Tag Archives: Concrete House

Implanted forest house

Designed for a young couple, Fortunata House is located in the extreme south of Brazil, and is a project that highlights responsive architecture: the careful reading of the environmental conditions; the precise determination of the construction processes; the correct resolution of the program of demands; and the harmony of the built forms. 
Built in a traditional, open neighbourhood, the house was implanted around a...

House on a hill – Mexico

The inspiration behind this project is derived from carefully listening to the subtle murmurs and whispers of the environment, as well as the client's search for protection and shelter. How can one feel protected? What can be done when one feels vulnerable? This question was accompanied by an image, or perhaps a memory: a frightened child covering themself with a light bed sheet...

Torquay Concrete House

This is a house of concrete, designed for a concreter - the material has been fully embraced with all its inherent strengths and flaws. Designed by Auhaus Architecture they relinquished control over imperfections innate to the material, leaving surfaces untreated. Paired with natural hardwood, the house is elemental and raw, but nonetheless warm and welcoming as a home for this...