5 Characteristics of Modern Minimalist House Designs
Minimalist architecture is
about achieving better
design through simplicity –
simplicity of form, space,
materiality, detail, and
color. Minimalist design
shows restraint and a
careful paring down of
elements to get to the
essence of a well-conceived
IN FORM &
Simple house design.
efficient plan &
Open floor plan.
Lots of natural light.
Paring down to only what is necessary.
Strategic use of
materials & color
"Simplicity is the essence of happiness."
Cover: Koya No Sumika by mA-style Architects.
Photo by Kai Nakamura.
Intro: T Space by Steven Holl Architects. Photo by
02: The Four Cornered Villa by Avanto Architects.
Photo by Kuvio.
03: The Stripe House by Gaaga Studio Architecture.
Photo by Marcel van der Burg.
04: Y House by Tamizo Architects.
05: Interior DI by INT2 Architecture.
Back: House GePo by OYO Architecture. Photo by
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