Each large or small architectural work will be perfect when there is the balance between void and shape. The work must have the void to create interesting space. If the void in architecture lost, it’s difficult to feel the beauty of design.
In architecture, void isn’t meaningless space, it’s the place to utilize the natural light and wind, and help to connect the space.
Today, when the minimalist style is more popular, the void in architecture is increasingly appreciated. It’s maybe the decorative corner, the resting place under the stair, the hall way or the front yard,…
The German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe – one of the master of modern architecture, always consider the void in architecture. He said “Less is more”.
Void brings the feels and benefits in the life that we are unexpected
The more housing price increases, the more we want to maximize area used. However, the beautiful work is not in fussy or complex arrangement, but in the keeping the open and pristine void.
The void is not the place that we can put anything we like. Design and use the void illogically will make user tired and stuffy. Let the void become useful and show the true meaning of art.