Beyond Brutalism: Five Examples Of Wildly Innovative Concrete Architecture

The RATP Bus Center, in France, by ECDM Architects has embossed dots on its concrete facade, which makes it look like a perforated metallic building from some angles and a giant LEGO block from others.

Urban Podium em Roterdão / Atelier Kempe Thill (6)

Pódio Urbano em Roterdã / Atelier Kempe Thill

An unconventional convention center in London.

An unconventional convention center in London. British architects Grimshaw have completed an extension to the ExCeL convention centre in London with a bright yellow e-shaped entrance.

Tod's Store in Tokyo, Japan by Toyo Ito

Then you should head over to Tod’s, an Italian footwear retailer, on Tokyo’s Ometesando boulevard. At the very least, act like you’re shopping while taking in the grandeur of its ornate facade that branches out like a concrete tree, covering and supportin

Hoki Museum / Nikken Sekkei

Hoki Museum / Nikken Sekkei

a bit chaotic, if the neighbor buildings had a very simple facade this could be very different but now just added to the disorganization in my idea. Yamaha Corporation (Ginza, Tokyo, Japan) by Nikken Sekkei.

Love the compositional theory underlying this façade - the white has a contrasting value compared to the black. The neon green contrasts the dark colours.