Common masonry construction materials are bricks and building stone, such as marble, granite and limestone, cast stone, concrete blocks, glass blocks, and adobe. Masonry is generally a very durable form of construction. Masonry consists of building structures from individual units that are placed and joined together with mortar. Brick, stone and concrete blocks are the most commonly used materials in masonry construction.
Masonry, the art and craftsmanship of building and manufacturing in stone, clay, brick or concrete block. Poured concrete construction, reinforced or unreinforced, is often also considered masonry. Masonry refers to the construction of buildings with individual pieces that are placed in mortar and then joined together with mortar. The most common types of units are bricks, stones, or concrete blocks.
Masonry, which dates back to ancient times, is one of the oldest types of construction.