Pavers in Hardscaping

Words: Dan KamysFebruary 2008 CASE STUDIES

Compiled By Brian E. Trimble, P.E., LEED AP

Brick Industry Association's 2007 Brick In Architecture Awards

Several award-winning projects from the Brick Industry Association's 2007 Brick In Architecture Awards competition have been examined through case studies. These case studies break down different installation systems for pavers.


Brian E. Trimble, P.E., LEED AP, is senior director of Engineering Services & Architectural Outreach, Midwest/Northeast Region, for the Brick Industry Association (BIA). With more than 21 years of experience in the masonry industry, Trimble assists professionals in the design of brick and masonry structures and is a frequent lecturer to construction industry groups. He also heads up architectural and builder outreach in the 17-state Midwest/Northeast Region for the BIA.  
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