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This brickwork extends out from the edges of the house to hide its other facades, which are wrapped by glass and dark render intended to "recede visually" into the garden.

Linear brick wall conceals earthy and tactile interiors of Devon Passivhaus

A linear red-brick wall obscures the textured interiors and art-filled courtyard hidden inside McLean Quinlan's low-rise Passivhaus home in Devon, UK.

A linear red-brick wall obscures the textured interiors and art-filled courtyard hidden inside McLean Quinlan's low-rise Passivhaus home in Devon, UK.

Linear brick wall conceals earthy and tactile interiors of Devon Passivhaus

A linear red-brick wall obscures the textured interiors and art-filled courtyard hidden inside McLean Quinlan's low-rise Passivhaus home in Devon, UK.

The practice also saved burnt and blackened bricks and have interspersed them across the facade to form dark patches of colour.

CTA Creative Architects uses perforated bricks to form Wall House

Hole-punctured bricks bring air and sunlight into Wall House, a multi-generational family home in the Vietnamese city of Bien Hoa.

All of the bricks were salvaged from the building sites of properties nearby and have been punctuated to feature four small holes.

CTA Creative Architects uses perforated bricks to form Wall House

Hole-punctured bricks bring air and sunlight into Wall House, a multi-generational family home in the Vietnamese city of Bien Hoa.

The practice decided to construct most of Wall House's exterior using perforated square bricks that allow fresh air and natural light to seep in from the outdoors.

CTA Creative Architects uses perforated bricks to form Wall House

Hole-punctured bricks bring air and sunlight into Wall House, a multi-generational family home in the Vietnamese city of Bien Hoa.

Hole-punctured bricks bring air and sunlight into this multi-generational family home in the city of Bien Hoa, Vietnam designed by CTA Creative Architects.

CTA Creative Architects uses perforated bricks to form Wall House

Hole-punctured bricks bring air and sunlight into Wall House, a multi-generational family home in the Vietnamese city of Bien Hoa.

In addition to the new roof, the brick and limestone facade was also carefully restored and new bronze storefronts, similar to the structure's original design, run along the street level.

BKSK adds glass dome to roof of Tammany Hall building in New York

A glass dome modelled on the shape of a turtle shell rises from the top of a historic building in Union Square to pay homage to an indigenous group.

Key Worker Housing is characterised by its varied material finishes, including oak cladding and yellow bricks, which were chosen by Mecanoo to reflect the "layering of architectural inventions over the centuries" throughout the English city.

Key Worker Housing by Mecanoo references Cambridge architecture

Yellow brick walls with unarranged white windows enclose communal courtyards at the heart of Mecanoo's housing for the University of Cambridge.

White-brick walls enclose gardens and outdoor walkways of this house in Amatepec, Mexico, designed by Manuel Cervantes Estudio to create "a game between light and shadows".

White brickwork encloses gardens of house by Manuel Cervantes Estudio

Brick volumes enclose gardens and outdoor walkways of this house in Mexico, designed by Manuel Cervantes Estudio for "a game between light and shadows".

Kitrvs winery's facades built from 13,596 individually rotated bricks. Brick Facade, Brick Wall, Construction Images, Digital Fabrication, Colossal Art, Exterior, Facade Design, Building Materials, Design Process

Kitrvs winery's parametric facades built from 13,596 individually rotated bricks

Swiss university ETH Zürich has created the facades of a winery in Greece from 13,596 individually placed bricks using "augmented bricklaying".

The brick, which has circular glass inserts, was used across the building's facades where it creates geometric patterns broken up by narrow window slits. Space Architecture, Amazing Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Architecture Details, My Building, Building Facade, Brick Facade, Brick Wall, Types Of Bricks

Hooba Design Group wraps Tehran office in glass-punctuated bricks

Hooba Design Group has used bricks with glass inserts to create a "semi-transparent character" for the headquarters of a brick manufacturer in Tehran.

Tehran-based Hooba Design Group designed a special type of brick, which was manufactured in Kohan Ceram factory, for the six-storey block's facades. Modern Architecture House, Facade Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, Classical Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Landscape Architecture, E28 Bmw, Types Of Bricks, Exotic Homes

Hooba Design Group wraps Tehran office in glass-punctuated bricks

Hooba Design Group has used bricks with glass inserts to create a "semi-transparent character" for the headquarters of a brick manufacturer in Tehran.

Hooba Design Group used bricks with glass inserts to create a "semi-transparent character" for the headquarters of brick manufacturer Kohan Ceram in Tehran, Iran. Dream House Interior, Home Interior Design, Interior And Exterior, Brick Facade, Brick Wall, Types Of Bricks, Solid Brick, Architectural Materials, Building Facade

Hooba Design Group wraps Tehran office in glass-punctuated bricks

Hooba Design Group has used bricks with glass inserts to create a "semi-transparent character" for the headquarters of a brick manufacturer in Tehran.

Wheat-coloured bricks have been used to clad the exterior of the homes and have been double-stacked in some areas to form a textured surface. Pula, Exposed Rafters, Brick Architecture, Residential Architecture, Small Buildings, House Roof, Open Plan Living, Wooden Flooring, Building A House

KennedyTwaddle inserts pitched-roofed houses with private courtyards into former timber yard

KennedyTwaddle prioritised privacy in the construction of this pitched-roof housing development on a awkward plot in Finchley, north London.

Salvaged time-worn bricks line the interiors of this gabled house near Bratislava, Slovakia, designed by local architect Martin Skoček. Brick Interior, Modern Interior Design, Kitchen Interior, Architecture Details, Interior Architecture, Brick Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Zinc Roof, Timber Ceiling

Martin Skoček contrasts modern facade of House V with brick interiors

Salvaged time-worn bricks line the interiors of gabled House V near Bratislava, Slovakia, designed by local architect Martin Skoček.

Lisbon-based designer Sam Baron has created a set of signs made from bricks, tape and mirrors to encourage social distancing at the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology. Temporary Architecture, New York Architecture, Wayfinding Signage, Signage Design, Red Clay Bricks, Amanda Levete, Mirror Panels, Mirrors, White Building

Sam Barrow creates brick and mirror signage to allow social distancing at the MAAT

Sam Baron has created a set of signs made from bricks, tape and mirrors to encourage social distancing at the MAAT, which reopened this week.

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