172,692 concrete block Home Design Photos

Kariouk Associates
Chelsea Hill House
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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
“minimalist. love this!” — tashachinnama
Kariouk Associates
Chelsea Hill House
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While the concrete-block exterior appears monolithic
Concrete blocks in a pattern good for a privacynwall
architectural plans. Laypeople tend to refer to CMU as cinder block, concrete block or just block. Regardless of what you call it, this material is frequently
While the concrete-block exterior appears monolithic at first glance, Kariouk composed the blocks into a pinwheel pattern that gives
Concrete Masonry Unit CMU is the most common building block masons use these days. CMU stands for concrete masonry unit, and is usually
“Cmu” — boringmom
Clayton&Little Architects
1 Review
E. 8th Street House
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longevity and low life scycle costs. Stair rails are steel, floors are sealed concrete and the base trim clear aluminum. Where walls are not exposed CMU, they
emanating from a bed of crushed glass, surrounded on three sides by a polished concrete hearth.
Were the cinder blocks treated is some way?
Since concrete block is porous, these are painted on the exterior. The interior face can
cinder block wall in bathroom and polished concrete floor.
Concrete block is an extremely affordable
material, as shown here, concrete block is often hiding behind many other materials on buildings you see every day. In fact, block makes up most foundation
sealer was used on the concrete blocks?...I really like the gray block wall here
“Floor” — Roxanne Lopez
Kariouk Associates
Chelsea Hill House
Ideabooks556
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Concrete-block exterior in a woven pattern
The exterior of this house in Quebec is made from industrial concrete blocks. But instead
composed the blocks into a pinwheel pattern. It makes the boxy exterior appear woven.
laying regular concrete blocks the blocks into a pinwheel
made from industrial concrete blocks. But instead of a running bond or some other stacked pattern, Kariouk Associates composed the blocks into a pinwheel pattern
“Concrete-block exterior in a woven pattern” — fabcrab
Modern Landscape
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Are these blocked burnished or are they shot blast finished?
They look like honed concrete blocks (bond stacked)
Stacked concrete block with aggregate and capping piece
could have sand blasted cmu block wall as accent
Stacked concrete blocks can create a linear, mid-century look; however, it doesn't work with standard, builder-grade cinder block. In this case, each block
block contains an aggregate of pebbles which achieve a slightly organic aesthetic. Once stacked, the blocks' color and mortar between takes it to the next
next level. These are also easy to work with; many aggregate blocks come in ultra lightweight forms and are readily available in light and dark gray
“d” — jolieface
Murdock Solon Architects
3 Reviews
Rye - Art Barn
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trellis mounted on concrete walls for climbing
concrete block exterior wall with trellis mounted for climbing plants
trellis on outside of concrete wall blends house into woods
Concrete block with plant holding trellis to soften transition
soften its presence in the landscape, a trellis has been mounted onto the concrete block walls as an armature for climbing plants.
concrete block walls - To soften
“Vines” — snsgut
Sarah Greenman
1 Review
Dallas, TX: Brian and Katherine
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do you know where the CMU block was purchased?
me gusta este block no se como para el jardin...
concrete block screen wall at front entry
I must , must, must get some decorative concrete blocks
geometric cinder block wall near front door
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
Heidi likes the shape of these blocks...geometric cinder block wall & door
“Cinder blocks” — gr8ladyv
Watershed Design
4 Reviews
MANLY 09
Ideabooks1,491
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fluid, repetitive design that works as a counterpoint to the solid concrete blocks. The design of the gate draws inspiration from the native trees and
a fluid repetitive design that works as a counterpoint to the solid concrete blocks. The design of the gate draws inspiration from the native trees and
fluid, repetitive design that works as a counterpoint to the solid concrete blocks. The design of the gate draws inspiration from the native trees and
Fence gate and concrete block fence
“Front entrance with shelter covering” — pwpharm
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