Material Inspiration: 10 Projects Inspired by Concrete

To celebrate the launch of ArchDaily Materials, our new product catalog, we’ve rounded up 10 awesome projects from around the world that were inspired by one material: . Check out the projects after the break…

Jøssingfjord Competition Proposal / Imago

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The ideas of the project by Imago for the Jøssingfjorden competition is to link the landscape to the new building and the building to the entire scenario of Jøssingfjorden; it’s valleys and context, both visual, historical and technological. The architecture of the proposal will express the power and intentions that people have had for generations. It will make use of the most developed technologies and formal principles as they did according to their time. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Brufe Social Center / Imago

© José Campos

Architects: Imago / André de Moura Leitão Cerejeira Fontes & António Jorge de Moura Leitão Cerejeira Fontes
Location: , Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal
Co Author: Nuno Cruz, António Dias and Bruno Marques
Collaborators: Architect José Forte, Architect Sónia Gonçalves, Architect José Pedro Fernandes, Architect José Miguel Bahia, Architect Pedro Negrões Soares, Engineer Eugénia Fontes, Dr. Tiago Fontes
Construction: Telhabel Construções, S.A.
Project Area: 1,876.95 sqm
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: José Campos – arqf