A series of articles from Plumbing and Mechanical magazine following the development of plumbing from ancient Babylon to modern America, hosted by theplumber.com
This UK society provides a beginner's guide to the history of tiles used pave floors or decorate walls.
Colin Manning gives a photographic tour of some of the Portuguese tiles, known as azulejos, which adorn the inside and outside of almost every home in Portugal.
A compilation of documents covering the history of brick-making and brick-building, particularly in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, US. Includes a bibliography.
The story of concrete from the natural deposit of cement compounds 12,000,000 BC, through the creation of concrete by the Romans to its uses in the 1990s. Short bibliography.
The TileMan presents six illustrated articles by Colonel Charles McGee from The Journeyman Roofer and Waterproofer (1947-50) explaining the design, manufacture and installation of clay roofing tile.
David Moore's writings and references on Roman and modern concrete technology and construction.
Provides an introduction to sandstone and limestone roofs, giving the geology, history and use of stone slates, with bibliography and glossary.
A non-profit group with an interest in historic decorative schemes, which publishes the journal "Traditional Paint News" (contents listed online). Annual conference, membership, news.