Website of 10th IMC - International Masonry Conference 10th edition Politecnico di Milano - International Masonry Society - IMS
IMC 10th IMC International Masonry Conference 10th Edition Politecnico di Milano International Masonry Society IMS 10IMC
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Welcome to the website of the 10th International Masonry Conference (10thIMC). The conference is co-organized by the Politecnico di Milano (Technical University of Milan), Italy, where the event will take place 9 to 11 July 2018, and the International Masonry Society (IMS).

The conference aims to continue the successful series started in 1986 in London, where the first International Masonry Conference was organized by the former British Masonry Society, and continued until the 9th IMC Conference, held in Guimarães, Portugal, in 2014.


Masonry, whether of stone or brick, is the oldest building material. In most countries, masonry buildings provide a major part of the architectural heritage, with masonry continuing to be much used in modern construction today. New techniques allow construction of high rise buildings and the achievement of high energy performances in today’s new masonry buildings.


The conference provides an opportunity to exchange information on the advancement of new research in the field of masonry structures, and is addressed to researchers and professionals dealing mainly with the design of new masonry structures, assessment of historical buildings, retrofitting and rehabilitation techniques.



November 13, 2017

Final Paper Template available.


October 24, 2017

Student competition announced.

Keynote Speakers announced.


October 12, 2017

Notification of Acceptance of submitted abstracts moved to October 30th, 2017

Full Paper Submission deadline postponed to January 31st, 2018


June 30, 2017

Abstract submission deadline EXTENDED – New deadaline is JULY 15, 2017


May 22, 2017

The Conference proceedings will be indexed in Scopus.


Feb 23, 2017

Abstract submission is now open.

Please refer to ABSTRACT AND SUBMISSION page.




Create a profile and pre-register to the Conference in order to submit your contribution HERE.