The history of minimalism in architecture hasonly about half a century. As a style, minimalism is intended to reveal the essence of the object through his laconic embodiment. As the name "minimalism" - all this at a minimum, at least the lines, a minimum of colors, a minimum of parts. The only thing in this style, maximum - is of space and light. It is this feature so loved by modern designers, volumetric space - a dream for many people. The modern pace of life leaves no room for personal space man. At work, offices converted to close the cell, the public and private transport boxed in "traffic" and traffic count. Cut off from the frantic pace of metropolises and "breathe" full chest can only house that is why minimalism is so popular in the implementation of projects of houses and domestic interiors.
Houses are especially popular in the style of minimalism amongfans of eco-design. Style allows you to apply for the buildings and the most advanced technologies to develop materials for buildings from recycled materials such as recycled crumb concrete floor. Due to its characteristics, minimalism harmonizes with the green lawns on roofs and fitted with solar panels on the roof.
Distinctive features of houses in minimalism style, is rectangular shape, an extensive degree of glazing, flat roof, hidden lighting on the perimeter.
Minimalism in architecture is designed to solve urgenthuman needs, due to the specific design, it frees up space for contemplation and freedom. Modern minimalism, unlike its initial stages, involves the use in the decoration is not only stone, wood and iron. Now inscribe in the interior of the concrete and brick construction, added plastic and chrome. Actively innovate touched lighting and lamps, modern lighting solutions can have not only on the perimeter of the room but also in the walls and under the floor, which makes it possible to create a new wave of houses in minimalism style.
Minimalism in architecture has at itssupporters and opponents. Not everyone is satisfied with the bare line of concrete structures. Minimalism straightforward and sings a void in which to feel comfortable, not everyone can. Absence, cherished many floral ornaments, decorations and various non-ferrous parts, causes a feeling of incompleteness and "sterile correctness" of the structure. How much minimalism versatile and adaptable - time will tell, we have to follow its dynamic development and its desire to apply techniques to create their own homes and interiors.
Photo House in the style of minimalism project WFH House of Arcgency.
Photo House in the style of minimalism Alnwick Rd project from Park + Associates.
Photo House in the style of minimalism Pure White project from Susanna Cots Design Studio.