Spring Issue Preview

Words: Bronzella Cleveland

We are very excited to show you a preview of some of the articles included in our upcoming spring issue of Masonry Design, which should be published soon. That issue will include a feature on a remarkable restoration project in Massachusetts, an in-depth look at a revived train station outside Chicago, an article examining the many and varied definitions of the basic building material we call stone, and much more. Have a look at a few preview images below, and look for the issue landing on our website or in your inbox (free subscription) soon.

Waltham Watch Factory
The Waltham Watch Factory in Massachusetts (circa 1854) was transformed by Bruner/Cott and Associates into a mixed-use development. Photo: Richard Mandelkorn
Stone Avenue Train Station
Legat Architects worked with local officials and preservationists to restore the Stone Avenue Train Station in La Grange, Ill., which was constructed in 1901.
Fond du Lac Tailored Blend 50 percent Rockfaced, good masonry installation, joints, 2 to 1 example
The list of “stone” products today is so long, installation options so varied, and specifying requirement often so complex that stone used in masonry could have its very own Wiki-style encyclopedia to try and explain it. Photo: Buechel Stone
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.1 It’s your responsibility as a business owner

Maximizing Efficiency with CrewTracks

In the masonry industry, efficient project management is crucial for success. CrewTracks addresses this need by streamlining various aspects of daily operations.

SOLA Innovation: Digital Levels

In 2021, SOLA introduced a new generation of digital levels at the World of Concrete. Because it was in the midst of Covid it wasn’t the most well-attended show, but we were optimistic. We attended, showcasing both our SOLA and Keson brands. The standout

Bonding with Masonry 2024 Q2

This issue’s questions come from an Architect, an Engineer. and a Mason Contractor. What questions do you have? Send them to info@masonrymagazine.com, attention Technical Talk.