Faux Fire Walls Cause Real Tragedies

Tornado-Resistant Hospital Takes Shape in Joplin, Mo.

Op-ed, Kyle: A city's effort to establish standards for residential construction

Op-ed: Upgrade Construction Standards for Safety

Pearsall, Texas to Require Masonry in New Construction


Dickinson Eyes Its Future with Look to the Past; Highway 3 Zoning Overlay Recalls Historic Importance of Masonry


Nolanville Enacts Masonry Requirements

Nolanville officials said minimum masonry requirements in the construction of new homes and...

Facade Grants Turn Bricks into Gold for Lewisville

Lewisville has turned an investment of $400,000 into a gain of $193 million in the City's...

Baytown Embraces Masonry Construction Trend; New Requirements Aim to Boost Long-Term Value

The Baytown, TX City Council has approved this Houston-area city's first ever masonry...

Non-profit Agency takes 'Brick' Road to Affordability, Market Appeal

The Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas is a housing paradox.  On one hand, the region -...

Op-ed: Building materials are key to limiting storm deaths

The images have become all too familiar: houses and communities turned into piles of giant...

Cedar Park Council approves increased masonry standards

Many new structures built in Cedar Park must now adhere to stricter masonry standards following...

Masonry to Play Big Role in Bellaire’s New Urban Village; New Zoning Requirement Aims to Create Long-term Value