Fired clay blocks, lightweight extruded type, with several small perforations. Volume of perforations may range from 25 to 70% of the gross block volume. The perforations are laid in the horizontal direction.

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Fired hollow clay bricks with horizontally-laid perforations, Peru (S. Brzev)

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Fired hollow clay blocks, Iran (A. Charleson)

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Hollow clay masonry blocks and the reinforcing scheme, Chile (Moroni, Gomez, and Astroza, World Housing Encyclopedia Report 5)

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Hollow clay tile masonry construction, Belgrade, Serbia (S. Brzev)

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Fired clay tile masonry wall construction, Albania (C. Scawthorn)

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Fired clay hollow blocks as a museum exhibit, Portugal (S. Brzev)