Watch: Building with concrete blocks: a low-cost and flexible material

Concrete blocks are a prefab material often seen as an option for cheap building. But its design potential has yet to be realized. The blocks are hollow to allow for insulators and strengthening elements, making the material flexible enough to work in any climate. The precise work from architects like Terra e Tuma have shown the raw, exposed power of concrete blocks in designing living spaces. Its modular nature and low price tag encourage experimentation and innovation. Would you incorporate blocks into your dream home?

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