Milan Nikolic, Dragana Vasilski

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Minimalism in architecture which tends to reduce forms is becoming a more common case in practice. The aim of the research is uncovering its influence in contemporary life and defining relation of this phenomenon to the reality. According to this task two hypothesis are formed at the start: “minimalism in architecture is the same as a simplified architecture” and “minimalism is a style of architecture”. After analyzing influences and characteristics of minimalism in contemporary space including certain examples from practice, and some case studies of the architectural achievements based on minimalist ideas, research results are concluded and defined according to previous hypothesis. The conclusion includes understanding of minimalism as a way of thinking and a life style.


minimalism, simplicity, architecture, art, aesthetics, form and function

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