5,284 ceramic block Exterior Design Photos

Kariouk Associates
Chelsea Hill House
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Wow, this is concrete block? I'm not a fan of the overall
Concrete Block Aesthetic: Minimalist, textured, neutral, cool When to use it: To highlight
highlight geometric forms. Because of its modular nature, concrete blocks (concrete masonry units, or CMUs) are best used in a regular, orthogonal configurations
finishes, colors and installation techniques available, the humble concrete block can be used to create a great variety of surface appearances, from angular
use of concrete blocks in custom size
“minimalist. love this!” — tashachinnama
Jace Architecture
West Portal Private Residence
Ideabooks2,577
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way to avoid summer heat is by blocking the sun’s rays from ever reaching the windows.
Wooden block above window to block out high sun.
with brackets and timber slats to block your windows from the intense summer sun.
Block the sun from reaching your windows
summer heat is by blocking the sun’s rays from ever reaching the windows.
because the best way to avoid summer heat is by blocking the sun’s rays from ever reaching the windows.
1. Block the Sun From Reaching Your Windows Energ
1. Block the Sun From Reaching Your WindowsEnergy-efficient houses depend on well-designed shading systems, because the best way to avoid summer heat is
is by blocking the sun’s rays from ever reaching the windows.
“reduces the rays, heating up the house.” — sdsprague
Design Platform
15 Reviews
Jersey Way Addition
Ideabooks1,267
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Tigerwood Horizontal Fence on Cinder Block Patio Wall. Opened Entire Front of House Adding New Windows, Patio Doors and Clerestory. Photo by David Lauer
good combo of gray on the cinder block and the wood above
Block and wood, could be a good transition from public parking
CMU Block and Wood Privacy Fencing...Wood fence on top of block wall.
“perfecto” — velasco538
Bruns Architecture
Midvale Courtyard House
Ideabooks6,234
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Hello - great question. These concrete screen wall blocks were ubiquitous a half a century ago, but were a challenge to track down
Took them a while to find them, but then did a great job of making us new blocks from the original molds. Thanks for the question and your interest in your
off. also i like the open stone block maybe next to neighbours house,
Patterned besser blocks have been similarly used for the non-load-bearing walls of this garage and fence.
3. For decorative wallsPatterned besser blocks have been similarly used for the non-load-bearing walls of this garage and
and complements the warm horizontal timber panelling and and plain besser block wall.
“block” — Rob Ark
HartmanBaldwin Design/Build
6 Reviews
Yeung Residence
Ideabooks1,533
Questions2
Use of glass block and wood under overhang for variety
Seen from the exterior, the glass-block wall of this modern structure reinforces the strong horizontal and vertical planes.
glas blocks...glass block entry...Block styling on windows...Limestone and glass block...glass block around door...glass blocks...flat house, glass blocks...glass block use is cool...glass block
“beautiful entry” — Amanda Kasten-Lee
180 degrees
pivot-slide house | 4 degrees
Ideabooks864
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We are going to build a home using concrete block soon in Sedona. Could you please answer
answer these questions: 1. Is the top course a solid block or is it hollow and with the voids grouted solid? 2. Are all voids in the wall grouted solid?
inside? Can you recommend a drain type if you did use one? 5. Are the block constructed using a water repellent admixture? Same question pertains to
Did you seal the outside face with a water repellent sealer? 7. Is the block ground face or other? 8. Does the inside face of the wall get hot? Any pointers
1. Is the top course a solid block or is it hollow and with the voids grouted solid? YES - THE SAME FOR THE BLOCK AT THE WINDOW HEAD. I ALSO SUGGEST
“Gab ion retaining wall” — annehiggins
Rhodes Architecture + Light
11 Reviews
Beach Drive Residence
Ideabooks2,158
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maintenance of the house led to a careful selection of ground-face concrete block, natural concrete floors, and metal windows and door systems and to the raising
Is the wood siding cedar? What material is the block siding?
sealed (Sikkens Cetol 1-2-3) and the CMU is a ground-face natural concrete block from Mutual Materials in Bellevue, Washington.
siding w/ gray block reinforcing my instinct to leave the cinder block on our house gray.
block with roof tie in to garage with alternative
“columns” — zacharykbaldwin
Rhodes Architecture + Light
11 Reviews
Beach Drive Residence
Ideabooks376
Questions1
maintenance of the house led to a careful selection of ground-face concrete block, natural concrete floors, and metal windows and door systems and to the raising
I love the concrete wrapped first floor. I am wanting to apply this technique to my next home. Are the concrete blocks structural
Cap for the block in case I need to separate it from another material.
Light and size and concrete block...house on to of concrete block
“block” — Design Dynamics
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