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Álvaro Siza Wins Fritz Höger's Top Honors for Innovative Use of Brick

Álvaro Siza Wins Fritz Höger's Top Honors for Innovative Use of Brick
Álvaro Siza Wins Fritz Höger's Top Honors for Innovative Use of Brick, Winner Grand Prix: Álvaro Siza / Rudolf Finsterwalder, Stephanskirchen | Siza-Pavillon Insel Hombroich © Tomas Riehle
Winner Grand Prix: Álvaro Siza / Rudolf Finsterwalder, Stephanskirchen | Siza-Pavillon Insel Hombroich © Tomas Riehle

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

Winner Grand Prix: Álvaro Siza / Rudolf Finsterwalder, Stephanskirchen | Siza-Pavillon Insel Hombroich © Tomas Riehle
Winner Grand Prix: Álvaro Siza / Rudolf Finsterwalder, Stephanskirchen | Siza-Pavillon Insel Hombroich © Tomas Riehle

GOLD for Public Buildings, Sport and Recreation: Museum Luthers Sterbehaus, Lutherstadt Eisleben / VON M

VON M, Stuttgart | Museum Luthers Sterbehaus, Lutherstadt Eisleben © Zooey Braun
VON M, Stuttgart | Museum Luthers Sterbehaus, Lutherstadt Eisleben © Zooey Braun

GOLD for Office and Commercial Buildings: Reconstruction of Atelierhaus Dubstraße, Zürich / Boltshauser Architects

Boltshauser Architekten, Zürich, Schweiz | Umbau Atelierhaus Dubstraße in Zürich, Schweiz © Beat Bühler
Boltshauser Architekten, Zürich, Schweiz | Umbau Atelierhaus Dubstraße in Zürich, Schweiz © Beat Bühler

GOLD for Residential / Apartment Buildings: Defence Colony Residence, New Delhi, India / vir.mueller architects

vir.mueller architects, Neu-Delhi, Indien | Defence Colony Residence, Neu-Delhi, Indien © Andre J. Fanthome
vir.mueller architects, Neu-Delhi, Indien | Defence Colony Residence, Neu-Delhi, Indien © Andre J. Fanthome

GOLD for Detached / Semi-Detached House: 1101 House, Barcelona, Spain / H Arquitectes

H Arquitectes, Sabadell, Barcelona, Spanien | 1101 House © Adria Goula
H Arquitectes, Sabadell, Barcelona, Spanien | 1101 House © Adria Goula

GOLD for Best Renovation Project: Hamburger Bestattungsforum Ohlsdorf, Hamburg / Dohse Architekten

Dohse Architekten, Hamburg | Hamburger Bestattungsforum Ohlsdorf © Dorfmüller/Kröger/Klier
Dohse Architekten, Hamburg | Hamburger Bestattungsforum Ohlsdorf © Dorfmüller/Kröger/Klier

GOLD for Best Renovation Project: Ashley Castle, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, UK / Witherford Watson Mann Architects

Witherford Watson Mann Architects, London, United Kingdom | Astley Castle, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, United Kingdom © Philip Vile
Witherford Watson Mann Architects, London, United Kingdom | Astley Castle, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, United Kingdom © Philip Vile

GOLD for Newcomer Award: House LS, Madampe, Sri Lanka / M & DB Architecten and Haus Stein, Magdeburger Börde, Sachsen-Anhalt / Jan Rösler Architekten 

House LS Madampe, Sri Lanka / Rösler Architects and Haus Stein, Magdeburger / Saxony-Anhalt (left to right)
House LS Madampe, Sri Lanka / Rösler Architects and Haus Stein, Magdeburger / Saxony-Anhalt (left to right)

SILVER for Best Passive House: High School in Frankfurt-Riedberg, Frankfurt / Ackermann + Raff

Ackermann + Raff, Stuttgart | Gymnasium mit Sporthalle und Jugendhaus in Frankfurt-Riedberg, Frankfurt am MainFoto © Tomas Herrmann
Ackermann + Raff, Stuttgart | Gymnasium mit Sporthalle und Jugendhaus in Frankfurt-Riedberg, Frankfurt am MainFoto © Tomas Herrmann

Nearly all the winning projects will be exhibited through October 19 (2014) at Deutschen Architektur Zentrum (DAZ).

News via Initiative Bauen mit Backstein.

Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Álvaro Siza Wins Fritz Höger's Top Honors for Innovative Use of Brick" 24 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/551095/alvaro-siza-wins-fritz-hoger-s-top-honors-for-innovative-use-of-brick/> ISSN 0719-8884