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19 December 2014

Construction of Texas A&M San Antonio’s new Central Academic Building opens a new chapter for the A&M system, and an entire new product line for Acme Brick.

17 December 2014

Bruner/Cott & Associates has completed its renovation/redesign of the Amherst College (Amherst, Mass.) Powerhouse Student Event Space. The 6,500 square-foot, $3-million project represents a reworking of the college’s historic 1925 brick steam plant, designed by McKim Mead & White.

08 December 2014

The Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), based in Rotterdam, Netherlands, has appointed David Gianotten to serve as managing partner-architect.

13 November 2014

The Masonry Society will present a full-day, comprehensive course on Special Inspection of Structural Masonry Construction on Feb. 4, 2015 in Las Vegas.

13 November 2014

Historic bricks from the Roman Forum and other world landmarks were displayed in the Acme Brick Company booth at this year’s convention of the Texas Society of Architects (TSA) in Houston.

Brick Paver Installation Methods

Exterior driveway/walkway treated with acrylic, scuff-resistant coatingBrick, concrete, permeable, interlocking and stone pavers are popular paving options for exterior plazas, walkways, driveways and mass transit applications.

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Porous Pavements Q&A: Answers from the Man who Wrote the Book on the Subject

Pourous Pavement in Albany StreetAs the use of porous pavements grows, designers and agencies all over North America are learning for the first time this new approach to stormwater management.

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Award-Winning Hardscape Designs

At Masonry Design, we’re always on the lookout for beautiful, innovative, and unique projects to profile. And sometimes, in order to find those projects, we must take a step back and gaze toward our feet. Indeed, there are many hardscaping and paving projects worthy of praise...

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Project Spotlight: Bombay Sapphire’s New Facility

Pictured here is the new Bombay Sapphire Distillery in Laverstoke, Hampshire, UK. Heatherwick Studio retrofitted an old paper mill into gin-maker Bombay Sapphire’s first in-house production facility.

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Masonry Design Fall Issue

Fall 2014

The fall 2014 issue focuses on hardscaping. Read about three award-winning projects, including a pedestrian bridge and a public park. Also in this issue is a Q&A on porous pavements, a primer on brick paving installation, and a Project Spotlight on a unique restoration project in England.

Table of Contents
Porous Pavements Q&A: Answers from the Man who Wrote the Book
Brick Paver Installation Methods
Award-Winning Hardscape Designs
Bombay Sapphire’s New Facility

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