Maroubra House • Those Architects • The bricks used to build the Sydney extension were recycled from other parts of the house. . . . . . . . . . Photo credit: Luc Remond via: www.dezeen.com @thosearchitects #architecture #architecturephoto #architectureporn #architect #architecturelovers #architexture #architecturephotography #amazingarchitecture #arquitectura #interiordesign #archidaily #archilovers #archdaily #instaarchitecture #australianarchitecture #exterior #interior #brick #window #arquitetura #architettura #interiordesigner #buzzfeed #picoftheday #arquiteturadeinteriores #concrete #construction #architektur #bricks #facade
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BUILDING - Louis Kahn - The National Assembly building, completed in 1982, stands as one of Kahn’s most prominent works, but also as a symbolic monument to the government of Bangladesh. via: www.acaixanegra.com
HOUSE IN THE MOUNTAINS - Wolff Architects - To further minimise the visual impact, the house will be built of a material which is identical in colour to the rocks around it; all exterior walls of the blocks are built of fairface cement brick, made with 70% recycled concrete. The brick exterior is necessary to protect the house from bush fires. Photo credit: Heinrich Wolff via: www.archdaily.com
VC MORRIS GIFT SHOP, SAN FRANCISCO, 1948 - Frank Lloyd Wright - The V. C Morris Gift shop project is finished with a radical brick facade that Frank Lloyd Wright imagined. He created a flat brick facade the only ornamental details of this facade is two concrete bands, one that creates the plinth and another that creates the top of the building and a vertical texture brick band left to the entrance arch. Photo credit: Darren Bradley via: www.theguardian.com
GREAT MOSQUE OF SAMARRA, IRAQ, 1278 - A ninth-century mosque located in Samarra, Iraq. The mosque was commissioned in 848 and completed in 851. Photo credit: De Agostini/Getty Images via: www.theguardian.com
GUILHERME TORRES OFFICE - Studio Guilherme Torres - Architecture starts when you carefully put bricks together. This Mies van der Rohe quote points out the main element of the project, the brick. The façade was built with approximately 25 thousand bricks, creating a wide mosaic. Photo credit: Denilson Machado – MCA Estúdio via: www.archdaily.com @guilhermetorres
CHRISTI AUFERSTEHUNG 1964-70, COLOGNE - Gottfried Bohm - Located in Cologne. The Catholic church was built between 1968-1970 by architect Gottfried Böhm and is regarded as a typical example of sculptural buildings by the architect. via: www.http://architectuul.com
NATIONAL MUSEUM FOR ROMAN ART, SPAIN - Rafael Moneo - Thin, elongated brickwork, distinctly non-Roman in its shape and perfect uniformity, gives the museum its trademark appearance. Walls, columns, and arches are made of the same material, but the appearance is far from monotonous; patchworks of gold and red hues paint the walls in pixelated clusters of color, lit afire by the dramatic overhead lighting. Photo credit: James Gordon via: www.archdaily.com #rafaelmoneo
CASA ZIRAHUEN - Intersticial Arquitectura - The exposed materials reveal the home's constructive honesty, said Intersticial Arquitectura. The polished concrete and bare brick reflect the quality of artistry and craftsmanship the region has to offer. Photo credit: Marcos Betanzos via: www.dezeen.com @intersticialarquitectura
CASA GRID - Bloco Arquitetos - The brick panels feature patterns that vary in their density depending on the amount of light and privacy required within the interior. Photo credit: Haruo Mikami via: www.dezeen.com @bloco_arq
BRASILIA RESIDENCE - Bloco Arquitetos - Solid brick walls are slotted between the concrete structure, echoing the material palette the architects used for a house extension for a family in Brasília. Photo credit: Haruo Mikami via: www.dezeen.com @bloco_arq
CIVIC CENTRE CRISTALLERIES PLANEL - H Arquitectes - This public facility houses an adult education centre, a language standardization consortium and a hotel on a triangular plot in the Parliament district of Barcelona. Photo credit: Adrià Goula via: www.archdaily.com
DEER MOAT PASSAGE, PRAGUE - Josef Pleskot with the AP studio - This passage, which was already initiated by former President Vaclav Havel, is part of a broader intention to establish an alternative access road that leads to the Prague Castle. Photo credit: felipe camus via: www.flickr.com
RED BRICK ART MUSEUM, SHANGHAI - Don Yugan - This museum in Beijing takes its name from the red brick used by architect Dong Yugan to create spaces that are dramatically illuminated by skylights, perforations and narrow windows incorporated into its homogeneous masonry surfaces. Photo credit: Yueqi Jazzy Li via: www.dezeen.com
2018 has arrived! Happy New Year to all our members and associates.
We're back in the office today and excited to get stuck into a huge 2018 for us here at Think Brick Australia. We hope everyone had a safe and happy holiday.
Make sure you have a safe and happy holiday this Christmas from all of us here at Roofing Tile Association of Australia.
IMAM REZA COMPLEX - Kalout Architect Studio - The location of the religious and cultural complex of Imam Reza in the cultural zone of Tehran, Iran directs the project towards the creation of an urban space for social interaction and the participation of different generations and social groups.The bricks used in the walls of the corridors and Shabestan together with the glass, express the symbolic upward movement of the earth to light. Photo credit: Parham Taghioff via: www.plataformaarquitectura.cl @kaloutarchitects
Our staff will be taking a short break over the holiday period and we look forward to seeing you bright and early for 2018!
RESIDENTIAL COMPLEX, ULTRECHT - Geurst & Schulze Architects - Hagemeister clinker bricks characterize the face of the buildings in naturally warm brown shades, which change from the dark sand tone to the reddish bronze brown with black coal fire passages. via: www.baulinks.de