143,920 concrete blocks 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 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.
“sidewalk is nice” — ihv2go
Clayton&Little Architects
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E. 8th Street House
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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
“concrete floor” — eedshen
Kariouk Associates
Chelsea Hill House
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Interesting texture of push pull concrete-block
While the concrete-block exterior appears monolithic
interesting idea for regular cinder block
Concrete blocks in a pattern good for a privacynwall
While the concrete-block exterior appears monolithic at first glance, Kariouk composed the blocks into a pinwheel pattern that gives the building a dramatic texture.
Concrete Masonry Unit CMU is the most common building block masons use these days. CMU stands for concrete masonry unit, and
and is usually referred to as CMU on 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 used thanks to its large sizes (8 by 8 by 16 inches is common), which help a structural wall go up quickly
“design application of cinderblock” — Jason Saboury
Kariouk Associates
Chelsea Hill House
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regular concrete blocks the blocks into a pinwheel pattern. It makes the boxy exterior appear woven.
Concrete house - love the design.
Good pattern on the concrete blocks. Make a good privacy wall
Love the pattern of the concrete blocks, makes it much more interesting!
Patterned wall. Can use monumental block to simulate design.
Surface texture. Concrete blocks in pattern
The exterior of this house in Quebec is made from industrial concrete blocks. But instead of a running bond or some other stacked pattern, Kariouk Associates composed the blocks into a
1. House in Chelsea, QuebecThe exterior of this house in Quebec is 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. It makes the boxy exterior appear woven.
“industrial concrete block” — Mark Brandt
Modern Landscape
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Are these blocked burnished or are they shot blast finished?
They look like honed concrete blocks (bond stacked)
Wall in larger blocks with slim top cap.
Stacked concrete block with aggregate and capping piece
honed concret block s ( bond stacked) and narrow capped
could have sand blasted cmu block wall as accent to concrete walls
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 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 finishes.
“Wall” — robhult
Sarah Greenman
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Dallas, TX: Brian and Katherine
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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.
“use these on ends of kitchen benches” — tschmitt84
Art House Developments
Putman
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Can you give me the spec for the split face block and mortar?
split-face concrete block in a beige tone with the mortor being slightly lighter than the block
looks like stone but is split faced concrete block
split face block wall with door
love the coclor of this block.
love the look of this concrete block
split-face block in a beige tone instead
Both have large expanses of glass in CMU walls, but this house in Canada uses split-face block in a beige tone instead of smooth-face block in gray. In both cases the mortar is only a hair lighter than the block color, giving both walls fairly monolithic appearances. Nevertheless the differences in
“Overall Design” — J. Dirk Studios
Becky Harris
The Parker Palm Springs/Becky Harris
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Concrete blocks for exterior hard scape
concrete block was a big deal!
cement block screen at hot tub.
CONCRETE BRICK WORK - BACKYARD IDEA
Old school breathing block
Concrete block screen
decorative cinder block
Cinder blocks...concrete blocks...concrete block wall...cinder block wall...concrete block...concrete flooring
“enclosed porch” — solson15
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