Design Detail – A Wall Of Concrete Blocks With Geometric Shapes

Design Detail - A Wall Of Concrete Blocks With Geometric Shapes

 
When designing the B+B House in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Studio MK27 together with Galeria Arquitetos, included an entire wall made from concrete blocks, that have geometric shape cut-outs.
 

Design Detail - A Wall Of Concrete Blocks With Geometric Shapes

 

According to the architects, the wall is a reference to modernism in Brazil from the 1930’s, when the blocks were used in construction as they were easily reproduced on a large scale.

Design Detail - A Wall Of Concrete Blocks With Geometric Shapes

 

The blocks act as a screen, creating shade without the need to build a solid wall, as well as allowing the breeze to pass through them.

Design Detail - A Wall Of Concrete Blocks With Geometric Shapes
Photography by Fernando Guerra

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