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Brick masonry construction, from multi-wythe solid bearing walls to brick veneer cavity assemblies.

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Learn about the challenges and considerations of restoring historic brick masonry in this quick, informative High-Profile article by Art Sanders, AIA. Brick Masonry, Masonry Wall, Masonry Construction, Construction Design, Rising Damp, Building Foundation, Construction Documents, Water Drawing, Building Materials

Restoration of Historic Brick Masonry

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 When the mason removed brick so architect Ben Robinson, AIA could investigate moisture problems, this little guy jumped out! Guess all that dampness was a perfect habitat for frogs. Masonry Construction, Brick Masonry, Frogs, Habitats, Guy, Brickwork

Ribbit! When the mason removed brick so architect Ben Robinson, AIA could investigate moisture problems, this little guy jumped out! Guess all that dampness was a perfect habitat for frogs... #cantmakethisstuffup #inthefield #frogs #lifeofanarchitect #newmascot #ribbit

"Modern Masonry," part of the Best Of Series from Construction Specifications Institute, features "Conducting Campus-Wide Building Envelope Assessments," by Ben Robinson, AIA, senior architect in our Connecticut office. October 2018. Masonry Construction, Brick Masonry, Connecticut, Assessment, Envelope, October, Articles, Building, Modern

"Modern Masonry," part of the Best Of Series from Construction Specifications Institute, features "Conducting Campus-Wide Building Envelope Assessments," by Ben Robinson, AIA, senior architect in our Connecticut office. October 2018.

Tips for Building Sound Brick Veneer Cavity Walls, from Building Design+Construction - the first three are from our article in the magazine, Preventing and Treating Distress in Brick Veneer Cavity Walls. Masonry Construction, Brick Masonry, Diy Home Repair, Cavities, Lessons Learned, Building Design, Walls, Articles, Magazine

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Tips for Building Sound Brick Veneer Cavity Walls, from Building Design+Construction - the first three are from our article in the magazine, Preventing and Treating Distress in Brick Veneer Cavity Walls.

A common sealant mistake: sealing over weep holes. Masonry Construction, Brick Masonry, Brickwork

A common sealant mistake: sealing over weep holes. Not good. #sealant #thereifixedit #goodjob #nailedit

SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIV., WEST CAMPUS, New Haven, Connecticut. Brick masonry cavity wall. Masonry Construction, Brick Masonry, Connecticut, Southern, Mansions, House Styles, Building, Wall, Home Decor

SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIV., WEST CAMPUS, New Haven, Connecticut. Brick masonry cavity wall.

Cracks at foundation-cladding interfaces point to insufficient provisions for material movement. Masonry Construction, Brick Masonry, Cladding, Foundation, Building, Outdoor Decor, Brickwork, Buildings, Construction

Cracks at foundation-cladding interfaces point to insufficient provisions for material movement.

Relieving angles and horizontal joints support masonry and allow for expansion. Masonry Construction, Expansion Joint, Brick Masonry, The Expanse, Angles, Building, Brickwork, Buildings

Relieving angles and horizontal joints support masonry and allow for expansion.

Bowing and displacement in brick masonry are symptoms of restrained movement. Masonry Construction, Brick Masonry, Cavities, Tile Floor, Building, Brickwork, Buildings, Dental Caries, Construction

Bowing and displacement in brick masonry are symptoms of restrained movement.

Brick expansion leads to vertical and step cracking as forces seek pathways to relief. Masonry Construction, Brick Masonry, Pathways, The Expanse, Building, Brickwork, Paths, Buildings, Walking Paths

Brick expansion leads to vertical and step cracking as forces seek pathways to relief.

Has Time Run Out for Glazed Brick? - Craig A. Hargrove, AIA, LEED AP - The Construction Specifier, November 2017 Masonry Construction, Glazed Brick, Brick Masonry, Time Running Out, Falling Apart, Cavities, November, Articles, Brickwork

Has Time Run Out for Glazed Brick? - Craig A. Hargrove, AIA, LEED AP - The Construction Specifier, November 2017

Francis D. Ching, A Visual Dictionary of ‪‎Architecture, p. Masonry Construction, Brick Masonry, Visual Dictionary, Personalized Items, Architecture, Brickwork, Architecture Illustrations

Francis D.K. Ching, A Visual Dictionary of ‪‎Architecture, p. 156-7, "Masonry."

Thanks to Building Design+Construction magazine for featuring our article on brick veneer cavity walls in the Daily 5 news bulletin! 19 May 2016 Masonry Construction, Brick Masonry, News Bulletin, 5 News, Daily 5, Cavities, Building Design, Walls, Articles

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Thanks to Building Design+Construction magazine for featuring our article on brick veneer cavity walls in the Daily 5 news bulletin! 19 May 2016

Common problems in brick veneer cavity walls include corrosion, mortar joint failure, efflorescence, and displacement. Masonry Construction, Brick Masonry, Cavities, Tile Floor, Walls, Brickwork, Dental Caries, Wall

Common problems in brick veneer cavity walls include corrosion, mortar joint failure, efflorescence, and displacement.

"Brick Primer: Periodic Inspection and Maintenance for Brick Masonry Walls," by Erin L. Kesegi, AIA and Robert A. - Building Design+Construction, May 2016 Brick Masonry, Masonry Wall, Building Facade, Building Design, Masonry Construction, Brick Wall, Jr, Walls, Articles

Brick primer: Periodic inspection and maintenance for brick masonry walls

Though brick masonry is highly durable, it is still important to conduct regular inspection of the building façade to identify problems and plan to replace old materials.

"Preventing and Treating Distress in Brick Veneer Cavity Walls," Erin L. Kesegi, AIA and Robert A. - Building Design+Construction, May Brick Show, Masonry Construction, Brick Masonry, Learning Objectives, Continuing Education, Cavities, Building Design, Jr, Stairs

"Preventing and Treating Distress in Brick Veneer Cavity Walls," Erin L. Kesegi, AIA and Robert A. Marsoli, Jr. - Building Design+Construction, May 2016.

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