The cubic construction of this house in Brasília by local studio Bloco Arquitetos reveals the layout of spaces inside and was influenced by a 1930s villa designed by Modernist architect Adolf Loos (+ slideshow). More
Burnt wood clads this gatehouse designed by NORD Architecture for a historic palace in southeast England – a reference to the storm that destroyed many of the estate's trees in 1987 (+ slideshow). More
We've recently published a lot of buildings clad in wood that has been charred using a Japanese technique called Shou Sugi Ban. These include a blackened garden studio in London and a rural Icelandic cottage that settles into the landscape. Visit our new Pinterest board for even more examples of burnt-wood facades.