exposed masonry

exposed masonry

Any masonry construction having no surface finish other than paint applied to the wall face.
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General contractor Lorentz Bruun Construction carried out a Mackenzie-designed core-and-shell renovation of the building, which included restoration of historic elements such as exposed masonry and old-growth timber beams.
Red chalk can stay visible for years, even on exposed masonry.
They exposed masonry wall foundations with concentrations of pottery and other material at various points along more than 500 metres of shoreline.
Clarence Scott, who commissioned it, wanted them to employ then new technologies such as precast concrete roof panels and exposed masonry, supports and columns.
"Both the scale of the space and the internal finishes, such as the low level oak wall panelling with exposed masonry above, is reminiscent of that found in a Victorian chapel, though concrete wall panels have replaced the masonry stonework."
"Both the scale of the space and the internal finishes, such as the low level oak wall panelling with exposed masonry above, is reminiscent of that found in a Victorian chapel, though in this instance precast concrete wall panels have replaced the masonry stonework."
Exterior features include exposed masonry and concrete blocks with different patterns and colors, which are set at alternative angles to create various textural patterns and shadows.
With approvals in hand, Trahan created a courtyard-style house that has exposed masonry with carefully placed apertures that offer privacy from the street.
The building is of random blue-grey local stone and much of the interior's original character has been retained, thanks to a sitting room with extensive exposed masonry climbing to the apex of the Welsh slate roof.