PCA Announces Sixth Edition of Masonry Handbook

Staff | September 28, 2010

PCA's sixth edition of the "Concrete Masonry Handbook for Architects, Engineers, and Builders" highlights recent advancements in concrete masonry, enabling the design and construction of residential, commercial, and industrial structures. The manual reflects the most common practices for concrete masonry construction, from the latest ASTM reference standards to innovations in materials and methods. A special emphasis is given to relevant codes including the 2006 International Building Code and the 2005 Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures, published by the Masonry Standards Joint Committee.