International Masonry Institute Event
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
11:30 am – 11:50 am Check-in & Seating
11:50 am – 12:50 pm Seminar & Lunch
BAC Training Center
5420 International Parkway
New Hope, MN 55428
While the seminar and lunch are free, registration is required.
Space is limited, please register by Friday, January 10, 2020.
Designing with Tile
Attendees will develop an understanding of the various types of tile, setting methods, system components, design and installation considerations, specialty systems, and quality assurance. Attendees will learn how to use applicable codes and standards to design and specify tile work meeting minimum requirements and best practices. The program will emphasize design and installation requirements for large format tile, including substrate preparation. The program will also look at the new standards for coefficient of friction (COF). There will be a discussion of sustainable attributes of tile. The program will also address the new recommended specification language for installer qualifications appearing in the TCNA Handbook and MasterSpec.
Mark Swanson, AIA, CSI, LEED BD+C, NCARB
Director of Industry Development and Technical Services
International Masonry Institute
Mark Swanson, AIA, CSI, LEED AP BD+C, is a Licensed Architect, and LEED Accredited Professional. As the Minnesota Area Director of the International Masonry Institute, Mark provides technical consultations, plan reviews, jobsite troubleshooting and AIA continuing education seminar presentations to the design community. Working with Revit since 2005, Mark is involved with the National BIM for Masonry workgroup working to raise the bar for Building Information Modeling content for masonry. He has lectured at Georgia Tech’s digital design laboratory and teaches a masonry workshop at the University of Minnesota College of Design’s School of Architecture.
Architects, Engineers, Construction Managers, Owners, Facility Managers, Developers, BAC Signatory Contractors and BAC Members
For more information contact Mark Swanson at (612) 332-2214 or firstname.lastname@example.org