Tools for Architects

MAPEI products play an important role in flooring installations, including products for surface preparation, waterproofing, sound reduction and crack isolation – plus mortars, grouts and adhesives – for all types of floor coverings. MAPEI also produces a wide variety of concrete restoration systems for construction. The links on this page will help architectural design professionals find everything needed to specify the right product for their specific applications.

Architectural CAD/Spec Guide
This interactive online tool gives design professionals and contractors the ability to access current industry-approved methods for ceramic, glass and stone tile installations that include a corresponding CSI 3-part specification.
Spec Maestro – MAPEI’s interactive specification writing tool
Spec Maestro is a specification writing tool that allows a design professional (designer, architect or specification writer)to develop a Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) 3-part specification. Listing MAPEI products based on product lines,Spec Maestro allows users to determine the appropriate products for their projects by utilizing products’ Technical DataSheets while developing the specification.
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Division 03 01 30 Maintenance of Cast in Place Concrete
Division 09 05 61 Moisture Vapor Emission Control
Division 09 30 00 Tile and Stone Setting Materials and Accessories
Get your Continuing Education Learning Units online
MAPEI’s Architectural Education Program allows you to obtain CORE learning units with most architectural associations across Canada. Our program consists of 1-hour modules that address a wide variety of topics for the construction industry. The courses are designed to educate design professionals in various areas such as substrate preparation, moisture mitigation and concrete repair, soft finished coverings (resilient and VCT) and hard finished coverings (tile, stone and glass). Our educational program offers on-demand Web access to our registered courses, giving architects the flexibility to earn CORE learning units on-line, or in-person at your Design Office. All courses are 1 LU (Learning Unit) Hour.

Additional Information for Architects
If you have a technical question about a MAPEI product or would like to discuss MAPEI product information details for one of your projects, click here to e-mail your local MAPEI Architectural Representative.

MAPEI Americas is a registered provider to the AIA/CES program and also offers training related to ceramic and stone tile, floor coverings and concrete repair through the MAPEI Technical Institute. To receive a complete list of AIA/CES-approved presentations and plan for a seminar in your area, please click here to e-mail our Technical Services Department.