Concrete Homes

Arcs of Concrete Swoop Down Like Curtains in This Crisp Belgian Home
Arcs of Concrete Swoop Down Like Curtains in This Crisp Belgian Home
Adding a surprisingly soft appeal, the concrete separates and provides passageways into spaces.
By Tracy Metz - 23 days ago
Six Prefab Concrete Cabins Pop Up in the Foothills of Portugal
SUMMARY uses its affordable Gomos System to construct a 10,743-square-foot prefab development in just eight months.
This Eco-Friendly Home Wears the South African Bush as Camouflage
Sunken in the earth and topped with native grass, this low-slung concrete home lets the landscape rule.
Native Trees Punch Through the Roof of This Concrete Home in Argentina
Native Trees Punch Through the Roof of This Concrete Home in Argentina
Built of concrete and timber, Casa BS in Córdoba maneuvers around nature, allowing trees to puncture its design.
- 4 months ago
This Monolithic Concrete House Appears to Float Among the Trees
Located outside of Buenos Aires, the house rises above the forest floor on a single concrete pedestal.
This Mexico City Home Features a Garden at Every Level
A terraced layout and massive windows bring nature into every room of this concrete house.
ICON Unveils the World’s First Village of Affordable 3D-Printed Homes in Mexico
After 18 months of planning, ICON and New Story just unveiled two affordable 3D-printed homes in a groundbreaking development for Tabasco, Mexico.
This Rick Joy–Designed Apartment in Mexico City Is Filled With Light and Greenery
Outdoor spaces, natural light, and greenery abound in this urban infill project.
This House Outside of Mexico City Was Designed Around its Garden
Estudio MMX designed the concrete and brick volumes of the CMR House to create an elegant contrast with a verdant subtropical garden.
A Spectacular Green Roof Floats Over This Concrete Home in Brazil
A concrete slab cantilevers over cinder blocks and glass in this arresting home by Vereda Arquitetos.
A Concrete Casita in Austin Does Double Duty as Guesthouse and Gear Storage
A Concrete Casita in Austin Does Double Duty as Guesthouse and Gear Storage
Ravel Architecture builds an efficient in-law unit in one family’s backyard out of board-formed concrete and steel.
- 8 months ago
This Surprisingly Airy Holiday Home Is Made of Massive Concrete Slabs
Designed as a vacation home for a young family, this tropical modern dwelling uses restrained forms and fundamental materials to stunning effect.
A Monolithic, Concrete Home Commands the Landscape Outside Mexico City
Architects Javier Sánchez and Carlos Mar created a home with three volumes in Valle de Bravo using board-formed concrete walls accented with charred wood.
A Concrete Tiny House in Tokyo Opens to the Sky—and the Street
In a city known for its density and small residences, this tiny home employs skylights and a large glass door to connect with its environs.
The World’s First 3D-Printed Village Is Coming to Latin America This Summer
The walls of each home can be printed in just 24 hours with nearly zero waste.
A Concrete Vacation House Keeps Life Simple in Coastal Argentina
Luciano Kruk perforates a concrete volume with glass walls to fashion a simple yet elegant vacation home in the province of Buenos Aires.
A Brutalist Apartment Draws Inspiration From a Concrete Bunker
Inspired by brutalism and the industrial heritage of Camperdown, this apartment for two design professionals evades warehouse conversion clichés.
A Brilliant Little Home Wins Sweden’s Most Prestigious Architecture Award
A charming, small-scale house wins Sweden’s oldest and most prestigious architecture award, beating out Bjarke Ingels Group and Wingårdhs.
A Madrid Home Mimics the Mountains With a Striking Sawtooth Roof
This Madrid home's intriguing roofline creates tall ceilings while sticking to strict building restrictions.
This Catalan Home’s Stone Facade Hides a Secret Oasis
Amid the rolling green hills, ancient architecture, and winding, narrow streets of Catalonia sits a light-filled sanctuary with a stony exterior.
Fertile Grounds
Nestled in an apple grove in Sebastopol, California, the Orchard House is a rural idyll.
A Concrete Hillside Home With a Green Roof and Killer Views
Designed by Argentine firm Alarcia Ferrer Arquitectos, this holiday home offers sweeping views and two separate autonomous levels for living.
A Concrete Home by Pritzker Prize-Winner Alejandro Aravena Hits the Market For $1.5M
This hillside home with a primitive profile and dramatic views of the Pacific Ocean is for sale.
A Concrete Home Inspired by Historic Brutalist Structures Rises in Western Australia
The Roscommon House draws on local history to combine undulating concrete walls with a timber-clad interior and exterior pocket courtyards.
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Champion Concrete Design
These modern concrete homes rock their features with elegance. Take a peek at our editor's favorite homes from the Dwell community that fully embrace the industrial material.
A Carbon-Neutral Concrete House Is an Exemplary Infill in Western Australia
Australian firm Whispering Smith uses commercial materials in a limited footprint for a wabi-sabi effect.
A Staggered Concrete Home in Argentina Nestles in the Woods
Hugging a gentle slope on the Argentine coast, Casa Bosque by Besonías Almeida Arquitectos integrates with its forest surroundings.
Upcycled Trees Cloak This Modern Mexican Home
In the El Peñon Reserve, architects use concrete and upcycled trees to design Casa de la Roca, a striking Y-shaped home enveloped in nature.
A Concrete Home in Vietnam Is Topped With Trees
With greenery dwindling in urban areas, an architecture firm in Ho Chi Minh City designs a home to bring nature back to the city—all with a budget of $155,000.
A Modern Home Embraces Nature With a Unique L-Shaped Design
To the west of Mexico City, a striking retreat is nestled among a lush forest and an enchanting lake.