2013 BIA Award Winners Honored for Best in Brick Design

Words: Dan Kamys2013 BIA Award Winners Honored for Best in Brick Design

The Brick Industry Association has honored stunning architecture that incorporates fired clay brick. With new categories this year, including Renovation/Restoration, the 2013 Brick in Architecture Awards span almost half the country in 21 states, including green building practices that have earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) ratings.

"Fired clay brick offers unmatched style and substance," says BIA President and CEO Gregg Borchelt, P.E. "It offers the aesthetic flexibility to match the architect's imagination and desires, along with sustainable design, unmatched durability and many benefits from its physical properties."

The 2013 Brick in Architecture Award winners include Best in Class, Gold, Silver and Bronze categories. Best in Class winners include:

Farm Credit Services of America Corporate Office Building 2 Omaha, Nebraska
Architect: The Clark Enersen Partners
Landscape Architect: The Clark Enersen Partners
Builder: Sampson Construction
Mason Contractor: D C Masonry Inc.
Photographer: Scholzimages

Educational (Higher Education)
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Architect: Kennedy & Violich Architecture, Ltd
Landscape Architect: Richard Burck Associates, Inc
Builder: Hunter Roberts Construction Group
Manufacturer: The Belden Brick Company
Manufacturer 2: Glen-Gery Corporation
Distributor: Diener Brick Company
Mason Contractor: Dan LePore and Sons
Photographer: Halkin Architectural Photography

Educational (K-12)
New Settlement Community Campus
Bronx, New York
Architect: Dattner Architects
Landscape Architect: MKW + Associates
Associate Architect: Edelman Sultan Knox Wood / Architects
Builder: Turner Construction Company
Manufacturer: The Belden Brick Company
Mason Contractor: Mastercraft Masonry I, Inc
Photographer: David Sundberg

Health Care
Hendricks Regional Health YMCA Avon, Indiana
Architect: American Structurepoint, Inc.
Landscape Architect: Context, LLC
Builder: Skillman Corporation
Distributor: Edgewood Building Supply
Mason Contractor: Purdy Masonry, Inc.
Photographer: Susan Fleck Photography
Photographer 2: Tony Frederick Photography
Owner: Hendricks Regional Health and YMCA of Greater Indianapolis
MEP Engineer: Korda Nemeth

Houses of Worship
Kent R. Hance Chapel Lubbock, Texas
Architect: McKinney York Architects
Manufacturer: Acme Brick
Mason Contractor: Western Builders
Photographer: Dror Baldinger

Municipal / Government
Fountaindale Public Library District Bolingbrook, Illinois
Architect: Nagle Hartray Architecture
Landscape Architect: Wolff Landscape Architecture Inc.
Builder: Power Construction
Manufacturer: The Belden Brick Company
Distributor: Illinois Brick Company
Mason Contractor: Ramcorp
Photographer: Ballogg Photography
Photographer 2: Richard Lanenga Photography (aerial photo)

Paving & Landscape Architecture
Pierce's Park Baltimore, Maryland
Architect: Mahan Rykiel Associates, Inc.
Builder: P. Flanigan & Sons, Inc.
Manufacturer: Whitacre Greer Co.
Mason Contractor: Priority Construction Corp.
Photographer: Mahan Rykiel

Warren Cultural Center Greenfield, Iowa 
Architect: INVISION Planning Architecture Interiors
Builder: Lang Construction Group, Inc.
Manufacturer: Glen-Gery Corporation
Mason Contractor: Seedorf Masonry

Residential – Multi-Family
Gables 12 Twenty One Arlington, Virginia
Architect: The Preston Partnership
Builder: Gables Residential
Manufacturer: Glen-Gery Corporation
Distributor: Capital Brick & Tile, Inc.
Mason Contractor: Diverse Masonry
Photographer: Donna H Chiarelli Studio

Residential – Single Family
French Normandy Guest House Greenwich, Connecticut
Architect: Charles Hilton Architects
Builder: Home Construction, LLC
Mason Contractor: Mauro Fidaleo Construction, LLC
Photographer: Nicholas Rotondi Photography
Photographer 2: Woodruff-Brown Photography
Photographer 3: Scott Francis, LTD

Projects were submitted by architectural and design firms around the country, and judged by a jury of their peers. Photos and project details for all winners: www.gobrick.com/architectureawards

Founded in 1934, the Brick Industry Association (BIA) is the nationally recognized authority on clay brick construction representing the nation's distributors and manufacturers of clay brick and suppliers of related products. Website: www.gobrick.com/703-620-0010.
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