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September 18, 2018 – TOPGOLF “You Don’t Have to be a Pro to Play!”

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TOPGOLF / 1013 US Route 1 / Edison, NJ 08817

Topgolf features climate-controlled hitting bays for year-round play and can be played by all skill levels.  The micro-chipped golf balls score themselves, providing players with instant feedback on each shot’s accuracy and distance.  Players aim for giant dartboard-like targets in the outfield.  The farther the shot goes and the closer to the pin, the more points the players receive.

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April 2018 – Architecture Students Design and Build Their Vision of a “Temple of Freedom” at the Masonry Design/Build Competition at NJIT CoAD

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The annual Masonry Design/Build Competition, sponsored by Masonry Contractors of New Jersey, has played an important role in the students’ academic pursuits as part of the NJIT CoAD curriculum since 2003.   This year more than seventy students on five teams had the unique opportunity of linking their design ideas with hands-on experience while collaborating with masonry professionals and craftworkers.

On April 7th and 8th, students were mentored by masonry professionals as they spread mortar, laid brick, and built a “Folly” using the theme “Temple of Freedom”.  The students investigated the use of masonry through the history of architecture from ancient …

Annual Masonry Design/Build Competition at NJIT’s College of Architecture & Design

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On April 7th & 8th, the Association will once again sponsor the Masonry Design/Build Competition at NJIT’s College of Architecture & Design.  This year the theme is “Temples of Freedom”.  The main goal of the project is speculation on the future of masonry.

The Kick-Off Event was held on February 28th at NJIT and hosted by Michael Schmerbeck, President of the Association and Back Brook Masonry, a major sponsor of the competition.

Dan Siteman, Director of Industry Development and Technical Services with IMI, presented “Revealing Masonry’s Aesthetics: Creating Patterns, Bond, and 3D Masonry” to the students.  This presentation was designed …

May 8, 2017 – Masonry Contractors of New Jersey raises $3,500 donation towards St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at their 24th Annual Golf Outing

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Masonry Contractors of New Jersey held its 24th Annual Golf Outing at the Royce Brook Golf Club in Hillsborough, New Jersey on May 8, 2017. This was the Association’s second year at Royce Brook and it was another great success! Royce Brook, a Steve Meyers Design, managed by Billy Casper Golf, is an Audubon Sanctuary Course located in the heart of Somerset County, and features two acclaimed courses. The private, rugged West Course ranked in Golf Digest’s Top 20 and, the public, parkland East Course, routed through abundant forested areas and wetlands, achieved Golf Digest’s four star rating!

Due to …

April 8-9, 2017 – Architecture Students Build with Bricks and Mortar at the Masonry Design/Build Competition at NJIT College of Architecture and Design

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The Masonry Design/Build Competition at the New Jersey Institute of Technology College of Architecture and Design was established in 2003. This annual competition is sponsored by Masonry Contractors of New Jersey and co-sponsored by the BAC ADC of New Jersey Labor Management Committee. Design/Build has been part of the NJIT curriculum and one of the most unforgettable events in the students’ academic pursuits.

This year eighty-five students on five teams had the unique opportunity of linking their design ideas with hands-on experience and collaborated with masonry professionals and craftworkers. On April 8th and 9th, students were mentored by masonry professionals …