February 2014 Table of Contents


Table of Contents


Case Study: Lightweight Block,
Heavyweight Benefits

At the Maryland Science Center, lightweight concrete masonry units paid for themselves by saving masons half the labor.

Fire Safety Through Brick
It just makes sense to protect your most valuable assets with the fire resistance and durability of brick.

Case Study: University of Oklahoma’s
Headington Hall

The culmination of five years of planning, design and construction of a residential hall for the University of Oklahoma

Spotlight on Safety
An interview with Corporate Safety Director Zach Everett sheds light on why safety matters.

BIM-M: A Work in Progress
David Biggs, P.E., S.E., provides an update on Building Information Modeling – Masonry (BIM-M), two years into the process.

masonry and construction information


From The Editor
Chairman’s Message
Government Affairs
New Products

Full Contact PM
Classified Advertising

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