Wienerberger bricks used in 30 shortlist nominations at Brick Awards
Thirty nominations, spanning ten categories, shortlisted for this year’s Brick Development’s Association’s Brick Awards have specified bricks from Wienerberger, the leading supplier of wall, roof and landscaping innovations.
Shortlisted entries include Swift Brickwork’s work on CJCT Architects’ Imperial College London project also gained recognition in the Specialist Brickwork Contractor award - an award that acknowledges the brickwork contractor’s contribution to the industry. Similarly, the Darbishire Place project, which has also been shortlisted for the RIBA Sterling Prize, has been shortlisted in the Best Housing Design Award category for its use of Marziale bricks. The innovative Lyttleton and Elliott Schools project has also been nominated for a staggering four separate awards including the Best public and education, Innovative use of clay and brick products, Specialist Brickwork contractor of the year and Craftsmanship categories.
The City Park West project, in Chelmsford, was also shortlisted for both the Innovative Use of Brick and Clay and Best Outdoor Space awards for its utilisation of Corium - the innovative brick cladding system.
Annette Forster, Director of Marketing at Wienerberger, commented:
“The BDA award nominations are a great achievement for everybody at Wienerberger, our customers as well as the architects and contractors that were involved in all the projects that have been nominated and shortlisted – our team has worked so hard to compile the entries and we are looking forward to the awards ceremony to hopefully repeat our success from last year!”
For more information about the Brick Awards please visit http://www.brick.org.uk/brick-awards/brick-award-categories/