House Envy: This modern masterpiece was designed by Georgia architect Robert Green, one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s last apprentices

Recently restored, the Buckhead home balances form and function with elements that connect art and nature

If you’re a fan of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, then this midcentury-modern home in Buckhead may be the closest thing to his work you’ll find in Atlanta. Designed by Robert M. Green, a native Georgian who apprenticed under Wright in the late 1950s, the 5,100-square-foot abode displays all the elements of his trademark organic architecture, including the use of wood, water, metal, stone, concrete, glass, and light to create a serene sanctuary that infuses nature into every room.

The four-bedroom, six-bath home, built in 1980, is situated on a 2.09-acre lot in Buckhead, near Paces Ferry and Mount Paran roads. Its unique layout includes three wings. The living wing, anchored by a massive stone fireplace, features soaring wood ceilings, George Nelson pendant lighting, and triangular window cut-outs. It incorporates a spacious living area, an open dining room, and a temperature-controlled wine gallery with black slate flooring.

The chef’s kitchen has custom cabinets, leathered granite countertops, a coffee station, two dishwashers, a teak bar, and top-of-the-line appliances. The kitchen, dining room, and family room open onto the terrace and pool area, complete with waterfalls and a sun deck.

The master wing includes a spacious bedroom with wood-planked vaulted ceilings, a private wrap-around patio, and additional space that can be used as a sitting room or office. The spa bath boasts a steam shower with wi-fi speakers, a separate vanity area, two dressing rooms, and a Zen-like bathing room with Ipe flooring, skylights, and chromotherapy.

Then there’s the guest wing, which has three bedrooms, each with a private bath. The home also has a finished lower level with abundant storage space. Outside, there’s a three-car garage and a gated entry that opens onto meticulously manicured grounds.

Earlier this year, a comprehensive restoration was completed under the careful guidance of Atlanta interior designer and contractor Burns Century, who stayed true to Green’s vision of balancing form and function with elements that connect art and nature. She updated both the exterior and interior of the home—the former with new outdoor lighting and landscaping and the latter with top-of-the-line materials and technologies, such as 3-D tiles in the kitchen and baths, custom cabinetry and fixtures, and home automation apps for everything from thermostats to lighting.

Century, who grew up near Fallingwater in Pennsylvania, one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most acclaimed works, said that restoring and updating the home had special meaning for her. “I enjoyed integrating modern technology into this iconic design masterpiece while staying true to its architectural integrity. It’s not just about using natural materials,” she noted. “It’s about a process—the relationship between nature and architecture and how it relates to both the interior and the individual.”

This Buckhead home, located at 3905 Parian Ridge Road, is on the market for $2,725,000. For more information, contact Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Luxury Collection at