107,205 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
“landscape” — mopheads
Kariouk Associates
Chelsea Hill House
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While the concrete-block exterior appears monolithic
interesting idea for regular cinder block
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
“texture on soffit or wall?” — stevensontl
Kariouk Associates
Chelsea Hill House
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industrial concrete blocks. But” “Chelsea, QuebecThe exterior of this house in Quebec is made from industrial concrete blocks. But
The exterior of this house in Quebec is made from industrial concrete blocks. But instead
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” “Good pattern on the concrete blocks. Make a good” — 26joewho6
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
poured concrete. A block wall is often covered by a finish coat of stucco or a veneer of brick, stone or cast stone applied directly to the block. Veneer
sealer was used on the concrete blocks?
“pretty floors for basement” — jkight
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
Identity Construction
5 Reviews
galnick exterior
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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?
These came from Super Lite Block in Phoenix. Here is a link to their website ....
its a finished product. There is also a little waste factor as you loose blocks that might have imperfections.
It is a solid block that has not voids. It is placed on top once the walls have been grouted
Where did you source this block ?
“Arreglo techo” — douglasf14
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
“Greenwall” — logantk
Sarah Greenman
1 Review
Dallas, TX: Brian and Katherine
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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...
concrete block screen wall at front entry
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
“I will use lots of these blocks.” — Kristine Mooney
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