Mayine L. Yu is a senior associate at Davis Brody Bond Architects in New York and was an adjunct associate professor in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures: Concepts for designing building exteriors
Monolithic bearing walls – masonry,
Masonry is the collective term used to describe wall construction using brick,
stone, concrete block, or other stacked modular elements. Each component
part is set upon another. Using...