A Ludwig Mies van der Rohe masterpiece that has been studied by architects from across the globe for over six decades the offers a world of inspiration for experts and design aficionados alike. It is barely a surprise then that the owners of in Texas wanted a home that was modeled on the iconic construction after having fallen in love with it during one of their trips.
It is a beautiful blend of contrasting eras with each offering something unique. With the latest addition housing the kitchen and the sitting zone it is the original farmhouse that contains the living area and the bedrooms.
As is the case with most heritage homes it is the rear addition that comes to the rescue here extending the living area even while leaving the two bedrooms at the front of the house largely untouched.
The house has been crafted with a unique concrete exterior that is broken up by large glass walls even as the stunning infinity pool on the ceiling and the dark bathroom unit stand in contrast.
Yet elements like décor color scheme and style create more subtle demarcations and the in a suburb of Perth Australia embraces this contemporary trend gleefully. Divided into the formal informal and outdoor living zones the house borrows from charismatic Californian homes and a hint of Mid-century magic.