International Masonry

The International Masonry Institute offers quality training for craftworkers, professional education for masonry contractors and free technical assistance to the design and construction communities. Team IMI consists of architects, engineers, construction managers, skilled craftworkers and instructors, offering what no other group can: expertise in training, craftsmanship, design, installation and marketing.

Beyer Blinder Belle returns Washington, D.C.’s Carnegie Library to splendor with intensive masonry repair

As the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., is chock full of seats of government, monuments, and civic spaces, all the more monumental when placed at the intersection or terminus of the city’s diagrid of triumphal boulevards, or within one of the many historic parks dating back to the 1791 L’Enfant Plan. Located within Mount Vernon Square, the

International Masonry Institute

International Masonry Institute The International Masonry Institute offers quality training for craftworkers, professional education for masonry contractors and free technical assistance to the design and construction communities. Team IMI consists of architects, engineers, construction managers, skilled craftworkers and instructors, offering what no other group can: expertise in training, craftsmanship, design, installation and marketing. WEBSITE: imiweb.org

A corbelled brick facade makes waves on a Hyderabad apartment complex

Architect Sameep Padora and Associates Location Hyderabad, India Completion Date 2019 Brick Uma Brick Mangalore Aluminum Frame Windows Technical Windows Granite Sadar Ali Granite Looking out over the city and an adjoining park, the Mumbai-based Sameep Padora and Associates’ Sienna offers a novel apartment experience in Hyderabad, India’s Jubilee Hills neighborhood. A four-story building with

A large O-shaped brick complex on the brooklyn waterfront

Morris Adjmi evokes Brooklyn’s industrial history at Front & York

Architect Morris Adjmi Architects Location Brooklyn, New York Completion Date 2021 Facade Consultant Gilsanz Murray Steficek Construction Manager New Line Structures Curtain Wall Competition Architectural Metals Masonry Construction and GFRC Superframe Installation StructureTech New York Brick Manufacturer Glen-Gery Glazing Architectural Window Manufacturing Landscape Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Morris Adjmi Architects’ Front & York is an

Advances in float glass are enabling ever more flexible, ethereal facade expressions

Up until the mid-20th century, the incorporation of glazing into any project was an exorbitantly expensive decision and potentially fraught with error due to the irregularity of manufacturing processes. The development of float glass through the Pilkington process, which can be roughly described as rolling molten glass over a tin bath, has enabled continually growing

The new home for columbia business school spans two glassy volumes

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s Columbia Business School carves out a niche with crystalline curves

  ArchitectsDiller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with FXCollaborative Construction ManagerTurner Construction Exterior Enclosure ContractorW&W Glass Curtain WallAZA-INT Corporation GlassSedak Glass, AGC Interpane Glass Germany, Cricursa Spain, Pilkington Glass GFRGIDA Exterior Systems and DKI/David Kucera Inc.–GFRG DoorsEllison doors and Crane revolving doors Facade ConsultantArup Columbia University’s Manhattanville Campus expansion has ushered in a crystalline district

exterior corner shot of the kebonized wood scrim exterior with thin lighting illuminated at dusk at the new studio ma office

Studio Ma’s Phoenix office oasis is shrouded in a kebonized wood scrim

Adhering to their regenerative bioclimatic design ethos, Studio Ma has designed its own eco-conscious office in the desert to the same standards they uphold for their clients. The new 2,412-square-foot office transformed an undistinguished dentist’s office into a “net-zero energy and water” space that encourages walking and biking—an impressive feat considering the city of Phoenix averages temperatures over 85 degrees Fahrenheit seven

scale of the flat windowless facade of the amant at the opening preview event

SO–IL’s Brooklyn Amant Foundation art campus embraces idiosyncrasies of clay and cement brick

An internationally recognized firm, SO–IL’s latest project in East Williamsburg is close to where the Brooklyn-based team operates. On June 5th, the Amant Foundation opened a multi-building art campus as the nonprofit art group’s new headquarters. The 21,000-square-foot project is spread across four buildings—315 Maujer Street, 932 Grand Street, with two at 306 Maujer—and will

Image of One Steuart Lane from the San Francisco Bay

SOM’s One Steuart Lane faces the San Francisco Bay with stacked massing and travertine

ArchitectSOM Facade ManufacturerEnclos Campolonghi Spa MK Metal NorthGlass Facade ConsultantCurtainwall Design Consultants Structural EngineerSOM General ContractorSwinerton Builders LocationSan Francisco Date2021 SystemCustom unitized curtain wall ProductsCampolonghi Spa Roman Travertine NorthGlass laminated and insulated glass units Downtown San Francisco is undergoing an incredible spate of development, especially on sites abutting the waterfront with much-coveted views of the Bay

image of the building at sunset, the Hans Rosling Center, clad in glass fins

The Hans Rosling Center’s glass and aluminum fins embody the university’s health initiative

ArchitectThe Miller Hull Partnership Facade ManufacturerElicc Group Facade InstallerElicc Group Civil and Structural EngineerKPFF Consulting Engineers General ContractorLease Crutcher Lewis LocationSeattle DateOctober 2020 System36″ Glass fins and 8″ aluminum fins on unitized curtain wall system ProductsCurtainwall and exterior shading by Elicc Group, precast concrete by Northwest Precast, stonework by J&S Masonry, Inc. Located between the University

a corner shot showing the two story poured concrete arches at the mechanical, or "skyview", level and the north herringbone concrete wall

180 East 88th highlights craftsmanship with a waterfall of hand-laid Kolumba brick

New York’s Upper East Side neighborhood is home to an eclectic range of scale and style largely thanks to its early history; a few blocks from the marble and limestone chateaus sprinkling Park Avenue are the brick and stone Neo-Federal and Georgian townhomes from the late 19th century. As nesting ground for some of the most expensive housing in Manhattan,