A Modernist Cube Rises in the Ancient City of Casablanca

A Modernist Cube Rises in the Ancient City of Casablanca

By Catherine Bolgar
Balancing global styles with Moroccan standards, a geometric concrete home catches the eye without sticking out.

In a family photo, everyone might share the same eyes or nose or smile, but you can immediately spot the one with an extra spark, the spirit of adventure. So too the Casablanca, Morocco, house of architect Mehdi Berrada. Though similar in size and shape to other area homes, it stands out while blending in. It’s an original. 

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