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Architectural Brick Details - 1 LU/HSW
Brick architectural features such as arches corbels curved elements and unit shapes add aesthetic appeal to projects. These details are presented to inform participants of current governing code and standards requirements. Examples that incorporate these details are offered to ensure proper performance and stability on new projects.

Learning Objectives:
- Learn how to develop brick masonry architectural effects on new projects through the application of building code requirements.

- Discover how to create proper wall details for new projects that preform under weathering exposures by including flashings and weep holes.

- Identify brick masonry movement on new projects by calculating the expected growth of materials.

- Determine masonry wall ties and anchor spacing on new projects by applying current design standard requirements.

Oct 19, 2022 12:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

James A. Tann, FASTM
Director – Technical Services @The Belden Brick Company
James A. Tann is the Director of Technical Services for The Belden Brick Company. Currently, his engineering duties include troubleshooting of brick masonry performance issues, Codes and Standards development, and architectural outreach Previously, Jim was President of the Brick Institute of America - Mid East Region, since 1989. His responsibilities included all programs and activities of the Institute. He administered services for the states of Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia, western Pennsylvania, and western New York State. In 1985, Jim joined the Engineering and Research Division of the Brick Institute of America, National Office. His duties as Staff Engineer included: industry and professional education, writing of technical literature, and technical consulting. Jim joined the Mid East Region in 1987. Jim is a past Chairman of the AIA-Ohio Foundation. He is a past Chairman of the Manufactured Masonry Unit Committee of the ASTM International (ASTM C 15). Jim is also a