Posted by: wadahp | July 21, 2011


Overview of Brick and CMU Design and Construction

Join the Masonry Institute of Washington for a presentation covering the fundamentals of designing and constructing brick and CMU buildings. Aesthetic, functional and code issues will all be covered with a focus on properly designing and detailing an energy-efficient, weather-resistant masonry building. Specification of masonry materials will also be covered, as well as a look at what types of brick and CMU are available on the market and how they are manufactured.

Program Learning Objectives:

– Understand the brick and CMU manufacturing processes and what products are available

– Learn to clearly specify masonry products

– Become familiar with basic masonry design principles including aesthetic and functional considerations

– Evaluate design options available to construct energy-efficient, weather-resistant walls

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
Registration: 11:45am
Presentation: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

MIW Office
10519 NE 38th Place, Building 12
Kirkland, WA 98033

Presentation/Lunch – FREE
AIA Credits – 1 CEU
Presenter – Bill Thordarson;
Mutual Materials Company

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