Brickwork – Why Mortar?

  • Building Design Expert
  • 5 years ago

I recently found myself in conversation with a building design professional – their qualification unimportant. What was important was their reference to the use of mortar to ‘glue’ the bricks together. Bricks, blocks or stone; led me to wonder how many ‘design professionals’ thought of mortar in this way?

Of course the primary function of mortar is most definitely not as ‘glue’. – It’s……. well perhaps check out the following pencast, and hear my thoughts first hand.