UK Brick Awards 2014

Clay Technology magazine
,
15 Dec 2014

The UK Brick Awards 2014 showcased the best of an international selection of contractors, brickmakers and architects. Here are the winners… 


Supreme Winner

LSE Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, London


Architect:
O’Donnell and Tuomey


Brickwork contractor:
Swift Brickwork Contractors Ltd


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

The judges called this an outstanding piece of design and construction. They said the use of Coleford’s Saxon and Wessex Bespoke blend of bricks knits well into the building’s brick surroundings, yet uses it in a strange and captivating way, making the building both rooted and truly individual.


Best Commercial Building

Davies Street, London


Architect:
HOK


Specialist brickwork contractor:
Thorp Precast Ltd


Brick:
Coleford Brick and Tile – Brick Faced Cladding Panels


Architect’s Choice Award

Rockbourne Mews, London


Architect:
Robert and Jessica Barker

Specialist brickwork contractor: Phase Brickworks


Brick:
Wienerberger Ltd – Marzialle


Best Education Building

LSE Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, London


Architect:
O’Donnell and Tuomey


Brickwork contractor:
Swift Brickwork Contractors Ltd


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


Best Craftsmanship Award

Eton College, UK


Architect:
John Simpson Architects


Specialist brickwork contractor:
Lee Marley Brickwork


Brick:
Ibstock Brick Ltd – Grosvenor Light Red Multi


Specialist Brickwork Contractor of the Year

Lee Marley Brickwork, Maidenhead, UK

The judges said that the three projects presented illustrated a great diversity in building aesthetic without compromising the style and quality of the brickwork.


Worldwide Brick Award

Parkstad Rotterdam, the Netherlands


Architect:
Geurst and Schulze Architecten


Specialist brickwork contractor:
Haverhals Metselwerken BV


Brick:
GmbH and Co KG – Lubeck, Gent and Rostock.


Best Housing Development (1–5 units)

House in Wapping, London


Architect:
Chris Dyson Architects


Specialist brickwork contractor:
Beckwith Tuckpointing


Brick:
Ibstock Brick Ltd – Coleridge Ashdown Yellow Multi


Best Housing Development (6–25 units)

The Quay, Waterside Phase 1, London


Architect:
Black Hawk Properties Ltd


Specialist brickwork contractor:
Black Hawk Properties Ltd


Brick:
Wienerberger Ltd – Bevern Kilnwood Dark Multi Stock, Ibstock Brick Ltd – Yew


Best Housing Development (26+ units)

Abode, Cambridge, UK


Architect:
Proctor and Matthews


Specialist brickwork contractor:
Countryside Properties


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


Volume Housebuilder Award

Barratt Developments, UK


Architect:
Clague Architects


Specialist brickwork contractor:
Harlequin Brickwork Ltd


Brick:
Ibstock Brick Ltd – Leicester Multi Cream, Heritage Red Blend, Kevington Fastflint and Melton Blend


Innovative Use of Brick and Clay Products

LSE Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, London


Architect:
O’Donnell and Tuomey


Specialist brickwork contractor:
Swift Brickwork Contractors Ltd


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


Best International Project

Dalkey Avenue, Dublin, Ireland


Architect:
De Blacam and Meagher Architects


Specialist brickwork contractor:
Principal Construction


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


Best Refurbishment and Renovation Project

Ace Hotel, London


Architect:
Universal Design Studio

Specialist brickwork contractor: Winchmore Brickwork


Brick:
Ketley Brick Company Ltd – Ketley Blue


Best Public Building

Customer Service Centre Library, London, UK


Architect:
Rick Mather Architects

Specialist brickwork contractor: Pyramid Builders


Brick:
Michelmersh Brick Holdings Plc – I-line Bespoke Blend – Farnham Red, Light Victorian Red


Best Outdoor Space

Reading Station, UK


Architect:
Grimshaw Architects


Specialist brickwork contractor:
Lee Marley Brickwork


Brick:
Wienerberger Ltd – Bespoke Profile Glazed Bricks,Ibstock Brick Ltd – Tap Smooth