Minimalist interiors found around the world.
Patio House by Aires Mateus
Patio House is a minimal home located in Lisbon, Portugal, designed by Aires Mateus. The project, available on Fantastic Frank, is an exquisite example of contemporary architecture having transformed part of a traditional Lisbon building set in the heart of the city near Praça das Flores. This architectural project was carefully carried out by Aires Mateus, an acclaimed forerunner of contemporary Portuguese design.
Wohnhaus in Urdorf by Baseli Candrian Architekt ETH
Wohnhaus in Urdorf is a minimal home located in Urdorf, Switzerland, designed by Baseli Candrian Architekt ETH. In the agglomeration of Zurich, a young family purchased a plot of land adjacent to their parental home in order to build two residential units for themselves and relatives.
E-um by YOLLLLEY STUDIO
E-um is a minimal cafe located in Seoul, South Korea, designed by YOLLLLEY STUDIO. Because the site is located at the intersection and two of the four sides of the building are finished with windows, one area where sunlight flows into fully and other area where it does not are distinguished clearly in the space.
House in Sakai by Fujiwaramuro Architects
House in Sakai is a minimal home located in Osaka, Japan, designed by Fujiwaramuro Architects. The site for this project is located near a major intersection where passing trucks and other traffic create major noise and shaking. The clients, a married couple with two children, nevertheless wanted to build a home in this location, in part because they had inherited the lot from relatives.
Bosvilla Noordwijk by Kevin Veenhuizen Architects
Bosvilla Noordwijk is a minimal residence located in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, designed by Kevin Veenhuizen Architects. A wooden Bosvilla [forest villa] has been built between the Ash and Maple trees in Noordwijk. Due to the positioning in the middle of the plot, the beautiful afforested area is used to the maximum.
Brick House in Madrid by Tuñón y Albornoz Arquitectos
Brick House in Madrid is a minimal residence located in Madrid, Spain, designed by Tuñón y Albornoz Arquitectos. The brick house is built on a plot that is qualified by a set of tall pine trees, which are located in its northeast corner, and the silent proximity of Monte del Pardo, on its north face.
Moriki Paper by koyori
Moriki Paper is a minimal space located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by koyori. Programs within the interior are delineated via a raised floor and a finished ceiling, contrasting against the exposed threshold at the entrance. Neutral colors were used to focus the spotlight on the paper products, with the space serving as the backdrop.
Chalet LA by atelier leymarie gourdon
Chalet LA is a minimal chalet located in The Pyrenees, designed by atelier leymarie gourdon. The chalet features contemporary pieces integrated within a rustic traditional space. The walls and ceiling consist of an array of textured wooden slats, while the floors are sanded down with a lighter hue.
Calvert’s Yard by Fletcher Crane Architects
Calvert’s Yard is a minimal architecture project located in London, United Kingdom, designed by Fletcher Crane Architects. Calvert’s Yard is a multi-unit residential development located on Borough High Street near London Bridge. Comprising a town house and a number of duplex apartments, each dwelling is arranged around a central courtyard.
Departamento Zurich by T-UNOAUNA and arqaz arquitectura
Departamento Zurich is a minimal apartment located in Mexico City, Mexico, designed by T-UNOAUNA and arqaz arquitectura. Housing, in its condition as the basic cell of a larger system, needs a change in its policies. Understanding then that architecture is not what has to be reconsidered, but the way of living.
Casa Costa by ARQUITECTURA-G
Casa Costa is a minimal residence located in Barcelona, Spain, designed by ARQUITECTURA-G. The project was an exercise on making a porch habitable around a patio garden. The plot is surrounded by party walls, and the facade is just one more wall that encloses an interior space that wants to be exterior.
Querbes Residence by Vives St-Laurent
Querbes Residence is a minimal house located in Montréal, Canada, designed by Vives St-Laurent. Located in Outremont, the Querbes Residence consists of the complete remodeling of a single family house built at the turn of the 20th century. From the first visit to the premises, the residence’s unique features became an integral part of the project’s conceptual direction.
Casa AC by Olmos Estudio
Casa AC is a minimal home located in Valencia, Spain, designed by Olmos Estudio. Respecting the essence of a town house was the main objective of this new project for the rehabilitation of housing between party walls, located in the historic center of the town of Carcaixent, Valencia. Resting on two streets, with a great entrance of natural light, the house is distributed on the ground floor with a small interior patio, first floor and attic.
GINZA innit by Schemata Architects
GINZA innit is a minimal space located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Schemata Architects. The site is located behind the Ginza Six building, just off Ginza Chuo-dori, and the studio felt the need to attract female customers especially in this fashionable location. Ginza, or perhaps most areas in Tokyo, are usually covered with grayish materials.
Low Energy House by Architecture for London
Low Energy House is a minimal home located in London, United Kingdom, designed by Architecture for London. An Edwardian terrace in Muswell Hill was extended and refurbished to create a comfortable, low energy house. The original structure of the house was revealed, its modest beauty celebrated. Energy requirements are reduced dramatically by insulating, triple-glazing and improving airtightness.
BUN by Nils Van der Celen
BUN is a minimal renovation located in Knokke, Belgium, designed by Nils Van der Celen. The project is a total renovation of a sixties apartment in Knokke. A country house on the Belgian coast was designed to suit the customer, in which tranquility & flexibility for a large family are central.
Haus M by Marazzi Reinhardt
Haus M is a minimal residence located in Weinfelden, Switzerland, designed by Marazzi Reinhardt. The pavilion-like new building is embedded in the gentle topography of the garden. A path leads through the existing development to the volume, which is graduated in height. The base follows the course of the terrain with jumps of 30 centimeters each.
Falcon House by Koto
Falcon House is a minimal home located in The Cotswolds, United Kingdom, designed by Koto. This upside down home was created to maximize the views of the surrounding nature from the living spaces, creating the feeling of living within the trees whilst the lower floor was designed to accommodate more intimate and cosy spaces.
House in a Meadow by Hohengasser Wirnsberger Architects
House in a Meadow is a minimal residence designed by Austria-based architects Hohengasser Wirnsberger Architects. The house stands in the meadow on the edge of buildings and agriculture. The chance to still be part of the landscape with the last building plot – i.e. to live in it – was decisive for the design. Similar to the well-known “hay harps”, the building stands in the landscape – characterized by a clear structure and “lightness”.
Mark’s Tokyo by Kenta Nagai Studio
Mark’s Tokyo is a minimal space located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Kenta Nagai Studio. Mark’s Tokyo is a restaurant where you can enjoy original dishes made by adding Japanese spices to Italian cuisine, which is the root of Chef Mark. Located on a quiet street just off the downtown area of Meguro, Tokyo and required to make all guests feel like they are eating in Mark’s kitchen, Since We think that the food and the chef and the guest are the main characters in this space.
House B-T by GRAUX & BAEYENS
House B-T is a minimal residence located in Meilegem, Belgium, designed by GRAUX & BAEYENS. In order to create a comfortable old age for themselves in their own village, without having to move to a retirement home, the client decided to replace an old worn out house with a new two-family house. The idea is that the client lives in a “bungalow on the first floor” where everything is easily accessible with surrounding terraces that give a beautiful view of the landscape.
The Whale by Clément Lesnoff-Rocard
The Whale is a minimal apartment located in Paris, France, designed by Clément Lesnoff-Rocard. Situated within the basement of a residential art deco property, the renovation sought to strip away unnecessary elements to expose the original structure of the building.
Underground Patio by Stefano Larotonda
Underground Patio is a minimal space located in Rovagnate, Italy, designed by Stefano Larotonda and Andrea Tregnago. The project is developed starting from the specific needs of the client, who needed a new entrance, a green area and the recovery of the basement in favor of a new space.
Casa Rusca by Montemurro Aguiar Architetti
Casa Rusca is a minimal home located in Genestrerio, Switzerland, designed by Montemurro Aguiar Architetti. The house is located in the area of via campagnola in Genestrerio, characterized by a diffuse settlement mainly inhabited. The ground is located at the border with the wood on the north side. Our intervention consists of a house on one floor.
Nieby Crofters Cottage by Jan Henrik Jansen and Marshall Blecher
Nieby Crofters Cottage is a minimal cottage located on the baltic coast of Germany, designed by Jan Henrik Jansen and Marshall Blecher. The thatch roofed, brick cottage was originally built by tenant farmers or crofters from a nearby estate in the late 1800’s. It stands on a small triangular plot of land surrounded by barley fields and faces toward the geltinger birk nature reserve where wild horses and deer still live amongst the marshlands.