In the fifties & sixties, at the height of the mid-century modern movement, it was the look to have - a classic feature of many mid-century homes still standing today.
As all trends do, it came and went. But guess what.. It’s back with a bang.
Ornamentalism is the word. Made famous by architecture genius, Frank Lloyd Wright, you’d be kidding yourself if you said history doesn’t repeat itself. Imagine a screening system that allows generous ventilation but is as solid as concrete. Literally. Not to mention the textural qualities of such a finish.
So you want my opinion on this architectural screen system?
The short answer is.. I’d go there.
From coastal abodes, to contemporary mid-century inspired architecture, to Palm Springs vibes, breeze blocks are back.
Here are some of my favourite examples.