Blockwork, also known as brick and block or masonry has several benefits as a construction system. For a start, it offers higher levels of thermal mass and, when well insulated, can be just as energy efficient as timber. It’s also a well-understood system, meaning there are no shortage of builders or materials available locally. But perhaps most of all, advocates of masonry enjoy the inherent sense of solidity and soundproofing that the material offers.
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