The Masonry Society | An Overview

The Masonry Society is an international gathering of people interested in the art and science of masonry whose mission is to advance the knowledge of masonry. Click here to learn more about who we are, what we do, and how you can be involved!


  The Masonry Society
Popular Publications

For information on these and other titles
available from TMS, visit our


Direct Design Handbook
for Masonry Structures
(TMS 403-13)

Referenced as a "Deemed to Comply" Manual
in 2015 IBC & IRC

Click here for information
on this helpful new resource

Guide for
Condition Assessment of Masonry Facades




Downloadable PDF Standards E-Store!

The Masonry Society has made some publications such as select editions of the MSJC Standards (see image below) available for download through an agreement with Techstreet. Click here to view titles that can be downloaded as pdf files. Be advised that pdf files are copyright protect with limitations on printing and they may not be shared.


The Masonry Society's 2016 Annual Meeting will be held in Raleigh, North Carolina on October 7-11, 2016.

Register Today!

TMS E-News Brief, August 2016
Including information on upcoming meetings, new publications, opportunities to serve, and much more

New 2013 "MSJC" Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures

Available from TMS!


New Masonry Designers' Guide ‑ 2013!

Completely updated to the
2013 MSJC,
the 2015 IBC and
ASCE 7-10


Errata Issued for the
2008, 2011, and 2013 MSJC Code and Specification
 (TMS 402/ACI 530/ASCE 5)

Click Here for the 2008 MSJC Errata

Click Here for the 2011 MSJC Errata

Click Here for the 2013 MSJC Errata

TMS Members - the December 2015 issue of TMS Journal and the March 2016 issue of TMS Responds are posted on in the Member's Area!

Frequently Accessed Webpages

Downloadable PDF Standards E-Store

On-Line Balloting Website
Upcoming Meetings
Upcoming Seminars
Masonry Consultant and Speaker Database
a great way to find experts to help you on your masonry projects, or to advertise your own expertise.

Sustainability E-News

Masonry Inspection Resources and Certification Information
Recent Donors to TMS's General Fund, Endowment Fund, and Pilot Project Fund
TMS Strategic Plan
2010 TMS Research Newsletter
Contact us at:

The Masonry Society
105 South Sunset Street, Suite Q
Longmont, CO USA 80501-6172
Phone: 303-939-9700 | Fax: 303-541-9215





The Masonry Society
105 South Sunset Street, Suite Q
Longmont, CO USA 80501-6172
Phone: 303-939-9700 | Fax: 303-541-9215

E-mail: with questions or comments.
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