bricks

Dong Yugan uses brick to form sculptural surfaces and playful structures at Red Brick Art Museum

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 homogenous masonry surfaces. Read more

Brickwork facade modelled on “abstract menorah” fronts Jewish community centre by Natoma Architects

Center for Jewish Life at Drexel University by Stanley Saitowitz and Natoma Architects Inc.

Stanley Saitowitz‘s firm Natoma Architects has created a Hillel House for Philadelphia’s Drexel University, with a red brick facade designed to reference the branched lampstands used in Jewish homes and temples, as well as the striated garments worn during prayer. Read more

Inbetween Architecture transforms “terribly dated” 1970s Melbourne house to open up lake views

Ruffey Lake House by Inbetween Architecture

Inbetween Architecture has renovated and extended a dated brown-brick property in Melbourne‘s Doncaster suburb to improve the quality of its living spaces and capture views of nearby Ruffey Lake. Read more