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House of the Week: Concrete Masterpiece Inspired by Japanese Architect Tadao Ando


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This week our readers loved the story of a cast-in-place concrete home in Houston, which was influenced by residents Christopher Robertson and Vivi Nguyen-Robertson's trip to Tadao Ando's Benesse House Museum and the Chichu Art Museum in Japan.

Sliding doors from Western Window Systems connect the living room and the deck, which is made of pressure-treated pine...
A pivoting door, also made of larch, provides a shortcut to enter the structure as an alternative to the main courtyard...
It took six weeks to build the formwork for the poured-concrete walls that make up the first floor.
Located off of the kitchen, Vivi’s office disappears behind sliding walls covered in black chalkboard paint from Behr.