Architectures has defined history and developed along side human race, understanding about architecture and it´s changes across the eras is understanding our background. Today, we will fill you up on the latest and most incredible designs and MID-CENTURY MODERN ARCHITECTURE! Stay with us! YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: TAKE A LOOK ON THE INSIDE OF THE PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS!
It’s very easy to notice that most of these homes have very regular and rigorous geometric lines. One of most regular features of them all are the roofs. It’s very common to see flat planes, and they instantly became one of the most popular features in mid-century homes. Large Windows
Small steps going up and down between rooms creates split-level spaces, even if the rooms’ height differs just a few inches. A mid- century modern home usually has partial walls, or cabinets of varying heights to create different depths in the space. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: HOW TO DECORATE LIKE SHP!
Integration with Nature
Mid-century modern houses are usually located in areas with a lot of natural surroundings. To enjoy this advantage, rooms have multiple outdoor views, or multiple access points, encouraging an appreciation of healthy living, mirroring a very northern-European way of living.Eero Saarinen
Eero Saarinen was a 20th-century Finnish American architect and industrial designer noted for his mid-century modern and neo-futuristic style. Some of his most famous works include the now-closed TWA Terminal at the JFK airport, as well as the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri.Image Credit to Shannon Stapleton
Alvar Aalto’s career is reflected in the styles of his work, ranging from Nordic Classicism to a rational International Style Modernism during the 1930s to a more organic modernist style from the 1940s onwards. One of his most notable works is Maison Louis Carré, depicted above.Image Credit to Samuel Ludwig
Arne Emil Jacobsen was a Danish architect and designer, probably best remembered for his contribution to architectural Functionalism. His works are mainly located in the North of Europe, with a very typical mid-century social building being one of his most famous works: Aarhus City Hall. Image Credit to Flickr user SeierYOU MAY ALSO LIKE: NEW DESIGN INSPIRATION- THE COPPER MADNESS!
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was a German-American architect. Along with Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius and Frank Lloyd Wright, he is widely regarded as one of the pioneers of modernist architecture. One of this most notable works has to be The Farnsworth House, which is probably one of the most famous houses in the world.Image Credit to Farnsworth FoundationYOU MAY ALSO LIKE: MELANIE BY DESIGN: MOST GORGEOUS RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PROJECTS!
Richard Joseph Neutra was an Austrian-American architect. Living and building for the majority of his career in Southern California, he came to be considered among the most important modernist architects. His Kaufmann House is probably one of his most renowned works.Image Credit to Thom Watson
Abernathy Residence by William F Cody
As we have stated earlier, Palm Springs is the pinnacle of mid-century modern architecture and overall design. For some reason, the rough landscape of the Californian region served as an inspiration to many architects, which decided to site their creations in the desert lands of Palm Springs. The minimalist style of the mid-century modern homes ended up creating a stunning contrast with the arid plains and mountains all over the region, creating those dreamy and uncanny ambiences we are now so familiar with. Image Credit to Jake Holt
Elrod House by John Lautner Image Credit to Nelson-Moe PropertiesYOU MAY ALSO LIKE: MARCELLE GUILBEAU´S BEST 5 INTERIOR DESIGN PROJECTS!