As if you’d need another example of “concrete creativity” here’s a house that’s extensively using concrete to define its sophisticated interiors. Built by the folks at Oooox the home features subtle textures mixed with wood and white lacquered furniture which helps steer it away from the roots of industrial design — the design style from which concrete walls draw their inspiration.
An open living room a large dining area and a trendy ergonomic kitchen are housed on the same level as the patio and offer equally remarkable ocean views. With its incredible glass walls the bedroom is another showstopper that ensures the owners of the Rockledge Residence wake up to the sight of deep blue waters every single morning.
A young family with a young vision–these are the people who live in the Echo Beach house in Vancouver. Seen as a sustainable building the house allows for a green wall install if the owners will ever fancy it and is solar ready. But the feature that strikes us most is the expansive use of concrete not only to strengthen the whole structure of the house but also for its ease of maintenance and the overall wow factor it gives the whole interior.
We end by shining the spotlight on the home of Alina Preciado featured on Houzz. This white-walled urban loft in New York boasts elements of industrial style but rather than showcasing brick walls this space makes use of white paint to create a striking contrast between dark and light.
An open floor plan features the main living area the kitchen and the dining areas which are demarcated using pedant lights and a deft partition wall that doubles as a functional display. Grey and white dominate the color palette of the home with warm wooden accents adding visual warmth. A generous terrace allows you to further take in the sweeping views of Lake Washington while you spend some dreamy summer evenings admiring the waning shades of twilight!
Coupled with beautiful blinds the room makes it possible for inhabitants to switch between complete privacy and unhindered views with the simple flick of a button! A spa-like contemporary bathroom with a standalone tub completes this dazzling beach house.
Located on a 2500-square-meter property on the hillside near the historic center of Brasov Romania the impressive concrete and glass residential construction designed by Romanian architect Horia Reit is partly covered in zinc exploring the unique versatility of this material. Designed for a young successful entrepreneur and his family the expansive luxury residence was carved into the hillside extending toward the breathtaking landscape.