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Modern house designs
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This forum is to post new house designs that might serve as inspiration to local builders.
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#4
Brutalism revisited:
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#5
A solar powered house:

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#6
An example of a modern house that quotes and rephrases past architectural styles:

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#7
Alvar Aalto, from 1934:
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http://www.architectureweekend.com/helsi...lto-house/
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#8
Wonderful thread idea!

Outpost by Olson Kundig Architects:

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4x4 House by Tadao Ando:

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#10
Check out Hive Modular, as well - I am hoping that one day, when we are ready to move into a new home, we'll have one.  They have a few homes in Canada now and even have a Toronto office to support them.

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#11
Chipperfield Architecture has finished a beautifully simple project in China, creating a community of little modernist apartments within an existing natural area. Something like this around Victoria Park or any green area would look really nice. There is a real lack of proper architecture in smaller dwellings in Kitchener/Waterloo, though there are a couple interesting firms doing original works. http://www.dezeen.com/2015/10/26/xixi-we...-hangzhou/

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#12
The shortlist for building of the year has some nice examples of modern brutalism and other nice concrete uses.

http://www.dezeen.com/2016/07/04/world-b...tival-waf/
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(07-10-2016, 08:33 PM)BuildingScout Wrote: The shortlist for building of the year has some nice examples of modern brutalism and other nice concrete uses.

http://www.dezeen.com/2016/07/04/world-b...tival-waf/

I also noticed the prominence of concrete in this year's contenders.  Is this something new, or have I just not noticed that exposed concrete had made a comeback?  Or maybe it never went away?
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(07-11-2016, 08:24 AM)panamaniac Wrote:
(07-10-2016, 08:33 PM)BuildingScout Wrote: The shortlist for building of the year has some nice examples of modern brutalism and other nice concrete uses.

http://www.dezeen.com/2016/07/04/world-b...tival-waf/

I also noticed the prominence of concrete in this year's contenders.  Is this something new, or have I just not noticed that exposed concrete had made a comeback?  Or maybe it never went away?

I'm no expert, but I get the feeling that concrete is making a comeback.
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