Here is two story modern concrete house design that may become your inspiration of how to build a concrete house. This 289 sqm or 3110 sq.ft contemporary concrete residence has really unique and awesome design; structure, exterior, interior, its floor plan concept and of course both front and backyard garden landscape.
This 17×17 meters concrete private house structure actually has two volume constructions. The two structures define the floor plan layout. The center or gap between two concrete volumes become stair area and void area to maximize air circulation and natural light insertion.
This modern contemporary concrete slabs house has two-story floor plan. From the exterior, between ground floor and first floor, there is distinct wall application. For the ground floor exterior, white walls applied while first floor of this modern single family house has raw exposed reinforced concrete walls appearance. From street view, the two structures has a clear distinction appearance of ground floor. One concrete structure has wooden wall cladding; the other has aluminum and glass cladding.
From rear view, the distinction between two concrete block volume building smoother. The openness concept or rear house that full of glass walls softens the concrete structure.
Floor Plan Layout
The floor plan layout concept divides interior space into three zones. Social spaces that occupy all ground floor, and the parent spaces and children spaces that occupy second level or first floor of this single family two story concrete house.
The second level or first floor of one of concrete structure has jutted forward volume, hanging and become shade of carport below. The carport cans accommodate two cars. The entrance door located at side of carport. From the entrance door we will stand inside the gap volume of this concrete residence and direct facing stair to second level/first floor. If you go forward, we will meet spacious living room at left side. At the center of the gap volume, dining area exist. Next to dining area is tiny outdoor garden surround by glass walls. Next to tiny inner outdoor garden patio, kitchen exists. The kitchen has lovely colorful furniture accent. The counter kitchen island table has Fuchsia color.
In front of kitchen-garden-dining, bathroom, working space, and pantry exist. In front of living area, guest house exist. Between that rooms and rear outdoor, glass walls including glass doors installed to separate indoor and outdoor area. There is rear terrace porch that has roof from above rooftop terrace construction. The rear terrace functioned as outdoor dining area and completed with mini bar and BBQ.
The second level or first floor of this concrete residence become private spaces for dweller. One volume structure accommodate three children rooms with bathroom and large outdoor rooftop terrace, other volume of this two structure concrete house consist master bedroom ensuite for parents with large outdoor rooftop terrace. The gap structure wall outside right now become partition walls that separate parents and kids zones, especially the rooftop terrace. So between parents and children, there is separate rooftop terrace with own privacy. From above outdoor rooftop terraces we can view lawn garden, private swimming pool, and panorama beyond. Santa Fe Province, Argentina. Credit & source: Matías Imbern.