Modern architecture

The currents in modern architecture: minimalism

Less is more, that minimalism of contemporary building

One of the dominant elements of modern architecture is minimalist. It is expressed in the principle “Less is more”. This principle is translated as a phrase less means more. Minimalism in contemporary architecture has been somewhat forced by the civilization, the impact of its construction were among others:

  • increasing human population in the world, forcing changes in the spatial planning,
  • development of building blocks and housing estates,
  • there is a need to make maximum use of every free space.