What are the main differences between masonry and timber buildings? What are their benefits in aspects such as durability, insulation, construction, etc.?
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Masonry building :
Masonry is the building of structures from individual units, which are often laid in and bound together by mortar. The term masonry can also refer to the units themselves. For masonry construction, the common materials are brick, building stones,etc. Masonry is highly durable form of construction.
Benefits of Masonry Buildings :
Timber Buildings ;
Timber construction is a category of framing styles typically characterized by the use of large solid wood panels for wall, floor and roof constrution. It also includes innovative forms of sculptural buildings and non-building structures formed from solid wood panel or framing system.
Benefits of Timber Buildings ;