Facing brick

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Where builders prefer the aesthetic qualities of brick, designers may be able to change specications to an alternative style with better availability, or changing to a cladding system with facing brick slips.
Cefn Mably Park, Michaelston Y Fedw, Cardiff, is a plush two-bedroom end-of-terrace cottage built in 2003 by Meadgate Homes in rustic facing brick, all beneath a clay-tiled roof.
is the first operator to offer masonry meeting ASTM C1790-14, Standard Specification for Fly Ash Facing Brick, which recently cleared Committee C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units.
Facing brick naturally absorbs a certain amount of rainwater, which penetrates partly into the wall.
A detached former mansion house constructed in about 1910 to a unique design and externally finished in facing brick.
A purpose-built development is arranged around a central car park, and clad with a variety of material and colours, including render panels, cast stone block work, red facing brick and grey aluminium cladding.
Only fired clay brick is fully compliant with ASTM C216: Standard Specification for Facing Brick (Solid Masonry Units Made from Clay or Shale) or ASTM C652 : Standard Specification for Hollow Brick (Hollow Masonry Units Made From Clay or Shale).
The ASTM-published PCR covers 11 categories of Committee C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units-designated product--primarily dry cast--including Concrete Building or Facing Brick, Loadbearing and Nonloadbearing Concrete Masonry Units, Prefaced Concrete Masonry Units, Cast Stone, Segmental Retaining Wall Unit, Roof Paver, Adhered Manufactured Stone Masonry Veneer and Articulating Concrete Block.
The houses are to be timber framed with facing brick on strip
They are flat-roofed, and uniformly built with a very dark facing brick.
The building, which is in a conservation area, features a pitched roof and facing brick finish.
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.