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The nationally recognized authority on clay brick construction
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Need more time to finish your entries into the Brick in Architecture Awards?  Good news!  The deadline has been extended to May 9! Find out more on our website!

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BIA member efforts pay off when U.S. House of Representatives passes the BRICK Act

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New PCI Thin Brick Specification
The new PCI thin brick specification provides the minimum properties and testing recommended for clay thin brick used in precast concrete.

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Free Online Guides for Proper Workmanship
The Washington Post references BIA's Technical Notes as the advised standards to follow when building with brick to ensure proper construction methods:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/where-we-live/wp/2015/08/25/what-to-do-about-a-leak-in-the-brick-wall-of-a-new-condo-building/

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Architectural humor... 
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City Officials Choose Clay Pavers Over Concrete
Plans are underway in Lancaster PA to revitalize the Central Market. The concrete pavement is being replaced with durable, colorfast clay pavers. Read more at:

http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/lancaster-central-market-streetscape-improvements-resume/article_85ca07ae-dfb5-11e5-a5f2-4fd1f6a2380f.html

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Call for Entries for 2016 Brick In Architecture Awards
BIA is pleased to announce a call-for-entries for our 2016 Brick in Architecture Awards! With 10 categories available, submit your project and get the recognition you deserve! Find out more at http://www.gobrick.com/architectureawards

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Baseball cards, PEZ dispensers, and seashells...  There are all types of collectors out there.  But what about clay brick?  To some, a baked clay block is a thing of beauty and their collections have grown into the thousands.

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TECHNICAL NOTE UPDATE
Our Technical Note 4 on Introduction to Energy Performance of Brick Masonry has just been updated with the most current information. The latest PDF can be found and bookmarked at the link below.
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