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Concrete Wonders: 40 Impressive Details Using the Cement-Based Building Material

Concrete Wonders: 40 Impressive Details Using the Cement-Based Building Material

Due to its ability to mold and create different shapes, concrete is one of architecture's most popular materials. While one of its most common uses is as a humble foundation, its plasticity means that it is also used in almost all types of construction, from housing to museums, presenting a variety of details of work that deserves special attention.

Check out this collection of 40 projects that highlight the use of concrete. Impressive! 

Casa Scout / BAAG

Cortesía de © BAAG
Cortesía de © BAAG

Cortesía de © BAAGCortesía de © BAAGCortesía de © BAAGCortesía de © BAAG+ 205

Weekend House in Downtown São Paulo / spbr arquitetos

© spbr arquitetos
© spbr arquitetos

© Nelson Kon© Nelson Kon© Nelson Kon© Nelson Kon+ 205

Lamas House / moarqs + OTTOLENGHI architects

© MOARQS architects + OTTOLENGHI architects
© MOARQS architects + OTTOLENGHI architects

© Albano Garcia© Albano Garcia© Albano Garcia© Albano Garcia+ 205

The Mirador House / Víctor Gubbins Browne + Gubbins Arquitectos

© Tunquen - Víctor Gubbins Browne + Gubbins Arquitectos
© Tunquen - Víctor Gubbins Browne + Gubbins Arquitectos

© Marcos Mendizábal© Marcos Mendizábal© Tunquen - Víctor Gubbins Browne + Gubbins Arquitectos© Marcos Mendizábal+ 205

IA House / alarciaferrer arquitectos

© alarciaferrer arquitectos
© alarciaferrer arquitectos

© Emilia Sierra Guzman© Emilia Sierra Guzman© Emilia Sierra Guzman© alarciaferrer arquitectos+ 205

JA House / Filipe Pina + Maria Ines Costa

© Filipe Pina + Maria Ines Costa
© Filipe Pina + Maria Ines Costa

© Joao Morgado© Joao Morgado© Filipe Pina + Maria Ines Costa© Joao Morgado+ 205

Vivienda CC3660 / Cardoso + Zúñiga

© Cardoso + Zúñiga
© Cardoso + Zúñiga

© Cardoso + Zúñiga© Luis Alonso Grafo© Luis Alonso Grafo© Luis Alonso Grafo+ 205

Waterfront Restaurant / Pro-Form Architects

© Pro-Form Architects
© Pro-Form Architects

© LV Hengzhong© LV Hengzhong© Pro-Form Architects© Pro-Form Architects+ 205

La Enseñanza School Auditorium / OPUS + MEJÍA

© OPUS + MEJÍA
© OPUS + MEJÍA

© Sergio Gómez© Sergio Gómez© Sergio Gómez© Sergio Gómez+ 205

Tarrawarra Abbey / Baldasso Cortese Architects

© Baldasso Cortese Architects
© Baldasso Cortese Architects

© Michael Gazzola© Michael Gazzola© Michael Gazzola© Michael Gazzola+ 205

Antoine / BUREAU A

© BUREAU A
© BUREAU A

© Dylan Perrenoud© Dylan Perrenoud© Dylan Perrenoud© BUREAU A+ 205

Corzuelas House / Manuel Gonzalez Veglia + Dolores Menso

© Manuel Gonzalez Veglia + Dolores Menso
© Manuel Gonzalez Veglia + Dolores Menso

© Gonzalo Viramonte© Gonzalo Viramonte© Gonzalo Viramonte© Gonzalo Viramonte+ 205

Nautical Base Sunken Under a Dune / THE architectes

© THE architectes
© THE architectes

© S.Chalmeau© S.Chalmeau© S.Chalmeau© THE architectes+ 205

Collage House / S+PS Architects

Cortesía de © S+PS Architects
Cortesía de © S+PS Architects

Cortesía de © S+PS ArchitectsCortesía de © S+PS ArchitectsCortesía de © S+PS ArchitectsCortesía de © S+PS Architects+ 205

Miami Dade College Academic Support Center / Perkins+Will

© Perkins+Will
© Perkins+Will

© Robin Hill© Robin Hill© Robin Hill© Robin Hill+ 205

Floraplant Pavillion / T3arc

© T3arc
© T3arc

© T3arc© Luis Gordoa© T3arc© Luis Gordoa+ 205

Roser Chapel / Erithacus arquitectos + Guillermo Maluenda

© Erithacus arquitectos + Guillermo Maluenda
© Erithacus arquitectos + Guillermo Maluenda

© Joan Guillamat© Joan Guillamat© Joan Guillamat© Joan Guillamat+ 205

Antonio Derka School / Obranegra Arquitectos

© Obranegra Arquitectos
© Obranegra Arquitectos

© Alejandro Arango© Alejandro Arango© Alejandro Arango© Obranegra Arquitectos+ 205

Magritte's / Atelier Tekuto

© Atelier Tekuto
© Atelier Tekuto

© Makoto Yoshida© Makoto Yoshida© Makoto Yoshida© Makoto Yoshida+ 205

Buenos Aires Contemporary Art Museum / Monoblock

© Monoblock
© Monoblock

© Albano Garcia© Javier Agustín Rojas © Monoblock© Albano Garcia+ 205

La Loma del Calvario / Ariasrecalde

© Ariasrecalde
© Ariasrecalde

© Ariasrecalde© Fernando Alda© Fernando Alda© Ariasrecalde+ 205

Museum of Ocean and Surf / Steven Holl Architects + Solange Fabiao

© Steven Holl Architects
© Steven Holl Architects

© Steven Holl Architects© Iwan Baan© Iwan Baan© Iwan Baan+ 205

New Leme Gallery / Paulo Mendes da Rocha + Metro Arquitetos Associados

© Paulo Mendes da Rocha + Metro Arquitetos
© Paulo Mendes da Rocha + Metro Arquitetos

© Leonardo Finotti© Paulo Mendes da Rocha + Metro Arquitetos© Leonardo Finotti© Leonardo Finotti+ 205

Casa BC / 3ARCH

© 3ARCH
© 3ARCH

© The Black Rabbit© The Black Rabbit© The Black Rabbit© The Black Rabbit+ 205

Casa 1217 / H Arquitectes

© H Arquitectes
© H Arquitectes

© Adrià Goula© Adrià Goula© Adrià Goula© Adrià Goula+ 205

Gabriela House / TACO taller de arquitectura contextual

© TACO taller de arquitectura contextual
© TACO taller de arquitectura contextual

© Leo Espinosa© Leo Espinosa© Leo Espinosa© TACO taller de arquitectura contextual+ 205

House in Palihue / Bernardo Rosello

© Bernardo Rosello
© Bernardo Rosello

© Ramiro Sosa© Ramiro Sosa© Ramiro Sosa© Bernardo Rosello+ 205

House in Rua de Marracuene / Base Arquitetura

© Base Arquitetura
© Base Arquitetura

© do mal o menos© do mal o menos© do mal o menos© do mal o menos+ 205

El Musical Cultural Center / Eduardo de Miguel Arbonés

© Eduardo de Miguel Arbonés
© Eduardo de Miguel Arbonés

© Eduardo de Miguel Arbonés© Eduardo de Miguel Arbonés© Duccio Malagamba© Duccio Malagamba+ 205

San Lucas Pavilion / FRPO Rodriguez & Oriol ARCHITECTURE LANDSCAPE

© FRPO Rodriguez & Oriol ARCHITECTURE LANDSCAPE
© FRPO Rodriguez & Oriol ARCHITECTURE LANDSCAPE

© Miguel de Guzmán © Miguel de Guzmán © Miguel de Guzmán © Miguel de Guzmán + 205

Datri & Dasa House / [mavarq]

© [mavarq]
© [mavarq]

© [mavarq]© [mavarq]© Jaime Navarro© [mavarq]+ 205

Sambade House / spaceworkers

© spaceworkers
© spaceworkers

Concrete Wonders: 40 Impressive Details Using the Cement-Based Building MaterialConcrete Wonders: 40 Impressive Details Using the Cement-Based Building MaterialConcrete Wonders: 40 Impressive Details Using the Cement-Based Building MaterialConcrete Wonders: 40 Impressive Details Using the Cement-Based Building Material+ 205

Adjustable Forms / DLR Group

© DLR Group
© DLR Group

© James Steinkamp© James Steinkamp© James Steinkamp© James Steinkamp+ 205

E/C House / SAMI-arquitectos

© SAMI-arquitectos
© SAMI-arquitectos

© Paulo Catrica© SAMI-arquitectos© Paulo Catrica© Paulo Catrica+ 205

House in an Orchard / Javier Ramos Morán + Moisés Puente Rodríguez

© Javier Ramos Morán + Moisés Puente Rodríguez
© Javier Ramos Morán + Moisés Puente Rodríguez

© Luís Díaz© Luís Díaz© Luís Díaz© Luís Díaz+ 205

House Maza / CHK arquitectura

© CHK arquitectura
© CHK arquitectura

© CHK arquitectura© Yoshihiro Koitani© Yoshihiro Koitani© Yoshihiro Koitani+ 205

Mercedes House / Frazzi Arquitectos

© Frazzi Arquitectos
© Frazzi Arquitectos

© Federico Kulekdjian© Federico Kulekdjian© Federico Kulekdjian© Federico Kulekdjian+ 205

MP House / alcolea+tárrago arquitectos

© alcolea+tárrago arquitectos
© alcolea+tárrago arquitectos

© Iñaki Bergera© Iñaki Bergera© Iñaki Bergera© Iñaki Bergera+ 205

Workshop House / PAX.ARQ

© PAX.ARQ
© PAX.ARQ

© Bruno Candiotto© Bruno Candiotto© Bruno Candiotto© Bruno Candiotto+ 205

Paula Souza Center / Spadoni AA + Pedro Taddei Arquitetos Associados

© Spadoni AA + Pedro Taddei Arquitetos Associados
© Spadoni AA + Pedro Taddei Arquitetos Associados

© Spadoni AA + Pedro Taddei Arquitetos Associados© Nelson Kon© Nelson Kon© Nelson Kon+ 205

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on November 7, 2016, and updated on December 16, 2019.

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Cite: Dejtiar, Fabian. "Concrete Wonders: 40 Impressive Details Using the Cement-Based Building Material" [40 detalles constructivos de arquitectura en hormigón] 26 Apr 2021. ArchDaily. (Trans. Pimenta, Amanda ) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/798961/40-impressive-details-using-concrete> ISSN 0719-8884
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