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Building with Brick and Tile

The invention of brick as a building material, and tile as a water and sewage management vehicle, made great changes in human society.

Archaeological Ceramic Building Materials Group
An excellent resource for information on brick and tile manufacturing.

Brick and Tile Bibliography
A bibliography of some useful texts on bricks, agricultural tiles, and manufacturing processes of same. It is broken into three parts; namely treatises for the archaeologists, treatises for the non-archaeologist but still useful, and a very very short listing of excavations of brick/tile manufacturers.

Geology of Bricks
An interesting article by Andrew Alden (About's guide to geology) on the geology and chemistry of brick making.

This Old Schoolhouse
A science fair project, where middle school students take a closer look at the building they spend the most time in each day.

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