January 2009 Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Pavers in Action
Winners from the 2008 BIA’s Brick In Architecture Awards Competition demonstrate how clay pavers epitomize the principles of New Urbanism.
Hardscaping Case Studies
Best practices in hardscaping are shared as we learn from others’ experiences.
Tools of the Hardscaping Trade
Less maintenance, more productivity and additional benefits define today’s hardscaping tools and equipment.
Design for Safety
‘Inherently safe’ masonry products reduce injuries and increase profits.
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
For the Record
Making The Grade
Full Contact Project Management
Architectural and design firms from around the country can enter their best material to be judged by a jury of their peers. Any work of architecture completed since January 1, 2011, in which new clay brick products comprise the predominant exterior building or paving material (over 50 percent), is eligible.
The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has announced the winners of the 2016 Brick in Architecture Awards, acknowledging the most visionary projects incorporating fired-clay brick.
The thing about blades is that they can always be a little sharper. Thatâ€™s a maxim the masonry blade industry has taken to heart as it continues to innovate, making blades more versatile, more durable and less expensive to produce.
An established company tries cutting-edge methods of getting its message out
When repairing or adding to a masonry structure, we usually want the new area, wall, extension or wing to look just like the pre-existing masonry.