Breeze Blocks Modernize and Let the Light In

I love, love, love breeze blocks! They act as a separating wall while still allowing the light in. These hollow cement blocks, sometimes called ventilation blocks, have been commonly used as essential building materials for the load-bearing walls of structures since the 1930’s. It wasn’t until the 50’s and 60’s that they became more decorative and used most often as ornamental screens. Using the breeze blocks indoors adds an interesting architectural element and using them in the garden adds an updated cool vibe. Hanging chairs, breeze blocks, midcentury vibe... @bask_and_stow  . A…

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Fantastic.

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I love screen block. And these are really cool. Apparently it's back in, but here in the SW I don't think it ever left. Just about all the places I've lived had screen block concrete walls.

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Using center blocks this would make a pretty easy garage #Block #walls | #fence idea

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i have these same pavers stacked in my garage and this would be a nice way to use them!

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Breeze blocks as a wall feature

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Why is it soooo difficult to find decorative concrete block these days?

FOR OUTDOOR SHOWER  It wasn't until the 50s and 60s that they became more decorative and used most often as ornamental screens.

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