Contemporary architecture refers to the design of contemporary buildings and homes. It encompasses many different architectural styles, including New Urbanism, Postmodernism, Neoclassicism, and Futuristic Architecture.
There are many famous landmarks around the world that are considered outstanding examples of contemporary architecture. Some of the better known include the Sydney Opera House, the Gherkin in London and the National Grand Theater in Beijing.
It is the uniqueness of each of these buildings that makes them unforgettable and superb examples of contemporary architecture.
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While it is individual landmarks that best represent this period of architecture, architectural designs of houses are equally unique. Current architects are working to create living spaces that simplify the lives of the people who live in them with the help of modern technology.
The design of the interior is just as important as the exterior of the house. The cost of building a house also affects contemporary architecture.
Materials are often chosen because of their low cost or because they are quick and easy to build, thereby reducing the overall construction cost. Similarly, it takes into account the running costs of those who live in the house that was once built.
Many contemporary architects consider the building’s environmental impact when designing a home, as this is a popular specification for those who pay to build it.
Energy saving devices and the use of sustainable materials are two ways that homes with contemporary architectural design limit the negative impact of life on the environment.
Panorama House by Moon Hoon
Cumbres Doce by SOSTUDIO
Bird house family house by Semisótano arquitectos
Cala D’or House by Flexo Arquitectura
Casa del Viento from A-001 Taller de Arquitectura
Casa Munita Gonzalez by Arias Arquitectos + Surtierra Arquitectura
Guayasamin House and Museum of Diego Guayasamin
House F by Ippolito Fleitz Group
J4 houses by Vertice Arquitectos
La Couleuvre by NatureHumaine
Berri residence by NatureHumaine
M2 house by Monovolume Architektur + Design
Ols House by J. Mayer H. Architects
San Juan Cliffside by Prentiss Architects
Villa C by Studio Guilhem
Vi-Sang House by Moon Hoon