Geoff Edgell is an expert in masonry construction, masonry products, ie. bricks and blocks of all materials, mortars and ancillary components (ties, straps, hangers and lintels). He leads the UK...
Article - 19 Jan 2004
The results and recommendations of research into the behaviour of complete buildings in fire are given, including studies of actual buildings following real fires, full-scale fire tests as well as...
Article - 28 Mar 2003
Hard insoluble white deposits sometimes appear on the surface of brickwork. These deposits should not be mistaken for efflorescence, which is soluble. Sources of these white deposits and treatments...
Article - 29 Oct 2012
Glass blocks are a modern and attractive feature used to enhance the appearance of rooms in buildings. Glass blocks are generally used instead of windows and are also useful in building shower...
Article - 18 May 2007
There are common building elements used in different types of buildings, including framing and flooring.