Architects are beginning to rediscover the potential of handmade bricks, which offer subtle colour variations and a wider variety of textures than the standard mass-produced version.
Recent examples include an asymmetric house in Belgium, a canal-side development in London with zigzagging rooflines, and two projects in Rwanda – a housing complex for healthcare workers and an education centre. Explore more brick architecture »
Canadian studio Y2H has completed a series of cabin-inspired homes for a woodland development between the shores of Lac Supérieur and the Mont-Tremblant ski resort in Quebec (+ slideshow). More »
Broad white piers create a rhythm of regular openings around the facade of this small residence near Stockholm by architecture firm Hermansson Hiller Lundberg (+ slideshow). More »
This glass-fronted living room and surrounding garden have been added by New South Wales firm CO-AP on the rooftop of a house in Sydney's Darlinghurst (+ slideshow). More »
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