4 Modernist Homes in Europe Get a Makeover
Site: Bonn, Germany.
Standout: An updated 1967 house features original brickwork and concrete sunken conversation area— plus era-appropriate furniture classics, including an Eero Saarinen dining set in the skylit alcove.
Site: Brussels, Belgium.
Standout: The designer deployed iconic pieces by Hans Wegner, Ettore Sottsass, and Alvar Aalto in her home/studio, a three-story modernist edifice built (and previously inhabited) by architect Louis Herman De Koninck.
Site: Lugano, Switzerland.
Standout: In this 1950s dwelling, added elements such as a stately pair of Mies van der Rohe daybeds respect the original architect’s vision: the fluid integration of interior and nature.