The International Masonry Institute (IMI) is a strategic alliance between the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers and the contractors who employ those members. Through education, technical support, research and training the IMI works to provide a more efficient construction delivery system.

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Building enclosure performance, control of air, moisture, vapor, sound, fire – thermal control and solutions.

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8dec12:00 pm- 1:00 pmLunch & Learn: Brick Masonry Restoration* - 1 LU/HSW12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 42 W Madison Street, Garden Chicago, Illinois 60602Chicago Public Schools - Loop Office Operations and FacilitiesEvent Organized By: Scott Conwell
13dec8:00 am- 2:00 pmIndianapolis RainScreen Installation and Estimating Program for Contractors8:00 am - 2:00 pm 8455 Moller Road Indianapolis, IN 46268Indianapolis BAC Local 4 HallEvent Organized By: Dave Collins
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  • 2016 Instructor Certification Program
    Posted by International Masonry Institute on November 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm

        The International Masonry Training and Education Foundation, which is funded by the International Masonry Institute, recently concluded its annual Instructor Certification Program (ICP) with the graduation of 12 instructors.  Participants in ICP are journey-level members of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers and also must be currently employed as instructors for their local BAC union.  […]

  • IMI Masonry Inspection Checklist
    Posted by International Masonry Institute on November 18, 2016 at 2:15 pm

    We've created a checklist with a compilation of commonly referenced masonry code citations and industry recommendations.  It's purpose is to help designers, inspectors, builders and mason contractors find relevant non-structural masonry design and installation information quickly by topic. […]

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Masonry Innovations
Hybrid Masonry

Hybrid Masonry Design

Hybrid masonry is a structural system that utilizes reinforced masonry walls with a framed structure. The masonry infill can be concrete masonry units, reinforced clay brick, or even reinforced ACC, and frames can be reinforced concrete or structural steel. New Structural engineering software has made it an attractive option for engineers today.

The International Masonry Institute (IMI) is a strategic alliance between the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers and the contractors who employ those members. Through education, technical support, research and training the IMI works to provide a more efficient construction delivery system.