Collection by Zachary Edelson

Minimalist Facades We Love


From brick to wood to copper, these homes use a wide range of materials to produce tranquil and restrained exteriors.

House in Matosinhos by nu.ma
House in Matosinhos is a minimal home located in Matosinhos, Portugal, created by nu.ma.
Mews House by Russell Jones
Mews House is a minimal home located in London, England, designed by Russell Jones.
Raumplan House by Alberto Campo Baeza
Raumplan House is a minimal residence located in Madrid, Spain, designed by Alberto Campo Baeza.
House in Suwamachi by Kazuya Saito Architects
House in Suwamachi is a minimal residence located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Kazuya Saito Architects.
Photo by: Phillip...
Four Walls and a Screw-Top
What does a $9.99 bottle of screw-top wine have to do with a prefab house? Vetter Denk made the connections in an innovative...
This Sleek Desert Home Seems to Melt Into the Sky
Perched atop sandblasted masonry walls, the Staab residence is a stainless steel and glass structure that absorbs the Arizona...
Steel the Scene
Two architects collaborate on a modular compound that celebrates an unspoiled Sonoma landscape.
The home's white stucco exterior is actually a thin layer of stucco spread over a modern EIFS (Exterior Insulation and...
Locally sourced white cedar camouflages the home’s exterior.
Tall and surprisingly open, the Tel Aviv Town House by Pitsou Kedem Architects continues in the tradition of its...
A Closed...
The Baumann family residence in Gowanus, Brooklyn, is all geometry up front, with a rectilinear grid of steel and...
Architect Maurice McKenzie was inspired by symmetrical design, and the resulting linear and stark-white architecture...
The rear facade.
This bright white home in Fujisawa, Japan, facilitates outdoor living within its walls with pockets of open interior...
Both the front door and garage are accessible from street level.
The plexiglass tubes animate and add texture to an otherwise spartan facade.
The facade of a house in Belgium consists of "knitted...
The distance between site and structure is more dramatic in the evening when light shines through the sunken glass...
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