Tag Archives: CMU

Looking to network? NCMA’s events make it easy.

April 9, 2019

NCMA manages events throughout the year that are geared specifically toward the manufactured concrete masonry and hardscape industry. They provide members and nonmembers the opportunity to grow their businesses through networking, and the access to foster connections with top industry and business leaders. See Events
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Striking new concrete block design rises from the Arizona desert

April 5, 2019

From NCMA eNewsApril 4, 2019 Architecture practice Kendle Design Collaborative has completed a bold yet minimal residence situated in the desert landscape of Troon North in Scottsdale, Arizona. The building, constructed from concrete blocks, appears to rise from the ground while also providing a stark contrast against the organic softness of the natural environment. To…
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How one block home defied a massive wildfire

April 5, 2019

From NCMA eNewsApril 4, 2019 Half a decade ago, a California man by the name of Jeremy Wolf (pictured above) built a new home in the fire zone in Ojai Valley, in California. When the massively devastating Thomas Fire blazed through, it reached his property. But it didn't burn it down. He says it's due…
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Concrete block room keeps Kentucky preschool safe from devastating tornado

March 22, 2019

From NCMA eNewsMarch 21, 2019 Last week a tornado that terrorized a small town in western Kentucky -- West Paducah -- ripped the roof off part of the local Mount Zion Baptist Church, tossing ceiling fans onto pews and sheets of metal flying atop the cemetery's gravestones. The church's preschool class of approximately 40 children…
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