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Innovative and Beautiful Uses of Brick: The Best Photos of the Week

07:00 - 16 July, 2017

It can't be denied that architects love brick. The material is popular both for its warmth and for the diversity of expressions that can be achieved by applying it in a creative way—depending on the arrangement of individual bricks or the combination of bonds, it’s possible to arrive at a result that is both original and attractive. That ingenuity is what photographers like Hiroyuki Oki, Gustavo Sosa Pinilla, and François Brix, among others, have attempted to capture in their photographs. In these images, light is a key element of good composition, allowing the photographers to control the intensity of color and the contrast of masses and voids, as well as enhancing the incredible textures of the brick we love so much.

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House By The Forest / kaa-studio

02:00 - 29 June, 2017
House By The Forest / kaa-studio, © BoysPlayNice
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Lesní 20, Lány, Kladno District, Czech Republic
  • Lead Architects

    Kamila Holubcová, Antonín Holubec
  • Area

    100.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Brick House in Brick Garden / Jan Proksa

02:00 - 9 June, 2017
Brick House in Brick Garden / Jan Proksa, © BoysPlayNice
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  • Architects

  • Location

    696 21 Prušánky, Czech Republic
  • Structural Engineer

    Daniel Lemák
  • Area

    55.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Javornik Distillery / ADR s.r.o.

02:00 - 20 March, 2017
Javornik Distillery  / ADR s.r.o., © BoysPlayNice
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Javornice, 384 22 Dub, Czechia
  • Architect in Charge

    Petr Kolář, Aleš Lapka
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

The House of Prayer / Fránek Architects

05:00 - 21 October, 2016
The House of Prayer / Fránek Architects , © BoysPlayNice
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The Fence House / Mjölk architekti

02:00 - 8 December, 2015
The Fence House / Mjölk architekti, © BoysPlayNice
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Family House in Nučice / Mimosa architects

02:00 - 10 November, 2015
Family House in Nučice / Mimosa architects, © BoysPlayNice
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Proti Proudu Bistro / Mimosa architekti

15:00 - 26 May, 2015
Proti Proudu Bistro / Mimosa architekti, © BoysPlayNice
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Březinova 471/22, Karlín, 186 00 Praha-Praha 8, Czech Republic
  • Collaborator

    Lenka Pechanová
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

The Dox House / Mjölk architekti

01:00 - 14 January, 2015
The Dox House / Mjölk architekti, © BoysPlayNice
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Pyšely, Czech Republic
  • Building Company

    TFH dřevěné skeletové domy s.r.o.
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs