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“Quoins” are the exposed stone pieces that you sometimes see stacking up only on the corner of a building. They sometimes look like a zipper applied to the corner edges of a structure.  And their use today is odd and usually fake and is trying to allude to traditional masonry construction and presumably the sense […]

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another in a series of architect’s pet peeves – in this case, fake masonry, the artificial stone and brick stuff masquerading as real construction

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a brief look at Boulder’s 16th Street Historic District

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a brief look at Colorado vernacular buildings, specifically stone buildings and the early use of masonry

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some information on the Chapel on the Rock, St. Malo, in western Boulder County, designed by Denver architect Jacques Benedict

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a brief look at some of the buildings I have lived in as a survey of the use of brick masonry versus wood-framing in the construction of houses and their sustainability over time

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brick walls and their patches over the years reveal a echo of use and change, a masonry palimpset of changing human occupation,
photographs by Mark Gerwing, architect

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custom home design, architecture, on Sunshine Canyon, Boulder, Colorado, by Mark Gerwing, progress photos

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