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Q&A with award-winning architect, Paul Uhlmann

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Q&A with award-winning architect, Paul Uhlmann

We recently had the pleasure of supplying some bespoke concrete pieces for the Hill Residence on Queensland's Gold Coast. The dramatic three-level home, built by Nick McDonald from Mactech Constructions and designed by award-winning Paul Uhlmann Architects, sits on stilts which creates the illusion the home is floating above the iconic Burleigh point. We spoke to Paul about the design process, environmental and social sustainability in his homes and his new project in the Greek Islands. What was the inspiration behind this design? Creation of a box tilted down a hill with openings cut into it and lined with timber to...

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Ten minutes with Peppa Hart's Sophie Bell

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Ten minutes with Peppa Hart's Sophie Bell

Concrete Nation spoke to stylist and digital strategist Sophie Bell of Peppa Hart about building her dream farmhouse.

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Interview: Concrete Nation chats to building designer Jayson Pate

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Interview: Concrete Nation chats to building designer Jayson Pate

Concrete Nation spoke to award-winning building designer Jayson Pate about his signature style, sustainability and current trends.

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How to style concrete in your bathroom

How to style concrete in your bathroom

  Is your bathroom due for a makeover? Are you thinking about a new basin, or a new bath? Maybe you’re having trouble with textures or colours? Well, Concrete Nation has got your bathroom queries covered with their customisable range of concrete designs.   Incorporating concrete in your home can be tricky, but follow these tips and you will end up with an effortless space that is truly unique.   So, how can you integrate concrete in your bathroom?   Concrete Vanity – a soft concrete vanity will make your bathroom feel warm and inviting; with cool grey hues against...

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Five reasons why concrete furniture is perfect for outdoors

Five reasons why concrete furniture is perfect for outdoors

The ‘Stone Age’ is back everyone! The Flintstones had it right!   Not only is concrete furniture a great modern addition to the inside of your home, it is even better outdoors. Australian homes are renowned for great outdoor entertaining areas; the climate is just right (most of the time). If you want to add some style to your alfresco area, concrete is the way to go. Here are 5 reasons why you should consider adding concrete furniture to your outdoor living area:     Weather resistant – concrete can withstand a variety of weather situations. Rain, hail, shine or frost,...

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