BIA Announces 2016 Brick in Architecture Award Winners

Words: Dan KamysAugust 5, 2016 — The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has announced the winners of the 2016 Brick in Architecture Awards, acknowledging the most visionary projects incorporating fired-clay brick. [caption id="attachment_13509" align="alignleft" width="1024"]This New Georgian Revival Home won the 2016 Brick in Architecture Best-in-Class Award for This New Georgian Revival Home won the 2016 Brick in Architecture Best-in-Class Award in the Residential - Single Family category.[/caption] Thirty-two winners in 17 states and Canada were awarded in seven categories: Commercial, Educational (Higher Education), Educational (K-12), Healthcare, Municipal/Government, Residential (Multifamily) and Residential (Single Family).
The seven 2016 Best in Class winners and the associated mason contractors include: COMMERCIAL Old Parkland Campus – Dallas, Texas Mason Contractor: DMG Masonry EDUCATIONAL (Higher Education) Prairie View A&M Agriculture and Business – Prairie View, Texas Mason Contractor: Camarata Masonry Systems EDUCATIONAL (K-12) Intermediate School 230Q Annex – Queens, N.Y. Mason Contractor: Eurotech Construction HEALTHCARE Baylor Surgical Hospital at Fort Worth – Fort Worth, TX Mason Contractor: ROC Construction, Inc. MUNICIPAL/GOVERNMENT Millwood Fire Station – Millwood, NY Mason Contractor: Bella Management Group RESIDENTIAL – MULTIFAMILY 46-09 Eleventh St. – Long Island City, NY Mason Contractor: MC&O Contracting RESIDENTIAL – SINGLE FAMILY New Georgian Revival Home – Greenwich, CT Mason Contractor: Nick and Gino Vona, LLC The complete list of winners and all associated details (e.g., brick manufacturers, photographers, etc.), a brief video trailer, the names of the judges, and a photo gallery of all winning projects are available on BIA’s website.  
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