International Masonry Insitute

CRAFTED TRADITION: RESTORING THE PLASTER AT UNITY TEMPLE

In my role as director of technical service with International Masonry Institute (IMI), I am often asked by Chicago architects “Do today’s plasterers have the same skills as those from 100 years...

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Masonry Camp Gallery

Masonry Camp continued today with the campers moving into the studio to begin designing their projects.  The design-build challenge this year is a museum that celebrates the history of masonry and...

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Masonry Camp Begins

Masonry Camp began yesterday with a presentation by Jeanne Gang, founding prinicipal of Studio Gang.  Jeanne has designed major projects throughout the United States and is a MacArthur Fellow,...

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Masonry Camp 2016

By Team IMI

The International Masonry Institute announces the 2016 Masonry Camp, taking place from September 6, 2016 to September 10, 2016 at the IMI National Training Center in Bowie, MD. The...

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Masonry Education - Setting the Right Foundation

By Team IMI

This article was first published in BAC Journal

If educating professional architects and engineers about masonry and the value of BAC craftworkers and contractors is important, it is...

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Aesthetics versus function: Resolving issues with exposed drip-edge flashing on masonry walls

By Richard Filloramo, B.S. Arch, A.S. CT, AIA

This article was first published in The Contrustion Specifier magazine. 

Designers are creating new and exciting contemporary masonry designs that...

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Ventilated Masonry Cavity Walls

By Pat Conway, AIA

As designers and building owners place increased demands on exterior walls to isolate the outside climate from the interior controlled environment, exterior walls’ capability to...

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BIM-M Deliverables for Masonry Contractors [Guide]

 

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Reducing Risk at Roof-to-Wall Flashing Details

One of the most challenging and important details to ensure correct design and construction on any project occurs when a low roof abuts a tall wall. If this detail leaks then it is highly likely...

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DON’T MISS THE LARGEST WORLD OF CONCRETE IN 7 YEARS!

Everything starts at World of Concrete. It’s the industry’s only annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry industries. And, it jumpstarts each new year by...

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