Brick Replacement & Restoration - 1 LU/HSW
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 | 12-1 p.m. Eastern Time
Presented by: IMI
Learn background and basics of various brick manufacturer processes and how this affects the brick material properties.
Understand common deterioration mechanisms of existing brick facades.
Understand best practices for brick façade repairs and pointing mortars.
Learn testing options for brick and how to use the results for matching historic brick material properties.
About the Speaker
Amy Lamb Woods, P.E.
Director of Technical Education, IMI
Amy Lamb Woods, P.E. is a licensed professional engineer with a background in architecture, historic preservation, and civil engineering materials. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. As a leader in her field, Amy has over 20 years of experience in forensic engineering of building materials, both historic and contemporary structures.
Previously, Amy's work included facade and failure investigations with materials such as brick masonry, terra cotta, stone, mortars, concrete, terrazzo, and stucco. Amy is engaged in several industry organizations and founded and served as the president of the Women in Restoration & Engineering (WiRE) organization, where their mission is to encourage and empower women in restoration, engineering, construction, and any field relevant to the built world.
As Director of Technical Education at IMI, Amy develops training programs, repair and restoration resources, educational webinars and workshops, and guest lectures for university students. She also provides technical assistance on historic preservation and restoration projects nationwide.