Masonry Design Magazine
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JanFeb 2008: From the Editor – Welcome to Masonry Design!

Welcome to the first issue of Masonry Design! It’s hard to believe that little more than one year ago, the staff at Lionheart Publishing took our idea for this magazine and presented it to you and the industry. The overwhelming response was, “Yes. The industry needs this publication.” “Finally,” you told us, “a masonry-related magazine for architects and engineers.”

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MarApr 2008: From the Publisher – Building relationships

I’m pleased to report that since our debut at the World of Concrete / World of Masonry in Las Vegas earlier this year, Masonry Design and Lionheart Publishing, Inc., have received a very enthusiastic reaction from you, our inaugural subscribers, and from many suppliers and contractors who not only want to know more about the possibilities for masonry, but want to advertise their products to you.

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Spotlight: Legat Architects – Designing Relationships

In a highly competitive industry – and at the center of the architectural universe, no less – it can be quite difficult for an upstart firm to create a brand. Like so many before and since, Joseph J. Legat set out to do just that in the Chicago area in 1964. The then-28-year-old established his firm under the conviction that “great architecture hinges on great relationships.” Though many who followed the same path have failed, Legat Architects has grown and thrived into a 60-person, international operation known widely for its innovative designs, particularly masonry structures.

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