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An inspiring midcentury makeover in Minnesota has fabulous curb appeal

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Strand Design together with Str8 Modern has given this midcentury modern home a complete makeover, located in the Golden Valley neighborhood of Minnesota. Taken down to the studs, the project team worked together to refresh this 1960s home to its former glory.  Maintaining the original feel with low-slung flat roof lines, a playful bridged entry, and oversized […]

A Seattle midcentury home gets updated with a tranquil courtyard garden

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MW Works Architecture+Design is responsible for the renovation of this striking midcentury modern home located in Seattle, Washington. This incredible home was originally designed by prominent Seattle-based architect Ibsen Nelsen in 1961. The layout was well-devised, however, it lacked character and flow between spaces and did not meet the daily lifestyle need of the new owners. […]

Before and After: A midcentury California home gets a stunning new look

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Klopf Architecture is responsible renovation and addition of this midcentury modern home located in Stanford, Santa Clara County, California. The Roger Lee designed house from 1962 was purchased by the current homeowners in almost original condition, as the previous owners elected to defer most maintenance projects over the years. Roger Lee was a notable Chinese-American […]

This mid-century ranch house get a brilliant update in Portland

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Risa Boyer Architecture in collaboration with James Frank Construction is responsible for this mid-century ranch renovation located on a quiet, shaded street in Northwest Portland, Oregon. The project entailed a new home and a kitchen with skylights for a pastry chef and her family. The kitchen was opened up to an outdoor eating area and […]

Home Tour: A 1930s historic home in Seattle gets a modern makeover

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This historic home originally designed and built by Lionel Pries in 1930 has been rehabilitated by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, located in Seattle, Washington. Pries was an innovative designer and architect with an appreciation for design movements of the past, most notably in Mexico. His affinity for the Spanish/Mexican influence can be clearly viewed in the exterior […]

A mid-century modern style home gets a stunning makeover in Dallas

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This mid-century modern style home was renovated to reflect a casual yet elegant living environment by Tracy Hardenburg Designs, located in Dallas, Texas. Highlights to this light-filled home include a soaring 30-foot high ceiling in the living room with a floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace flanked by hanging hoop chairs. The initial plans called for a kitchen […]

See the incredible transformation of a midcentury Eichler in Burlingame

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Robert Nebolon Architects is responsible for this 1960’s midcentury Eichler renovation, located in Burlingame, a city in San Mateo County, California. Eichler homes are examples of Modernist architecture that has come to be known as “California Modern”, and typically feature glass walls, post-and-beam construction, and open floorplans in a style indebted to Frank Lloyd Wright […]

Charred wood wraps Michigan home that celebrates its woodland setting

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This woodland retreat was designed as a modern yet sophisticated home by Vici Hamp Architects, located in Three Oaks, southwest Michigan. This home includes industrial features as well as the stunning Shu Sugi Bon exterior finish. Peace and tranquility can be enjoyed throughout. Beautiful nature views were maximized in every room of this dwelling. Embracing […]