Álvaro Siza has won top honors in the “2014 Fritz Höger Awards for Excellence in Brick Architecture.” The awards, now in their third edition, highlight projects that harness the creative potential of brick. Projects from New Delhi, Barcelona and Frankfurt have all been awarded gold and silver prizes.
View all the winners, after the break.
GRAND PRIX: Siza-Pavillon Insel Hombroich, Neuss-Holzheim / Álvaro Siza
GOLD for Public Buildings, Sport and Recreation: Museum Luthers Sterbehaus, Lutherstadt Eisleben / VON M
GOLD for Office and Commercial Buildings: Reconstruction of Atelierhaus Dubstraße, Zürich / Boltshauser Architects
GOLD for Residential / Apartment Buildings: Defence Colony Residence, New Delhi, India / vir.mueller architects
GOLD for Detached / Semi-Detached House: 1101 House, Barcelona, Spain / H Arquitectes
GOLD for Best Renovation Project: Hamburger Bestattungsforum Ohlsdorf, Hamburg / Dohse Architekten
GOLD for Best Renovation Project: Ashley Castle, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, UK / Witherford Watson Mann Architects
GOLD for Newcomer Award: House LS, Madampe, Sri Lanka / M & DB Architecten and Haus Stein, Magdeburger Börde, Sachsen-Anhalt / Jan Rösler Architekten
SILVER for Best Passive House: High School in Frankfurt-Riedberg, Frankfurt / Ackermann + Raff
Nearly all the winning projects will be exhibited through October 19 (2014) at Deutschen Architektur Zentrum (DAZ).
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