The Mountain House is a minimalist residence located in Oberschlierbach, Austria, designed by Sigurd Larsen. The element of a wooden bench in the kitchen (Eckbank) is an essential part of an Austrian home. In this house the bench is located at the key point where the house meets the green sloping hills. Together with a staircase, this element forms the heart of the house and highlights the speci..
Catwalk House is a minimal residence located in Hyogo, Japan, designed by Hitotomori Design Studio. This is a renovation of a house which will be lived in by an adult, their child, and two cats. Built 40 years ago, the client expressed a desire for the renovation to allow the house to be comfortably lived in for another 40 years. While a series of anti-earthquake support braces normally creates ..
on a narrow site in barcelona, barbara appolloni arquitecta has carved a haven of exposed concrete and glass from a former car garage. designed from the inside out, the original building has been shaped into a ‘shoebox style’ apartment where architecture becomes part of the interior decoration, resulting in a series of beautifully contemporary living spaces. on the plot measuring 3.60m x 10m, th..
First House is a minimal residence located in Murcia, Spain, designed by HANGHAR. The project consists of the renovation of a 160m2 apartment in a 1950s building in the south of Spain. The building, the first reinforced concrete high-rise in the city, was built with poor construction materials which lead to the decision of having to demolish the entire apartment and rebuild from scratch. The own..
Chelsea Loft is a minimalist space located in New York, New York, designed by Worrell Yeung. Located in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City, the organizing design strategy of this renovation was to maintain openness and daylight in the public living zones, while minimizing the amount of partitions to accommodate private rooms for a family with small children. Occupying a half floor of a cl..
This intervention attempts to give new life to an old penthouse, formerly used as the water deposit of the building. The primary idea was to accumulate the different activities the place could house into the minimum number of spaces, as well as connecting as much as possible the main activities to the terrace, which is almost as big as this one.In this regard we end up having one big space that ..
The Pine is a minimalist townhouse located in Changning, China, designed by Studio Glume. All of the residential houses in this community are in brick and wood construction, and the inside volume outline of each building are identical as well. There are many excellent buildings preserved in Shanghai during the Republic of China, however, these residential houses of this district are lacking in b..
Casa Sierra Fría is a minimalist home located in Mexico City, Mexico, designed by Esrawe Studio. The request was for an intimate space for a four-person family. A search for promoting spaces of encounter and interaction, fostering an introspective relationship, isolated from the exterior. A series of volumes, in a horseshoe shape, reveal themselves and unwind throughout the way. The continuity o..
Located in a residential complex that is quite densely populated, CJ-HOUSE by RUANGRONA, is designed with a different, unique, and catchy modern facade than residential buildings in general in Indonesia. Massively closed from the front, the opening is located on the side of the building. Had appeared a sense of worry about the light in the house, but the number of openings to the side and skylig..
Canal House is a minimal residence located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, designed by Framework. Framework’s Canal house is characterized by an unexpected imperfection. That aesthetic runs through the entire house, with playful and creative spaces that provoke, making you look twice. With an outside truthful to its 19th-Century heritage and an inside that refuses to conform to traditional symmet..