Modern House

Modern Architecture for the Future Forward Home

Curated by Aline Chahine | 
January 19, 2022
| Est. Reading: 2 minutes

More and more people are now gearing towards modern home designs. The aesthetic appeal that they offer has made them a top choice for individuals looking to buy a new home. So, what could have possibly made modern homes an attractive real estate investment? Here are some viable reasons:

Simple can be better

Some would say that less is more, which could be true when talking about homes. Modern homes that use minimalist designs are attractive because they are so much unlike the traditional home designs that we have come to know through the years. The simple design is very timely for this age, where a simplified city lifestyle is considered the modern way of living.

Wide window treatments can give you a fantastic view

If you live in a location where you get to have a stunning view of the sunrise, sunset, or a meadow, then a modern home might let you enjoy it the best. All you need is a veranda or broad window treatment. For old houses, it's now easy to add that modern touch by using this trick. All you need is to add an extension to your home with a set of windows spanning from floor to ceiling. You may be able to achieve this effect with a Crittall replacement supplier or service provider.

Zen is easy to clean

The onset of modernisation also came with the burden of juggling many responsibilities. That is why many people would instead go for homes that are easy to maintain and clean. The Zen style makes it an excellent option for modern living.

Subdued building colours make it easy to incorporate bold elements

Most modern buildings use paint colours that are easy on the eyes. Colour options could be the likes of white, light grey, or beige. These colours offer the ability to incorporate elements that have eye-popping shades such as reds, greens or royal blue. Maybe you can choose an accent chair and place that in the living room, or perhaps purchase a red abstract painting to dress up a wall.

It makes it easy to work with nature's elements

Some modern homes have added natural elements as decorative pieces in specific spaces or incorporated them into the architectural design. One of the ways some architects are doing this is by exploring the use of infinity pools. Expansive windows can be strategically placed, facing a garden landscape. Some modern homes may have huge potted plants in certain corners to give a natural splash of green colour. An electric fireplace is also an excellent piece if you plan to use the room for special occasions like a romantic date or quiet getaway.


Modern homes are beautiful, in a simple kind of way. They have made everyday living easier for young professionals and singles because they are easy to maintain. Similarly, busy married couples who have no time to fully clean a house can benefit from having modern homes with a minimalist design.

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