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Yes, This Concrete House is Actually Homey

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Is it possible for a concrete house to be cosy and comfortable, and even homey?

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A bleak and impersonal presence on the street with a mixture of industrial buildings and houses gives no hint of the warmth within this house by Henri Cleinge.

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The comfort of a wall of books and a view out into a secret garden is part of the sense of a warm and sheltering cave.

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Double height living room glazing on the south side floods the interior with sun.

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A clear view of the sky greets you as you climb the stairs.

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This skylight continues out over the living room and washes the wall with a cool and meditative light.

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The use of large expanses of wood paneling, on ceilings and walls creates a restful sanctuary.

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Upstairs soft white bedding and a warmed polished black granite floor forms a sumptuous contrast to the rustic warmth of the wood and the unyielding gray concrete wall.

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In the kitchen, only the food preparation surfaces and floor are not wood.

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The softness of these ceilings and cabinets of walnut and cedar form a lush contrast with the harsh concrete shell.

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So in the midst of all this wood, the sober and elegantly simple bathroom is actually refreshingly cool and minimal.

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