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Awards

2009 M-Award Entries (Vol 40 No 3)

2009 M-Award Winners (Vol 40 No 3)

Invest In | Exposure - Joel Smith, AIA, Partner (Vol 40 No 3)

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BIM

Developing BIM-Ready Masonry (Smart Dynamics Vol 1 No 2)

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Case Histories

Al Glick Field House - Betsy Baird, AIA & Paul Koch (Vol 4 No 4)

The Big Brick House - Elizabeth Young, LEED Green Assoc. (Vol 4 No 4)

Building North Quad - Ed Davenport (Vol 4 No 4)

Cheaper, Faster, Better: Zaragon Place - A Prime Example - Ed Davenport (Vol 39 No 5)

Knowledge Edge | Mt. Zion's Long Wait Ends - Donald Root, AIA (Vol 40 No 3)

New Landmark Rises from Community - Dave Erickson, CDT, CCM, SRW-1 (Vol 40 No 1)

University Finds Model for Student Housing - Elizabeth Young, LEED Green Assoc. (Vol 6 No 2)

The Y at Metro Health Village - Elizabeth Young, LEED Green Assoc. (Vol 6 No 4)

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Code

Change Can Be Good: Michigan Adopts 2006 IBC - Jerry Painter (Vol 40 No 2)

Changes in the 2008 MSJC Code and Specification - Rochelle Jaffe, Ar, SE(IL), CCS, SMI, FTMS (Vol 4 No 4)

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Construction

Technical Knowledge | What Defines a Qualified Bidder? - Elizabeth Young, LEED Green Assoc. (Vol 40 No 2)

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Construction > Initial Cost

Loadbearing Masonry's Bottom Line - Dan Zechmeister PE, AIA Detroit Honorary Affiliate, FASTM (Vol 39 No 1)

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Construction > Life Cycle Cost

Military Construction (MILCON) - Dan Zechmeister PE, AIA Detroit Honorary Affiliate, FASTM
& Elizabeth Young, LEED Green Assoc. (Vol 7 No 2)

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Construction > Movement Control

Brick Expansion Joints and Wall Openings - J. Gregg Borchelt, PE (Vol 38 No 4)

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Construction > Schedule

Weeks Slashed Off Schedule - Betty Stansbury Young (Vol 36 No 2)

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Construction > Wall Bracing

Part 2 - Masonry Wall Bracing - Kyle Lochonic (Vol 6 No 1)

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Conventions

World of Masonry, It Was - Elizabeth Young, LEED Green Assoc. (Vol 40 No 2)

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Design

BIM-M Packages Masonry Wall Systems for Efficiency, Simplicity - Betty Stansbury Young (Vol 7 No 2)

The Distinctive Corbel - Rochelle Jaffe, Ar, SE, CCS, SMI, FTMS (Vol 40 No 1)

The Image for Leaders in Masonry - Bill Pacetti Sr. & Christian Kott (Vol 6 No 1)

Technical Knowledge | 3D BIM - Mike Neville, AIA, NCARB (Vol 40 No 2)

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Director's Overview

Director's Overview - Optimizing Energy Performance - Dan Zechmeister PE, AIA Detroit Honorary Affiliate, FASTM (Vol 4 No 3)

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Education

What Do You Want to Be? Renaissance Kids Program - Mark Moreno (Vol 39 No 5)

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Environmental

The Premier Wall System - Dan Zechmeister PE, AIA Detroit Honorary Affiliate, FASTM (Vol 40 No 1)

Hygrothermal Evaluation - Andrew Dunlap, AIA,CDT, LEED AP, NCARB (Vol 6 No 1)

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Environmental > Energy

Do You Know What Your Building Energy Cost Is? - Perry Hausman, PE, LEED AP (Vol 4 No 3)

Information Architects Should Know - James Zahn, Esq, FALA, FAIA (Vol 4 No 4)

Making the Grade at Gull Lake High School - Brendon Pollard, AIA, LEED AP (Vol 4 No3)

The Perfect Wall - Joseph Lstiburek, PhD, PEng, FASHRAE

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Environmental > Fire

Masonry Does Not Burn - Stephen Szoke, PE, LEED AP (Vol 38 No 2)

Massive Fire - Dante DiGiovanni & Paul Hargest (Vol 6 No 3)

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Environmental > Moisture

Improving Performance of CMU Backup Walls - Paul Grahovac, LEED AP (Vol 4 No3)

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Environmental > Sustainability

Brick Industry Answers Environmental Challenges - Todd Belden (Vol 7 No 1)

Codifying Sustainability - Stephen Szoke, PE, LEED AP & Stephen Skalko, PE (Vol 5 No 1)

Fly Ash Brick: Sustainable Design - Gene Guetzow, LEED AP & Julie Rapoport, PhD, PE, LEED AP (Vol 5 No 1)

Sustainable Masonry Design - Patrick Rand, FAIA, FTMS (Vol 5 No 1)

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Environmental > Thermal

Closed Cell Spray Foam Excels - Steve Loftis (Vol 4 No 3)

The Effectiveness of Effective R-Value - Maribeth Bradfield, PE, LEED AP (Vol 6 No 3)

Energy and Green Building Codes & Standards - Martha G. VanGeem, PE, LEED AP BD+C, FACI (Vol 7 No 2)

The High R-Wall Model - Dan Zechmeister PE, AIA Detroit Honorary Affiliate, FASTM & Elizabeth Young, LEED Green Assoc. (Vol 4 No 3)

Polyisocyanurate - Raising the R with Masonry Cavity Wall Insulation - Charles Ostrander, PE (Vol 4 No 3)

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Investment

Detroit Public Schools Embrace "Shovel Ready" Masonry - Dan Zechmeister PE, AIA Detroit Honorary Affiliate, FASTM & Elizabeth Young, LEED Green Assoc. (Vol 6 No 2)

The Greatest Investment... And It's Not on Wall Street - Michael Solomon (Vol 39 No5)

Invest In - Advertising Does Pay - Evart Helms (Vol 5 No 1)

Investment to Grow Loadbearing Masonry's Market Share - Joan Baggett Calambokidis (Vol 40 No 1)

Masonry's Role in the 21st Century - Dan Zechmeister PE, AIA Detroit Honorary Affiliate, FASTM (Vol 39 No 5)

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Investment > Economy

Michigan's Economic Giant - Paul E. Koch (Vol 40 No 1)

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Materials > Masonry Units

Less Than Expected... and More - Jeff Speck, PE, FASTM, FACI (Vol 6 No 2)

Smaller Webs = Higher R-Value - Jason Thompson (Vol 7 No 2)

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Materials > Mortar

Choose a Repair Mortar Based on Compatibility - Rochelle Jaffe, SE, AR, CCS, CSISM (Vol 38 No 6)

Masonry Mortars - Your Choice - Chris Sieto (Vol 4 No 4)

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Restoration

Building Relationships - Affleck House - Tom Ward (Vol 7 No 3)

Icon Restored for Another Century - Dan Iacovoni, RA (Vol 5 No 1)

Proactive Approach to Masonry Preservation - Beaubian House - Meredith Steckling, AIA, CDT, LEED Green Assoc. (Vol 6 No 2)

Roosevelt Park Lofts - Ken Bailey (Vol 5 No 1)

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Structural

Embodied Energy of Concrete Masonry - David Biggs. PE, SE, Dist M ASCE, HTMS (Vol 7 No 1)

Engineering Masonry Perforated Walls - David Biggs, PE, SE, Dist M ASCE, HTMS (Vol 39 No 4)

Structural Redundancy Inherent with Masonry - David Biggs, PE, SE, Dist M ASCE, HTMS (Vol 35 No 3)

What's the Magic of 6t? - David Biggs. PE, SE, Dist M ASCE, HTMS (Vol 7 No 1)

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Structural > Lintels

Economics of Concrete Masonry Lintel - Dan Zechmeister PE, AIA Detroit Honorary Affiliate, FASTM (Vol 35 No 3)

Engineering a New Lintel - Jim Gendron (Vol 6 No 1)

Let's Rethink Lintels - Tom Ward (Vol 39 No 3)

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Structural > Software

Knowledge Edge | Loadbearing Masonry Software - Jay Desai, PE, SE, SECB, CBIE & Marc Steinhobel, PE, SECB (Vol 40 No 3)

Sharing His Knowledge: Walkowicz Hired to Mentor and Train - Betty Stansbury Young (Vol 40 No 1)

Technical Knowledge | RAM Advanse Power - Michael Klein, PE, SECB (Vol 40 No 2)

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