Last call for entries for the 2012 Brick Awards
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2012 Brick Awards
UK’s most popular cladding material on show at the Brick Awards, one of the top design and construction awards with hundreds of companies submitting outstanding projects.
Closing date for entries for the 2012 Brick Awards, organised by the Brick Development Association, is 15th June 2012.
Don’t delay, complete your entry online at http://www.brick.org/brick-awards-2012-entry-form now!
The Awards are one of the top design and construction awards in the country and show just what brick – the UK’s most popular cladding material - can achieve,as hundreds of companies submit outstanding projects.
Last year’s award winners included:
- The Lyric Theatre, Belfast
- Bermondsey Island
- Newton and Arkwright Buildings at Nottingham Trent University
Entrants are judged on a wide range of architectural design factors including
- demonstrating the building fabric’s sustainability credentials
- aesthetic choice, blend and bond of brick.
- structural and aesthetic brick detailing
- buildings contribution to its context and quality of craftsmanship
BDA chairman Alan Baxter explains, ’For the winners it’s true recognition of their skill and craft.
’They’re recognised by their industry as being the best in the business’.
’Alongside that recognition, winners can look forward to extensive media coverage and can use the accolade in their marketing campaigns’.
14 trophies, the architects choice award and one supreme award, the BDA Building of the Year, are up for grabs.
The Awards are open to anyone, including:
- building owners
- brick manufacturers
The only stipulation is that the project – unless it’s featured in the Worldwide category – must feature clay bricks or pavers made by BDA members.
The 2012 Brick Awards will be presented at the Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel in London on 13 November.
Brick Awards 2013 call for entries download
The Brick Development Association is calling for entries for the Brick Awards 2013. The awards recognise aesthetics, sustainability credentials, brick detailing and blending.
The Brick Development Association has recently made its Sustainability Strategy Progress Report 2012 available which highlights a decade of success for the versatile building material.
Brick Development Association (BDA) bring together leading experts to offer the latest on brickwork and clay technology plus explore advances in industry machinery.
Raakspoort – City Hall and Bioscoop in the Netherlands has won the Brick Development Association’s 2012 Worldwide Brick Award for its tactile exterior properties.
Umbra Sawtooth Glazed bricks from Ibstock form a high degree of interest as the main construction material for the wall leading up to London’s new West Hampstead Thameslink Station.