jd 020610 12 150x150 Concrete Goodness set designI kind of love concrete. We don’t often get to work with concrete in set design, but we can fake it.

No fakery in this house. What a great and warm getaway space. It could be a full time home. I think I may have blogged about Argentinian BAK Arquitectos before. The BAK site would be better without the Flash content. The comment about building without removing trees is familiar.

I love the warm light and wood against the cool grays. I love the different textures of the concrete. I have always been a fan of polished concrete floors. The intersecting planes of the structure and the fenestration make these spaces very dynamic to my eye.

Someday, I may be able to use this house as inspiration for our own escape. In the meantime, I imagine those intersecti g forms will show up in a set design or three. The concrete on stage, I wish I had a photo of the Broadway Production of Wally’s Cafe circa 1981. Stuart Wurtzel’s design.

I like the idea of building around trees. I have this vision for an indoor pool attached to our home…

Design You Trust and Wanken beat me to this post. The details are there.

–Kevin Lee Allen

Concrete Goodness | 2010 | Architecture, Inspiration | Tags: , , , | Comments (0)

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