January/February 2009: Table of Contents


The Unitized Flashing System
In masonry, the flashing job for exterior cavity walls would seem to cry out for systematization.
By Gregg Hodgson

Masonry Education Spotlight
Expand your knowledge of the design, use and maintenance of masonry through a number of professional development courses.
By Cory Sekine-Pettite

Boston’s Liberty Hotel
A 19th century jail becomes a 21st century model of preservation and restoration
By Cory Sekine-Pettite

Design for Safety
“Inherently safe” masonry products reduce injuries and increase profits
By David Carney, Robert Bevins and Patricia Carney

Columns & Departments

Letter from the Publisher
Letter from the Editor
Minimizing Masonry Litigation
Industry News
New Products
Masonry International


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