Title page for ETD etd-05092006-161609


Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Hall, Nicole
URN etd-05092006-161609
Title The Brick Panel
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Rott, Hans Christian Committee Chair
Edge, Kay F. Committee Member
Galloway, William U. Committee Member
Keywords
  • brick panel
  • panel
  • virginia
  • brick
  • roanoke
  • architecture
Date of Defense 2005-06-15
Availability unrestricted
Abstract
A masonry wall or panel is made by the stacking of individual units; typically brick, stone, concrete block or glass block. These units are bound together by mortar to form continuous vertical surfaces. Traditionally, mortar is a paste made from a mixture of sand and cement.

What other materials might serve as “mortar”?

For this thesis project a panelized system for binding brick with metal has been developed. Each panel consists of a steel frame, within which the bricks are stacked and bound together. Metal rods hold the bricks in place horizontally, while metal spacers maintain the correct vertical positioning. The panels are hung onto a steel grid and bound together to form surfaces.

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