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.

Six Concrete Boxes Make a Jaw-Dropping Martha's Vineyard Home
Despite being set in concrete, an idyllic modular retreat is built to go with the flow.
Modern Martha's Vineyard Retreat
A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard...
Renzo Piano's Jaw-Dropping Design for the Whitney Museum
The Whitney Museum's new home in the Meatpacking district serves up a compelling dialogue between city and culture.
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...
A Pine Box Vacation Home in Sweden
Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast...
Dwell Home Tours Makes its Way to Portland
In August 2016, we’re taking Dwell Home Tours to Portland for the first time.
House of the Week: Budget-Friendly Box Home
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
Photo of the Week: Wood and Glass Box Home
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
8 Smart Home Devices That Will Make Life Easier
Technology giants like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple are all vying to coalesce the still-nebulous array of smart home...
Make Your Dome Dreams Come True With These 12 Kit Home Companies
Buckminster Fuller is credited with inventing the geodesic dome, and designing over 3,000 of the structures the American...
5 Ways to Make Your Home Smarter
Interior designer Wendy Raizin shares her top tips for raising your home’s intelligence quotient.
Material Spotlight: 10 Killer Concrete Homes
With a history dating back as far as the Roman Empire, concrete sometimes conjures up stark images of Brutalist structures from a...
Stacked Concrete Squares Make Up This Incredible Vacation Home in Aragon, Spain
Sitting on the edge of Puertos de Beceite national park in Aragon, Spain, is Casa Solo Pezo, the first property in the Solo...
How to Make Your Home Feel Oh So Home-y?
Creating a space worthy of an Instagram is one thing -- queue homee -- but making it your own is something only you can do.
This Stacked Concrete Home Is Not Your Typical Golf Course Dwelling
Located in the seaside resort of Costa Esmeralda, a captivating concrete home overlooks a golf course in Buenos Aires.
Independent Volumes Make Up This Unique Hamptons Home
An East Hampton abode is designed to be a comfortable setting for two, while also a perfect place to entertain family and friends.
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...
A Modern Concrete Home in Peru
Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.
The Future of Homebuilding: Home-in-a-box
In this episode of Predicting Our Future, I’ll take you along as I explore the future of homebuilding, speaking with founders of...