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BAC Local 2 Michigan, IMI/IMTEF Help Reimagine Detroit’s Transportation Hub

A version of this article originally appeared in BAC Journal, Issue 4 2020, and is reprinted here with permission.

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IMI Releases Update of Century-Old Terra Cotta Details to Guide Restoration Efforts

The International Masonry Institute’s (IMI’s) new architectural terra cotta details are a transformative resource for the restoration of historic terra cotta structures dating to the early 20th...

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Routine Cleaning of Interior Masonry Surfaces

The products used to clean and disinfect the interior of public and commercial buildings can have a big impact on the life cycle of interior masonry surfaces like tile and stone. However, equipped...

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APT Terra Cotta Restoration Workshop Positions IMI & BAC as Leaders in the Field

IMI and BAC Local 3 New York partnered with the Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) to host the Terra Cotta Restoration Workshop at APT’s 2018 Annual Conference and 50th...

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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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