It’s all back to front

Three-hole perforated bricks have been cut along their short axis and the bricks laid as headers with the cut perforations exposed as shown above.

Built using conventional cavity masonry, South Bank University’s £17m Keyworth Centre is an imposing landmark in London’s Elephant & Castle area. Designed by BDP and completed in 2003, the nine-storey building provides lecture theatres, teaching spaces and offices.

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