concrete house Tag Archives

Ark by KWK Promes, Poland

Polish practice KWK Promes has designed ‘Konieczny’s ark’, a countryside retreat that takes the form of a traditional rural barn. Positioned at the highest point of the site, the concrete home offers expansive views across the valley below.

House that hangs off the cliff in Pacific Palisades

This concrete and wood gem is the work of former architect and builder Robert Bridges. He bought the property in 1979 for $40,000, “At the time, it was the only thing I could afford,” shares Bridges. This amazing home has become part of the scenery of famous route, Sunset Boulevard. Whole story you can find on the  NY Times.

Casa Tuscania

This amazing house is located in dense ranforest outside San Salvador. It is made of steel, wood and concrete. Concrete partitions and planes help keep the living spaces cool in the sun-bathed environment.

Casa Pedroso by Bak Arquitectos

Situated in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this modern concrete residence was designed in 2013 by BAK Arquitectos. This home is used occasionally during the year, primarily in the summer. Besides the sleeping quarters, the project requires two baths and a generous common use space with integrated kitchen. The structure bridges an abrupt difference in topography spanning 2.50 meters between the highest elevation and lowest.

Pit House by UID Architects

Japanese design studio UID Architects designed a ‘Pit House’ in the Okayama prefecture for a single family of three. Many living functions in a space extends the exterior into the interior. The private areas are lifted off the ground in a solid box clad in cedar planks and covered in structural plywood panels on the inside with cherry floorboards. The primary structure consists of concentric concrete inhabitable cylinders in …

Concrete interior with vibrant furnishings by Estudiobola

This is an apartment created by couple of architetcts in Sao Paulo. The idea was to design a funny and functional place for themsleves and their kids.  Many of the pieces within the apartment are sourced from Estudiobola, the architects’ studio. What I like about this design is the combination of vabrint vivid colours with modern concrete space.  

House Lagnö – House of the Year 2013 by World Architecture News

House Lagnö wins the international House of the Year Award 2013 arranged by World Architecure News. House Lagnö is set in the Stockholm archipelago. Designed by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter.  The house is designed as an integral part of nature, where the material’s weight and color scale connects to the archipelago granite bedrock.