The New York City architectural and planning firm of Urbahn Architects has completed the renovation of the historic Morgan Avenue subway station house for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). Serving the L train line, the Morgan Avenue station house is located on the west side of Bogart Street, at the intersection of Harrison Place, in the East Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. … Read more →
Dodge Data & Analytics and Dexter + Chaney, a leading provider of construction management software, announced that they will promote and provide Dodge PlanRoom 2017 to Dexter + Chaney subscribers. Dodge PlanRoom 2017 is a simple, secure service for contractors and subcontractors to connect and share project information and manage their bidding process in a convenient, online location.… Read more →
Eldorado Stone, manufacturer of architectural stone veneer, has been voted the number one brand for manufactured stone and brick veneer in BUILDER Magazine’s 2017 Brand Use Study. The annual survey of builders and general contractors, conducted by The Farnsworth Group, looks at trade professionals’ familiarity with and usage of building products in a variety of categories.… Read more →
Ironrock, a ceramic tile and thin brick manufacturer located in Canton, Ohio, has a new line of thin brick veneer called Royal Thin Brick®. Royal Thin Brick is kiln fired and tumbled thin brick made from locally sourced and recycled clay and shale. Like full bed facing brick, 5/8”-thick Royal Thin Brick is extruded and… Read more →
Masonry Design Video Gallery
Driwall Rainscreen Quick Installation Instruction Video
Keene Building Product's Driwall Rainscreen Quick Installation Instruction Video.
LathNet Drainage Demo
Good practice recognizes the need for drainage and ventilation in adhered masonry veneer installations. LathNet is a patented solution that combines drainage mesh and metal lath into a single component that streamlines installation. LathNet provides a continuous drainage plane between the lath and weather-resistant barrier.
Glenbard West High School Expansion and Renovations
Administrators and teachers reveal how a community-supported construction project relieves overcrowding, modernizes the science department, and preserves the historic style of their 94-year-old high school.
Masonry in Sustainable Buildings
VISIT US AT: http://Prosoco.com - How long a building lasts, how resilient it is, that's important. This video showcases the resiliency of masonry, in an easy, to understand manner.
Our buildings reflect our society, and as technology and other trends blur the traditional lines between work and home, the spaces where we live, work and play mirror these changes. Masonry often performs a big role in these multi-use facilities, creating a sense of place and setting a tone for these buildings and the spaces within them.… Read more →
Long established as one of the nation’s top banking centers, Charlotte, N.C., is also one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. One of the drivers for Charlotte’s robust growth is the city’s attractiveness to businesses looking to relocate or expand their headquarters there — from energy and technology corporations to financial companies and entrepreneurs.… Read more →
Interior design is in the process of being completely revamped as new technologies enter the playing field.1 By looking toward the future, particularly the nascent technologies of virtual, augmented and mixed reality, interior designers are finding new ways to attract customers and outcompete rivals.… Read more →
Because of the iterative nature of design, most designers use several software applications for the different design phases of a project. This can be both frustrating and a waste of precious time and resources. … Read more →