2014 Brick in Architecture Awards Honor Outstanding Design


BIA Awards

The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has honored the best in brick design across North America. Selected by an independent panel of judges, the 2014 Brick in Architecture Awards spiked this year with more than 150 entries. Established in 1989, the 40 winners in this 25th anniversary year span 22 states and Canada.

Here are a few of the Best In Class Winners:

Sundance Square –
Fort Worth, Texas

Architect: David M. Schwarz Architect
Associate Architect: Bennett Benner Partners
Landscape Architect: Michael Vergason Landscape Architects Ltd.
Builder: The Beck Group
Manufacturer: Acme Brick
Mason Contractor: DMG Masonry
Photographer: Hedrich Blessing Photographers
Photographer: Craig Kuhner Photography
Photographer: Brian Luenser Photography

altSundance Square – Fort Worth, Texas

Tozzer Anthropology Building –
Cambridge, Mass.

Architect: Kennedy & Violich Architecture
Landscape Architect: Richard Burck Associates
Builder: Consigli Construction
Distributor: Spaulding Brick Co. Inc.
Mason Contractor: Empire Masonry Corp.
Photographer: John Horner Photography
Photographer: Kennedy & Violich Architecture

altTozzer Anthropology Building – Cambridge, Mass.

Back of the Yards Prep College Preparatory High School –

Architect: STL Architects Inc.
Landscape Architect: Jacobs Ryan Associates
Builder: The George Sollitt Construction Co.
Manufacturer: Taylor Clay Products Co.
Distributor: Metropolitan Architectural Brick Inc.
Mason Contractor: Mastership Construction Co.
Photographer: Ignacio Espigares Enriquez

Back of the Yards Prep College Preparatory High School –Chicago 

Mercy Health – West Hospital –
Cincinnati, Ohio

Architect: AECOM
Associate Architect: Champlin Architecture
Landscape Architect: Meisner Associates/Land Vision
Builder: Turner Construction Co.
Mason Contractor: High Concrete Group
Photographer: Dave Burk/Hedrich Blessing Photographers

altMercy Health – West Hospital – Cincinnati, Ohio

Shelbyville Fire Station #2 –
Shelbyville, Ind.

Architect: Axis Architecture + Interiors
Builder: Runnebohm Construction
Manufacturer: Pine Hall Brick Co. Inc.
Mason Contractor: Joe Miller Masonry
Photographer: Susan Fleck Photography

altShelbyville Fire Station #2 – Shelbyville, Ind.

One Loudoun Plaza –
Ashburn, Va.

Architect: The Eisen Group
Landscape Architect: The Eisen Group
Builder: EE Reed Construction L.P.
Manufacturer: Pine Hall Brick Co. Inc.
Distributor: Capital Brick & Tile Inc.
Mason Contractor: B & R Construction Inc.
Photographer: The Eisen Group

altOne Loudoun Plaza – Ashburn, Va.

Thurston Wine House –
Paradise Valley, Ariz.

Architect: Jones Studio Inc.
Mason Contractor: Randy Gregory Masonry Inc.
Photographer: Ed Taube

altThurston Wine House – Paradise Valley, Ariz.


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