Brick and Concrete Suburban Home in England by Snook Architects

British studio Snook Architects designed this beautiful brick and concrete home located in a leafy suburb outside Liverpool, England. Description by Snook Architects: Bricks were used to accentuate the cantilevering nature of the solid void over the glazed ground floor corner and emphasise the horizontal proportions of the design. The double-height entrance space, concealed on the front facade, is a surprise experience once the property is entered, exposing the garden [...]

 

Uniquely Concrete Voidwall Residence in South Korea by AND

South Korean studio AND designed the Voidwall, a concrete, single-storey residence located in the coastal city of Sokcho. Description by AND: This project takes a balcony not as a bonus space but as an essential element that constructs a house. As a void wall, it divides the interior space and makes connections between the rooms. Each room has its own balcony, and the house is defined by the characters of [...]

 

Admirable House For Trees in Vietnam by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

Vo Trong Nghia Architects designed the ‘House for Trees,’ composed of five individual concrete boxes that look like planters and intend to reconnect its residents with the natural environment. It is located in Ho Chi Minh City, a region where only 0.25% of the area is covered with greenery. The project was conceptualized in response to the rapid and near total urbanization of Vietnamese cities. Description by Vo Trong Nghia Architects: [...]

 

Awesome Renovation of a London Apartment with Concrete Ceiling Beams and Columns by Inside Out Architecture

Inside Out Architecture  renovated the interior of Warner House, a central London apartment in Clerkenwell, London with exposed concrete ceiling beams and columns. Description by Inside Out Architecture: Following the success of a number of London refurbishment projects, Inside Out Architecture was appointed to redesign the interior layout of a unique apartment space in Clerkenwell, Central London, in early 2012. The existing building has an intriguingly tactile industrial structure, with exposed [...]

 

Sensational House in Leiria by A2+ Arquitectos

Portuguese studio A2+ Arquitectos designed the Xieira 02 located in Leiria, Portugal. This contemporary project’s main feature is a fluid concrete facade that envelops the entire residence. Photos by FG + SG

 

Art Barn by Robert Young Architects

New York-based studio Robert Young Architects designed the Arn Barn. This museum-style contemporary home for two artists also serves as an art gallery. Completed in 2007, the Art Barn is located in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA. Art Barn by Robert Young Architects: Designed for a pair of artists, this 10,000-square-foot “Art Barn” features a “green screen” that creates a living skin over the majority of the concrete-block structure. Made of metal mesh planted with [...]