The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #218
If you are designing an interior nonbearing floor-to-ceiling masonry wall, would you specify a bond beam top course? Why or why not? Typically about how far can this wall span horizontally between cross walls, piers, columns, corners, etc.?
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Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
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Masonry construction of another era.