Glen-Gery Takes Home Nine Architecture Awards

7/30/17

The country's most visionary projects incorporating fire-clay brick have earned the annual Brick in Architecture Awards from the Brick Industry Association. Glen-Gery claimed nine awards, more than any other brick manufacturer for the second consecutive year.

A panel of architects from around the country judged more than 90 entries. Winners were selected across eight categories: Commercial, Education (Higher Education), Educational (K-12), Healthcare, Municipal/Government, Residential (Multifamily), Residential (Single Family) and Paving/Landscaping. Award winning Glen-Gery projects include:

BEST IN CLASS - COMMERCIAL

"Apple Store – Williamsburg" (Brooklyn, New York)

Architect: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Distributor: Consolidated Brick

GOLD – COMMERCIAL

"The Brickyard" (Los Angeles, California)

Design Architect: Michael Maltzen Architecture, Inc.

Associate Architect: Gensler

Distributor: Sepulveda Building Materials

GOLD – EDUCATION (HIGHER EDUCATION)

"New College House, University of Pennsylvania" (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Architect: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Distributor: Diener Brick Company

GOLD – EDUCATION (HIGHER EDUCATION)

"Data Sciences Building" (Rochester, New York)

Architect: Kennedy & Volich Architecture

Distributor: Miller Brick

GOLD – EDUCATION (K-12)

"Addition to P.S. 70Q" (Astoria, New York)

Architect: RKTB Architects, P.C.

Distributor: Glenwood Mason Supply

GOLD – RESIDENTIAL MULTIFAMILY

"Park Van Ness" (Washington, D.C.)

Architect: Torti Gallas + Partners

Distributor: Capital Brick & Tile, Inc.

GOLD – RESIDENTIAL MULTIFAMILY

"Circa Central Park" (New York, New York)

Architect: FXFOWLE

Distributor: Casa Building Materials

Plant, Product: Hanley, Two custom blends of Klaycoats

SILVER – EDUCATION (HIGHER EDUCATION)

"Visual & Performing Art Center – Western Connecticut State University" (Danbury, Connecticut)

Architect: Amenta Emma Architects

Distributor: Mack Brick

BRONZE – RESIDENTIAL MULTIFAMILY

"The Williams" (Brooklyn, New York)

Architect: Morris Adjmi Architects

Architect-of-Record: Hill West Architects (GHWA)

Distributor: Extech Building Materials

The complete list of winners and a photo gallery of all winning projects is available on the BIA's website.

This year's judges were winners in last year's competition: John Ciardullo, AIA - John Ciardullo, P.C.; James Lancaster, AIA – Overland Partners; Lee Ledbetter, AIA – Lee Ledbetter & Associates; Donovan Nelson, AIA – HGA Architects and Engineers and David Newcomb, AIA - Charles Hilton Architects.

About Glen-Gery 

With over 125 years of industry expertise, Glen-Gery is a share-leading manufacturer of brick and stone products and distributor of in-house manufactured and sourced exterior/interior building products to the residential and commercial channels in the U.S. and Canadian markets. With 10 manufacturing plants and 10 company owned distribution locations supporting builders, remodelers, contractors, architects, designers and end-users, Glen-Gery is a key operating company within Ibstock PLC, UK.

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