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on April 19,2013

Construction crews are going to extremes to save the ornate brick façade of the Provo (Utah) Tabernacle temple, which was ravaged by a fire in December 2010.

2012 Brick in Architecture Winner: Ogden International School of Chicago. Photo:
on February 28,2013

The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has opened entry submissions for its 2013 Brick In Architecture Awards—with a new Renovation/Restoration category and new category divisions this year. BIA’s annual awards honor architectural excellence and sustainable design nationwide that incorporates clay brick products as the predominant exterior building or paving material.

Integral bacteria make limestone when water infiltrates concrete, sealing cracks
on February 22,2013

Two researchers from Delft Technical University in Holland have developed a self-healing cement that can stop microcracks from forming in concrete.

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28 lbs. per sf SLENDERWALL panels
on March 25,2014 in Feature

After decades of wear, the hand-laid brick envelope of the Johns Hopkins nine-story Nelson/Harvey inpatient facility began failing. SLENDERWALL...

Mohamed A. ElGawady, associate professor of civil, architectural and environ
on February 14,2014 in Feature

Research could lead to blocks that use waste material and have seismic and insulating benefits.

on November 11,2011 in Feature

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