Architectural Concrete

A High-Performance Home That Costs Only $20,000 to Build
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A High-Performance Home That Costs Only $20,000 to Build

Auburn University's Rural Studio successfully built a high-performance home on a... More

A Unique, Multi-Purpose Building Full of Holes
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A Unique, Multi-Purpose Building Full of Holes

The faceted volume of this concrete building is punctured by a series of holes... More

Every Room With a View: Kloof Road House
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Every Room With a View: Kloof Road House

Nico van der Meulen’s client asked for a house that maximized their views—and that... More

The Holcim Foundation Names 13 Winners in North America
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The Holcim Foundation Names 13 Winners in North America

The triennial competition awarded $330,000 to projects that the design jury... More

Who is the Greenest of Them All?
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Who is the Greenest of Them All?

A look at how competition fosters innovation in the sustainable building realm. More

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Architectural Umbrellas Provide Shade

Birdair’s architectural umbrellas are pre-assembled and can be installed on most surfaces More

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The ZEROprize

The ZEROprize is open to design teams that use re-skinning and other retrofitting technologies on an older concrete high-rise structure to reduce its carbon, water, and energy footprint to net-zero while also maintaining high architectural design standards. More

Don’t Have a Cow
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Don’t Have a Cow

I grew up on a small family dairy farm in Wisconsin. Although sometimes it seems... More

Lightweight Concrete for Architectural Panels
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Lightweight Concrete for Architectural Panels

Sonoma Cast Stone has made its Classic Concrete and NuCrete versions of EarthCrete... More

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