6,871 burnished concrete block Home Design Photos

M+A Architecture Studio
Spring Branch House
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burnished concrete block
concrete block
“Georgie's fitness studio” — andygeorgiemac
M+A Architecture Studio
Spring Branch House
Ideabooks9
Questions0
burnished concrete block
“Georgie's fitness studio” — andygeorgiemac
Clayton&Little Architects
1 Review
E. 8th Street House
Ideabooks2,469
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floors are sealed concrete and the base trim clear aluminum. Where walls are not exposed CMU, they are painted white. By design, the fireplace provides a singular source of warmth, the gas flame emanating from a bed of crushed glass, surrounded on three sides by a polished concrete hearth.
Just wondering what type of sealer was used on the concrete blocks?
Were the cinder blocks treated is some way?
Since concrete block is porous, these are painted on the exterior. The interior face can be left untreated or use a clear sealer (with a matte finish).
cinder block wall in bathroom and polished concrete floor.
concrete blocks& simple bathroom set up
Exposes brick, stained concrete floor, no window basement bath
“Tap” — steven_cale
Kariouk Associates
Chelsea Hill House
Ideabooks1,159
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Wow, this is concrete block? I'm not a fan of the overall shape of this house and strange window configuration (just my personal aesthetic) but makes me think concrete block could be a viable finish instead
Love the patterned, rectangular shapes and textures of these concrete blocks.
Concrete Block Aesthetic: Minimalist, textured, neutral, cool When to use it: To highlight geometric forms. Because of its modular nature, concrete blocks (concrete masonry
Concrete Block Aesthetic: Minimalist, textured, neutral, cool When to use it: To highlight geometric forms. Because of its modular nature, concrete blocks (concrete masonry units, or CMUs) are best used in a regular, orthogonal
humble concrete block can be used to create a great variety of surface appearances, from angular and sharp to irregular and stone-like, as in this example.
“Simplicity” — courtney3676
Sarah Greenman
1 Review
Dallas, TX: Brian and Katherine
Ideabooks856
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do you know where the CMU block was purchased?
Heidi likes the shape of these blocks
Retro blocks make for great outdoor space and room dividers
me gusta este block no se como para el jardin...
It is amazing how something as cheap as concrete block has such an impact on a
A geometric cinder block wall gives way to an ice-blue front door on the exterior. A vertical window allows the family to see visitors as they approach the door.
“Block walls” — Manny Frausto
Bruns Architecture
Midvale Courtyard House
Ideabooks5,135
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Where on earth did you find the concrete squares for your privacy fence? Are they vintage? I cannot find a source!
Hello - great question. These concrete screen wall blocks were ubiquitous a half a century ago, but were a challenge to track down today. We did find a couple of sources in Arizona and California
masonry material provider, County Materials. They actually had the molds. Took them a while to find them, but then did a great job of making us new blocks from the original molds. Thanks for the question and your interest in your project.
Love the concrete block instead of solid stucco wall, in places...
Breeze blocks to contrast concrete block
I like the concrete blocks that have holes
hoping for. To develop the latter, Bruns created a series of courtyards, the first of which begins at the entrance, which is enclosed by a midcentury concrete screen. “These used to be ubiquitous in the 1960s, but the supplier had to find the molds and dig them out," he says. "They not only have a durability
“car port” — tracyspitler
Gregory Dedona Architect
5 Reviews
Walnut Avenue Kitchen
Ideabooks1,294
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Contemporary kitchen with traditional painted frame and panel cabinets, butcher block island, and precast concrete countertops and backsplash. Modern stainless steel Wolf range and Subzero refrigerator accent traditional touches of cabinetry, farm house sink, stained oak floors, and coffered beam ceiling
I see the island is butcher block, what are the other counters?
Where are the seams in the main concrete countertop with the sink?
Can you tell me the color information for the concrete countertops?
The other counters are pre-cast concrete.
Concrete countertops and white painted cabinets
Concrete counters - butcher block island
Concrete tile backspash, maybe could use for sink island
olive green concrete counters with white farmhouse sink sunken deep in thick counter, maybe helps to avoid backsplashing
“the cabnit doors” — Penny Steele
Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture
4 Reviews
Serpentine Stone
Ideabooks1,549
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it is on wheels. Is there a reason that you chose to have this be mobile on wheels vs stationary or imbedded into the concrete?
What is the stone on the wall? Or is it concrete?
exposed block on exterior walk-out basement walls
Nice stain for wood with cmu block walls.
Mark - Bob -- I love this block use - 1) it saves the stucco 2) Is it as strong?? WOULD LOVE THIS -- BILL
Modern, pattern in concrete, wood texture mixed with concrete color and texture.
“good color wood with red brick, warm” — Woodrow Fountain Jr
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