Washington DC: Building Research Institute, 1956. First edition. Original Wraps rebound in boards with cloth spine. Small quarto, pp. vi, 163, illustrated with b/w photographs. Very good; ex-library. Item #19294
These are the edited papers and discussions of a research correlation conference on natural stone and clay products conducted by the Building Research Institute in Washington, DC, on September 19 and 20, 1956. The papers are organized into five sections: architectural design; technology of building with masonry; research and new technical developments; costs and maintenance; and building type analysis. A discussion concludes each section. The closing remarks and a list of those who attended the conference is also included.