Most homeowners don’t opt for exposed concrete exteriors, but some do and it can be striking. Depending on the structure, it can come off as brutalist architecture but doesn’t have to. An exterior with concrete combined with plenty of glass and natural wood can be luxurious and even warm. These three materials are somewhat common exteriors for modern homes.
This collection offers a variety of home styles despite all having a concrete exterior. Some you may like while others you may find unattractive. It’s an interesting choice for an exterior, but then there are many interesting choices in home design.
On another note, just because a home is built with concrete slabs or blocks or poured doesn’t mean the exterior will be exposed concrete. There are many concrete homes with other types of siding and exteriors done so well you’ll never know the house made of concrete.
The above house is a concrete and wood exterior house designed by yh2 architectes. The modern home is located in Quebec, Canada in a forested setting on a hill overlooking a lake. Read more and see more photos of this house here.
Above is a renovated house in Mexico with a mostly concrete exterior. It was renovated by Miguel de la Torre Arquitectos. It has a terrific modern look both inside and out. You can see the rest of this home here.
This is a view of the house that has concrete walls paired with glass walls and tall trees for the landscape.
This is a close look at the side of the house that has a large mushroom-like concrete structure with large glass windows on the upper floor.
This is a look at the elevation of the large concrete house that has an abundance of glass walls and windows that break the solid concrete tones of the house.