Winter 2013-14: Table of Contents

Words: Bronzella Cleveland

Lafayette College Arts Plaza


Winter 2013-14:

Table of Contents


Permeable Paver Makes The Grade
The University Of Minnesota Duluth revisits a paver project six years after AZEK Permeable Pavers were installed side-by-side with traditional concrete pavers.
By Carey Walley

The Functionality of Pavers
An award-winning project in Palmetto, Fla., transforms a former football field into a public park, complete with permeable pavers to minimize stormwater runoff.

Green Building
Product Benchmarking for Greener Buildings
Selecting masonry products requires consideration of a number of attributes – performance, aesthetics and cost, to name just a few. If you’re working on a greenbuilding, the list grows.
By Julie Rapoport

Project Spotlight
Lafayette College Arts Plaza in Easton, Pa.
Knitting repurposed historic dormitory with new construction creates cost-effective facility with LEED gold certification.
Edited by Cory Sekine-Pettite

columns & departments

Letter from the Editor
Industry News

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