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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8 Dwell Projects That Were Proudly Designed by Women
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8 Companies That Are Revolutionizing Kit Homes
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8 Distinct Ways of Living in Japan
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8 Great Examples of Outdoor Design
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8 Essential Elements of California Style
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A Concrete Home in Rural Belgium
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