Masonry Designers’ Guide – 2016 Now Available

Masonry Designers' Guide 2016The 9th Edition of the Masonry Designers’ Guide is now available for purchase. The latest edition, designated as the MDG-2016, has been completely updated to provisions in the 2016 TMS 402 and TMS 602.

Numerous additions and changes include a new chapter on Reinforcement and Connectors, discussion and examples on new TMS 402-16 provisions, information related to masonry design requirements in the 2018 International Building Code (IBC), and updates related to new loading requirements in ASCE 7-16.



The MDG-2016 is an excellent resource for designers as well as students learning about masonry because it:

  • was developed by dozens of masonry experts who are familiar both with masonry design and with the Code requirements governing masonry’s use
  • includes over 110 practical examples of typical masonry buildings and components
  • provides practical tips on how to quickly and efficiently design typical masonry
  • includes drawings and photographs to illustrate concepts and procedures discussed

The MDG-2016 is available in print and electronic format and can also be bundled with the 2016 TMS 402/602 for additional savings.

*Print copies of the MDG-2016 include a registration card that can be used to redeem access to the digital version.

TMS will be closed December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st. Please allow extra time for your order to be processed. Dismiss