48,484 Rastra Block Home Design Photos

Richard Brown Architect AIA
8 Reviews
Columbia Gorge House
Ideabooks208
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I am involved in the exterior finishing process on a Rastra Block house. What is the best fastener to use to anchor fixtures and trims. It appears that a helical pan head screw would work but have not located a source.
Hi Glenn, We used Rastra's Version 1 Installation Guide - dated 2000. We tend to minimize exterior trim into the Rastra Block. For a Hood River OR house the contractor, Scott Sorensen, recessed wood blocking back to the concrete cells for heavy loads. He shot the wood into the concrete and then plastered
“Columbia Gorge House - open floor plan, cross ventilation,” — texasvernacular
Richard Brown Architect AIA
8 Reviews
Mountain View from Porch
Ideabooks116
Questions0
Rastra Block
“View from porch” — terrihashem
Richard Brown Architect AIA
8 Reviews
View from Barn to House
Ideabooks149
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Rastra Block
“concrete and wood” — parvb
Otis Bradley Company, Inc.
2 Reviews
McNell Ojai New Construction Rastra Block
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McNell Ojai New Construction Rastra Block
Rastra block perfomwall ICF insulated concrete forms
Otis Bradley Company, Inc.
2 Reviews
McNell Ojai New Construction Rastra Block
Ideabooks1
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McNell Ojai New Construction Rastra Block
Rastra block perform wall ICF insulated concrete forms
Otis Bradley Company, Inc.
2 Reviews
McNell Ojai New Construction Rastra Block
Ideabooks1
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McNell Ojai New Construction Rastra Block
Rastra Block
Otis Bradley Company, Inc.
2 Reviews
McNell Ojai New Construction Rastra Block
Ideabooks3
Questions0
McNell Ojai New Construction Rastra Block
Rastra block perform wall ICF insulated concrete forms
Hayes Construction, Inc.
LEED Certified Home
Ideabooks11
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This home was built out of Rastra Block. All of the water from the roofs is diverted to a 3,500 gallon cistern underground and then pumped to irrigate the yard.
Rastra Block
“Nice doors” — 1hayesa3
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