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by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Sat Dec 29, 2012 6:43 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: 4 Amazing Mid Century Modern Houses In Once!
Replies: 1
Views: 1293

4 Amazing Mid Century Modern Houses In Once!

Check the 4 most amazing mid century modern houses I published on Mid Century Home in 2012 http://bit.ly/12KHsnZ !

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by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Mon Dec 10, 2012 10:47 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: When The Boundaries Between Indoor and Outdoor Blur
Replies: 0
Views: 1162

When The Boundaries Between Indoor and Outdoor Blur

The architect Richard Dorman set as main priority for the Briggs Residence project the creation of a livable indoor-outdoor space; a necessary requirement for a four children family. The family play area was outside and covered with four Douglas fir vaults while the children’s rooms opened towards t...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Simple And Efficient: The Case Study #18
Replies: 5
Views: 1738

Simple And Efficient: The Case Study #18

Elwood’s series of Case Studies was seen most successfully in Case Study House #18, otherwise known as Fields House. It introduced many design enhancements on previous models.One of the most significant progressions was the pre-building of the frame in the factory and combining this with already pre...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Hanging On A Hill: The Hillside Residence
Replies: 8
Views: 2540

I perfectly agree Allen! I would be the first one to buy the book...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:21 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: The House Built in a Factory
Replies: 1
Views: 937

The House Built in a Factory

Elwood’s series of Case Studies was seen most successfully in Case Study House #18, otherwise known as Fields House. It introduced many design enhancements on previous models.One of the most significant progressions was the pre-building of the frame in the factory and combining this with already pre...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Wed Nov 28, 2012 9:43 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Hanging On A Hill: The Hillside Residence
Replies: 8
Views: 2540

Hanging On A Hill: The Hillside Residence

The Hillside House was designed in 1962 by the architect Raul Garduno in Los Angeles. Amazing architecture and interiors. Have a tour on Mid Century Home. http://www.mid-century-home.com/mid-century-modern-homes/hillside-house-garduno http://www.mid-century-home.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Hillsi...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Chris Barrett Design: Fisher Street Residence
Replies: 0
Views: 1122

Chris Barrett Design: Fisher Street Residence

Chris Barrett decorated this modern beach with casual sophistication. She drew influence from mid century modern to the surf culture of manhattan beach. As the best mid century modern houses, the open architecture seamlessly integrates the exterior elements with the vibrant color palette of the inte...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Sun Nov 25, 2012 12:46 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: The Neutra House That Has Been Almost Torn Down!
Replies: 0
Views: 1300

The Neutra House That Has Been Almost Torn Down!

The Kronish house was commissioned to Richard Neutra’s studio in 1954 by local tract developer Herbert Kronish. Designed in 1955, the Kronish House is one of the largest residential projects commissioned to Richard Neutra’s studio. If you want to know more about the Kronish house and why it risked t...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Sat Nov 24, 2012 1:30 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Where The Time Stopped: Architect Ira Rakatanski’s House
Replies: 0
Views: 1060

Where The Time Stopped: Architect Ira Rakatanski’s House

I always found houses where the owners live since decades particularly interesting, if the owner also designed the house and is a famous mid century modern architect than it becomes immediately a must see. It is the case of this mid century modern house designed by the architect Ira Rakatanaski in 1...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Tue Nov 20, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Mid Century Modern Inspired Studio in LA
Replies: 0
Views: 956

Mid Century Modern Inspired Studio in LA

It is true that living in a city like Los Angeles -where mid century modern design and modernist architecture basically were born- helps to make your house the perfect place to live; this is what I thought when I first saw this studio... Come to read the rest of the post on Mid Century Home! http://...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Sat Nov 17, 2012 5:23 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Mid Century Modern in Havana
Replies: 2
Views: 1268

by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Tue Nov 13, 2012 10:17 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Mid Century Modern in Havana
Replies: 2
Views: 1268

Mid Century Modern in Havana

If we think to mid century modern architecture or interiors our mind probably first goes to western locations as California or North Europe, but I think it is interesting to see how this style influenced architects all over the world. That’s why today I want to share with you a mid century modern fu...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Mon Nov 05, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: The Transformation of a Desert Cabin in Mid Century Beauty.
Replies: 0
Views: 1319

The Transformation of a Desert Cabin in Mid Century Beauty.

I was browsing for houses in the Palm Springs area -full of mid century modern beauties- when I found a really cool desert cabin. I had to contact its owner for an interview! So I did and Drew, the owner, not only answered my questions but also sent me some exclusive stunning pictures of his house n...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Fri Nov 02, 2012 12:59 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: The Story of a Mid Century Modern Cabin in Beverly Hills.
Replies: 0
Views: 1051

The Story of a Mid Century Modern Cabin in Beverly Hills.

Built in Beverly Hills around 1955 by the architects Smith and Williams, the Booth Residence got my attention for its architecture, in the middle between a cabin and a pure mid century modern house. Discover the Booth Residence on Mid Century Home! http://www.mid-century-home.com/mid-century-modern-...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Tue Oct 23, 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: The Jones Residence, a Small Mid Century Modern Gem
Replies: 0
Views: 1339

The Jones Residence, a Small Mid Century Modern Gem

When the architect had to design this house in a wooden area -his own home- he chose for a particular rigours style. This house was designed to make blurry the limit between inside and outside. The rectangular and single-level architecture together with the floor to ceiling windows used as external ...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Mon Oct 22, 2012 9:01 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: The Ferris Family and their Mid Century Modern House.
Replies: 0
Views: 1209

The Ferris Family and their Mid Century Modern House.

Some time ago I received a reply to one of the emails I send out for the Mid Century Home mailing list; the sender was Sam. He wanted to share with me the amazing mid century modern house built for his family in 1955, where he still lives. Of course, I could not resist to ask him some questions abou...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:05 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Best source to achieve this look(drapes/rods)
Replies: 7
Views: 1423

The first house made of steel.

The Lovell House designed by Richard Neutra is the first house ever designed with a structure entire in steel like skyscrapers! It's amazing and if you wanna see/know more about it, check my post following the link http://bit.ly/QFjUdj http://www.mid-century-home.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/DSC02...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Interview to the owner of an original MCM house
Replies: 1
Views: 1066

Interview to the owner of an original MCM house

This week I was lucky enough to be in touch with the owner of an amazing mid century modern house in Melbourne. Darren, the owner, is a mid century modern enthusiast and you can easily see it by the carefully chosen interior decor. I am sure you are going to love the house, check the link below to s...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:00 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: A stunning mid century modern house renovation.
Replies: 3
Views: 1940

A stunning mid century modern house renovation.

The story of the renovation of a mid century modern house designed by William Krisel. My interview to the actual owner goes through the life of this house and how they 'got to know each-others' during the renovation, inspiring story and amazing pictures! http://www.mid-century-home.com/mid-century-m...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Thu Aug 30, 2012 9:19 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: The Case Study House #9; Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen
Replies: 2
Views: 902

oh no! I did not know it!

This is such a shame :(
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: The Case Study House #9; Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen
Replies: 2
Views: 902

The Case Study House #9; Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen

Probably my favorite topic about the mid century modern era is the famous CASE STUDY HOUSE PROGRAM. Within all the projects I chose few to write about on my blog and one of them is the house #9 designed by Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen! Below I paste the beginning of the post I wrote on Mid Centur...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Fri Aug 17, 2012 8:25 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Why Mid Century Homes Always Have an Open Floor Plan?
Replies: 3
Views: 1256

Hey Robb, I do agree with you.
Modernist architects cared a lot about their committees' needs and a servants-less house equipped with modern appliances did not need many people around indeed :)
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:46 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Why Mid Century Homes Always Have an Open Floor Plan?
Replies: 3
Views: 1256

Why Mid Century Homes Always Have an Open Floor Plan?

Hey All, some time ago I was curious about the origins of the Open Floor Plan in mid century modern houses. I then did some research and wrote an article about it in my blog. It's a pretty long one so I copy here an extract and if you like it just click the link at the end to read it all! No Ads, sp...
by MarcoMidCenturyHome
Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:31 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New members say HELLO here...
Replies: 890
Views: 351500

That's a Great Forum!

Hi All!

Thanks for having me. I hope to have a lot of fun and learn a lot more about mid century here! :D

Talk soon!

Ciao,

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