Educational Event

Stone Design Tactics (A)


AIA NE Wisconsin

This seminar will explore how to effectively design masonry walls using proper design techniques focusing on the prevention of moisture, cracking and cleaning issues. This building design focus is on planning and designing sound masonry walls using proper architectural structural components based on industry guidelines and specifications.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify why walls crack and how to design to eliminate unnecessary repairing and cleaning of masonry walls
  • Differentiate between cast stone and architectural stone
  • Plan and design for crack control issues
  • Discover how to properly control moisture in design and explore the advantages of dry-cast masonry products


Lunch is included. Registration is required.


Steve Ahrens, Northfield, an Oldcastle Company


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