2013 BIA Award Winners Honored For Best In Brick Design

Words: Bronzella Cleveland

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 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.

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