Meet the Concrete Collective

The Concrete Collective is a compilation of our most inspired concrete touched spaces. The utilitarian properties offer serious minimalism to an otherwise contrasting interior. It’ll be hard not to follow us

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Concrete Collective Part 01 – Polished concrete floors, wood and black. Need I say more? Photo from Homedit

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Concrete Collective Part 02 – So simple is the Hans Wegner Shell Chair in this concrete home in Santorini Photo by Sara Medina Lind on location at Sophia Suites for @myscandinavianhome

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Concrete Collective Part 03 – Concrete plays an important role in preserving the old industrial look of this former oriental warehouse in SF. Ultra-cool renovation by Edmonds and Lee Architects, inspired by @Zeutcher

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Concrete Collective Part 04 – Concrete elements bring the outdoors in at this Sydney home by Nobbs Radford Architects. Photo from @archdaily

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Concrete Collective Part 05 – The smooth and cool concrete surfaces contrast nicely with the warmth and richness of the wood used throughout this fantastic family home in London by McLaren.Excel. Inspired by @nordic_design

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Concrete Collective Part 06 – The raw profile of this Swedish summer home is brighter than you think. Designed by Tham & Videgård Arkiteckter located in the Stockholm Archipelago, inspired by @nordic_design

 

This post was originally featured on @roveconcepts Instagram August 24-27. Do you follow us on Instagram?

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Vancouver Shaw House designs with West Coast rain in mind

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Patkau Architects designed a home located on a narrow waterfront property in English Bay integrating the natural geography of the West Coast. The Shaw house is constructed almost entirely of reinforced concrete to withstand forthcoming seismic activity particular to the area. For the common dreary rainfall typical of Vancouver, the cement is painted white to offer a brightness to the home. The home is complete with muted materials and colors that demonstrate a thoughtful designer’s attention to the place of environment.

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Photos and original profile from Architizer.

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