Richard T. Broderick, A.I.A.
Fidalgo Island Lookout
2020 Kansas Avenue, Anacortes, WA
Designed by Richard T. Broderick of Sparkitecture Design Solutions. This 2500 square foot cliff house is elegantly sited on a commanding bluff with ocean and vivid San Juan Islands sunsets. The site falls in a number of steep intervals onto a lower terrace before tumbling further still into a lush tangle of brush and evergreens bordering protected wetlands below. The structure opted for simple, site-informed massing - a trio of stacked rectangular boxes, one more elongated than the last, wedged into the cliffside. The three floors were arranged according to a distinct functional hierarchy â€“ living/social areas on the main first level; master suite in the middle incorporating two
457 Osage Ridge Road, Augusta, MO
In a clearing atop a ridge, with woods all around and views for miles, sits this Bernoudy treasure - a very special 73 acre country estate in the heart of Missouri's wine country. Less than an hour from St. Louis, this architecturally significant home enjoys (breathtaking) commanding views of the Missouri River Valley. Intelligently designed for full-time living and gracious entertaining, the well-appointed, fully equipped and immaculately maintained house has a loft, 2 large terraces and 2 fireplaces. Cedar shake roof and old cypress interior wood walls framing huge windows add to its allure. A very special place. "Splendor in the Woods," some might say.
Marcel Breuer, Architect
The Snower House, 1954
6701 Belinder Avenue, Mission Hills, KS
A museum piece! One of the most important mid-century modern homes in the Midwest. A superb "restovation" according to Breuer's original vision for the home.
Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect
The J. Kibben Ingalls House, 1909
562 Keystone Avenue, River Forest, IL
Prairie style home in unique "park-like" setting on "Street of Dreams". Four bedrooms, screened front porch, many living areas, sympathetic addition flows from expanded kitchen to new family room and deck. Original sconce lies, art glass windows, built-in cabinetry, oak floors/trim, 269-feet deep lot. 3 car detached garage. A most livable home. Additional information upon request. Agent related to seller.
Martine Abraham, Architect
Architect's Modern Home, 1970
near Cap Fréhel, FR
This house designed by architect Martine Abraham was built during the seventies. It stands out because of its original structure, which design is dictated by playing cards colors. The concrete base of the house is shaped like a diamond, the first level is shaped like a club, the second level is like a spade and the roof is heart-shaped.
In Sable d’Or les Pins, the house stands on the seafront, near the beach, and enjoys an exceptional view and environment. In the Côtes d’Armor, it is located at 40 minutes from Saint-Brieux by car, 1hour from Saint Malo and 1 hour and 20 minutes from Rennes.
The house extends over a surface of 200 m² distributed among the
Ralph Rapson, Architect
The Betty Poole House, 1958
6699 Mohawk Drive, Chanhassen, MN
The Betty Poole House, a timeless modern residence designed by Ralph Rapson, stands above Lotus Lake in Chanhassen. The house, which has been meticulously maintained and curated by its current owners, retains the hallmarks of Rapson's original design.
The streamlined, one-story house features window walls in nearly every room. The walls of glass provide expansive views of the lake from the entry, living room, family room, and kitchen. Rapson's choice of materialsâ€”white painted brick, round skylights, and steel I-beams that frame the fireplaceâ€“lend an industrial aesthetic to the house.
Generous expanses of glass, partial height walls,
Modernist Cabin, 1953
15 Elbert Court, Highland Park, NJ
If you are looking for authenticity, prime location, and attachment to a four season landscape with privacy, this house is sited among a group of homes that share distinctive mid-century design.
Built in 1953, this home, on a spacious wooded lot within a prime cul de sac, has dappled river views. Finely renovated, the home is in turn-key move-in condition. Within the intact floor plan, are newly fitted and fixtured EIK and baths, a paneled study with fireplace, MBR with en-suite bath and two additional bedrooms, with ample closets throughout. Living / dining / study / kitchen circulation is ideal for entertaining. A glazed sunroom directly adjacent to kitchen and windowed
Bruce Goff, Architect
The Youngstrom House, 1968
236 Arapahoe Circle, Lake Quivira, KS
Designed by internationally acclaimed architect Bruce Goff, this one of a kind home turns it back to the street with the focus on lake views from all four levels. Open floor plan living with many updates. Large treed lot with boat dock in a quiet cove.
Valentino Agnoli, Architect
Owl and Beaver House, 1997
27604 23rd Place, Branford, FL
The Owl and Beaver is a raised curvilinear sculptural building on the crystal clear Ichetucknee river. The house was designed and contracted by San Francisco architect Valentino Agnoli, an architect known for curvilinear structures, for physician author Michael Samuels as a meditation and writing retreat. It is 600 feet with a kitchen dining room, living room, bedroom and bath on the main floor and a bedroom under the bow. It was built to be like a poem or a meditative vision. It resembles an upside down boat and it's ridge pole and keel come together to support the structure like a kiss. It is up in the trees of an ancient cypress forest like a tree house, and it has views of the
Contemporary Coast Retreat, 2006
near Neufchâtel-en-Bray, FR
This vacation house, built by ARBA Architecture, is situated in the middle of a garden planted with fruit trees, offering calm and serenity close to the Normandy beaches.
Near the small town of Neufchâtel-en-Bray, it is at 50 minutes from Dieppe by car and 2 hours from Paris, or 3 hours by train.
The 180 m² house develops is shaped like a wooden hull. The first floor includes a cathedral living room, a library, a dining room, an open kitchen and a bathroom. The upper floors holds three closed beds and a master bedroom hidden at the top of the structure.
The exterior of the house is composed of rough burnished wooden tiles. The invisible entry