19 cmu Stories

Concrete Block Style
"Units — CMU for short, but also known as concrete blocks or cinder blocks — are basically... examples of CMU in the landscape and in the built environment--great to see these images... s for CMU, just depends on us to push the envelope. Thanks for all the comments... reference to CMU walls. They used the blocks on just about every house (below shot is one... look that CMU's give these structures! I live in a 1950's single-story cinderblock home..."
Cool Your House (and Costs) With the Right Insulation
"called CMU (Concrete Masonry Units). If they are 8 inches high by 16 inches long... walls are CMU, then they're possibly cement parged and you won't have to worry about... have open CMU block walls in some spots, other spots are still covered. There was some... understand the CMU block you speak of, thin stuff on inside wall, then red brick on outside... The CMU Block (the new stuff) is Poraver infused lightweight kind so it is very..."
In Austin, a Backyard Wall Provides More Than Privacy
"with CMU and has a stucco finish. There is a steel header to achieve the open span... Interesting. CMU, that's cinder block or a variety thereof, I assume. Makes sense, easier... well as CMU construction. the construction drawings were done, and in the end, the..."
Houzz Tour: Cinderella Story in Pittsburgh
"original cmu would have made a more authentic renovation and kept it within the context..."
Raw Materials Revealed: Brick, Block and Stone Help Homes Last
"Masonry Unit CMU is the most common building block masons use these days. CMU stands for... to as CMU on architectural plans. Laypeople tend to refer to CMU as cinder block... concrete in a CMU. Bricks are also generally smaller (about 3 by 8 by 2 inches) and red,... sometimes see CMU exposed as the finish material, as shown here, concrete block is often..."
Regional Modern: Stunning Innovations in Los Angeles
"parallel CMU wall next to the neighboring house are large glass doors at either end... (wood, CMU, metal) and a cantilever over the driveway. The last, with its wraparound..."
"solid CMU (concrete masonry blocks), making external electricity inevitable. Exposed..."
Lessons of the Eameses
"also the CMU retaining wall visible at left; this relates to the way the Eameses used..."
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