August 13, 2018

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Washington, DC – August 13, 2018

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is proud to announce a new partnership with MASONRY Publications. This partnership will further expand MASONRY Publications’ reach within the educational community while also highlighting the important work that AIAS’ university partners and student members are doing to define the next generation of architecture.

“Working on this partnership in particular has been a highlight of my career. This relationship is designed to help feature the schools, projects, and people who are the future of the industry. It’s one of our primary missions at the magazines, and we are honored to call AIAS our partner,” said Dan Kamys, Editorial Director of MASONRY Publications.

The new content and expanded distribution to AIAS members at no charge will begin with the November 2018 issue of MASONRY DESIGN. Additional feature articles will come in the form of school profiles, project case studies, and interviews with AIAS members and former members making a difference in the community. MASONRY Publications will also contribute to the AIAS CRIT Journal and collaborate with the editorial team on a variety of topics.

“An understanding of today’s materials and what they can accomplish in design represents a critical tool that architecture students need for success. Partnering with MASONRY Publications is a fantastic new addition in our expanded effort to ensure our members get exposed to information and skill sets beyond what they’re learning in the classroom,” said AIAS Executive Director Nick Serfass, FAIA, CAE.

The new partnership will include free distribution of MASONRY DESIGN to all AIAS members. Additionally, new AIAS content from members, partners, and universities will be featured in every issue of MASONRY DESIGN.



The American Institute of Architecture Students is a non-profit, student-run organization dedicated to programs, information and resources on issues critical to architecture and the experience of education. For more information, visit or call Kimberly Tuttle at (202) 808-0036.


Comprised of MASONRY and MASONRY DESIGN, MASONRY Publications are the Mason Contractor Association of America’s magazines aimed to inform the entire construction process. Since 1961, MASONRY has served as the premier resource for mason contractors to stay up to date on the industry. Since 2008, MASONRY DESIGN has served as a cornerstone within the architectural, design, and educational communities.


The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) is the national trade association representing mason contractors. The MCAA is committed to preserving and promoting the masonry industry by providing continuing education, advocating fair codes and standards, fostering a safe work environment, recruiting future manpower, and marketing the benefits of masonry materials.