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Category: Masonry Shear Wall Buildings

What is Masonry & Types of Masonry Construction?

Masonry is a form of construction that relies on naturally occurring and some man-made hard materials including but not limited to marble, stone, and brick amongst many others. This type of building encompasses laying the units on top of each other while using cement, clay, or mud mortar to increase the tensile strength of the unit. It is the most long-lasting type of construction since such materials are resistant to elements and take so long…