International Masonry Institute News

Masonry Movement Joint Failures

Architectural Innovations

Masonry movement joints are one of the most misunderstood and underappreciated technical issues in the masonry industry. The lack of properly located, detailed, specified,...


Cold Weather Masonry Construction

Successful cold weather masonry construction requires knowledge of code requirements, workforce and planning capabilities, along with the capacity to be flexible and innovative. Building codes...


Opportunities through Building Code Changes

The 2015 edition of the International Building Code® (IBC®) requires most schools and emergency facilities located in areas of high tornado risk to contain storm shelters that meet the requirements...