Minimalist House With A Suspended Nest Inside

Minimalist House With A Suspended Nest Inside
Japanese architects keep surprising us with their innovative approach to architecture and design stripping them down to minimal and making them ultra-practical. Japanese studio YAP architects renovates a compact apartment in Kyoto to suggest ‘a nest within a tree.’ The dwelling sees the revitalization of a fifth floor corner unit within a 40-year-old apartment building.... 
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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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