The British ceramic industry has been going through a period of growth for the last 15 years.
December 1, 2016
Ceramics have been a traditional staple to the British identity for a long time, particularly in the north of England in the Yorkshire area. From Viking “settlers” through the era of Josiah Wedgwood—a ceramic manufacturer in the 1700s renowned for his skill with chemistry—to the modern-day bespoke industry, ceramics have been used both as tools and artwork throughout British society. After a decline in business since the heyday of ceramics in Britain 150 years ago, the British ceramic industry has been going through a period of growth for the last 15 years.
This year's awards were given to 32 Best in Class, Gold, Silver and Bronze winners in 17 states and Canada.
November 1, 2016
Visionary projects incorporating fired-clay brick earned 2016 Brick in Architecture Awards from the Brick Industry Association (BIA). Judged by a jury of peers, 32 Best in Class, Gold, Silver and Bronze winners in 17 states and Canada were awarded in seven categories: Commercial, Educational (Higher Education), Educational (K-12), Health Care, Municipal/Government, Residential (Multi-Family) and Residential (Single-Family).