The MDG-2016 Has Arrived!!

MDG 2016The 9th Edition of the Masonry Designers’ Guide, designated as the MDG-2016 so that readers know it is based on the 2016 TMS 402 /602, has been completely updated and is available for purchase now.

Numerous revisions have been made, including an additional Chapter on Reinforcement and Connectors. Discussion on new TMS 402-16 provisions have also been incorporated and the Guide’s numerous practical examples have been amended to both the TMS 402-16 and ASCE 7-16. Information related to masonry design requirements in the International Building Code (IBC) has been modified to reflect changes in the IBC 2018.

The MDG 2016 is an excellent resource for designers and students learning about masonry. Developed by dozens of masonry experts who are familiar both with masonry design and with the Code requirements governing masonry's use, it includes:

  • over 110 practical examples of typical masonry buildings and components
  • provides constructive tips on how to quickly and efficiently design typical masonry
  • includes drawings and photographs to illustrate concepts and procedures


MDG 2016 Retail Price - $160 TMS Member Price - $120

Bundle the most recent editions of the MDG and the TMS402/602 for more savings!

TMS402/602 2016 Retail Price - $150 TMS Member Price - $112.50

Bundled MDG 2016 & TMS 402/602 2016

Retail Price - $288

TMS Member Price - $216

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