Designing Concrete

Creativity in Concrete

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Concrete is one of the most durable materials one can ever use for building structure. It can also be a vehicle to show creativity and design prowess. National Ready Mix Concrete Association

The website Architizer featured concrete facades that are just plain stunning.

“The announcement of Eduardo Souto de Moura as the 2011 Pritzker Prize Laureate brought renewed attention to Portugal’s architecture and its inventive use of concrete. The following group of projects examines new forms being built across the country, incorporating diverse programs, scales, and environmental conditions. Utilizing various combinations of aggregates, textures, and reinforcing materials, the designs all explore how we experience envelopes and the liminal condition between interior and exterior space.”

Check out the photos here.

Concrete Example of Creative Work

Contemporist.com meantime showcased in its website an avant-garde designed concrete  home.
“The architect designed the house to be built from concrete, and kept it unfinished throughout the home, inside and out.”

Check out the concrete home here.

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CNN Style meantime featured in its homepage stunning designs of structures made from concrete.
“Concrete is for more than car parks and roadways. From the Roman Pantheon to the Sydney Opera House, concrete — the world’s most widely used man-made material — has long been employed to create some of the world’s most memorable spaces.”

Check out the slide show here.

What has so far been the most creative concrete design you have laid your eyes on?

Painting Concrete

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