2017 Brick in Architecture Award Winners Announced





The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has announced the winners of the 2017 Brick in Architecture Awards, given to “the country’s most visionary projects incorporating fired-clay brick.” This year, 35 projects from 19 states were selected as winners, with a best in-class project awarded across eight categories: Commercial, Educational (Higher Education), Educational (K-12), Renovation / Restoration, Municipal/Government, Residential (Multifamily), Residential (Single Family) and Paving & Landscape.

“The winners demonstrate brick’s aesthetic flexibility, and its integral role in any sustainable, low maintenance and durable building strategy,” said Ray Leonhard, BIA’s president and CEO.

See the Best and Class winners below.

Commercial

Apple Store, Williamsburg – Brooklyn, New York


Commercial: Apple Store, Williamsburg – Brooklyn, New York. Image © Peter Aaron

Commercial: Apple Store, Williamsburg – Brooklyn, New York. Image © Peter Aaron

Architect: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Manufacturer: Glen-Gery Corporation
Distributor: Consolidated Brick & Building Supply Inc.
Mason Contractor: Structure Tech New York Inc.
Photographer 1: Peter Aaron
Photographer 2: Nic Lehoux

Educational (Higher Education)

Kent State University College of Architectural & Environmental Design – Kent, Ohio


Educational (Higher Education): Kent State University College of Architectural & Environmental Design – Kent, Ohio. Image © Jim Maguire Photography

Educational (Higher Education): Kent State University College of Architectural & Environmental Design – Kent, Ohio. Image © Jim Maguire Photography

Architect: Weiss/Manfredi
Associate Architect: Richard L. Bowen + Associates Inc.
Manufacturer: The Belden Brick Company
Distributor: W.L. Tucker Supply Company
Mason Contractor: Foti Contracting
Photographer: Jim Maguire Photography

Educational (K-12)

Fruitville Elementary School Classroom Building Addition – Sarasota, Florida


Educational (K-12): Fruitville Elementary School Classroom Building Addition – Sarasota, Florida. Image © Ryan Gamma, Sweet Sparkman Architects

Educational (K-12): Fruitville Elementary School Classroom Building Addition – Sarasota, Florida. Image © Ryan Gamma, Sweet Sparkman Architects

Architect: Sweet Sparkman Architects
Manufacturer: The Belden Brick Company
Mason Contractor: Ron Kendall Masonry Inc.
Photographer 1: William Speer Photography
Photographer 2: Ryan Gamma Photography

Renovations (Additions) / Restoration (Restoring)

Dumbarton Oaks Fellowship House – Washington, D.C.


Renovation/Restoration: Dumbarton Oaks Fellowship House – Washington, D.C.. Image © Robert Creamer

Renovation/Restoration: Dumbarton Oaks Fellowship House – Washington, D.C.. Image © Robert Creamer

Architect: Cunningham | Quill Architects
Landscape Architect: Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects
Manufacturer: Redland Brick Inc.
Distributor: Potomac Valley Brick & Supply
Builder: Whiting Turner Contracting Company
Mason Contractor: Baltimore Masonry Inc.
Photographer: Robert Creamer

Municipal/Government

John W. Olver Transit Center, Net-Zero Energy Building – Greenfield, Massachusetts


Municipal/Government: John W. Olver Transit Center, Net-Zero Energy Building – Greenfield, Massachusetts. Image © John Linden, Peter Vanderwarker

Municipal/Government: John W. Olver Transit Center, Net-Zero Energy Building – Greenfield, Massachusetts. Image © John Linden, Peter Vanderwarker

Architect: Charles Rose Architects
Landscape Architect: GroundView LLC
Builder: Fontaine Brothers Inc.
Distributor: Spaulding Brick Company Inc.
Mason Contractor: Fontaine Brothers Inc.
Photographer 1: John Linden
Photographer 2: Peter Vanderwarker

Residential – Multifamily

The Aston – Washington, D.C.


Residential (Multi-family): The Aston – Washington, D.C.. Image © Maxwell Mackenzie

Residential (Multi-family): The Aston – Washington, D.C.. Image © Maxwell Mackenzie

Architect: Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS
Manufacturer 1: Triangle Brick Company
Manufacturer 2: Carolina Ceramics Brick Co.
Builder: Habte Sequar
Mason Contractor: Oak Tree Building Group
Photographer: Maxwell Mackenzie

Residential – Single Family


Residential (Single-family): Kinsley – Oxford, Maryland. Image © Don Pearse Photographers Inc.

Residential (Single-family): Kinsley – Oxford, Maryland. Image © Don Pearse Photographers Inc.

Kinsley – Oxford, Maryland

Architect: John Milner Architects Inc.
Manufacturer: Redland Brick Inc.
Builder: Heim Corp.
Mason Contractor: Spry Masonry
Photographer: Don Pearse Photographers Inc.

Paving & Landscaping

VIA 57 West; New York, New York


Paving/Landscape: VIA 57 West; New York, New York. Image © Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners

Paving/Landscape: VIA 57 West; New York, New York. Image © Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners

Landscape Architect: Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners
Manufacturer: Whitacre Greer Co.
Distributor: Consolidated Brick & Building Supply Inc.
Mason Contractor: Prestige Stone & Pavers Corp.
Photographer 1: Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners
Photographer 2: Alex Fradkin

See all of the winning projects, here.

2016 Brick in Architecture Award Winners Announced

The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has announced the results of the 2016 Brick in Architecture Awards, given to “the country’s most visionary projects incorporating fired-clay brick.” This year, there were a total of 32 medalists with Best in Class winners in seven categories: Commercial, Educational (Higher Education), Educational (K-12), Healthcare, Municipal/Government, Residential (Multifamily) and Residential (Single Family).

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