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by Tyler last modified Dec 27, 2011

A while back I posted about the amazing mid-century home by Architect John Barthel. I received an email from Michael letting me know that they lived just around the corner from this house and had done an extensive renovation on another mid-century modern house. Wow! did they ever, the transformation is simply stunning. Make sure [...]




 

 

A while back I posted about the amazing mid-century home by Architect John Barthel. I received an email from Michael letting me know that they lived just around the corner from this house and had done an extensive renovation on another mid-century modern house. Wow! did they ever, the transformation is simply stunning. Make sure to click read more to see this stunner.

langedale house modern remodel mid century

langedale house modern remodel mid century

Langdale, was originally designed by architect John Travis Jr. and was completed in 1959 for the President of the Texas Furniture Association. It’s 2100 square feet floor plan is based on the Greek Architectural principle of the Golden Rectangle. Also known as the Golden Mean, this principle served as a canon for planning in ancient Greece and across the ancient world.

langedale house modern remodel mid century

The original paneling had been painted several different layers over the years including green, yellow, red and battleship gray. The bathroom walls had been not so skillfully covered in turquoise and blood red Venetian plaster. The few surfaces that had sheet rock were covered by layers of wallpaper and were water damaged as well, other walls were nothing more that CMU block painted battleship gray.

langedale house modern remodel mid century

With a little detective work we identified the original company who poured the terrazzo floors in 1959 and they were able to match the terrazzo in the public areas of the house and in some areas poured new matching terrazzo. They also cleaned and repaired the floors, which had been severely neglected by previous owners. And yes the floors are sealed with goats milk.

langedale house modern remodel mid century

langedale house modern remodel mid century

langdale house modern remodel mid century

langedale house modern remodel mid century

langedale house modern remodel mid century

langedale house modern remodel mid century

langedale house modern remodel mid century

langedale house modern remodel mid century

langedale house modern remodel mid century

langedale house modern remodel mid century

langedale house modern remodel mid century

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2009 Architect Bentley Tibbs.


 

 

 
 
 

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