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The (New) Official Architectural Height of the Washington Monument
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The (New) Official Architectural Height of the Washington Monument

New high-tech measurement techniques reveal that the height is actually about 10... More

Masonry Students Complete Training, Build Retaining Wall Via Partnership
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Masonry Students Complete Training, Build Retaining Wall Via Partnership

A group of West Virginia masonry students is getting a solid education thanks to a... More

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Masonry Makes the News

The masonry industry is strengthening its hold on the design community. Gehry’s current project demonstrates that manufacturers and masonry contractors are working to gether in bring new technologies to an age-old craft. More

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Frank Gehry's UTS Sydney Building Demonstrates Masonry Innovations

Starchitect Frank Gehry's first Australian building is set for completion later this year, and it appears that one of its most innovative features is the masonry. More

Besser Celebrates 110 Years in Concrete Industry
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Besser Celebrates 110 Years in Concrete Industry

Besser invites its industry friends to join the company on Aug. 22 as it... More

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Architects to Help Promote NIBS Performance-Based Guide

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced it has agreed to support a new performance-based guide developed by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS). The National Performance-Based Design Guide (NPBDG) is the first broad-reaching performance-based tool for use by facility owners and building industry professionals. More

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Leading Building Enclosure Designers to Speak at RCI's 2014 Symposium on Building Envelope Technology

RCI annual Symposium on Building Envelope Technology will feature 12 different educational sessions presented by leading building envelope designers. More

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WOC Space Draw Begins This Week

Be sure to be a part of the concrete and masonry industry's biggest event in 2015. World of Concrete will begin space assigning booth locations for the 2015 event this week. More

ACI Updates Image
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ACI Updates Image

ACI's new logo and tagline reflect the 110-year-old organization's continuing... More

CSI and CSC Release MasterFormat 2014 Update
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CSI and CSC Release MasterFormat 2014 Update

CSI and CSC recently released the 2014 updates to MasterFormat, their flagship... More

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