September 13, 2017

11 Spaces That Feature Concrete

Interior Design hosts a weekly photo contest on Instagram called #idpicks. Each Wednesday, we announce a new theme and ask our followers to tag their images with our hashtag. Here, we share the submissions that caught our eye. Make sure to check our Instagram account, @interiordesignmag, for the next topic and a chance to be featured!

This week, we asked to see images of interiors that feature concrete, such as artist Pedro Reyes’s Brutalist Mexico City residence and WME’s Nashville headquarters by Hastings Architecture Associates


Below, some of the submissions we loved:

Herzog & de Meuron’s 56 Leonard Street skyscraper (“Jenga” tower) in Tribeca, New York @herzogdemeuron #idpicks

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Habitat 67, Montreal. “When Moshe Safdie started sketching out his ideas for this prefabricated housing development back in the 1960s, his concept seemed the stuff of architecture-student daydreams: 354 concrete boxes stacked in such a way that each would have its own private outdoor space, and the composite total would form a three-dimensional pixelated mound. For today’s audience, stacked and staggered modules might seem mundane now that design software has made it easier to piece together these kinds of architectural puzzles. In the 1960s, though, Safdie imagined this form—and the complex interconnections of structure and mechanical systems—using pencil, paper, and physical models. ‘We used a lot of Legos,’ he remembers. ‘We bought out entire stores of Legos.'” Text: Architectural Digest ????: #habitat67 #montreal #canada #moshesafdie #safdie #architecture #archinerds #architects #architecturaldesign #residential #prefab #prefabricated #productivitytools #ffe #ff&e #specification #specificationsoftware #fohlio #MadeWithFohlio #archdaily #architizer #designdaily #architecturedigest #luxemagazine #idpicks #brutalist #housing

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Interior Design editors also weighed in:

In between the ???? Bravo @1hotels @marvelarchitects ???????? More in our #september issue

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