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This monolithic concrete house in an affluent area of Porto presents a largely closed and robust facade to the street, but opens up on its side towards its garden. Read more
the volume in contact with the ground is designed as an open concept floor promoting flexibility of use of space,  generating infinite solutions and responding to the house social uses. The post mano de santo designs flexible concrete house in valencia with unique vista to the sea appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the architects have immersed the residence in great amounts of vegetation complete with an elevated garden and rooftop courtyard. The post FLXBL blends exposed concrete with greenery for this private residence in india appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Concrete production is one of the largest sources of carbon dioxide emissions in the world, after transportation and energy. To make the ubiquitous building material more environmentally friendly, the industry has been adding by-products from coal-fired power plants, but doing so had its own problems. Now, researchers at Rice University have developed a new composite binder that can almost
It was just back in April that we heard about how scientists had made concrete stronger and more eco-friendly by adding graphene to it. Now, researchers at Britain's Lancaster University are reporting that they've achieved even better results using less-expensive "nano platelets" derived from root vegetable fibers... Continue Reading Carrots n' beets used to strengthen concrete Category:
Curved board-marked concrete walls wrap around the front of this residence in Quito, Ecuador, which local firm Estudio Felipe Escudero modelled on "the physical form of a hug". Read more
Japanese studio Akihisa Hirata Architecture Office has completed a mixed-use building in Tokyo featuring a jumbled composition of concrete rooms that create spaces for small balconies and gardens. Read more
the three-story residence by PopovBass architects and sydney-based builder horizon features a glass and concrete facade that ensures great ocean views. The post curved concrete and glass panels form residence in manly beach, australia appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the features of the bunker and the trace of time have been preserved delicately and a newly adopted program for the buildings has been added strategically as well. The post core architects converts a concrete military facility in korea into a cultural center appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Bare concrete mightn't be the fanciest of finishings for a home, but with industrial conversions a growing trend around the world it has come to carry a certain simplistic charm. Chilean architecture firm Felipe Assadi Arquitectos has gone all in on the material for both its structural and aesthetic qualities, putting it to use in a recently completed residence nestled into the hillside on


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