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A journey of brutalism in congruence with Indianness. The idea was to design in such a way that CONCRETE has an impact. This project involved creating a simple, functional home for a small entrepreneurial family with an appreciable creative streak. The client runs a thriving business, but is also an enthusiastic poet, while his son is an avid wildl...
Project name
BETON BRUT (French term means Raw Concrete)
Architecture firm
tHE gRID Architects
Location
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Photography
Photographix | Sebastian, Video credits: Vinay Panjwani
Cabo de vila is a house for a young couple that wanted a house that doesn't look like a regular house. When we first meet the place for the house, the approach to the location give us the central mote for the project. We wanted a shape that can fill the void left by the valley and at the same time we wanted this new shape to embrace and reflects th...
Project name
Cabo de Vila House
Architecture firm
spaceworkers®
Location
Paredes, Portugal
Photography
Fernando Guerra | FG+SG, Building Pictures (video)
Like every project entrusted to us, the needs of the clients are the triggers that give function, shape and texture to the beginning of each idea. Raw housing was born from the intention of creating a refuge, a different idea in the neighborhood where it was built, which stands out without makeup or color, only with materials that prove to be stron...
Project name
Vivienda En Bruto (Gross House)
Architecture firm
IASE Arquitectos
Location
B° Las Cañitas – Malagueño, Córdoba, Argentina
Photography
Gonzalo Viramonte
In this project, we were looking for maximum simplicity, so we worked the whole walls, ceiling, and floor in concrete, and we worked on the front window in a way that framing the trees in the back yard.
Project name
Concrete Bedroom
Architecture firm
Milad Eshtiyaghi Studio
Location
Mosha, Damavand, Iran
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, V-ray, Adobe Photoshop
The project is located in a very consolidated urban sector, on a busy street south of the city of Paraná. Initially, the place was an undeveloped and depopulated area in which a small temple was erected, with a gabled roof and side tower.
Project name
San Peregrino Oratory
Architecture firm
ASÍ! Arquitectura
Location
Paraná, Entre Ríos Province, Argentina
Photography
Ramiro Sosa
The house is built entirely of concrete with a deliberately indeterminate form with no clear geometric figure – powerful on the one hand but equally never challenging the centrality of the landscape. The platform led to a clear arrangement of program – private functions downstairs and to the rear, and the gathering spaces for the family on the upp...
Project name
Castle Cove House
Architecture firm
Terroir
Location
Castle Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Photography
Brett Boardman Photography
In today's modern world, concrete has become a very commonly used substance in construction. Watch any building being built, and you will most likely see a lot of concrete being poured and formed to create walls, slabs for floors, sidewalks, roads, bridges, and so on. 
Written by
Allen Brown
Photography
La Casa del Sapo ( Onnis Luque, Fabian Martinez)