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.
This simple single storey house in Avila, Spain is built to become one with its natural setting. Designed by A-cero Architects, the minimalist home rests on a hill with beautiful views of the meadows. Natural materials such as stone and wood are used. A soft palette gently highlights its natural environment.
Built as a vacation home on the coast in Hezelia in central Israel, this modern home designed by Pitzo Kedem Architects connects the inside with the outside. The swimming pool is the focal point of the house where the interior space and the exterior space becomes blurred.
Casa JILE in Querétaro, Mexico by architectural firm anonimous-LED has a minimalist design that connects the interior with the exterior. The large glass windows bring the outside into the living area. The floor plan was designed to allow every room to have an intimate connection to the outside.
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.
The renovation and restoration project for this art deco style shop house in Singapore on 55 Blair Road was an opportunity for architecture and interior design firm Ong & Ong to promote open plan living. The courtyard with swimming pool serves as a large light well with aluminum walls to reflect sunlight, brightening the house and its enclosed spaces. The minimalist approach to the interior design with white walls and minimalist kitchen and bathroom creates a relax environment for its occupants. This modern home strikes a balance between nature and open plan contemporary living.
First Crescent in Camps Bay near Cape Town, South Africa, designed by Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA), is an innovative architectural masterpiece. The linear arrangement of its architecture and transparent living spaces enhance the effect of the stunning ocean view.