In this age of sensory saturation and overload, the number of places offering landscapes and visual elements likely to calm our overbusy minds is on the rise. As new interpretations of the concept of “retreat” – a place to connect with the inner self and the environment – emerge, a minimalist aesthetic is inspiring architectural.
The advent of contemplative architecture
Contemplation – i.e. the art of transcending the mundane to fully comprehend the world’s beauty – is an increasingly visible architectural influence.