Architectural Considerations When Planning Your Custom Home
Before construction begins on a custom home, there are many considerations that need to be settled. For the vast majority of homeowners, however, there is one decision that towers above the rest: The architectural style of the house. You should explore all your options when you’re getting started, searching for the design that speaks to who you are, reflects your style and integrates with the environment.
If building a statement home is your goal, modern architecture might be the ideal option for you. The following post offers an in-depth exploration of what modern architecture is all about and examines its importance today:
6 Perspectives That Will Forever Change Your Idea of Modern Architecture
The Definition of Modern
Modern vs. Contemporary
In my mind, modern and contemporary architecture are two very different ideologies that people confuse all the time. You can take just about any house and make it contemporary by designing it so the lines and finishes are cleaner and more simplified.
Modern architecture, on the other hand, is not a style. It’s a mindset. It’s not about finishes and it’s not about minimalizing details. It’s about how you approach a problem, the process of how you arrive at the solution, and what factors drive that solution. Read more at Desert Star Construction…
If you take advantage of the modern architectural options available to you, you’ll end up with a new home that stands out from the rest. And the fact that modern design takes the environment into account makes these homes even more appealing.
For instance, there’s little point in building a home next to the sea if you don’t maximize your views of all the natural beauty. The following post gives an example of a home designed to take in every bit of the beautiful scenery around it:
The Design Of This Modern House Placed A Priority On Its Sea Views
Architecture firm MORIQ have designed this modern home with a huge master suite that sits facing the ocean in Amwaj, Bahrain.
As the house is located on an an ocean facing plot, the home owner’s top request was to make the most of the the sea views, as well as having plenty of space for entertaining friends and family.
The home owner’s also wanted the house architecture and interior spaces to be modern, technologically advanced, and seamless.
The rear of the home faces the ocean, allowing for picturesque views from the infinity swimming pool with Jacuzzi or the wooden deck with lounges. Read more at Contemporist…
There is so much that a good architectural design can accomplish if you make wise and informed choices.
However, there are instances where good ideas have gone bad and led to problems later on. You need to guard against this as you plan for your dream home. The following post details some epic homes that had huge problems:
5 Examples of Iconic Modern Architecture That Have Serious Flaws
Architecture, like art, becomes iconic when it breaks from the current mode and challenges viewers and inhabitants to approach living with a new consciousness. Modernist houses introduced a new way to live with open floor plans and clean, modular designs free of unnecessary ornament. The most renowned examples include buildings like Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater and Philip Johnson’s Glass House, and though these sites have become meccas for modern aesthetes, they aren’t without their faults. Built without today’s advanced technology, many modernist homes suffer from leaky roofs at best and structural instability at worst, much to the dismay of the people who commissioned them. Read more at Architectural Digest…
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