Concrete, Wood, Steel and Glass: How to choose the material of a Staircase?

Concrete, Wood, Steel and Glass: How to choose the material of a Staircase? © Hufton+Crow, Stijn Poelstra, Dylan Perrenoud, Adrián Vásquez Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983066/concrete-wood-steel-and-glass-how-to-choose-the-material-of-a-staircase Most of us use stairways every day, but a few times do we stop to contemplate their design or put much thought into their function. … Read more

Materials to Build India’s Identity

Materials to Build India’s Identity © Andre J Fanthome Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983042/materials-to-build-indias-identity Upon becoming a sovereign country, free from British Rule, the people of India found themselves faced with questions they had never needed to answer before. Coming from different cultures and origins, the citizens began to wonder what … Read more

In search of brutalist architecture and fluted concrete in Bordeaux

While in Bordeaux, I scoured the city in search of brutalist architecture. If the old “Caisse d’épargne” in the Mériadeck district was able to satisfy my hunger for concrete, I went in search of other Brutalist-inspired buildings that could evoke the local pastry specialty, the famous “Canelé de Bordeaux”… The Meriadeck district, concrete in all … Read more

Concrete Estates: The Legacy of Soviet-Era Housing

Concrete Estates: The Legacy of Soviet-Era Housing Bolshaya Tulskaya Residential Complex . Image © Dumitru Rusu Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/981407/concrete-estates-the-legacy-of-soviet-era-housing When cities grow, fueled by an expanding population, housing becomes an essential component of the urban character of a metropolis. Across the world, housing experiments have been propagated by governments … Read more