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Spanish studio Canales Lombardero designed this brick-clad house in Seville with a double-height concrete portico to connect its living spaces with the garden. Read more
the open plan and vegetation-filled interior courtyard add to the overall feeling of openness, despite the heaviness of the structure's primary material.The post luciano kruk’s concrete dwelling in argentina maintains airy, open feel appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
American architect Craig McMahon has renovated and expanded a residence on a compact lot in San Antonio, Texas, to comfortably accommodate his family of three. Read more
A courtyard brings light into the centre of this board-marked concrete house in Argentina's Buenos Aires province, designed by architects Anibal Bizzotto and Diego Cherbenco. Read more
No two works are the same in JamesPlumb's new lighting collection, which features crumpled sheets of lead that sit on top of cubed concrete bases. Read more
researchers from ETH zürich successfully build a prototype of an ultra-thin, curved concrete roof using innovative digital design and fabrication methods.The post ETH zürich crafts ultra-thin curved concrete roof appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the dwellings are inserted in a neighborhood of high density, requiring a thoughtful design in order to allow for privacy and comfort. The post agustin lozada blends concrete and glass for pair of low-cost housing units in argentina appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
While we may hear about ways of constructing new buildings to make them earthquake-resistant, what about all the buildings that are standing already? Well, that's where a new concrete developed at Canada's University of British Columbia (UBC) comes in. Sprayed onto existing walls, it reportedly allows them to withstand tremors that would otherwise reduce them to rubble...Continue Reading Eart
Concrete has been around for millennia, but that doesn't mean we can't cook up new ways to build with the world's favorite construction material. It's been electrified to melt snow and used as an "ink" in 3D printers to quickly print entire buildings. Now, engineers at ETH Zurich have developed a more efficient method for building with the material, erecting an ultra-thin, curved prototype ro
critical concrete, a porto-based collective have created a model that combines educational, architectural and social work, giving students and families in-need the opportunity create tight relationships through practical engagement with refurbishment of derelict homes.The post students of the critical concrete summer school refurbish run-down houses in porto appeared first on designboom | archit is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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