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facing brick, face brick

Brick esp. made or selected to give an attractive appearance when used without rendering or plaster or other surface treatment of the wall; made of selected clays, or treated, to produce the desired color.
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The building, which is in a conservation area, features a pitched roof and facing brick finish.
A detached former mansion house constructed in about 1910 to a unique design and externally finished in facing brick.
"One wall will be almost completely glass fronted while the rest will be finished in steel and facing brick"
Facing brick naturally absorbs a certain amount of rainwater, which penetrates partly into the wall.
Based on LSR estimates, the ceramic bricks plant will get a 17% share on the facing brick market of the Moscow region once it reaches full-scale production.
The extension would be finished in a buff-coloured facing brick and the tower will be decorated with relief sculptures, carvings and paintings of themes derived from Hindu mythology.
He added that as a result of synergies and high raw material reserves, the acquisition of Baggeridge would create substantial growth opportunities over the coming years in the UK, which is the largest facing brick market in Europe.
This room also has an attractive fireplace constructed this time in facing brick and incorporating another multi-fuel stove.
It was built in approximately 1980 and is of facing brick with a block inner lining and a clean span steel portal frame roof, lined and covered by profile sheeting.
Austrian construction material maker Wienerberger (WBAG:WIE) said today it has taken over Belgian facing brick producer Heylen Bricks for an undisclosed price.
The most common material for outer walls is facing brick which can be rendered over or a cheaper option is painting the brickwork.