Brick Development Association announce 2014 Award Winners

The Brick Awards which first took place in 1977 are one of Britain’s most respected design competitions. Organised by the Brick Development Association, there were once again a record number of entries with projects from right across the globe, proving that brick continues to be the most popular material in the construction industry.

The winners for the 2014 Brick Awards, each showing excellence in different aspects of design and construction were:

The Supreme Winner – London School of Economics – Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

Architect: O’Donnell + Tuomey

Brickwork Contractor: Swift Brickwork Contractors Ltd

Brick: Coleford Brick and Tile – Bespoke Blend Saxon & Wessex Facings

Architect’s Choice Award – Rockbourne Mews, London

Architect: Robert and Jessica Barker

Brickwork Contractor: Phase Brickworks

Brick: Wienerberger Ltd – Marzialle

Best Housing Development 1 – 5 Units – House in Wapping, London

Architect: Chris Dyson Architects

Brickwork Contractor: Beckwith Tuckpointing

Brick: Ibstock Brick Ltd – Coleridge Ashdown Yellow Multi

Best Housing Development 6 – 25 Units – The Quay Waterside Phase 1, Leicestershire

Architect: Black Hawk Properties Ltd

Brickwork Contractor: Black Hawk Properties Ltd

Brick: Ibstock Ltd – Bevern Kilnwood Dark Multi Stock & Yew

Best Housing Development 26 Units or More – Abode, Cambridge

Architect: Proctor and Matthews

Brickwork Contractor: Countryside Properties

Brick: Ibstock Brick Ltd – Ivanhoe Cream and Himley Ebony Black

Volume Housebuilding – Barratt Developments

Bentley Priory, Middlesex

Architect: Clague Architects

Brickwork Contractor: Harlequin Brickwork Ltd

Brick: Ibstock Brick Ltd – Leicester Multi Cream & Heritage Red Blend

Horizons – Allerton Bywater

Architect: HTA Architects

Brickwork Contractor: Barratt & David Wilson Homes

Brick: Ibstock Brick Ltd – Melton Blend, Ibstock|Kevington Fastwall

Trumpington Meadows, Cambridge

Architect: Allies and Morrison

Brickwork Contractor: Barratt Eastern Countries

Brick: Ibstock Brick Ltd – Leicester Multi Cream, Kevington Fastflint

Best Commercial Building – Davies Street, London

Architect: HOK

Brickwork Contractor: Thorp Precast Ltd

Brick: Coleford Brick and Tile – Brick Face Cladding Panels

Best Public Building – Customer Service Centre and Library, London

Architect: Rick Mather Architects

Brickwork Contractor: Pyramid Builders Ltd

Brick: Michelmersh – i-line bespoke blend – Farnham Red/Light Victorian Red

Best Education Building – London School of Economics – Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

Architect: O’Donnell + Tuomey

Brickwork Contractor: Swift Brickwork Contractors Ltd

Brick: Coleford Brick and Tile – Bespoke Blend Saxon & Wessex Facings

Best Refurbishment & Renovation Project – Ace Hotel, London

Architect: Universal Design Studio

Brickwork Contractor: Winchmore Brickwork

Brick: Ketley Brick – Blue

Best Outdoor Space – Reading Station

Architect: Grimshaw Architects

Brickwork Contractor: Lee Marley Brickwork

Brick: Wienerberger Ltd – Bespoke Glazed Brick & Ibstock Brick Ltd – Tap Smooth

Innovative Use of Brick and Clay Products – London School of Economics – Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

Architect: O’Donnell + Tuomey

Brickwork Contractor: Swift Brickwork Contractors Ltd

Brick: Coleford Brick and Tile – Bespoke Blend Saxon & Wessex Facings

Best International Project – 22 Dalkey Avenue, Co Dublin

Architect: De Blacam and Meagher Architects

Brickwork Contractor: Principal Construction

Brick: Ibstock Brick Ltd – Ivanhoe Cream, Cooksbridge Yellow, Manchester Brick Precast Arches

Specialist Brickwork Contractor of the Year – Lee Marley Brick

Eton College

Architect: John Simpson Architects

Brick: Ibstock Brick Ltd – Grosvenor Light Red Multi

Reading Station

Architect: Grimshaw Architects

Brick: Wienerberger Ltd – Bespoke Glazed Brick and Ibstock Brick Ltd – Tap Smooth

Bromley Road, Lewisham

Architect: Leeds Studio

Brick: Ibstock Brick Ltd – Kingscote Grey Multi, Bradgate Light Buff & Bradgate Harvest Antique

Best Craftsmanship Award

Eton College

Architect: John Simpson Architects

Brickwork Contractor: Lee Marley Brickwork

Brick: Ibstock Grosvenor Light Red Multi

Worldwide Brick – Parkstad, Rotterdam

Architect: Geurst & Schulze Architecten

Brickwork Contractor: Haverhals Metselwerken B.V.

Brick: Hagemeister GmbH & Co KG

Entries are now being invited for the 2015 Brick Awards. You can download entry forms from the BDA’s website http://www.brick.org.uk/brick-awards or a hard copy can be requested by emailing brick(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)brick.org.uk or by calling 020 7323 7030.

The judges for 2014 were:

RICHARD LAVINGTON

Panel Chair, Partner, Maccreanor Lavington Architects

ALEX HARRISON Senior Designer at Arup

MICHAEL HAMMETT Architect, Author, Brickwork Consultant and former Senior Architect at the BDA

JOE MORRIS Partner at Duggan Morris

NICK ROGERS Director of Design at Taylor Wimpey

ANDREW TAYLOR Board of Trustees at Royal Planning Institute and Director of Planning for Utterford

District Council

BOB ALLIES Partner, Allies and Morrison

DAVID COLE ADAMS

Master of Worshipful Guild of Tylers & Bricklayers

JONATHAN DAWES Associate Architect at Cottrell & Vermeulen Architects

MICHAEL DRIVER Architect and Director of Architecture at Cambridge University

ALEX GORDON Associate at Jestico & Whiles

You can see pictures and find full details of the project teams – on the BDA’s website www.brick.org.uk/brick-awards