Fall 2009: Table of Contents

Words: Bronzella Cleveland

Fall 2009:

Masonry Design Magazine

Table of Contents


Masonry Cleaning & Restoration
The basics of what you and your contractors should know
By Ronald Baer

The First Line of Defense for Masonry Buildings
Protective coating’s role in stopping moisture infiltration
By Christopher Perego

The Temple That Siva Built
Building the most elaborate Hindu temple in the U.S.
By Lavina Melwani

Building Green Today For a More Cost-Effective Tomorrow
By James D. Qualk

Green Masonry
Back to basic concepts of design
By Shahnaz Jaffari

3 Top Reasons Architects Choose Cast Stone
By Eddie Lesok

columns & departments

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




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