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.

A Concrete Home in Rural Belgium
Smitten from the start with a 1970s concrete villa in rural Belgium, a resident and her designer embark on a sensitive renovation...
Concrete Solutions to Design Challenges
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A Concrete Double Villa in Switzerland
A glass-and-concrete mountainside lair is fit for a Bond villain with a penchant for stunning Alpine views.
Built Like a Concrete House
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Concrete Rug by Alex Chinneck
London based artist Alex Chinneck plays with opposing objects in the Concrete Rug for the Sculpture House.
LiTraCon: Light-Transmitting Concrete
While researching innovative ways in which to use concrete, Hungarian architect Aron Losonczi’s light-transmitting concrete...
Smog-Cutting Concrete
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This Concrete Abode Embraces Indonesia's Tropical Climate
An Indonesian architect designs a contemporary concrete home for her family of five in Semarang.
A Modern Concrete Home in Peru
Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.
Material Guide: The Benefits of Building With Concrete
After an unprecedented year of earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires, a bright light has been shed on the benefits of building with...
25 Modern Homes That Kill it With Concrete
Extremely durable, versatile, and sustainable to boot, concrete is a smart building material, as these homes show.
This Slender Concrete Home in Brazil Feels Like an Urban Jungle
Cleverly placed apertures pierce this skinny residence in Maringá, granting the lush interior an airy feel.
5 Strong Prefab Concrete Home Companies
When researching the benefits of building with a prefab concrete system, one of the outstanding elements that comes up...
Material Spotlight: 10 Killer Concrete Homes
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Super Minimal Steel and Concrete Villa with an Unusual Facade
A cross-hatch covering adds a playful note to a home in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
The Encore - Standing Out with Concrete Planters
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Ingenious New Building Method Replaces Concrete Block with Rammed Earth
A new spin on rammed-earth construction aims to bring the method to the masses.
Simple, Concrete-and-Steel Fire Pit in Oakland
A fire pit adds a sophisticated touch to a home with a history.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Concrete Stool
Build your own stylish, industrial concrete stool using this step-by-step video and guide.

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