From The Garage To The Wine Cellar, 35 Photos Of A New Gorgeous Modern Concrete and Glass Home In Italy.

Monovolume's House M

House M is a residential home designed by Bolzano-based Architects monovolume architecture + design that is located in the center of Merano, in the quiet area of Obermais near the Northernmost part of Italy. Construction on the private concrete home began in 2011 and was completed in 2012. (more…)

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New Modern Concrete House in Madrid Resembles A Bunker. But What A Bunker!

Concrete House II

One of the most popular posts ever featured on this blog was that of a large concrete home in Poland by kwk promes, whose sliding walls and ominous exterior resembled a modern fortress. This recent project, Concrete House II, from Spain’s architecture firm, Joaquin Torres’ A-Cero, gives that sanctuary a run for its money with its wild bunker-like appearance. This modern concrete house in Madrid features giant angular planes inside and out. (more…)

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Exploding House in Bodrum, Turkey By GAD

Bodrum is a Mediterranean port-trade settlement in the Southwest of Turkey. The area boasts a rich history of over three thousand years, including Hellenistic times. The venerated scientist Heredot was born there and sculptures by artists including Leochares, Bryaxis, and Timotheos were exhibited there and can now be found in museum collections around the world. The outdated codes restrict new forms of architecture being introduced to the landscape. (more…)

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The Safe House In Poland Is A Modern Fortress With Sliding Walls.

Modern Fortress With Sliding Walls

What looks like a Modern Fortress with sliding walls is exactly that. The Safe House by architect Robert Konieczny of Polish architecture firm kwk promes is a giant concrete cube whose walls were designed to move. The private house was recently a shortlisted entry for the 2009 World Architecture News Awards. (more…)

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