The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has announced the results of the 2016 Brick in Architecture Awards, given to “the country’s most visionary projects incorporating fired-clay brick.” This year, there were a total of 32 medalists with Best in Class winners in seven categories: Commercial, Educational (Higher Education), Educational (K-12), Healthcare, Municipal/Government, Residential (Multifamily) and Residential (Single Family).
“These winners demonstrate the best of brick’s aesthetic flexibility, and as a material made from abundant natural resources, it’s a perfect strategy in sustainable design,” said Ray Leonhard, BIA’s president and CEO.
Read on for the Best in Class winners:
Educational – Higher Education
Prairie View A&M Agriculture and Business, Prairie View, TX / Overland Partners
Educational – K-12
Intermediate School 230Q Annex, Queens, NY / John Ciardullo Associates, P.C.
Baylor Surgical Hospital at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX / Page Southerland Page, Inc.
Millwood Fire Station, Millwood, NY / Ohlhausen DuBois Architects
Old Parkland Campus, Dallas, TX / Beck Architecture, LLC
Residential – Multi Family
46-09 Eleventh St., Long Island City, NY / GF55 Partners
Residential – Single Family
New Georgian Revival Home – Greenwich, CT / Charles Hilton Architects
This year’s judges included Steve Berg, BWBR; Fiske Crowell, Sasaki Associates; Kristin Hawkins, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects; David Meleca, David B. Meleca Architects, LLC; Clint Rigsby, SeamonWhiteside and Fernando Villa, Magnusson Architecture and Planning, PC.