masonry unit

masonry unit

A building unit fabricated of burnt clay, concrete, stone, or the like.
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International Builders' Show attendees took special note of the Comfort Block system's rapid construction potential against traditional concrete masonry unit and cementitious mortar combinations.
Concrete Masonry Unit (CMU) rough-face finished block material was specifically chosen along the front facade at street level to aid in preventing graffiti.
The masonry work by Lighthouse will include construction of concrete masonry unit walls for the parking garage and 60,000 square-feet of brick/castone veneer.
8 by 20 meters, with concrete masonry unit construction and one to three classrooms inside.
UBC does not provide any minimum value for compressive strength and it is linked with the type of masonry unit and mortar type.
The scope of Town Hall work includes a new elevator to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act, a new concrete masonry unit elevator tower, machine room for both buildings, site drainage, expanded vault facilities, restored columns, signs, repointed exterior brickwork and selective furniture replacement.
Various properties of the products were investigated and compared to the conventional masonry unit.
When placing mortar on the base or the top of a masonry unit, pick up a trowel full of mortar and apply the mortar to the material with a light slapping motion.
A hand-built masonry unit with full-size health represents an architectural achievement, a work of art.
Sited on lawn areas surrounding each of the centers, the installations will be made of blocks of concrete masonry unit (CMU), stacked on palettes, arranged and then painted with yellow Day-Glo paint.
Depending on the wall construction (CMU [concrete masonry unit, or concrete block], for instance), running new electrical lines to wall sconces can also be ah expensive proposition.