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.

The Pinch Library And Community Center / Olivier Ottevaere + John Lin

Courtesy of Olivier Ottevaere +

Architects: John Lin + Olivier Ottevaere
Location: Yunnan, China
Project Team: Crystal Kwan (Project Manager), Ashley Hinchcliffe, Connie Cheng, Johnny Cullinan, Jacky Huang
Area: 80 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of Olivier Ottevaere + John Lin

A House For All Seasons / John Lin

Courtesy of Rufwork

Architects: John Lin
Location: Shijia Village, Shaanxi Province,
Project Year: 2012
Project Area: 380.0 sqm
Photographs: Rufwork