4 Modern American Brick Houses
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Brick is a versatile material that’s made the transition from traditional building block to modern accent almost seamlessly. Sourced from the Dwell archives, click on through to see a few of our favorite brick-clad houses from Texas to Brooklyn.
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- What constitutes good modern design in a historic district? Kansas City architecture firm Kem Studio proposes a solution that respects the past and is firmly rooted in the present.
- From wood to steel to glass to cement boards, we give you the inside track on the materials and techniques needed to make your facade sing.
- These six homes are contemporary gems in disguise: traditional on the outside, but strikingly modern within.
- Brick is most often associated with traditional building styles, from Gothic to Georgian.
- It's easy to overlook Kansas City, Missouri. Located squarely in the nation's center, it is better known for its barbecue and bebop than as an incubator for creative design and architecture.
- Black is the color (or absence of color, rather) of choice for these twelve homes from San Francisco to Berlin to Tokyo and beyond.
- The materials most closely associated with modernism are steel and concrete but the building block of the ages is—and will likely remain—brick.
- There's no better time to gather around an outdoor fire pit then on a windy Autumn night.