The Modern Masonry Alliance is a body that seeks to ensure developers and designers, customers and occupants understand the benefits of masonry solutions.
Choosing a non-combustible material is the most effective way of mitigating against risks of fire and safety to occupants...
The move towards zero carbon homes in recent years has seen a steady improvement in the fabric energy performance of masonry construction...
30 Mar 2016
The inherent properties of masonry construction make it the ideal starting point for designers when looking to develop and enter resilient designs for this year's British Homes Awards design competition.
18 Jan 2016
The new Modern Masonry Alliance website is here.
Welcome to the new Modern Masonry Alliance website.
11 Dec 2015
HQM is the new voluntary scheme for homes developed in response to the phasing out of the code for sustainable homes. MMA provided input to the summer 2015 consultation acknowledging the credits in the scheme for robust, long lasting and low maintenance external finishes. MMA challenged the absence of any consideration of fire.
Gain insight into the UK manufacture of aircrete blocks
Aircrete (aerated) blocks are the lightest of the family of concrete blocks and correspondingly have the highest insulation value, making them a popular choice for both internal walls and in foundations.
They are used in structural applications for low-rise construction, as components of curtain walling in higher buildings and for partitions.