Luxury living: Mid-century modern architecture

Luxury living: Mid-century modern architecture

From Sydney to São Paulo, five exemplars of the iconic mid-20th-century architectural movement — all from Christie’s International Real Estate

1. Modernist lakefront estate

Bedford, New York

2. Mid-century architectural haven

New Canaan, Connecticut

3. Award-winning Modernist masterpiece

Sydney, Australia

4. 1960s modernist villa

São Paulo, Brazil

This mid-century masterpiece overlooks Lake Lugano in the foothills of Mount Salvatore. The centrepieces of the estate are two nearly identical villas designed in 1962 by Frank Lloyd Wright studios’ architect L. Chiesa. Perfectly integrated with the surrounding natural landscape, each two-storey structure features a flat roof and flowing indoor-outdoor living areas, which connect to a swimming pool and 1.78 acres of secluded Mediterranean-inspired gardens.

Original article by Christie's International Real Estate

Luxury Portfolio: A modern penthouse on the northern shore of lake Lugano

Luxury Portfolio: A modern penthouse on the northern shore of lake Lugano

Estival Jazz in Lugano

Estival Jazz in Lugano