Concrete Treat

From the street, two boxy forms peer over the front concrete wall and porous black metal gate. The light gray box towers over its dark rattan-encased neighbor. Because we espy no openings on the gray concrete face, it piques our curiosity immensely. We learn to our delight that the tower is open to the sky and holds the laundry area.

More unconventionality follows. But these ‘treats,’ as architects Gregorius Yolodi and Maria Rosantina call them, “are not immediately apparent from the outside but instead are revealed one by one as we go through the building.”

Two treats we cannot wait

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