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Tag Archives: CMU

Architizer highlights five eye-popping CMU residences

August 19, 2019

From NCMA eNewsAugust 8, 2019 Architizer recently highlighted five designs that rethink CMU construction and detailing. As versatile units, the blocks can double as structural frames and base systems for veneer applications. Showcasing how concrete masonry can be used throughout low-rise buildings, the subsequent projects celebrate contemporary CMU design. To view them, click here.
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Grizzlies, wilderness and a fire-resistant concrete block home

August 5, 2019

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsJuly 31, 2019 Molly Shepherd can easily recount the devastating 2003 fire. It was one she said that quickly became a watershed moment for many people with properties in the remote, wild and achingly beautiful territory along the North Fork of the Flathead River in Montana. The blaze very nearly engulfed her…
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How a North Carolina home used block to rise again

July 29, 2019

From NCMA eNewsJuly 25, 2019 When Hurricane Florence hit the East Coast of the United States last summer, Ashley Jones, a Washington Park, North Carolina resident, evacuated her home and found refuge at her parents' house. A few days after the mega storm, she paid her house a visit -- via kayak. And, upon discovering…
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