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Tips for Detailing Masonry Assemblies Based on Recurring Drawing Review Observations

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Tips for Detailing Masonry Assemblies Based on Recurring Drawing Review Observations

January 26, 2023 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Over the years IMI has conducted thousands of masonry assembly drawing and specification reviews for architects, engineers, construction managers, general contractors, and mason contractors. This seminar is a collection recurring observations of construction documents and emerging methods that will aid the attendee in understanding how to develop comprehensive masonry documents to create more functional, durable, constructible, aesthetically pleasing and economical masonry details.

Providing more thorough masonry information in construction documents will aid the masonry contractors generate more inclusive bids, minimize or eliminate requests for information (RFI’s) and changes during construction, and help the design professional establish realistic masonry expectations for their next project.

Learning Objectives:

  1.  Understand how masonry drawings and specifications are coordinated.
  2. Discover the process for conducting masonry reviews.
  3. Review some of the more common and recurring masonry detailing mistakes in architectural and structural construction documents.
  4. Learn how to create comprehensive masonry details and specifications.

Jeff Diqui

Mr. Diqui, holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architectural Engineering with a major in Structural Engineering from Milwaukee Schoolof Engineering. He has more than 29 years of experience that has been focused on the building enclosure. Experience has included forensic investigations related to moisture intrusion and structural related problems, structural design, building condition assessments, development of repair / rehabilitation designs, and construction observations. For over a decade, Jeff has been a frequent lecturer nationally to architects, engineers, specifiers, building envelope consultants, contractors, and building officials on subject matter pertaining to the importance of maintaining continuity of air, water, vapor, and thermal controls of the enclosure and the ever-important interface detail. Jeff is actively involved with the building science and architectural / engineering professions. He is Program Director for the Building Enclosure Council (BEC) – Chicago Chapter and Technical Roundtable Committee Member of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) – Chicago Chapter.


January 26, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
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