Lichten Architects Reveals Stunning Midcentury Modern Residence

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Lichten Architects has just unveiled their latest renovation project, a Connecticut weekend house with a minimalistic sensibility and midcentury modern edge.

The task was led by the firm's principal, Kevin Lichten, who honored the original open concept of the house but boosted its style in a number of ways.

Most notably, Lichten and co. added large expanses of glass in the living room and kitchen, updated a series of undulating French doors to a wall of fixed glass doors, and replaced the original brown concrete tile floor throughout with one single, seamless plane of concrete for an ultra-sleek look.

The homeowner’s art collection — which includes works from Richard Serra, Paula Scher, Damien Hirst, Ai Weiwei, and Joan Miró — was also carefully considered when altering the space. The firm even modulated specific interior and exterior openings to create opportunities for certain pieces.

The totality has a calming and relaxed presence aided by natural light pouring onto the clean, contemporary furniture and design objects. Check out the full tour in the gallery above.