Brick Transformed: The 2014 Wienerberger Brick Award Winners

All of the Winners use the material in innovative, imaginative and beautiful ways. Image © Marko Huttunen

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The 2014 Wienerberger Brick Award Winners exemplify brick’s potential in contemporary architecture, transforming the common brick into something spectacular. This year’s jury featured 2012 Pritzer winner Wang Shu, who commented on the “spatial and secret” feeling of the Grand Prize Winning Kantana Film and Animation Institute. See all seven winners after the break.

Buda Art Centre / 51N4E

© Filip Dujardin

Architects: 51N4E
Location: Kortrijk,
Architect In Charge: Johan Anrys, Freek Persyn, Peter Swinnen
Design Team: Tine Cooreman, Aline Neirynck, Bob De Wispelaere, Karel Verstraeten, Jan Opdekamp, Joram Van den Brande, Marc-Achille Filliol, Chris Blackbee, Emmanuel Debroise
Area: 4,240 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Filip Dujardin, Paul Steinbrück

Huis aan ‘t laar / 51N4E

© Filip Dujardin

Architects: 51N4E
Location: , Belgium
51 N4 E Partners : Johan Anrys, Freek Persyn, Peter Swinnen
51 N4 E Team: Karel Verstraeten, Jan Opdekamp, Aline Neirynck, Paul Steinbrück
Area: 1,320 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Filip Dujardin , Courtesy of