Tea House by Archi-Union | Dezeen
Concrete walls twist up through the interior of this tea house and library that Shanghai architects Archi-Union have constructed in the backyard of their studio. Constructed from timber-formed concrete, the two-storey building has a glass facade. A triangular first-floor balcony projects from this facade and wraps around the branches of an existing tree. The contorted
The House with Balls by Matharoo Associates | Dezeen
Photographer Edmund Sumner has shared with us his photos of this house that cost just $12,000 to build by Matharoo Associates in Ahmadabad, India, featuring shutters weighted with concrete balls. Called The House with Balls, the building was designed for the owner of an aquarium shop and houses four huge tanks for breeding fish. It
Church of Seed by O Studio Architects
Hong Kong firm O Studio Architects have completed a stark concrete church on the side of a sacred mountain in China.
Horizontal House by EASTERN Design Office | Dezeen
Here's another housing project with slits for windows by Japanese architects EASTERN Design Office, this time in Shiga, Japan. Called Horizontal House, the project is located next to a small village of six houses. Fifteen horizontal bands of windows allow views over the adjacent cluster of houses, rice fields, a river and the distant mountains.
Cap House by MMX Studio
Cap House is a residence near Mexico City by MMX Studio comprising an assortment of exposed concrete buildings arranged around small gardens and courtyards.
Social housing with solid stone walls by Perraudin Architecture
This French social housing complex was built with solid stone walls as part of a bid to prove that "anything that is built today could be built in stone".
Kairos Pavilion by João Quintela and Tim Simon
Concrete pavilion in Lisbon with a staggered corridor and hidden courtyard to host events and exhibitions during the Lisbon Architecture Triennale.