Masonry is an appealing material in architecture because it is a reusable construction material since there is a finite source of it, masonry is also qualifies as a fire resistive material that can be used in varieties of construction. It is also appealing because of way it can handle compressive forces when used as columns. Masonry can be used as many different types of structural members such as lintels, columns, and concrete walls. Masonry can be used in a variety of ways and its appearance also influences where they are used in.