Exterior, House Building Type, Concrete Siding Material, and Glass Siding Material Built with specially-formulated concrete made of volcanic ash, this micro-house in Tokyo maximizes space through vertical construction. 
When Tokyo-based architecture firm Atelier TEKUTO received a brief from their clients to build a distinctive, environmentally-conscious concrete home, they embarked on a two-and-a-half year journey of spacial and material exploration. Built in 2015, the result—the R Torso C project—recently won the Overall Excellence Award and first place in the low-rise buildings category at the 2017 American Concrete Institute Awards.  Photo 18 of 35 in 35 Modern Homes That Make the Case for Concrete

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When Atelier TEKUTO received a brief for a distinctive, environmentally conscious concrete home, they embarked on a journey of spacial and material exploration. The result is a micro-house built with specially formulated concrete made of volcanic ash that maximizes space through its vertical construction.  

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