Smart Japanese Home Decorated With Natural Wood

Smart Japanese Home Decorated With Natural Wood
Located in Japan, this single family home is a study in minimalism. Designed in 2016 by Tukurito Architects, the simple, spartan design allows small details to shine through. The house is a unique angular building, which is black outside. The décor inside is light and with warm natural woods, that’s rather contrasting and unusual. The... 
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Old Barn Turned Into A Minimalist White House

Old Barn Turned Into A Minimalist White House
Mantua-based studio ARCHIPLAN completed the renovation of an old barn in Bomporto, Italy. The building had been partially damaged by an earthquake and was in dire need of a contemporary update.  Surrounded by abandoned farm buildings and the cultivated fields of the Modena plain, the residence is an oasis of tranquility. The front of the... 
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Minimal Yet Eye-Catching Brooklyn Apartment

Minimal Yet Eye-Catching Brooklyn Apartment
This couple took a minimalist approach to their Brooklyn apartment, focusing on supple materials, subtle gradations of color, and custom finishes by local craftsmen.The apartment’s main stairwell, disguised as a Shaker cabinet–meets–Japanese tansu stair, houses storage for kitchen ephemera. The finish is hand-painted and accessorized with raw brass hardware. The kitchen strikes with a golden... 
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Minimalist Concrete Casa Branca In The Tropics

Minimalist Concrete Casa Branca In The Tropics
Sao Paulo-based architecture practice Studio MK27 designed ‘Casa Branca’, a concrete retreat inspired by Brazilian modernism. In order to withstand the area’s extreme tropical weather conditions, the minimal two-story structure was created with a combination of wood, concrete and white aluminum. To ensure air ventilation throughout the building, the architects decided on the installation of... 
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Ultra-Minimal Glazed Home With A Single Wall

Ultra-Minimal Glazed Home With A Single Wall
Swiss architect Christian Kerez created a family home featuring a single wall dividing the building in half and creating two distinct living spaces. Although it appears narrow from the outside, the house is spacious and open plan, with only the bathroom sectioned off. A cascading staircase further creates a sense of expanse. Speaking of the... 
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