Minimalist architecture found around the world.
Montpellier by Studio Muoto
The Innovation Hall, created by Studio Muoto, is a thriving hub of business activity and innovation that is situated in Montpellier’s Cambarérès district. Its design is a testament to contemporary architectural ingenuity, with a chessboard-inspired layout that seamlessly integrates open workspaces, charming patios, and substantial event areas.
A Concrete Hut by MRND
A Concrete Hut is a minimal architecture project located in Coimbra, Portugal, designed by MRND. Rather than simply renovating, MRND chose to immerse themselves in the space’s essence, creating a bridge between its history and modern design ideals. To MRND, a ‘place’ isn’t just a geographical spot; it’s an embodiment of human intent and time.
Höghult House by FABEL Arkitektur
Situated in the of the Swedish countryside, the Höghult House designed by FABEL Arkitektur, presents a compelling demonstration of how architecture and nature can coexist harmoniously. Positioned atop a steep slope, the house acts as a connection between traditional and modern design approaches.
Martelaar by Machteld D’Hollander
Martelaar is a minimalist residence located in Ghent, Belgium, designed by Machteld D’Hollander. The initiative sought to reconfigure the area through careful demolition, reinvigorating the space with vegetation, while mindfully preserving certain structural elements.
Simon Square by Fraser/Livingstone Architects
Simon Square is a minimalist residence located in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, designed by Fraser/Livingstone Architects. The structure utilizes timber at its core and is enveloped in a brick shell, with a lime slaister-coat to soften the appearance of the brick and offer a more cohesive and robust appearance.
House FN by Didonè Comacchio Architects
House FN is a minimalist residence located in Bassano del Grappa, Italy, designed by Didonè Comacchio Architects. The project site is sandwiched between the western incline of the recently UNESCO-recognized Monte Grappa, and the eastern descent of the Asiago plateau.
Oostenburg by Space Encounters
Space Encounters, OZ, Workshop Architects, and BETA joined forces to create Oostenburg, a high-density housing complex in the center of Amsterdam. This innovative concept recreates the old industrial setting that previously characterized this area of the city. Embracing the historical Werkspoorhal, the development consists of three volumes, two of which offer a diverse array of dwellings named De Gieter and De Slijper.
Latimer Road by Poroban
Latimer Road is a minimalist residence located in London, United Kingdom, designed by Poroban. The exterior is meticulously designed with Douglas fir, offering a unique blend of architectural charm and nature-centric aesthetics. This enhancement not only facilitates a more interactive connection between the indoors and the outdoors but also outlines a distinct area ideal for social gatherings.
House K by Bangkok Tokyo Architecture
House K is a reconstructed residence, designed by Bangkok Tokyo Architecture, located in an old residential area of Bangkok. The client decided to rebuild their family home due to changes in their family structure and the deterioration of the existing house.
Refuge by NWLND
Refuge is a minimalist architecture project located in Bonheiden, Belgium, designed by NWLND. Rooted within an existing homestead’s garden, the pavilion’s design is closely dictated by the terrain and environment that encase it, playing into the creation and positioning of the structure.
Gardeners House by Cabinet
Gardeners House is a minimal residence located in Thônex, Switzerland, designed by Cabinet. The architectural design wraps around a charming water feature, culminating in a crescent-like expanse that opens up a refreshing space amidst the woodlands for local denizens to unwind
Saltviga House by Kolman Boye Architects
Saltviga House is a minimal residence located in Saltviga, Norway, designed by Kolman Boye Architects. In their recent work and pedagogical pursuits, the architects have increasingly discovered the potential of Dinesen materials. Traditionally used for flooring, these materials often produce scraps and off-cuts, the remnants of custom-made floors.
Farmhouse Gironde Estuary by Martin Migeon Architecture
Farmhouse Gironde Estuary is a minimal home located in Poitou-Charentes, France, designed by Martin Migeon Architecture. The initial focus of the redesign was to extend the property, providing an uninterrupted vista across the estuary. Previously, the original structures centred around a common courtyard, a relic from its agricultural past when vistas were secondary to utility.
Svart Hus by Kate Smith
Svart Hus is a minimal residence located in Door County, Wisconsin, designed by Kate Smith. Nestled on a five-acre meadow, this visually unassuming residence doubles as a work and living retreat. Wood was sourced through Portland-based Nakamoto Forestry, the home features Shou Sugi Ban wood, a Japanese technique of charring wood that lends durability and carbon-sequestering properties.
Steel House by Retallack Thompson
Steel House is a minimal residence located in Gadigal, Australia, designed by Retallack Thompson. Situated on the site of a long-vanished cottage, the Steel House stands as a modern interpretation of the past. This innovative structure, built on the remnants of a home that succumbed to fire at the dawn of the 20th century, seeks to mend the disrupted heritage pattern of the area.
Bredören by Arrhov Frick
Bredören is a minimal home located in Mälaren, Sweden, designed by Arrhov Frick. The gabled roof utilizes a semi-transparent polycarbonate with eaves that overhang beyond the terrace to provide additional shelter and coverage. A glass facade framed by a wooden grid overlooks the peaceful surrounding.
Suncatcher Cottage by Francesco Pierazzi Architects
Suncatcher Cottage is a minimal home located in London, United Kingdom, designed by Francesco Pierazzi Architects. In the quiet suburban town of Purley, Croydon, a young family of four has embarked on an ambitious journey to transform their steep-roofed cottage into a contemporary haven.
Summer Houses in Rågeleje by Pihlmann Architects, Kim Lenschow
Summer Houses in Rågeleje are minimal holiday homes located in Rågeleje, Denmark, designed by Pihlmann Architects and Kim Lenschow. Nestled amid a verdant mix of deciduous and coniferous trees, shrubs, and rhododendrons, a quartet of understated homes stands as a testament to minimalist design and harmonious living.
Casa de la Cañada by Escobedo Soliz
Casa de la Cañada is a minimal residence located in Naucalpan, Mexico, designed by Escobedo Soliz. Nestled in a challenging, narrow plot with significant slopes, a remarkable residence takes advantage of its surroundings, showcasing an innovative approach to minimalist design. Located adjacent to a protected federal area that preserves a portion of a gorge and a river, the home embraces its natural setting, integrating it seamlessly into the architecture.
The Arches by DHaus
The Arches is a minimal space located in London, United Kingdom, designed by DHaus. In the heart of North-West London, a team of dedicated designers and builders have spent the last four to five years overcoming numerous challenges, including Brexit, Covid, and global conflicts, to create a unique and innovative housing project.
Rebuild of Koyagi by KMR Architects
Rebuild of Koyagi is a minimal residence located in Gunma, Japan, designed by KMR Architects. The house is situated on a small road branching off a major highway, adjacent to a peaceful countryside with farms and fields. Despite appearing new, it is actually a renovated building meeting adjustment control zone conditions.
White Patio House by Pashenko Works
White Patio House is a minimal residence located in London, United Kingdom, designed by Pashenko Works. The building’s central atrium serves as the focal point, allowing natural light to penetrate the interior and lessen the need for artificial lighting. This feature also helps to warm the house during the cooler months via solar gains.
Villa Butter by ATELJÉ Ö
Villa Butter is a minimal residence located in Gotland, Sweden, designed by ATELJÉ Ö. Upon arriving at Villa Butter, visitors are immediately struck by the breathtaking view from the edge of a 20-meter cliff overlooking the ocean. However, the true heart of the design lies in the beautiful grove in which the house is situated.
Casa Chouso by Bruno Dias
Casa Chouso is a minimal home located in Ansião, Portugal, designed by Bruno Dias. Casa Chouso, a new residential project located in the humble village of Casal de S. Brás, features stunning views of both the village and the Sicó hills. The concept for the project was inspired by the natural surroundings of the land.
Box Hill House by Edition Office
Box Hill House is a minimal home located in Box Hill South, Australia, designed by Edition Office. Box Hill House sits on a generous block hemmed in on both sides by townhouses on a leafy Eastern suburban street where original interwar housing stock is slowly being replaced.