News - 5 Dec 2005
A university study finds that adoption of masonry ordinances, which are local zoning requirements that specify a certain percentage of clay brick and masonry as the primary exterior building material,...
News - 5 Dec 2005
The drive to build homes for future generations must not be at the expense of good design, Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott warned today.
John Prescott announced the successful bidders for a...
News - 15 Nov 2005
Gogarburn Project - the winner of the safety award
In 2003, BSRIA was contracted by Mace Ltd to help a £380 million UK construction project invest in its workforce and...
News - 6 Nov 2005
With a frenzied housing boom and median home prices skyrocketing, many homeowners have decided to take the path of fixing up, rather than trading up.
As a result, companies like JELD-WEN, the...
News - 28 Sep 2005
The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) announced the launch of its updated version of 3E Plus®, an insulation thickness computer program that calculates the amount of...
News - 21 Sep 2005
New BGS GeoSure datasets
Landmark will be replacing the British Geological Society (BGS) GeoHazard data with the new BGS GeoSure data. The new GeoSure datasets assess the potential for a hazard to...
News - 12 Sep 2005
Dwell magazine announced an exciting partnership today, signaling a seminal step forward for modern prefabricated housing.
Bound by a collective commitment to building well-designed, affordable...
News - 2 Sep 2005
National, regional and Minnesota conservation organizations today joined in celebrating certification of Potlatch Corporation's (NYSE: PCH) 319,000 acres of Minnesota forestland and its Bemidji...
News - 31 Aug 2005
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announces the results of the Home Design Trends Survey for the second quarter of 2005.
The rise in telecommuting and the continuing escalation in the...
Article - 28 Mar 2003
Mortar is the material that holds bricks together in a brick structure such as a wall. Topics such as colour, batching, lime addition, other additives and the types of mortar joints that can be...