BIA Opens Entries for 2018 Brick in Architecture Awards
Architectural and design firms may enter projects completed since January 1, 2013, in which new clay brick products comprise the predominant exterior building or paving material (over 50%).
The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has opened its call for entries for the 2018 Brick in Architecture Awards, its annual architectural design competition featuring fired-clay brick. Entries must be submitted online by April 30. The awards honor outstanding, innovative and sustainable architecture that incorporates clay brick products as the predominant exterior building or paving material.
Winners at four levels will be announced in June: Best in Class, Gold, Silver and Bronze. Architectural and design firms may enter projects completed since January 1, 2013, in which new clay brick products comprise the predominant exterior building or paving material (over 50%), including: face or hollow brick, building brick, thin brick, paving brick, glazed brick, structural glazed facing tile, new clay brick products in special shapes and/or a combination of any of these units, and more. Entries must be submitted online in one or more of the following categories:
- Education—Colleges & Universities (Higher Education); includes residence halls and academic/administrative buildings
- Residential—Single Family
- Paving & Landscape Projects
Projects that have been renovated or restored should be submitted in the category they fit best; additions and renovations/restorations must use at least 50% percent new clay brick products on the building. For additional information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.gobrick.com.