Unconventional, Ultra-Modern Homes

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Unconventional, Ultra-Modern Homes
Modern doesn’t fit inside a box. While sometimes a modern home is box-like, (or a series of boxes), modern can be round, triangular or even incorporate wave patterns. All one-of-a-kind, all contemporary, here are modern homes across the U.S.

 
Urban Villa  
1287 W 54th St, Cleveland, OH 
For sale: $1.25 million 
This modern home is one of three units making up the King’s Hill residences in Cleveland. This monolithic home, the C-House, is nestled into the hillside on a nearly quarter-acre lot. Measuring 3,782 square feet, the home has 3 bedrooms and 4 baths.

 
Appalachian Architecture  
10 Barkers Creek Ln, Rabun Gap, GA 
For sale: $1.55 million 
Soaring ceilings and glass walls blend the modern structure of this 3-bed home with its surroundings. Situated on 21 acres near national forests, the award-winning retreat is two hours from Atlanta and an hour and a half from Asheville, NC.

 
Boxy Beauty 
204 Sunrise Ln, Philadelphia, PA 
For sale: $1.1 million
Philadelphia architect Louis Kahn was a significant figure in modern architecture in the 20th century. This home was designed by Kahn in 1961 and commands a three-quarter-acre lot in Philly’s Chestnut Hill neighborhood.

 
Desert Cubes 
6353 W Sweetwater Dr, Tucson, AZ 
For sale: $895,000
Three separate structures sitting among sage brush and desert rock make up an acclaimed home located outside Tucson. Each box is a different size and has a different purpose and view: One box is the living room, and its window faces east. The bedroom box faces south, and the office and guest box faces west.

 
Max Levy Modern 
5423 Bent Tree Dr, Dallas, TX 
For sale: $1.525 million
Architect Max Levy is well-known in his native Dallas, where he designed this home, coined “Sunlit House” for its light-filled open spaces. The 3,963-square-foot home surrounds an inner grassy courtyard and other outdoor living spaces.

 
On the Edge 
236 Mooney Ln, Orcas Island, WA 
For sale: $2.895 million
Sometimes a modern idea is in the placement of the home. This Orcas Island residence is set over the side of a cliff with spectacular views of the surrounding Puget Sound. The design allows the home to cantilever 28 feet out on both wings of the home.