75 minimalist home ideas that are both functional and sophisticated

75 minimalist home ideas that are both functional and sophisticated

Minimalist houses are designed with functionalism in mind, with basic elements and neutral colors. For the famous architect Frank Lloyd, this concept boils down to the phrase: “Form and function are one”. While minimalist architecture has a decades-long history, the style has recently resurfaced. Next, check out sophisticated and contemporary ideas for your construction!

75 photos of minimalist houses to inspire your project

In minimalist architecture, you will see a lot of emphasis on straight lines and you will be able to explore different angles and configurations, including some unconventional ideas. Despite this, the result is harmonic and full of lightness. Check it out:

1. Minimalist houses have a simple design

MANUEL SÁ

2. Not much ornamentation

STUDIO ARTHUR CASAS

3. Prioritizing straight and geometric shapes

FAVARO JR

4. Usually appear in neutral tones as below

FAVARO JR

5. But also using basic materials such as wood

MANUEL SÁ

6. Minimalism finds its purpose in functionality

GILDA MEIRELLES ARCHITECTURE

7. And avoid unnecessary details

SHINAGAWA ARCHITECTURE

8. The style gives the houses a modern look

FAVARO JR

9. Leaving them with a unique beauty

ARCHITECT HORACIO CÁCERES

10. Capable of drawing attention to the beauty of simplicity

OLIVERA ARQUITECTURA

11. Although they have a touch of tradition

FAVARO JR

12. They rarely have a conventional setup

MANUEL SÁ

13. See, for example, these lines composing the elevation

EHRLICH YANAI RHEE CHANEY

14. And this beach house, with its impressive minimalism?

STUDIO ARTHUR CASAS

15. After all, in front of the sea, it doesn’t take much

JOE FLETCHER PHOTOGRAPHY

16. Here, the steep slope reinforces the straight lines of the project

ARKITITE ARCHITECTURE

17. How about a mix of earthy and neutral tones?

FAVARO JR

18. The color of the concrete blends with the wood and brings sophistication

FAVARO JR

19. And in this house, the converging lines bring seriousness

EVELYN MULLER

20. Why not use white in the modern minimalist facade?

FERNANDO GUERRA

21. Color brings a sense of stillness and silence

ARCH GONZALO VIRAMONTE

22. Minimalist homes often use open space

CAETANO STUDIO

23. Bringing repetition and a sense of order

STUDIO ARTHUR CASAS

24. And they unify well with the contrasts of materials

MANUEL SÁ

25. Notice the emphasis on flat shapes

ESTUDIO.TAU/VINICIUS MALAGUTTI

26. And the subtlety of lights and shadows

MANUEL SÁ

27. Even when “heavier” materials are used

ARCH GONZALO VIRAMONTE

28. They create harmony between spaces

RUI VIEIRA OLIVEIRA

29. Leaving houses well lit and clean

JOE FLETCHER PHOTOGRAPHY

30. Minimalist architecture seeks to optimize places well

ESTUDIO.TAU/VINICIUS MALAGUTTI

31. Giving the feeling of expansion and warmth

FAVARO JR

32. See what a beautiful and refined idea for a building

EVELYN MULLER

33. How about floor and facade in beige tones?

STUDIO ARTHUR CASAS

34. Strong volumetry with window making a “living frame” for the house

ARKITITE ARCHITECTURE

35. You prefer windows with tall, imposing glass

FAVARO JR

36. Or traditional?

FAVARO JR

37. This facade is designed with the lighting

EVELYN MULLER

38. And here, the emphasis is on the unique landscaping

FAVARO JR

39. Wood slat + metal structure = total finesse

SHINAGAWA ARCHITECTURE

40. Soft interiors bring clarity to the home

ARKITITE ARCHITECTURE

41. But the mix of colors also carries uniqueness

ARKITITE ARCHITECTURE

42. On this facade, the concrete cladding completes the aesthetic

FAVARO JR

43. And this house, made in one block?

ESTUDIO.TAU/VINICIUS MALAGUTTI

44. The highlight here is for the striking lines

FAVARO JR

45. In this house, the feeling is of futurism

BLUSSAND_TOSCO_ARCHITECTS

46. ​​You can play with the slope on the roof

ARKITITE ARCHITECTURE

47. Or build by opting for the tensioned flat slab

FAVARO JR

48. See how nature sets the scene well

FERNANDO GUERRA

49. The “upside-down house” enhances the landscape

ARKITITE ARCHITECTURE

50. How about those sharp lines with expressive openings?

ARKITITE ARCHITECTURE

51. The glass room, wide open, allows views from various angles

ARKITITE ARCHITECTURE

52. Look at that sensational lighting

ARCHITECTURE PHOTOGRAPHER

53. Building on sloping land is challenging

FAVARO JR

54. But it brings inspiration to different homes

FAVARO JR

55. The refinement of this house enhances the details

ARCH GONZALO VIRAMONTE

56. And on this farm, the landscape also stands out.

STUDIO ARTHUR CASAS

57. Why not three floors on different sides?

FAVARO JR

58. The game of lines is what makes the house unique

JOE FLETCHER PHOTOGRAPHY

59. And the contrast of the shapes with the infinity pool is amazing

FAVARO JR

60. The attention to detail in minimalism is impeccable

MATTHEW MILLMAN

61. Artificial light is what gives the finishing touch to this facade

EHRLICH YANAI RHEE CHANEY

62. And in this one, the reflections in the water are an element more

FAVARO JR

63. Would you dare to dare in ways like this?

STUDIO ARTHUR CASAS

64. Got this minimalistic small guest house idea

EHRLICH YANAI RHEE CHANEY

65. Clean tone helps separate environments

FAVARO JR

66. And highlight the details in coatings and supports

I LIVED SPACO

67. The prints and textures stand out in this project

ESTUDIO.TAU/VINICIUS MALAGUTTI

68. And here, natural light is the main protagonist

CAETANO STUDIO

69. Realize that furniture is also always refined

FAVARO JR

70. And trees and plants are indispensable items

GILDA MEIRELLES ARCHITECTURE

71. The choice of shades is what defines the personality of the house

FAVARO JR

72. But the construction site also dictates the design

JOE FLETCHER PHOTOGRAPHY

73. Valuing the land and nature

FAVARO JR

74. Bet on lighting to differentiate your home

FAVARO JR

75. And remember, for minimalist homes, less is more!

ARCHITECT MARCELO PAJARO

Did you like the inspirations? Although minimalism is valued and related to essentialism, be sure to bet on quality coatings and finishes, with unique items that express your personality or that of your family.

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