Forget picket fences or brownstones, these modern home designs offer simple elegance in the technological age.
The Best Modern Home Designs: Tadao Ando House in Monterrey, Mexico
Designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando this Mexican abode clearly highlights Ando’s inspiration, the Buddhist concept of Zen. Ando’s architectural style evokes simplicity and centers itself around internal feelings as opposed to external appearance. This explains, at least in part, Ando’s use of simple lines and vast amounts of water.
Arthur Casas, Brazil
Nestled in Sao Paulo, Brazil is Arthur Casas, a stunning visual display that convenes indoor comforts with outdoor elegance and stretches out into a beautiful golf course. Given its 1000 square meters of land, the home was obviously built with recreation in mind.
Raul House, Chile
This Chilean home offers spectacular views both indoor and out. Located in the hills surrounding the Aculeo Lagoon, the house was designed by and plays home to architect Mathias Klotz.
The single story dwelling is built on the side of a hill near Santiago and was designed with singularity in mind. Raul house offers continuous space and openness in the modernist architectural tradition. Oh, and it overlooks the Andes Mountains.
Villa Vista, Sri Lanka
Designed by Shigeru Ban, this stunning house is situated on a hilltop and offers stunning essence and views of ocean, jungle and Cliffside. The modern domicile is made from concrete, coal teak and coconut leaves, and is part of a series of residences created post-tsunami.
House in Melides, Portugal
Designed by Pedro Reis, this abode is a testament to simple elegance. Melides was created by placing two rectangular shapes across one another, and was conceptualized to reduce the scale of the building, as well as to split the area in two. Each area was supposed to promote a different dynamic in the home; one more exuberant, the other more intimate.
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