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http://www.artinfo.com/galleryguide/artwork/11958/447/13869/stefan-zwicky-concrete-chair/

With  nod to Le Corbusier  (its a copy of a LC Club chair except the upholstery is concrete).  

Obviously not really made for a person to sit on, but as an interesting art object. 

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http://www.ajg41.clara.co.uk/mirrors/dungeness.html

A great example of form following functions.  These massive shapes in concrete were used to concentrate sound waves so that approaching aircraft could be detected during WW II.   (before radar?)

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