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2019-06-06T09:33:10-06:00

Fingerprints of Ancient Masons Reveal Advanced Iron Age Construction Technique

Ancient fingerprints were recently found by archaeologists - dating back 5,000 years from Egypt to Denmark. It is likely that these fingerprints were made deliberately in the mudbricks, as part of the construction of the wall. They were then filled with a crude mortar which cemented the bricks together. This technique is still common and is known as "frogs" in modern technology.


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2019-06-06T09:33:10-06:00

Fingerprints of Ancient Masons Reveal Advanced Iron Age Construction Technique

Ancient fingerprints were recently found by archaeologists - dating back 5,000 years from Egypt to Denmark. It is likely that these fingerprints were made deliberately in the mudbricks, as part of the construction of the wall. They were then filled with a crude mortar which cemented the bricks together. This technique is still common and is known as "frogs" in modern technology.

2019-05-01T16:34:23-06:00

Bricking It: Innovative Applications Of Man’s Most Trusted Material

Brick is one of the most ancient and familiar building materials known to man, and its strength, character and flexibility of use continue to attract architects working on innovative contemporary buildings. We examine some key projects that demonstrate the benefits of building with brick.


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2019-06-06T09:33:10-06:00

Fingerprints of Ancient Masons Reveal Advanced Iron Age Construction Technique

Ancient fingerprints were recently found by archaeologists - dating back 5,000 years from Egypt to Denmark. It is likely that these fingerprints were made deliberately in the mudbricks, as part of the construction of the wall. They were then filled with a crude mortar which cemented the bricks together. This technique is still common and is known as "frogs" in modern technology.

2019-05-01T16:34:23-06:00

Bricking It: Innovative Applications Of Man’s Most Trusted Material

Brick is one of the most ancient and familiar building materials known to man, and its strength, character and flexibility of use continue to attract architects working on innovative contemporary buildings. We examine some key projects that demonstrate the benefits of building with brick.


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2019-05-01T14:14:22-06:00

Can a Robot Lay Bricks?

Is there such a thing as smart bricks? Are robots the future of construction? Take a look at this video and tell us what [...]


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2019-05-01T14:14:22-06:00

Can a Robot Lay Bricks?

Is there such a thing as smart bricks? Are robots the future of construction? Take a look at this video and tell us what [...]


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