BLAF Architecten builds house in Belgium out of reclaimed bricks
Tall, rectangular windows puncture the walls and there are glass doors on the ground floor to bring even more light to the interiors of this house.
Arquipélago Arquitetos builds low-slung Brazilian house with rammed earth
The house contains three bedrooms and two bathrooms on one side and an open-plan kitchen and living room with green sofas opposite. A fireplace and a wood stove in the living room are made of mud.
Hooba Design Group wraps Tehran office in glass-punctuated bricks
Throughout the building the specially made bricks are visible with external walls left exposed. They are also used to create internal walls in the block's showroom and circulation areas.
Nordest Arquitectura uses wooden partitions to convert barn into offices
The original stone was kept where it was on show, and the ceilings plastered in white to bounce light through the space.
C+ Architects mingles old and new inside Restaurant Ya in Beijing
One wall of the restaurant has been clad with large bricks made from rammed earth. It's punctuated with a large opening that accommodates a drinks bar, behind which glassware is displayed on rows of open shelving.
Welsh + Major uses patterned window screens for extension in Sydney
Inside, white paint has been used to decorate both the new walls and the existing brick surfaces of the adjacent warehouse exterior.
Studio Wet creates 40-metre-long linear house in Spanish village of Alosno
Within the house all of the home's rooms are arranged linearly. The front door opens onto a large patio, which divides the garage from the house's living spaces.
WORKac adds curving perforated steel staircase to Brooklyn apartment
An exposed brick wall that nods to the building's industrial past spans across the length of the spacious living room. A blackened steel fireplace with a trumpeted opening contrasts against the brick walls.
El Quincho guesthouse in Córdoba is designed for asado gatherings
El Quincho also has exposed brickwork walls that draw on the white-painted brickwork of the main property as well as the asador oven.
Flitch House by Oliver Chapman Architects combines technology and craft
The garden-room extension celebrates its construction, with brick walls visible both inside and out, a pattern of ceiling beams exposed overhead, and custom furniture elements dotted throughout.
MuseumLab opens in ruins of lightning-struck Pittsburgh library
The Santa Monica firm added a white-mesh structure that forms a new staircase and elevated walkway topped by a skylight. The intervention delicately contrasts surrounding stained brickwork to wrap around an open area suited for gatherings.
Mintchi Croissant is a São Paulo bakery designed by Dezembro Arquitetos
Wherever possible, the top of the brick is showing rather than the side edge. This creates a graphic effect, where the concrete fills the small circular gaps and frames the outline of each block.
Melina Romano fills São Paulo apartment with muted, earthy details
Terracotta flooring and tan brick walls lend a "rustic charm" to the space, the team added. Ceilings are sheathed with a textured wallpaper by the visual artists Adriana Pedrosa and Carlota Gasparian.
Vaulted concrete roof tops brick house Casa Martha by Naso
The bricks are left exposed inside the house and complemented by simple wooden furnishings that include a dining table with several chairs, a small shelving unit in the kitchen and beds.