A minimalist exterior is a one way to create a unique, modern house that stands out from the rest on the street with its clean simplicity. Here are 12 examples of minimalist houses that use their simple design to make a statement.
1. This simple white minimalist house features a grey garage door and a wood front door to give the house a modern look and warm up the all white exterior.
John Pawson designed this house on the island of Okinawa in Japan. Photography by Nacasa & Partners.
2. The exterior of this house only features one window in the corner to give the home a clean, minimalist look from the outside.
Studio Klink designed this house in the Netherlands.
3. The combination of white, wood, and black on the exterior of this minimalist home make it look warm and inviting despite its simple design.
Dan Gayfer Field Design designed this house extension in south west Melbourne. Photography by Dean Bradley Photography.
4. The white exterior of this minimalist home is interrupted but black window coverings to create a dramatic contrast and give the house a modern appearance.
DVA Arhitekta designed this minimalist house in Zagreb, Croatia.
5. An all white exterior wall provides privacy for the home and makes the exterior of the house look simple and modern with the angled roof and arched entrance.
ALTS Design Office designed this Japanese house.
6. The oversized wood door and dripping greenery on the front of this house warm up the white and make the minimalist exterior more inviting.
Abraham Cota Paredes Arquitectos designed this house in Jalisco, Mexico. Photography by Cesar Bejar.
7. The simple box-like structure of this home, the consistent use of dark siding, and the wooden front door give this house a minimalist appearance that’s modern and timeless.
NSW AS designed this house in Solo, Norway. Photography by Einar Aslaksen.
8. Dark materials on the exterior of the house give it a minimalist look and contrast the greenery surrounding it.
b.e. architecture designed this minimalist house in Australia. Photography by Trevor Mein and Peter Clarke.
9. The all white angular exterior of this house is warmed up with the wood doors but maintains a simple, minimalist look.
Takeshi Hosaka Architects designed this house in Tokyo, Japan. Photography by Koji Fujii / Nacasa & Partners.
10. Grey siding covers this exterior of this home that features light blue shutters to create a playful yet minimal appearance.
Albalos & Herreros designed this house on the outskirts of Madrid. Photography by José Hevia.
11. The clean lines, warm materials, and white building make the exterior of this house look minimal, modern, and inviting.
Chris Briffa Architects designed this house in Malta. Photography by David Pisani.
12. Smooth exterior walls, small windows few and far between, and the simple, fun color palette make this house feel minimalist, modern, and playful.
ALTS Design Office designed this house in Japan. Photography by Fui-shokai / Masahiko Nishida.