Light-Weight Concrete

MEXICO

For those who wish to stay above ground there is an innovative method for creating fantastic organic Art Noveau-inspired shapes using light-weight concrete:

Bill and Patti’s Art Noveau house

Tim’s house (terrace)

Tim’s house (kitchen)

Roof 07

Ceiling

dscn2039

Door

Roof 05

Roof

Stairs 01

Stairs

Stairs 05

Stairs

Pictures from: Flying Concrete
(where you’ll find more inspiring pictures and info)

Now, that’s what I call an improvement of the use of concrete! Viva la Mexico! for breaking out of the concrete box and away from the depressing greyness of regular concrete.

Advertisements

Roger Dean

UK

Most people probably know Roger Dean as the visionary album cover artist for Yes and other bands, but he has also made some awesome organic architecture designs together with his brother Martyn, and a prototype Home for Life project.

Home for Life (vision)

Dean’s design for child’s bed was the starting point for his organic designs, which are based on how a room feelsVery important aspect, all too often overlooked for more practical and economic priorities. This bedroom is an example of “compassionate design” by creating a feeling of snug safety, and was arrived at by taking the time to ask children about their preferences (read more here).

Dean 18 Child bedroom

Child’s bedroom

Dean 07 Hall 02

Window

Dean 09 Hall doors

Door

Dean 10 Bathroom

Bathroom

Dean 13 Bath night

Bathtub

Dean 17 Corridor

Corridor

Stairs to bedroom

Dean 04 Bedroom woods

Bedroom