Collection by Allie Weiss

Homes that Make Great Use of Concrete


Often considered cold and minimal, concrete pairs well with natural landscapes and can be a surprisingly inviting interior treatment. Click through the slideshow to see some of our favorite examples.

The defining gesture of a house on the Big Island of Hawaii by architect Craig Steely is a 139-foot-long,...
A concrete-block wall and a built-in bench line the living room, where a photo by Robbins and a painting by Barry McGee...
Large, glass, accordion-style doors from LaCantina Doors open the family dining room to the home’s outdoor space,...
Cor-Ten steel and board-form concrete give the exterior a weathered look.
In the main bedroom, the beds are built in, the walls are concrete, the ceiling fan is by Westinghouse, and the pendant...
Trainor planted native grasses and yarrow as a visual buffer between the house and the natural site.
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
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