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Kariouk Associates
Chelsea Hill House
Ideabooks1,321
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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
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 configurations. CMUs are manufactured in
use of concrete blocks in custom size
(concrete masonry units, or CMUs) are best used in a regular, orthogonal configurations. CMUs are manufactured in increments of roughly 8 inches, with the most common size being 8 inches wide by 8 inches deep by 16 inches long. With a variety of textured finishes, colors and installation techniques available
“simple shaped house” — Ludwing Jonathan Escoto
Kariouk Associates
Chelsea Hill House
Ideabooks1,476
Questions1
Concrete Masonry Unit CMU is the most common building block masons use these days. CMU stands for concrete masonry unit, 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
nice look for cmu's (concrete block)
regular concrete blocks in a basketweave pattern
Concrete blocks in pinwheel pattern. Low wall
woven concrete block exterior for texture
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 is usually
“concrete blooks” — kmcmorries
Dan Nelson, Designs Northwest Architects
12 Reviews
Entry arbor.
Ideabooks611
Questions0
beams of "glulam" with galvanized steel "caps" Posts of concrete masonry units (CMUs)
galvanized steel caps to protect the wood from water and blocks. The posts are constructed of ground-face block concrete masonry units (CMUs).
ground face block concrete masonry units in two different colors
constructed of glulam beams with galvanized steel caps to protect the wood from water and blocks. The posts are constructed of ground-face block concrete masonry units (CMUs).
“glulam with caps” — loyd001
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Webber + Studio, Architects
8 Reviews
Villa Nuevo
Ideabooks3,157
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note how the corrugated metal is used alongside another industrial material: concrete masonry units, or CMUs — but that is a subject for another ideabook.
corners in plan that also increase the size of the terrace. Also note how the corrugated metal is used alongside another industrial material: concrete masonry units, or CMUs — but that is a subject for another ideabook.
corners in plan that also increase the size of the terrace. Also note how the corrugated metal is used alongside another industrial material: concrete masonry units, or CMUs — but that is a subject for another ideabook.
“liking the siding” — brittanyginter1
Coates Design Architects Seattle
23 Reviews
Ellis Residence - exterior
Ideabooks8,298
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Don't like the concrete and metal siding -- it would be better in wood. Mix of material, especially window beam and casement.
Also in the Pacific Northwest, this house incorporates concrete masonry units selectively. Outside CMU walls extend from the house like arms; in this case a seating nook is created near the entrance. Inside ...
become compartments at the edges of rooms. The roof appears to float above a projected metal-clad wall from an otherwise glassy pavilion. Similarly, a masonry wall extends and thickens to allow an inset wood bench marking the entrance.
“ceiling and black wood” — azavala3
Kimberley Bryan
6 Reviews
Rural Mid-Century Modern
Ideabooks3,240
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Wood on top of concrete, and on each step. Bars for guard from outside
Many materials transfer between the indoors and out. A bed of river rock inside near the entryway continues outside, as does the concrete masonry unit wall.A large, unadorned entry window washes the entry with natural light, while providing a clear view of the exterior vertical fir siding.
“Different level, private but open” — Sean Moore
BUNNYFiSH studio
Anderson Residence
Ideabooks776
Questions1
H-shaped structure. I would have run the brick-concrete unit all the way up. Also, like fence for privacy at entrance.
arm is the kitchen, dining and living room. But he essentially added another wing in the form of a new garage and guest room. A honed brick-concrete masonry unit adds strength and texture to the exterior. The Brazilian walnut fence blocks views from the street into the now-mostly-glass entryway.Palacios
“Mid-century front yard” — the_browns
Identity Construction
5 Reviews
galnick exterior
Ideabooks1,949
Questions6
We did not line the cement masonry units (cmu) with anything but do recommend using sand as it allows any moister to flow to the bottom and also keeps the heat off the exterior surface
They are cement masonry units.
Change out the rock for concrete
I love the cubed concrete and the way the different Plains intersect each other
Concrete block walls
ground face concrete wall
nice use of concrete blocks
Concrete block tower/support
like concrete block wall
concrete masonry unit
masonry firepit...concrete block
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