Designing With Tile

A Tile and Stone Council of Northern California Presentation

Thursday, February 26, 2015
From 5:30pm
Location: Datile Design Studio, 212 Utah StreetSan Francisco, CA
Free; however, registration is requiredClick Here to Register


You are invited to attend this “Designing with Tile” Seminar sponsored by International Masonry Institute, Daltile and Tile and Stone Council of Northern California.

A refresher course on designing with tile, this program helps architects and designers to develop an understanding of the various types of tile, setting methods, system components, design and installation considerations, specialty systems, and quality assurance. Attendees will learn how to use applicable codes and standards to design and specify tile work meeting minimum requirements and best practices. The program will emphasize design and installation requirements for large format tile, including substrate preparation. It looks at the new standards for coefficient of friction (COF). There will be a discussion of sustainable attributes of tile. The program also addresses the new recommended specification language for installer qualifications appearing in the TCNA Handbook and MasterSpec.

  • Attendees will develop an understanding about the various types of tile.
  • They will learn about different setting methods used with tile, as well as the system components.
  • They will learn about design and installation considerations, specialty systems, and quality assurance.

TSC Northern California will provide complimentary copies of the 2014 TCNA Handbook to attendees.

5:30 p.m., Cocktails, food and beverages
6:30 p.m. Designing with Tile, DWT001, 1 LU/HSW

Participants will receive 1 H/S/W AIA learning units

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