From Face-Covered Walls to Elegantly Angled Edifices

 - May 19, 2012
As these bold brick surfaces demonstrate, the possibilities for brick as material for astounding architecture and fabulous artistic sculptures are endless. There's a strong similarity between 8-bit illustrations and brick architecture, both would appear to only be able to create minimalist-inspired artwork. Like 8-bit art, bricks can be used in a variety of imaginative ways to create compelling structures.

Many people associate brickwork with rigged, rural housing, however, the Robot Built Installations and Elegantly Angled Edifices are examples of how bricks can be formed into impressive monuments and buildings.

Bricks can also be used to add a sense of refined aesthetics to areas where the surrounding architectural design is industrial, imposing and cold. The Mod Converted Prisons refurbished its surrounding design to complement the base brick layer in order to enhance and encourage a warmer environment.