Masonry Construction


Masonry Construction

  • A Quality Brick Product Depends on Brick Ingredients

    Whatever the desired shape or manufacturing method, making brick depends on brick ingredients: the alchemy of shale, clay, water, and fire.

  • Richard Morris Hunt, Revisited

    Allan Greenberg architect and KSS architects rework a forgotten building by an American master on the Princeton university campus.

  • Concrete Masonry Units

    They look dull and, in fact, if you've seen one concrete masonry unit—or concrete block or CMU—you may think you've seen the lot of them: Usually they're rough, gray oblong blocks formed from water, sand, crushed stone, and cement, with two big holes in them.

  • Precast Stone by Arban Precast Stone

    Manufactured using aggregates, pigments, and different colors and textures of sand.

  • Through the Woods

    New landscape products can help revolutionize an outdoor environment.

  • 12 Blocks

    The Challenge: How can the standard concrete masonry unit be re-examined, renewed, and ultimately improved?

  • First Annual R + D Awards

    It is all too easy, when looking at a finished project, product, or building, to forget that it took a massive effort to reach that point of refined completion.



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