architects from the Mid-century modern period. Some of his projects became architecture and pop icons …

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