10 Sep 7 Modern Brick Facades and Interiors
These modern homes make new on the traditional building material through adventurous facades, renovations, and interiors.
Above: This Boerum Hill brownstone, designed by MADE, is a good example of turning exposed interior brick into something more modern and Shaker-inspired—simply by painting it all white.
Born as a horse stable, the Brick Weave House in Chicago, designed by Studio Gang, is all about transportation and transparency. A clever renovation has made it the most compelling architecture on the block and home to a pair of urbanite gearheads and their bevy of cars and motorcycles. Photo by Gregg Segal
Reclaimed timber floors and rustic brick hit a warm material note in an England barn conversion.
The facade of this house in Belgium consists of “knitted bricks“ laid in a variegated pattern. Says Tom Verschueren: “In this part of Belgium, 90 percent of the houses are built with brick. It’s a classic material that we tried to use in House BVA in a totally different way.” Photo by Frederik Vercruysse
Richard Garber and Nicole Robertson of GRO Architects opened up this 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment by gutting all but two of the interior walls—one separating the bedroom and bathroom, and a structural wall between the kitchen and dining area that was stripped to expose the original brick. Photo by Christopher Sturman