A Study on the New Simplicity in Contemporary Interior Space - Focused on the John Pawson's works -

현대 실내공간에서의 New Simplicity에 대한 연구 - 존 파우슨(John Pawson) 작품을 중심으로 -

  • 구만재 (가천대학교 실내건축학과) ;
  • 이정욱 (가천대학교 실내건축학과)
  • Received : 2012.12.31
  • Accepted : 2013.02.08
  • Published : 2013.02.28


The change in radically changing era requires various interpretation of interior space and application according to it Minimalism shows simple and pure geometric structure and has been influencing to every aspect encompassing space till present. The features of minimalism in space is geometric structure and composition of simple and repetitive line, restrained simple space, pure and structural simplicity. When minimalism construction is discussed, the vocabulary of simplicity has been followed incidentally and has been discussed as concept of simplicity in new viewpoint through historical flow. The purpose of this study is analyzing basic features of John Pawson's ways of working and trying to define the semantics of the new simplicity concept in modern interior space. The new simplicity in John Pawson shows interactive relationship of eastern and western through basic consideration of fundamental elements such as space, light and materials. The relational simple in intermediation of the new simplicity expressed by amalgamation of eastern and western further from disparate interpretation for simplicity expressed in eastern and western is to review back the basic meaning of simplicity in minimalism. And I hope this study can offer various directions for new interior space accepting theory of the new simplicity and I think that new constructional alternative is required as physical space which can be matched with era of social, environmental chaos caused by this theory of the new simplicity.


New Simplicity;Interaction;Minimalism;Interior Space


Supported by : 가천대학교


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