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19 Winners include Five Best in Class Projects

The 2018
Brick in Architecture Awards
honor 19
winners
for outstanding design that incorporates clay brick.

Judged by a jury of independent design professionals, the Brick Industry
Association's (BIA)
preeminent design competition awarded five Best in Class, five Gold,
five Silver and four Bronze awards from 88 total entries.

"Fired-clay brick offers unlimited aesthetic flexibility, and is an
integral part of any sustainable, low maintenance building strategy,"
said Ray Leonhard, BIA's president and CEO.

The Best in Class winners (brief
video
) include:

Commercial
Fort
Mill Welcome Center
– Fort Mill, SC
Three brick colors
reflect inherently local clay pottery from the Catawba Indian tribes

Architect: Liollio
Architecture
Landscape Architect: Warren Pruitt
Builder: JM
Cope
Manufacturer: Meridian Brick
Mason Contractor: CB Masonry

Education (Higher Education)
Dr.
Nettie Stevens Science Center

Westfield State University –
Westfield, MA
A brick blend matches the original mid-century
buildings with required low maintenance

Architect:
CambridgeSeven
Landscape Architect: Shadley Associates
Builder:
Walsh Brothers
Manufacturer: Glen-Gery Corporation
Distributor:
Spaulding Brick Company, Inc.
Mason Contractor: Cantarella & Son,
Inc.

Educational (K-12)
Robert
J. Richardson Middle School
- Chicago, IL
Red, orange,
yellow, green, blue and purple accent brick panels pop against white
brick walls

Architect: STR Partners LLC
Landscape
Architect: Jacobs/Ryan Associates
Builder: K.R. Miller Contractors
Manufacturer:
Glen-Gery Corporation
Mason Contractor: ALL Masonry Construction
Company, Inc.

Paving & Landscaping
University
of the District of Columbia Student Center
– Washington, D.C.
Modern
design uses linear brick for its fine texture, recycled content and
sustainability/care

Architect: Cannon Design in Collaboration
with Marshall Moya Design
Landscape Architect: Lee and Associates,
Inc.
Manufacturer: Whitacre Greer Co.
Distributor: Capital
Brick & Tile, Inc.
Mason Contractor: Imperial Stone Paving

Residential – Multifamily
The
Hine Project
– Washington, D.C.
Meets historical
requirements in Victorian neighborhood; black, brown, gray and red brick

Architect:
Weinstein Studio/Esocoff & Associates and Gensler
Manufacturer:
Endicott Clay Products Company
Manufacturer: The Belden Brick
Company
Manufacturer: Carolina Ceramics Brick Co.
Manufacturer:
Meridian Brick
Distributor: Potomac Valley Brick & Supply Co.
Mason
Contractor: Diverse Masonry

This year's judges include Bill Bonstra, FAIA, LEED AP - Bonstra |
Haresign ARCHITECTS; John W. Bryant, AIA, LEED AP - Sweet Sparkman
Architects; Ralph Cunningham, FAIA - Cunningham | Quill Architect PLLC;
P. Justin Detwiler - John Milner Architects, Inc.; Charles Rose, FAIA -
Charles Rose Architects Inc. and Gee-ghid Tse, AIA, LEED AP - Michael
Maltzan Architecture, Inc.

Best
in Class winners
will receive national recognition through a special
Brick in Architecture insert in the December 2018 issue of Architect
magazine. BIA's website includes a complete photo
gallery
.

Founded in 1934, BIA is the nationally recognized authority on clay
brick construction representing the nation's distributors and
manufacturers of clay brick and suppliers of related products. Website:
www.gobrick.com,Telephone:
703-620-0010.

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