Minimalist Marvels

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A list of modern and minimalist structures around the world I would want to visit someday.

Updated 15 days ago

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Muralla Roja

Alicante, Spain • Wishlist • 17 days ago

This postmodern apartment complex is one of Ricardo Bofill’s famous buildings. The building’s design is puzzle-like with different geometric cuts and colorful walls. Visitors are even free to rent rooms within the building! 📸: Pexels/ Dana Geisser

+34698520999

Partida Manzanera, 3, 03710 Calpe, Alicante, Spain

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Yves Saint Laurent Museum

Marrakesh, Morocco • Wishlist • 17 days ago

The YSL museum is a beautiful mix of curves and straight lines. This building was designed by Studio KO and is just a short distance away from Jardin Majorelle, YSL’s home in Marrakech.

+212524298686

Rue Yves St Laurent, Marrakech 40000, Morocco


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Municipal Theater Joaquim Benite

Lisbon, Portugal • Wishlist • 17 days ago

Also known as Teatro Azul de Almada. The theatre was designed by Manuel Graça Dias, Egas José Vieira and Gonçalo Afonso Dias. The cobalt blue building also houses one of the biggest theatre rooms in Portugal.

+351212739360

Av. Prof. Egas Moniz, 2800-067 Almada, Portugal

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Walden 7

Barcelona, Spain • Wishlist • 17 days ago

Walden-7 is another apparent complex by Ricardo Bofill. It was completed in 1975. The building is almost labyrinth like with the way it was designed. An interesting feature of the building is its asymmetry and variation of each room!

+34933718063

Ctra. Reial, 106, 08960 Sant Just Desvern, Barcelona, Spain

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Museo Laberinto de las Ciencias y las Artes

San Luis Potosi, Mexico • Wishlist • 17 days ago

his contemporary museum was designed by Ricardo Legorreta. The museum houses various exhibits from science to art. The minimalist landscape even compliments the geometric structure of the building!

+524441027800

Blvd. Antonio Rocha Cordero S/N, Tierra Blanca, 78364 San Luis, S.L.P., Mexico

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Nevigeser Wallfahrtsdom

Wuppertal, Germany • Wishlist • 17 days ago

This modern church was designed by Gottfried Böhm. The stark geometric shapes of then church’s exterior is a perfect example of brutalism.

+49205393180

Elberfelder Str. 12, 42553 Velbert, Germany

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Wedding Palace

Tbilisi, Georgia • Wishlist • 17 days ago

Also called as the Palace of Rituals. This was designed by Victor Djorbenadze. The building draws different inspirations from expressionism to medieval architecture. It is now a private property but can be rented out for events. Surprisingly, it was formerly a residence of an oligarch. 😱

+995599903432

21 Bochorma St, T'bilisi, Georgia

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Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana

Rome, Italy • Wishlist • 17 days ago

The building was designed by Giovanni Guerrini, Ernesto Bruno La Padula and Mario Romano. This building exemplifies Fascist architecture. Interestingly, architecture around the EUR represents what Italian architecture would look like if the fascist regime continued in Italy.

+39060608

Quadrato della Concordia, 3, 00144 Roma RM, Italy

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Kath. Kirche Christi Auferstehung

Koeln, Germany • Wishlist • 17 days ago

Another church by Gottfried Böhm. The original structure of the church was traditional. Böhm reinvented the design after it was demolished due to destruction caused by bombings during the Second World War.

+4922147446815

Brucknerstraße, 50931 Köln, Germany

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Salk Institute for Biological Studies

San Diego, United States • Wishlist • 17 days ago

The building was designed by American architect Louis Kahn. The building houses spacious laboratories. Founder Jonas Salk directed Kahn to create a welcoming and inspiring environment. As a result, he designed spacious rooms with ample natural light. There are two underground floors but this has not stopped Kahn from giving these spaces some daylight. He created light wells from both sides of the building to give the lower floors daylight.

+18584534100

10010 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA

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