Posted by: wadahp | May 23, 2011


Join the Masonry Institute of Washington for a day of hands-on education in the design and construction of masonry cavity walls. Get instruction from leading masonry experts and get your hands dirty building and installing all components of a masonry wall system. This program is certified for AIA learning units, so it is a great way to fulfill your continuing education requirements. 


WHEN: June 23rd, 2011; 8am-4:00pm

WHERE: South Seattle Community College – Georgetown Campus
6737 Corson Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98108

COST: $50 Per Person – Contact the MIW for information on group rates and other special discounts.

REGISTRATION: Please register via one of the following methods:
– Call (425) 828-0433
– Email
– Web: Click here for online registration


Registration: 7:30am-8:00am

8:00am-10:30am: Structural CMU Wall Design and Construction
Learn the basics of designing and constructing a structural CMU wall that will serve as the backup for a masonry veneer. This section includes information on code requirements, structural issues and other design considerations, as well as hands-on participation in CMU wall construction.

10:45am-12:45pm: Cavity Wall Components
Common cavity wall components will be covered including flashing, moisture barriers, and masonry ties. Participants will also install components on a CMU backup wall as part of a cavity wall system.

Lunch and Tradeshow: 12:45pm-1:30pm

1:30pm-4:00pm: Masonry Veneer Design and Construction
Learn to design and construct a masonry veneer system over a CMU backup wall. This section will cover the basics of veneer design, as well as interfaces with various cavity components. Participants will finish by helping to construct a brick veneer wall system.

For more information on Masonry Day schedules and classes, please visit


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