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Brick Buildings: The Latest Architecture and News

The TUBON Showroom / Hinzstudio

© Quang Dam
© Quang Dam

© Quang Dam© Quang Dam© Quang Dam© Quang Dam+ 43

  • Architects: Hinzstudio
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  95
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020

Chapireh Residential Build / Bio-Design Architects

© Mohammad Hassan Ettefagh
© Mohammad Hassan Ettefagh

© Mohammad Hassan Ettefagh© Mohammad Hassan Ettefagh© Mohammad Hassan Ettefagh© Mohammad Hassan Ettefagh+ 35

  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  960
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Blum, KWC, Lennox, WINTECH, 3ds max, +6

Carl Pruscha, an Architect Investigating Overlooked Territories

Carl Pruscha, an Austrian architect who mainly dedicated his professional career to investigate and work closely in the field of regional architecture in the eastern world, a territory that was being overlooked at a time when the modern movement in architecture and in the rest of the world was booming. Through an overview of his life, we will highlight some of his most relevant works in Nepal and Sri Lanka and understand how Pruscha managed to stamp his unique visions of architecture and cities into his built projects.

CEDA Building . Image Courtesy of Carl PruschaCEDA Building . Image Courtesy of Carl PruschaTaragaon Museum. Image © Nipun Prabhakar"One World Foundation" Sri Lanka Bungalows. Image © Eva Schlegel+ 13

Junqueira Building 156 / Luís Rebelo de Andrade

© João Guimarães© João Guimarães© João Guimarães© João Guimarães+ 20

Lisboa, Portugal

Sengal House / Play/ Saketh Singh

© Nancy Peter, Jaya Sriram© Nancy Peter, Jaya Sriram© Nancy Peter, Jaya Sriram© Nancy Peter, Jaya Sriram+ 23

  • Architects: Play/ Saketh Singh
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  484
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Ikea, Hybec

The Colors of Brick

Morovian Church / 70F Architecture. Image © Luuk KramerHVM House / M2.senos. Image © Ivo TavaresBlack Volcano / Urban Mesh Design. Image © Charles HoseaMaria Montessori Mazatlán School / EPArquitectos + Estudio Macías Peredo. Image © Onnis Luque+ 48

Brick is one of the most popular materials for architects designing with a vintage or rustic aesthetic: exposed brick walls are often touted as highly desirable for apartments, restaurants, and stores, and exterior brick facades can make a building or home feel warmer and more inviting. However, the color and cut of the brick can greatly influence the atmosphere it emanates, with white brick lending itself to more minimalist design and tan brick tending to feel more rustic and earthy. In this article, we will explore some of the most popular brick colors, ways to artificially color brick, and recent projects that use brick facades or interior brick elements effectively.

Recycling Brick Constructions in the UK: 14 Building Restorations and Extensions

© Andrew Meredith© Nigel Rigden© Ben Pipe© Nicholas Worley+ 15

The use of brick plays a very important role in the architectural history of the United Kingdom. Construction techniques that involve brick and stone have been in constant progress. In fact, brick production improved over time, making the material the most popular one in the construction industry. From the 18th century onwards, brickwork was predominantly used in domestic and industrial architecture, but later on, it was introduced to the structure of warehouses and factories, as well as other various forms of infrastructure.

While many of these buildings are still operating to this day, it comes as no surprise. Refurbishment and reuse are highly recommended techniques, and in many cases, the only methods to maintain densely populated European cities. Therefore, the challenge lays in reusing these buildings and recycling the materials available, always trying to retain as much of the original structure as possible.