JanuaryFebruary 2008
Industry News

2007 Brick in Architecture Awards

The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has announced the 2007 winners of its annual Brick in Architecture Awards. This program recognizes outstanding works of non-residential architecture completed since 2002, in which clay brick is prominently featured in construction.

Architects and designers employed by architectural, design-build or landscaping design firms licensed in the United States or Canada are invited to enter the competition by submitting a description, floor plan, and photography of a breakthrough project.

The six Best in Class winners include:

  • Commercial: Archie Bray Foundation Resident Artist Studio, Helena, Mont.; Mosaic Architecture
  • Educational: Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park, Baltimore; Ziger/Snead LLP
  • Health Care: The Moakley Building at Boston Medical Center, Boston; Tsoi/Kobus & Associates Inc.
  • House of Worship: Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Vienna, Va.; LeMay Erickson Architects
  • Municipal/Government: Orland Park Public Library, Orland Park, Ill.; Lohan Anderson
  • Paving & Landscape Architecture: Northeastern University, Boston; Pressley Associates Landscape Architects.

“The brick industry is pleased to acknowledge these exceptional examples of brick architecture,” says Dick Jennison, president of BIA. “The winning projects demonstrate the versatility and enduring appeal of clay brick in today’s construction. Brick is, and always has been, a superior cladding material with unlimited design potential.”

All winning entries are featured in the Brick Gallery on BIA’s website, www.gobrick.com. MD