• Design Elements

    Building with Molded Brick: Rich History, Modern Look

    DC, Maryland, and Virginia have a long tradition of beautiful masonry. Driving through many of their cities you’ll spot rowhouses, hospitals, schools and other institutional buildings constructed with molded brick. Clay deposits and other raw materials (such as sand) are readily available throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, which is why local plants have been producing molded brick for more than 100 years.

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  • Features

    Drones In Masonry

    Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the January 2017 issue of our sister publication MASONRY Magazine. The use of technology in architecture and even on construction jobsites is sky-rocketing, this story emphasizes the benefits of using drones. We hope you enjoy this story as much the readers of MASONRY did.   As one of the oldest trades, masonry is known for its rich history, passionate workers, and beautiful long-lasting structures. However, the industry is currently ...[READ MORE]
  • Design Elements

    A Monumental Journey: Art & Architecture in Masonry

    Words: Megan Rajner Photos: SeedorffMasonry Celebrating a Moment in Time of Great Magnitude “It was a monumental journey. It took us 12 years to get here, but we did arrive.”  -Kerry James Marshall, Artist The United States of America is filled with activists. Activists, who not only fight for what they believe in but also commemorate the milestones our country has reached as a people. Amidst the constant controversy in political, economic, and social scenes we see ...[READ MORE]