Brick is most often associated with traditional building styles, from Gothic to Georgian. Brickwork and mortar can be applied to a fresh, modern house, however—just look to these ten examples for proof.
Tasked with renovating a 93-square-foot brick boiler room in San Francisco, architect Christi Azevedo deployed some creative solutions. She retained the brick walls and added sleek industrial details as counterpoints: Ikea cabinetry in the kitchen, sliding doors of sanded acrylic panels, a PaperStone work top, stainless steel counter, and a movable dining table. Photo by Cesar Rubio.
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