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1. Concrete Apartment Building Emphasizes 'Square Frame as a Whole'

S ituated in the Otowa district of Tokyo's Bunkyo ward, the Modelia Days apartment building is very close to the Gokokuji temple, which was established in the Edo era (1603-1868) as a place of prayer for members of the shogunate, a feudal regime of Japan.Situated in the Otowa district of Tokyo’s Bunkyo ward, the Modelia Days apartment building is very close to the Gokokuji temple, which was established in the Edo era (1603-1868) as a place of prayer for members of the shogunate, a feudal regime of Japan.

By Stacey Enesey Klemenc
2. See Why Salt Lake is a Great City for Concrete on ACI 124's Walking Tour

See Why Salt Lake is a Great City for Concrete on ACI 124's Walking TourDuring the upcoming Concrete Convention and Exposition, join ACI 124 for a free walking tour of exemplary concrete buildings at 1 p.m. Monday, March 26. It will be led by ACI Intermountain Chapter member Sarah Sutherland, business development director of Forterrra Structural & Specialty Products.

Editors
3. The Elements of Design: The Vitality of Line

Concrete in Louisianna State Museum - Concrete Decor MagazineThere is a famous paperback called “The Elements of Style” by Strunk and White. Many writers treasure it as a guide to writing clearly and succinctly while avoiding common grammatical errors. The handbook itself is a model of clarity.

By Gaye Goodman
4. Cantilevered Concrete Stair Treads

Cantilevered stair treads.“Cantilevered stair treads are always an eye-catching sensation in architectural circles,” says FuTung Cheng, founder of the website concreteexchange.com. “The very idea of a single point of support at one end of a plank, managing the enormous weight of a person walking on a stair tread, is dramatic.

By Joe Maty
5. The Ongoing Evolution of the Species Concrete

In FuTung Cheng's view, the term decorative concrete fails to convey the full measure of the materials prowess.In FuTung Cheng’s view, the term “decorative concrete” fails to convey the full measure of the material’s prowess in enhancing design. Coloring, texturing, stamping or staining don’t begin to tell the whole story.

By Joe Maty
6. Contractors Get Ready to Transform the Underground Concrete House in Oregon

Inside the underground concrete house.As you can see from these "before" photos, the house is a unique concrete dome home with a lot of potential. It's normally covered with earth, and for most of its history, it served as a residence for ministers who served the church across the street.

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7. Portugal Housing Development Embraces Architectural Concrete Finishes

Modern and stylish home created with microtoppings in Portugal.Luca Seminati, managing director of Ideal Work srl, helped install the Italian company’s house-made microtopping on these stylish homes in Lisbon, Portugal.

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8. "Zombie-proof" Concrete Safe House in Warsaw, Poland

A look at the Safe House in Warsaw Poland that completely closes up into a tight box.Often, in the process of selling a client on the advantages of concrete, contractors or designers essentially break out a laundry list: It’s durable. It’s versatile. It’s green, design-friendly, affordable, and on and on. Thanks to this house, we can now add “zombie-proof” to the list of concrete’s marketable features.

By Kelly O'Brien
9. Concrete Steps and Much More in Great Falls

Two concrete steps lead up to a house entryway.Concraft Concrete Construction, Leesburg, Va., submitted photos to us last year of decorative concrete work the company was wrapping up at a new home in Great Falls, Va., just outside of Washington, D.C.

Editors
10. Fu-Tung Cheng Plays with Walls

This house, built in San Mateo County, Calif., by Cheng Design, has the fingerprints of acclaimed precast-piece designer Fu-Tung Cheng all over it.This house, built in San Mateo County, Calif., by Cheng Design, has the fingerprints of acclaimed precast-piece designer Fu-Tung Cheng all over it.

By Cheng Design

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