International Masonry Institute News

IMI's Historic Preservation Certificate Program

 

The American Architectural Foundation awarded its inaugural Oculus Award for Leadership in Design & Cultural Heritage to both the International Masonry Institute and the International Union of...

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IMI, National Geographic and the Great Cathedral Mystery

 

IMI National Training Director Robert Arnold along with other IMI staff were sponsored by National Geographic to help construct a scaled down version of Brunelleschi's Dome in Florence, Italy for a...

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Masonry Partition Wall Design

Engineering Masonry Partition Walls Just Got Easier!

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IMI and MIT Team Up for Guastavino Exhibit

IMI and MIT teamed up recently to build a half-scale replica of a Guastavino vault as part of a dynamic new exhibit, “Palaces for the People,” at the Boston Public Library. The exhibit showcases the...

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IMI Working to Make Masonry Meet New Energy Codes

As IMI points out to designers, walls with high thermal mass such as masonry actually perform much better than simply adding insulation.

IMI has partnered with MCAA and CCMPA to have Dr. Mark...

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IMI Develops Manual to Expedite Structural Software Use

A New Structural Masonry Manual developed by the International Masonry Institute (IMI) – RAM Elements V8i for Masonry Analysis & Design – is now available. Click here to download a free copy of the...

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BAC and IMI Address Seismic Concerns

BAC and IMI are taking a lead role in addressing concerns over public safety and the condition of our existing building stock in the aftermath of last year’s earthquakes. The magnitude 5.8 earthquake...

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IMI Targets Restoration, Retrofit and Repair Market

Restoration, retrofit and repair continue to be one of the strongest construction markets for BAC members and contractors and IMI has the education and training courses to maximize those market...

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IMI and Masonry Industry Join Together For BIM Initiative

The International Masonry Institute (IMI), the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (IUBAC), the Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA), the National Concrete Masonry...

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Masonry Industry Seeks Greater BIM Integration

With the construction industry moving towards Building Information Modeling (BIM) as the preferred method of design and delivery, IMI is partnering with others in the industry to guarantee that...

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