Classic Bricklaying around the World


Peter Cartwright, author of BRICKLAYING The Art, has contributed an excellent paper for ABBTF on the craftsmanship of bricklaying around the world.

It explores magnificent brick structures which have stood for hundreds of years. Read his contribution here: Classic Bricklaying Around the World

Peter is a practicing bricklayer, world traveller and author of a number of books on the art of bricklaying.

He presents a fascinating insight into the skills portrayed in building great brick structures without the benefits of calculators, computers or laser levels.

Geoff Noble

2 Responses to “Classic Bricklaying around the World”

  1. Thomas Carr

    I’m a proud bricklayer who watched my father do the work with so much grace and elegance and that is what I loved about the craft it’s a remarkable art.


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