What is the Difference between Contemporary and Modern Architecture?

There are so many styles of offices available nowadays, that it has become difficult to differentiate between them. Contemporary and modern architecture may sound very similar, but know there are significant differences between the two.  Often these two styles always get the people confused and this article highlights the distinction between the very same to make it easy for you.

Contemporary offices

Here, the architectural style refers to the trends popular from the 90s era and emphasizing more on the trends fashionable at the moment. Contemporary styles are eclectic and empowers many aesthetics because of the globalization and the variety of trends that are in famous at the same time. Every architecte Stendel + Reich who specializes in contemporary design will always integrate his personal touch in his designs.

The contemporary offices look homelike and cozy with carefully chosen aesthetics and details that make the space unique and makes it stand out from the rest of the offices. The color is a very important factor to consider in such offices and it is not afraid to experiment bright colors with more neutral tones to make the space look bigger. The style of decoration is also not fixed with such styles but it leads to more utility and aesthetic beauty of the furniture.

Modern offices

The styles, décor and architecture of modern design have been in implementation since the early 20th century. The style has been the main feature and it is more important than the detail itself. Every element used in modern design must be useful and useless ones must be eliminated. It also emphasizes on the materials used, mainly concrete and metals. Hence, when it comes to modern offices, there will be steel tables and chairs with straight shapes that are deemed useful for office environment. The colors used in modern offices are mostly neutral with whites and grays on top. Modern styles also adopt many minimalistic designs but it eliminates décor and affects the flow of order.

Similarities between the two

  1. The aesthetics used in contemporary and modern offices are minimalist in nature
  2. The signature of contemporary and modern offices bear clean and architectural lines
  3. Both styles of offices cast an open office space layout feel

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