Collection by Kelsey Keith

Concrete Proof: 9 Ways to Design with Cement

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Concrete may seem brutalist to some, but consider its many applications: buff, polished, waxed, and turned into panels for a facade. Here are nine Dwell homes that make incredible use of the material.

Pentimento’s true versatility is revealed with each new tenant who inhabits the structure.
Builder Ross Percival helped finesse the finely tuned detailing that separates the internal slope from the rock outside...
The perforated concrete panels on the façade of Casa Delpin.
The dining room features a mobil custom table made by Gilles van der Brempt, and an assortment of Ikea Urban and Hee...
Here's a view from the bedroom toward the kitchen.
Naturally subtle tones predominate in the bathroom, with Walker Zanger stone floors complemented by sanded concrete...
Rocks dug up during construction were saved and incorporated into the poured-concrete floors and walls.
The wood-and-steel open staircase wends its way up three stories, supported by a concrete structural wall embedded with...
Architect Lorcan O’Herlihy created a residence for himself and his wife, Cornelia, in Venice, California.
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