The exterior of this modern house located in the Barrio Historico neighbourhood in Tucson, Arizona has a minimalist façade that is in keeping with the neighbourhood guidelines. The interior of the house is a delightful haven. A tranquil courtyard where the swimming pool is the focal point offers year round connection between the interior and the exterior spaces.
Putting a modern townhouse between old buildings in an historic neighbourhood could seem out of place, but this minimalist townhouse in Landskrona, Sweden designed by Elding Oscarson just works. The various heights, size, façade and age of the surrounding buildings enable the modern structure to blend in comfortably in its own unique way.
The simple clean lines of this minimalist bungalow in Gujarat, India keep the residents of the house in touch with the outdoors. The outdoor swimming pool is the central focus of the house which connects intimately with the living spaces.
Santa Marta Restaurant In Mazzè, Italy is a contemporary restaurant in an old 18th century chapel. The interior design by Studio Kuadra conserves the framework of the three-storey ancient chapel. The first floor of the old chapel has been transformed into the main dining room. A gallery above overlooks the dining room through two small balconies. The minimalist interior decor provides a natural and attractive balance to the brick walls of the old structure.
This minimalist house by the lake south of Malmö, Sweden brings the outside in with large windows. Designed by Lindvall A&D, the house has unobstructed views of the surroundings from all sides. The large windows also allow plenty of light to filter through the house.
Cavo Tagoo Hotel in Mykonos, Greece is a cliffside paradise with breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea. This luxury boutique hotel with Mykonos architecture has an island aesthetic that is a natural extension of its surroundings. The contemporary minimalist interior design blends modern chic with Greek-Mediterranean traditional elements. Whitewashed walls with splashes of colour provide a cool, calming effect that makes it a perfect escape.
Built on a man-made island on the edge of Doha harbour just off the corniche, the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar houses one of the world’s most complete collections of Islamic artifacts. Designed by Pritzker Prize laureate I. M. Pei, who embarked on a journey across the Muslim world to grasp the essence of Islamic architecture which he borrowed for the design of the museum. The result is an architectural icon composed of a five-storey minimalist building and a two-storey education wing with the geometric patterns and aesthetic details of the art and architecture of the Muslim world. Inside the building, a soaring atrium with a stainless steel domed ceiling above the grand staircase is a stunning centrepiece of the interiors.