20 Modern And Contemporary Cube-Shaped Houses

Shape is very important in any design. Shape defines style along with other elements like color palette, material and influence. For example, a modern or a contemporary building will most likely feature a minimalist design, lacking any unnecessary and purely decorative features. The most popular shapes are geometric ones and cube-shaped houses are very frequently found everywhere in the world.

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A large yet compact residence with a modern design

Cube-shaped houses have a very simple appearance. Their minimalist façade let you know that style will also be seen inside and prepare a simple mood and décor. Other extremely common feature for modern and contemporary houses represents the large or oversized windows.

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The cube repeats itself in the façade and the shape of the windows
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Another cube-shaped house with matching huge windows
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An interesting combination of forms, shapes and colors
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Contemporary residence with a cube-shaped cantilevered extension
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Modern home featuring cube-shaped spaces and partitions
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The strict geometric form of the building contrasts with the sloping site

Sometimes the windows have square shapes in order to match the shape of the house. Symmetry is not important in such types of designs but cohesiveness is always something to want to incorporate into a project.

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A concentration of clean and simple lines along with geometrical shapes
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Very clean and simple design for this modern California home
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Modern houses don’t necessarily need to be minimalist in terms of materials
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Another very compact residence with sleek windows and a flat roof
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The flat roofs and clean lines help defines the geometric shapes of these volumes
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The dark grey shade suits this modern exterior beautifully
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A bold design asks for a vibrant color to complete the unique image
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An interesting combination of blue and orange for the exterior of this modern home
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Sometimes white can be reinvented if used in eye-catching projects
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Minimalist cube-shaped residence with huge glass windows and walls
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A very clean design for this contemporary structure with glass walls
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Very elegant and luxurious-looking residence with a minimalist façade
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A very visible use of clean, geometric shapes combined with a minimalist design

When we had the idea of putting together all these houses and their designs, we wanted to make a collection of compact structures with geometric shapes and minimalist facades. So a cube-shaped house is not necessarily a house shaped exactly like a cube. Nevertheless, this form is always found in their designs, whether we’re talking about the windows, the shape itself or some other detail.

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