2010-01-03 clinker bricks on hawthorne
There is a wonderful building on SE Hawthorne in Portland, OR and the front facade is built using clinker bricks which gives a fascinating texture and look to the structure. Here's a definition of the term: "Originally discarded because they were discolored or distorted, around 1920 clinker bricks were re-discovered by Craftsmen architects to be usable, distinctive, and charming in detailing. The name "clinker brick" comes from the sound that they would make when banged together, being…
Offsite: Mace uses clinical precision on UCLH facade project
An innovative unitised facade, combining handmade bricks, aluminium, triple glazing and precast concrete, was developed to blend mace’s new University College London Hospitals centre into its sensitive historic context and ......
Gallery of 4x12 Atelier / USE Studio - 8
Image 8 of 32 from gallery of 4x12 Atelier / USE Studio. Courtesy of USE Studio
Gallery of Experimental Brick Pavilion / Estudio Botteri-Connell - 10
Image 10 of 36 from gallery of Experimental Brick Pavilion / Estudio Botteri-Connell. Photograph by Agustín Ichuribehere
Bjerkealleen: A Compact, Rectangular House with A Red-Painted Wooden Cladding on Brick Base
The two outdoor spaces are the volume subtractions to ensure the roofed spaces and compact expression. The facade of the house consists of horizontal bands, with a red-painted wooden and a brick base.
Brick Angled Corner Details
Bricks forming an obtuse angled corner. Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, Oak Park, Illinois. Image: John Delano Photos Courtesy of Flicker Acute Angles "18-inch walls meet at an acute angle, the bonds shown involve a good deal of cutting, which is inevitable to form really good work, but much of it would be omitted in ordinary building, the resulting gaps and spaces being filled in with bits of brick bedded in mortar." Obtuse Angles "18-inch brick walls meeting at an obtuse angle. There…
Podfuscak Residence in Croatia by DVA Arhitekta
This beautiful home in Croatia by DVA Arhitekta features recycled red brick that was actually waste from another renovation. Using this material allowed