16,069 concrete block Modern 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
“variety of texture” — jazzyjazzz
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
“surface variation” — Charlene Iniguez
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
“Your exterior is a canvas for texture and pattern.” — Your Color Diva
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Clayton&Little Architects
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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?
“Tub faucet” — 2jrts
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
“split face block -- fireplace” — louieheltzel
Art House Developments
Putman
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Can you give me the spec for the split face block and mortar?
looks like stone but is split faced concrete block
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
love the look of this concrete block...of this block....split face block...Concrete home...Concrete that looks like stone?...COncrete block...Cinder block wall...split face concrete block...Concrete block facade...split face block wall with...slightly lighter than the block
“hommie twin” — Siti Properties
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pivot-slide house | 4 degrees
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We are going to build a home using concrete block soon in Sedona. Could you please
please 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
AS WELL. MASONRY WILL ALLOW FOR WATER/SNOW MELT INFILTRATION IF HTE CAP BLOCK IS NOT PROTECTED. 2. Are all voids in the wall grouted solid? ONLY THOSE
“my favorite house in tempe.” — Kevin Olbricht
Modern Landscape
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CMU block, stucco finish with precast double bullnose cap. You can see the
I like this use of building blocks (concrete blocks) for raised
Create raised bedsBuilding blocks are an inexpensive material for raised beds, and their soft, neutral colour
CMU block...our breezer blocks from the coal hole...raised cinder block beds...Concrete block. Easy to do...concrete blocks...Top of concrete...cinder block...Using concrete blocks for planters.
“Garden” — lisaarmstrong
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