Calle AnitaModern Entry, Los Angeles

William Beauter and Jess Mullen-Carey

Example of a minimalist concrete floor and green floor entryway design in Los Angeles —  Houzz
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cbrooks57 wrote:August 8, 2012
  • Maciek Ostrowski
    You can always use a polyaspartic resin to create a "mirror" layer, of 1,5 - 2 kg/sqm. Absolutely UV resistant, will not yellow in time and better characteristics than epoxy. It is much costly, but the effect and performance is absolutely worth the money. No smell. Fast in application. Long lasting... :-)
  • Maciek Ostrowski
    What about suh floor? It's a polyaspartic flooring... It's an example what you can achieve... :-)
K L wrote:June 18, 2012
  • Kathy
    Is it possible to install concrete (thinner layer maybe?) above grade. We would like to use concrete as a 'heat sink' on main floor above a walk-out basement. If it's not advisable would there be a substitute you could recommend that is not extremely expensive. We love the look but are trying to be economical and enironmentally 'aware'.
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    Make Architecture
    It is. Look up "Lightweight Concrete". Another option would be tile or stone flooring.
tibula wrote:May 11, 2012
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    The seams are located strategically for the aesthetic, but they are also necessary for crack control. We try to make these utilitarian necessities and incorporate them in a way that supports the aesthetic of the Architecture.
  • kdupee
    I have 5/8 inch hand tooled joints in my concrete topping slab that my concrete polisher warns are likely to spawl if he runs the big polishing maching over them. He recommends that we pay extra to hand polish along the edges of the joints. The only downside is that he warns there will be a "halo" along the joint edges. He has no pictures of what the halo might look like. I was wondering if these joints were maybe hand polished as it looks like there is a small color difference along the joint edges in a couple of these pictures. I'm trying to visualize what the edges will look like before committing to the floor polisher.
lunal wrote:March 9, 2017
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    The concrete is natural color

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    Design Everest

    The ceiling and floors in this project are fantastic.

jenniferlwebb wrote:September 8, 2015
    stillcleanjunkmail wrote:February 16, 2014
      danacottrell wrote:October 1, 2013

        What Houzz contributors are saying:

        Natalie Myers added this to 5 Benefits to Concrete Floors for Everyday LivingFebruary 28, 2013

        Other decorative effects, like scoring in grid pattern lines, cost around $5 to $8 per square foot. These are still very impressive. With a high-gloss seal, the floor can be transformed to look like limestone. An acrylic sealer could be used in the interior application to give it that wet look.

        What Houzzers are commenting on:

        Tyree Williams added this to 7 Mile RdJanuary 12, 2020

        Concrete floor that would be installed throughout property with exception of bathrooms.

        Marjorie Proctor added this to Bonaparte livingroomDecember 24, 2019

        polished lasts longer vs stained concrete floors

        R Dono added this to BasementDecember 16, 2019

        Polished concrete floor or perhaps Grey resin finish

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