This month, ASTM International, formerly the American Society of Testing and Materials, the organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials and products worldwide, announced a new testing standard to measure how fast water will go through permeable...

Sutton Park, the centerpiece of Palmetto, Florida, has earned a Gold Award from the Brick Industry Association’s annual Bricks In Architecture competition. The prestigious award recognizes architecture firm Moore2Design LLC, landscape architect Allison-Gause, builder Stellar Development, brick manufacturer Pine Hall Brick Company, distributor Ruck Brothers/Oldcastle Coastal...

[caption id="attachment_689" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Students of Guilford Technical Community College, Greensboro, NC, installed permeable pavers at this new home as a class project.[/caption] It’s well-known that permeable pavers can filter stormwater runoff. New research now shows how they can address urban heat island effect in residential...

Laying pavers over concrete slabs doesn't require any excavation. So if you already have a concrete patio or sidewalk, you can update the space without having to hire an entire construction crew. Simply change the look of your walkway or backyard by laying brick pavers...