Architects Prefer Concrete and Masonry over Wood for Firehouses
Fire chiefs find wood doesn't last as long as masonry and concrete.
Where Wood Framing Supports Brick Veneer
Can you support brick veneer on wood framing? In a two-story brick veneer residence with a one-story garage, the brick veneer above the garage needs to be supported on the wood framing. Is this permitted?
Building brick walls on wood floors
In remodeling my restaurant, I want to put an interior brick wall on the second floor. However, the local building officials say this cannot be done because it's against code to have a brick wall supported by wood framing. Is this true?