Business Briefs: AIA Elects New President

Words: Bronzella Cleveland

MarchApril 2008
Industry News

Business Briefs:
The American Institute of Architects Elects New President

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has elected its 84th president: Marshall E. Purnell, FAIA. Purnell is a principal of Devrouax + Purnell Architects and Planners in Washington, D.C. He served as AIA first vice president in 2007, and prior to his election as president, Purnell was president of the AIA Washington, D.C., chapter in 2003, and Mid-Atlantic Regional Director from 2003 to 2006. MD

Comparison of Laying Brick Versus Block

Brick and CMU (Concrete Masonry Unit) are two commonly used materials in masonry. As a mason, it is important to understand the similarities, differences, pros, and cons of both materials, as well as the variations in layout and measurement techniques, mo

Westlake Royal Building Products™ to Showcase Be Boundless™ Campaign, Top Industry Trends and New Product Innovations at Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC)

HOUSTON (June 18, 2024) — Westlake Royal Building Products™ (Westlake Royal), a Westlake company (NYSE:WLK), will showcase its Be Boundless™ campaign, top industry trends and new product innovations at the Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) in Anahe

Bringing Bricks Back To Life with BrickRecyc

BrickRecyc, a machine that removes old mortar from bricks, was invented by three entrepreneurs from Quebec in 2021. Tommy Bouillon, David Dufour, and Hugo Cartier were the innovation's source. The invention emerged out of necessity. Tommy Bouillon, head o

Are Your Employees Safe While Working In Hot Weather?

As the temperatures rise outside during summer months, so do the risks that employees working in hot conditions may be harmed by the dangerous effects it can have. Exposure to high temperatures can be deadly. It’s your responsibility as a business owner