Fuzzy House by SO features stepped roof terrace and public alleyway

April 19, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

Architecture studio SO designed this bunker-like concrete house in the Thai city of Chiang Mai around a pathway that provides locals a shortcut between two roads. The studio, which is also known as Situation-based Operation, designed the house for a client who had owned the plot for several years but had left it unused. Over

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House in Yangsan combines crisp concrete and white-rendered volumes

April 11, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

Architecture studio Raum designed this house in the South Korean city of Yangsan as a cluster of clean-lined, interconnected blocks that can adapt to the changing needs of a young family. South Korean studio Raum created the Yangsan Eorinjip property for a couple who wanted a home flexible enough to evolve as their child grows

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How To Use Colors To Spice Up A Concrete Decor Scheme: 3 Examples

April 5, 2018 HD Staff 0

Concrete decor is often found within cool monochrome schemes that are often softened with the introduction of a few indoor plants scattered here and there. The lush natural greenery does provide a wonderful lift, and monochromatic styling looks sharp, but how about throwing in a few more colours to spice up an industrial backdrop like […]

Narrow concrete house by Pezo von Ellrichshausen juts towards the Pacific Ocean

April 5, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

Architects Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen have completed a tall and narrow concrete house, which perches on a cliff facing a sea-lion reserve on Chile’s Coliumo Peninsula. Pezo and Von Ellrichshausen’s studio, which is based in the nearby city of Concepción, designed Loba house for a plot facing down the cliff. From its position on

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WAW Architects adds concrete extension to social services centre in former orphanage 

April 3, 2018 India Block 0

A concrete and glass block projects out over the entrance of this red brick building in Brussels, which has been converted into offices for social services by WAW Architects. The local architecture studio restored and redesigned the former orphanage, which was built in 1901, to create an office space for social services organisation OCMW Halle. Period features, such as

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Offices in a converted warehouse centre around suspended concrete staircase

April 1, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

A concrete staircase overlooked by a glazed showroom and library forms the centrepiece of this headquarters for a textile brand in Mumbai designed by SJK Architects. The offices for Synergy Lifestyles are housed in a former warehouse in the mill area of the Indian city’s Kalachowki neighbourhood. It was one of the first industrial buildings in

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Conran and Partners unveils residential conversion of Richard Seifert’s Centre Point

March 28, 2018 India Block 0

Richard Seifert’s celebrated Centre Point tower in London has been restored and converted into apartments by architecture firm Conran and Partners. London-based Conran and Partners has completely overhauled the Grade-II listed white-concrete high-rise, which was completed by Seifert in 1966, at the intersection of Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road. The 36-storey tower previously contained offices,

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Yueqi Jazzy Li captures the “sublime quality” of Jiakun Architects’ Chengdu sculpture museum

March 27, 2018 India Block 0

New photographs by Yueqi Jazzy Li capture the interplay of natural light on the raw concrete walls in this sculpture museum by Jiakun Architects in Chengdu, China. The New York-based architect and photographer travelled to the province of Sichuan to shoot the Luyeyuan Buddhist Sculpture Museum, which completed in 2002. “Nearly 16 years later, it

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Concrete balcony extends from Brazilian house by Felipe Rodrigues

March 23, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

Brazilian architect Felipe Rodrigues has created a split-level house, with a glazed living area between thin concrete planes that project from a hillside. Moenda House is situated on an expansive 215,278 square feet (20,000 square metres) of property in southeastern Brazil, with views of the Mantiqueira mountains. The land was subdivided from an existing farm, with over

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MB Architecture covers Hamptons farmhouse in charred cyprus inside and out

March 20, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

New York-based MB Architecture has clad a gabled concrete house and matching garage in the Hamptons in pale timber to give the simple volumes a rustic look. House in Amagansett is a two-storey residence surrounded by grassy areas and trees, in the hamlet of the same name on Long Island’s south shore. The home is

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Barclay & Crousse’s Peruvian university building incorporates shaded communal spaces in “labyrinthine” layout

March 19, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

Architecture studio Barclay & Crousse has completed a board-marked concrete university building in the Peruvian city of Piura. The Lima-based practice, which is led by Woman Architect of the Year Sandra Barclay and Jean Pierre Crousse, designed the building for the Universidad de Piura’s campus, a 1,000 kilometres north of the Peruvian capital. The design responds

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Barclay & Crousse’s Peruvian university building incorporates shaded communal spaces in “labyrinthine” layout

March 19, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

Architecture studio Barclay & Crousse has completed a board-marked concrete university building in the Peruvian city of Piura. The Lima-based practice, which is led by Woman Architect of the Year Sandra Barclay and Jean Pierre Crousse, designed the building for the Universidad de Piura’s campus, a 1,000 kilometres north of the Peruvian capital. The design responds

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Barclay & Crousse’s Peruvian university building incorporates shaded communal spaces in “labyrinthine” layout

March 19, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

Architecture studio Barclay & Crousse has completed a board-marked concrete university building in the Peruvian city of Piura. The Lima-based practice, which is led by Woman Architect of the Year Sandra Barclay and Jean Pierre Crousse, designed the building for the Universidad de Piura’s campus, a 1,000 kilometres north of the Peruvian capital. The design responds

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Barclay & Crousse’s Peruvian university building incorporates shaded communal spaces in “labyrinthine” layout

March 19, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

Architecture studio Barclay & Crousse has completed a board-marked concrete university building in the Peruvian city of Piura. The Lima-based practice, which is led by Woman Architect of the Year Sandra Barclay and Jean Pierre Crousse, designed the building for the Universidad de Piura’s campus, a 1,000 kilometres north of the Peruvian capital. The design responds

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Angular concrete shell encloses interior gardens at The Window House by Formzero

March 11, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

A faceted concrete shell punctuated by openings of varying sizes wraps around this house in Kuala Lumpur, which contains pockets of interior landscaping that create private outdoor spaces. Local studio Formzero designed The Window House for a hillside site on the edge of a forest overlooking the Malaysian capital. The architects’ initial thoughts were to

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Concrete roof matches steep gradient of Chilean home by Max Núñez Arquitectos

March 10, 2018 James Brillon 0

A continuous flight of steps covers the roof of this home in Chile by Max Núñez Arquitectos, which runs parallel to the site’s steep slope down to the Pacific Ocean. Casa Ghat is located in the region of Cachagua, roughly two hours north of Santiago. It is sited on a dramatic incline overlooking the ocean,

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Board-marked concrete house by Paz Arquitectura sits against a hill in Guatemala

March 6, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

Orthogonal concrete planes filled in with glass form this three-storey residence in a hilly area outside Guatemala’s capital, by local firm Paz Arquitectura. Aylvalaan House is based on stacked rectangular volumes embedded into a slope near Guatemala City, with the majority of its front facade covered in floor-to-ceiling windows. The main floor of the home is situated

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Board-marked concrete house by Paz Arquitectura sits against a hill in Guatemala

March 6, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

Orthogonal concrete planes filled in with glass form this three-storey residence in a hilly area outside Guatemala’s capital, by local firm Paz Arquitectura. Aylvalaan House is based on stacked rectangular volumes embedded into a slope near Guatemala City, with the majority of its front facade covered in floor-to-ceiling windows. The main floor of the home is situated

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OMA adds white concrete gallery tower to Fondazione Prada art centre in Milan

March 6, 2018 India Block 0

OMA has added another building to its Fondazione Prada complex in Milan, a white concrete tower that will showcase a collection of contemporary art. Torre is the last of three new buildings that Rem Koolhaas’ firm has added to the former distillery compound where the Fondazione Prada art centre is located, in Largo Isarco, southern Milan. Koolhaas and colleagues Chris van

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Geometric bas-relief patterns decorate monolithic Egyptian Embassy in Lisbon

March 3, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

Portuguese studio Promontorio Architects has completed the new Embassy of Egypt in Lisbon, which features robust concrete walls covered with bas-relief patterns that recall traditional Egyptian motifs. The embassy is located in Lisbon’s affluent Restelo district, where many of the neighbouring detached villas from the 1940s and 1950s have been converted for diplomatic use. With

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