Daily Dose: Masonry Facts

Today’s mini-Daily Dose brings you some fun facts about masonry from MCAA’s website:

  • Brick is man’s oldest manufactured product
  • Masonry does not emit toxins during a fire
  • Over 70% of the buildings in the world are built of masonry
  • Masonry’s life cycle is unsurpassed by any other building material
  • The Great Pyramid of Giza is over 5,000 years old and uses 2,300,000 blocks of stone
  • Many of the world’s significant architectural achievements were built with masonry

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Sources:

http://www.masoncontractors.org/aboutmasonry/masonryfacts/index.php
http://patricklynch.net/glass-house-tour/

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