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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10 Outstanding Modern Concrete Homes
When considering the benefits of building a home with concrete, one of the key elements that naturally comes up is the material's...
A Modern Concrete Home in Peru
Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.
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In celebration of the architect's 100th birthday, we're taking look at 10 I.M. Pei buildings that we admire.
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You don’t have to live in the Mediterranean to learn valuable lessons from the building techniques and architectural designs...
10 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings We Love
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10 Jean Nouvel Buildings We Love
French Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel is credited by the New York Times in a profile piece as "exceptionally good...
6 Modular Houseboat and Floating Home Manufacturers Around the World
If you’re bored of solid ground and want to try out a life on water, then these international companies will give you the tools...
Instagram We Love: Modern-Rustic Goals
This cozy yet minimal home is filled to its high ceilings with ceramics, fresh bread, and lots of coffee.
Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
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Welcome to our latest installment of Products We Love, where we test-drive beloved design items and document the process in our...
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Architecture and interior photographer Marc Gerritsen went back to basics when he designed this minimalist concrete house that...
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