Modern Homes in Milwaukee

Modern Homes in Milwaukee

Sarah Coffey
Nov 24, 2009

Milwaukee is one of our favorite Midwestern towns. Best known for the iconic Calatrava-designed Art Museum Pavilion, the area also has a lot to offer in terms of modern architecture on a smaller scale. We've rounded up a few examples of homes in and around the city that illustrate Milwaukee's particular breed of Midwestern modernism.

The homes above all have a pared-down aesthetic that embraces warm wood and long-wearing steel. Many of them have a distinct connection to nature, with views of surrounding trees and lots of natural light. For a more complete look at each home, click through the links below.

Milwaukee Apartment by Joel Agacki from Metropolitan Home
Aperture House by Vetter Denk from Dwell
Ferrous House by Johnsen Schmaling Architects from Contemporist
Home and Studio of the Little Friends of Printmaking
Edstrom Home by Johnsen Schmaling Architects from Dwell

Photos: Metropolitan Home, J. J. Sulin / Dwell, Doug Edmunds / Contemporist, C. Taylor / Grain Edit, Cameron Witting / Dwell

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