There is a certain aesthetic that is used in contemporary architecture today. I call it “THIN BLDG”. …not because the walls are thin, but because the the floor plate or floor plan is thin. This can be viewed as a more traditional
This “style” of building is possibly more expensive, when you talk about price per square footage; but the qualitative effects of more day-lighting and better ventilation control, makes up for this “surface level” diagnosis.
Plan to write more here, but just to get started, with the eye candy, here is a gallery of images I have been collecting.