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2020 Brick in Architecture Awards Honor Inspired Design

March 9, 2021 GMT

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 9, 2021--

The Brick Industry Association ( BIA ) has awarded the 2020 Brick in Architecture Awards, the nation’s premier design competition featuring clay brick.

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From 120 entries, 41 global winners featured in this video span the United States, Australia, Canada, China and Germany with eight Best in Class winners.

An Australian project captured the competition’s first Craftsmanship Award recognizing an individual or team of masons with artful or unique brick installation.

“These exceptional projects show there’s virtually no limit to brick as a leading element of sustainable design,” said Ray Leonhard, BIA’s President and CEO.

The 2020 Best in Class winners include:

Commercial
United States Land Port of Entry
Columbus, New Mexico
Architect: Richter Architects
Brick Manufacturer: Summit Brick Company

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Educational (Higher Education)
University of Kansas Medical Center Health Education Building
Kansas City, Kansas
Architect: CO Architects
Brick Manufacturer: Sioux City Brick (subsidiary of Glen-Gery)

Educational (K-12)
Taft Freshman Academy
Chicago, Illinois
Architect: STL Architects
Brick Manufacturer: Interstate Brick

Historic Renovation
University of Notre Dame’s Main Building
South Bend, Indiana
Architect: University of Notre Dame
Brick Manufacturer: The Belden Brick Company
Brick Distributor: Rose Brick
Renovation Specialist: Masonry Cosmetics, Inc.

International (also the Craftsmanship Winner)
Midland Campus, Curtin University
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Architect: Silver Thomas Hanley Architecture / Lyons Architecture
Brick Manufacturer: Austral Bricks

Paving & Landscaping
First Responders Park
Westerville, Ohio
Architect: POD Design
Brick Manufacturer: The Belden Brick Company
Brick Distributor: Hamilton Parker Company

Residential – Multifamily
1720 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Architect: CannoDesign
Manufacturer: Palmetto Brick Company
Brick Distributor: Diener Brick Company

Residential – Single Family
High Park Residence
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Architect: Batay-Csorba Architects
Manufacturer: Glen-Gery Corporation
Brick Distributor: Mason’s Masonry Supply, Ltd.

Craftmanship Award Winner
Midland Campus, Curtin University
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Architect: Silver Thomas Hanley Architecture / Lyons Architecture
Mason Contractor: PWD Construction
Brick Manufacturer: Austral Bricks

The 2020 judges include Chad Christie, AIA, LEED®, BD+C, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, PC; Mary Demro, A&E Design; Emily Ray, AIA, Wheeler Kearns Architects and Grant Thome, AIA, Legacy LEED® AP, Hollis + Miller Architects.

See BIA’s list of all winners and Photo Gallery. More information: Tricia Mauer: tmauer@bia.org or 703-674-1539.

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. www.gobrick.com / 703-620-0010.

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SOURCE: Brick Industry Association (BIA)

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