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The latest concrete houses, including a "mini bunker" completed on a very tight budget.

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While the front of the house appears to be inaccessible, the hidden rear side that faces the garden is largely glazed and opens out to the outside.

Monolithic concrete walls enfold minimalist Pyramid House in Switzerland

While the front of the house appears to be inaccessible, the hidden rear side that faces the garden is largely glazed and opens out to the outside.

Pyramid House was commissioned by a family who wanted a "one-of-a-kind" dwelling that challenged the look of neighbouring houses while maintaining their privacy.

Monolithic concrete walls enfold minimalist Pyramid House in Switzerland

Pyramid House was commissioned by a family who wanted a "one-of-a-kind" dwelling that challenged the look of neighbouring houses while maintaining their privacy.

DF_DC has used concrete to create a monolithic house in the town of Tegna, Switzerland, which takes cues from Japanese architecture and the surrounding mountains.

Monolithic concrete walls enfold minimalist Pyramid House in Switzerland

DF_DC has used concrete to create a monolithic house in the town of Tegna, Switzerland, which takes cues from Japanese architecture and the surrounding mountains.

Barclay & Crousse has white-washed portions of the concrete walls inside the house, to create a bright interior, while the red stone remains exposed and is complemented by a glossy flooring tile.

Peruvian mountains surround geometric red house by Barclay & Crousse

Barclay & Crousse has white-washed portions of the concrete walls inside the house, to create a bright interior, while the red stone remains exposed and is complemented by a glossy flooring tile.

Lima studio Barclay & Crousse has completed this house with reddish stone and concrete walls, and dramatically slanted roofs to echo mountains.

Peruvian mountains surround geometric red house by Barclay & Crousse

Lima studio Barclay & Crousse has completed this house with reddish stone and concrete walls, and dramatically slanted roofs to echo mountains.

Architecture studio Summary built VDC, a modular housing scheme in Portugal's Vale de Cambria, out of prefabricated concrete elements.

Summary builds modular housing in Portugal from prefabricated concrete

Architecture studio Summary built VDC, a modular housing scheme in Portugal's Vale de Cambria, out of prefabricated concrete elements.

Around the central path and the ramp, the house is built as blocky volumes formed from thick concrete walls reaching a black steel roof at different heights. Concrete is pared with steel in order to be both resilient to fire and low maintenance.

Tinted glass bathes Lookout House by Faulkner Architects in red glow

Around the central path and the ramp, the house is built as blocky volumes formed from thick concrete walls reaching a black steel roof at different heights. Concrete is pared with steel in order to be both resilient to fire and low maintenance.

The ground floor is arranged around a hexagon-shaped hall, with a kitchen, living room and dining room in adjoining, tessellating hexagons. Between the rooms, three concrete rings shelter circular terraces.

Double O Studio tops trefoil-shaped concrete house with rooftop pool

The ground floor is arranged around a hexagon-shaped hall, with a kitchen, living room and dining room in adjoining, tessellating hexagons. Between the rooms, three concrete rings shelter circular terraces.

Set on a sandy site amongst pine trees close to the Atlantic Ocean, the two-storey house has an unusual geometry that gives it its name.

Double O Studio tops trefoil-shaped concrete house with rooftop pool

Set on a sandy site amongst pine trees close to the Atlantic Ocean, the two-storey house has an unusual geometry that gives it its name.

Double O Studio has designed Trefoil House in Aroeira, Portugal, as a series of overlapping concrete shapes topped by a long swimming pool.

Double O Studio tops trefoil-shaped concrete house with rooftop pool

Double O Studio has designed Trefoil House in Aroeira, Portugal, as a series of overlapping concrete shapes topped by a long swimming pool.

Welcome to The Jungle House by CplusC Architectural Workshop.

Welcome to The Jungle House by CplusC Architectural Workshop features aquaponic rooftop garden

Welcome to The Jungle House by CplusC Architectural Workshop.

Nic Brunsdon squeezed the two-storey house onto a tight plot of land for a family keen to live closer to the city of Perth and all its amenities.

Arched concrete panels arrange to form North Perth House

Nic Brunsdon squeezed the two-storey house onto a tight plot of land for a family keen to live closer to the city of Perth and all its amenities.

Precast concrete panels punctuated with swooping arches make up this family home in Perth, Australia, designed by architect Nic Brunsdon.

Arched concrete panels arrange to form North Perth House

Precast concrete panels punctuated with swooping arches make up this family home in Perth, Australia, designed by architect Nic Brunsdon.

North Perth House is made from arched panels of precast concrete.

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North Perth House is made from arched panels of precast concrete.

Concrete colonnade wraps 54-metre-long house in Bolivia.

Concrete colonnade wraps 54-metre-long house in Bolivia

Concrete colonnade wraps 54-metre-long house in Bolivia.

As the house was built on a sloping site, with a height difference of about 10 metres across it, Sanden+Hodnekvam Arkitekter dug it into the hillside and aligned it at a diagonal angle to the fall of the terrain to create outdoor spaces and improves its views.

Sanden+Hodnekvam Arkitekter designs red concrete house in Lillehammer

As the house was built on a sloping site, with a height difference of about 10 metres across it, Sanden+Hodnekvam Arkitekter dug it into the hillside and aligned it at a diagonal angle to the fall of the terrain to create outdoor spaces and improves its views.