The Australian Masonry Structures Standard AS 3700 provides for fully engineered masonry in structures and is written in performance terms, starting with the highest-level performance statement. Although it includes some deemed-to-satisfy solutions, it does not provide all that is required for design and construction of simple structures such as houses. Since the publication of AS 3700, much further work has been carried out to produce a new two-part standard, specifically for masonry in houses and other small buildings, designated AS 4773 Part 1 (Design) and Part 2 (Construction). The publication of these standards completes a tiered suite of Australian standards for masonry in buildings.
14th International Brick & Block Masonry Conference. Proceedings of the 14th International Brick & Block Masonry Conference (Sydney 17-20 February, 2008) p. 226-235