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Mountain Forest: Blending Nature and Minimalist Design in Taiwan

Minimalist living room with a large TV, wooden media console, and sleek audio system.

Designed by 1001 Giving Living in 2024, the Mountain Forest house in New Taipei, Taiwan showcases a harmonious blend of modern architecture and natural elements. Featuring extensive spatial expansion, solid lines, and a seamless integration of interior and exterior, this residential project exemplifies the designer’s expertise in creating functional yet visually captivating living spaces.

Ostional Guesthouse: Minimalist Beach House Retreat in Costa Rica

A modern, minimalist architectural design with an open-plan layout, large windows, and a swimming pool.

Designed by K10 Studio, the Ostional Guesthouse in Costa Rica’s Guanacaste region offers a captivating 175 m² beach house with a low-tech industrial design concept. Featuring an open-plan living area, an infinity pool, and two master bedrooms with ocean and jungle views, this property seamlessly blends minimalistic elements with a deep connection to its stunning natural surroundings.

Vale House: Designed for Tropical Family Living in Singapore

FeaturedStriking modern architecture with wooden accents, greenery, and a raised rooftop structure.

This contemporary family home in Singapore, designed by Ming Architects in 2023, offers a seamless integration of indoor and outdoor living. The Vale House features a practical four-bedroom layout with a close connection to nature, addressing the challenges of its front-facing, busy street location through a deliberate design strategy. By creating an internal courtyard, the architects have turned the views inward, amplifying the tropical living experience and introducing natural light, ventilation, and lush greenery throughout the three-story residence.