Truth to materials is a major tenet of modern architecture. Concrete is one place we see this axiom in action. Historically concrete that was used in construction would be clad to make it appear as something other. Modern architecture uses concrete where appropriate and then exposes it. The Brutalist Movement was the height of concrete celebration.

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Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.
Modern Concrete Getaway in Paradise
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5 Firms Eager to Build You a Modern Prefab in New Hampshire
Discover the benefits of prefab construction with these New Hampshire–based companies.
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These sleek cat accessories are so well-designed, they'll rival your own furniture.
Stay in a Modern Houseboat in Berlin With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
Set on Lake Rummelsburg is a modern floating home that features wraparound windows, offering spectacular views of Berlin.
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50 Modern Homes With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
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5 Modern Mailboxes
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5 Modern Summer Home Upgrades
Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.
A Modern Concrete Retreat by Oscar Niemeyer Is Available For the First Time
Previously kept a secret, an undulating concrete home designed by the legendary Brazilian architect is listed for the first time...
5 Strong Prefab Concrete Home Companies
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The kitchen has evolved significantly over the years, and new advancements in technology and materials continue to push the space...