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Entries in minimalism (119)

Wednesday
Oct042017

Black and white

Volume, light, proportion and materiality. These are the elements at the heart of designs by Toronto-based architectural studio Atelier Kastelic Buffey. What appears to be simple and minimal is, in fact, a beautifully balanced consideration of form and function resulting in a modern interpretation of a family ski chalet.

Tuesday
Aug222017

Latest from YLAB Arquitectos

Friday
Aug182017

The timbered house

It is as if an exquisitely restrained, minimalist interior has been inserted into a 19th century timbered house. Colour is used sparingly and when it is, coloured blocked "boxes" contain the new. The stark contrast between old and new heightens the impact of both. Maison à Colombages by 05AM Arquitectura.

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Saturday
Aug122017

Working on a Saturday

It's my weekly mantra. If you have to drag yourself into work on a Saturday then it helps if your workspace is stylish. The Aviary, a coworking space for architects and designers in Vancouver designed by Laura Melling.

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Saturday
Aug052017

Working on a Saturday

Many years ago I worked weekends in an art gallery to help put myself through university. No one had to drag me kicking and screaming to work. I loved it. So I guess featuring this gallery design by lsl architects doesn't really fit my usual mantra for working on a Saturday but what the heck I love the black and white contrast and the strict aesthetic of the space.

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