6,085 cmu concrete block Home Design Photos

Identity Construction
5 Reviews
galnick exterior
Ideabooks2,440
Questions7
I have a mid century modern home in Florida that is built with exposed concrete walls just like this and I am
Hello - What are the block dimensions? 8" or 6" tall, and depth? thank you.
Is the top course of block the same as the others,
but with the voids filled or is it a special solid block or is it flashed? What state is this in? We are planning to build our house and are doing something
Are these cinder blocks, or a stone on exterior?
mean because it is using ground face CMU with the sealer and better looking joints? Thank you
It is a solid block that has not voids. It is placed on
We did not line the cement masonry units (cmu) with anything but do recommend using sand as it allows any moister to flow
Where did you source this block ?
“like the massive supporting wall with recessed lighting and large patio” — leemer
Loudoun County Custom Builder - Best of Houzz 2014
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Sarah Greenman
2 Reviews
Dallas, TX: Brian and Katherine
Ideabooks1,201
Questions2
do you know where the CMU block was purchased?
cement blocks look great -- but would dirt collect there?
me gusta este block no se como para el jardin...
orative blocks can be laid in line to create an outdoor screen that separates different areas of your garden, giving privacy without blocking light.
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
a fantastic 1950s throwback. Geometric screens made of patterned besser blocks were big in surburban American homes in the mid 20th century, so if you
architecture, this is an affordable way to do so. Plus, decorative besser block screens and entry walls keep your home and garden private, while still allowing
Heidi likes the shape of these blocks
“Geo cinder” — Colette Emmrich Hibberd
Design Platform
18 Reviews
Jersey Way Addition
Ideabooks2,014
Questions2
Tigerwood Horizontal Fence on Cinder Block Patio Wall. Opened Entire Front of House Adding New Windows, Patio Doors and Clerestory. Photo by David Lauer
concrete block, horizontal boards, great fence
CMU Block and Wood Privacy Fencing...concrete block w/ wood on top...Block Wall & wooden horizontal topping...landscape cinder block wall...Fence & cmu base...concrete + wood wall...fence cinder block and wood...CMU/Wood Privacy Fence...wood and block...cinder block along w/ wood...Block wall with timber
“fence enclosed window treatment” — kre8
Modern Kitchen
Ideabooks2,159
Questions2
no apologies for cinder block--go modern?
... the CMU walls define tall spaces and give them a loft-like feeling. Even if these walls or only self-supporting (not holding up any floors or roofs)
considerations of climate are also important, pointing to the filling of CMU cavities with insulation.
block en cocina...CMU with loft...cinder block wall...cinder blocks...Concrete/ brick wall...Cmu wall - loft area...concrete walls
“Tall wall art” — sathpri
Modern Landscape
Ideabooks7,865
Questions4
CMU block, stucco finish with precast double bullnose cap. You can see the
I like this use of building blocks (concrete blocks) for raised
Create raised bedsBuilding blocks are an inexpensive material for raised beds, and their soft, neutral colour
CMU block...our breezer blocks from the coal hole...raised cinder block beds...Concrete block. Easy to do...concrete blocks...Top of concrete...cinder block...Using concrete blocks for planters.
“another stone one” — wendygzthorpe
Coates Design Architects Seattle
25 Reviews
Olympia Residence
Ideabooks1,244
Questions2
Like the exposed cinder block. The surrounding wood panels brings it up a notch
cantilevered concrete ledge, pretty wood against the CMU material. concrete floors, white walls, concealed TV
ground face CMU block. check with your local masonry supplier. - comes in several different colors also - hope this helps!
face CMU block. check with your local masonry supplier. - comes in several different colors also
“the breeks” — ab216323
Rhodes Architecture + Light
11 Reviews
Beach Drive Residence
Ideabooks2,399
Questions2
maintenance of the house led to a careful selection of ground-face concrete block, natural concrete floors, and metal windows and door systems and to the raising
raising of the house on a solid base formed of stepping concrete terraces. The relaxed, playful environs led to experimentation with forms, fixtures, and materials
Is the wood siding cedar? What material is the block siding?
angled and top horizontal members? Is there a metal plate embedded into the concrete base and then slotted into the wooden member? Any advice you could offer
red cedar, clear sealed (Sikkens Cetol 1-2-3) and the CMU is a ground-face natural concrete block from Mutual Materials in Bellevue, Washington.
Also- could you please give the dimensions of the concrete plinths supporting the posts? Thank you!
“like use of wood and stone” — deenamarie33
Kariouk Associates
Chelsea Hill House
Ideabooks1,637
Questions0
Wow, this is concrete block? I'm not a fan of the overall
Love the patterned, rectangular shapes and textures of these concrete blocks.
highlight geometric forms. Because of its modular nature, concrete blocks (concrete masonry units, or CMUs) are best used in a regular, orthogonal con
Concrete Block Aesthetic: Minimalist, textured, neutral, cool When to use it: To highlight
textured finishes, colors and installation techniques available, the humble concrete block can be used to create a great variety of surface appearances, from angular
use of concrete blocks in custom size
“Kudos on concept” — atorres_lopez
What type of cmu?
Like this color Thanks
What is the understructure made of?
Looking at putting something together similar to this, but struggling to work out what to build the understructure out of - to then house all the appliances....
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