In another stellar year for the clay brick industry, Michelmersh is excited to have been nominated for 19 projects at the 2022 Brick Development Associations Brick Awards. The BDA’s Brick Awards attract exemplary projects from the UK’s leading contractors, developers, architects and housebuilders to submit their work across a range of 18 different categories.
Headington Hive by Lyons+Sleeman+Hoare. Photo by Michael Whitestone.
The Brick Awards have been running for 46 years and in that time has become one of the industry’s most respected and well-attended events. The Brick Awards cover projects from the UK and the rest of the world with 18 categories featuring the best of individual houses to large housing developments, urban regeneration and housebuilders, commercial, public, education refurbishment and more, all ultimately culminating in the “Supreme Winner” category. New for 2022 is the Sustainability award, sponsored by Michelmersh – a chance to highlight the positive and sustainable opportunities presented by clay brick.
Battersea Power Station by Wilkinson, Eyre & Purcell Architecture Limited. Photo by Killiam O’Sullivan.
Michelmersh products are used in the following shortlisted projects:
Trem Y Chwarel by Progressive Architecture, Llanberis in the Small Housing Development category.
The Department Store Studios by Squire + Partners in the Commerical Category.
The Pears Building, Institute of Immunity and Transplantation by Hopkins Architects in the Public Category.
Croudace Homes Group LTD in the House Builder Category.
Battersea Power Station by Wilkinson, Eyre & Purcell Architecture Limited in the Innovation Category.
The Department Store Studios by Squire + Partners. Photo by Jack Hobhouse.
Recognising high standards and talent
As proud supporters of the BDA’s Brick Awards, Michelmersh understands the importance of recognising the talented people who work in both the architectural and construction industry. It’s a delight for Michelmersh to see the way in which its products are used in esteemed projects both large, small and everything in between. As we move on, it’s important that brick is recognised as one of the most sustainable options for future building projects. Michelmersh launched its THINK LONGER campaign at the end of 2021 to provide more background to clay brick’s sustainability, which can be viewed here.
Chelwood by Amy Napier & Steven Clarke. Photo by Lorenzo Zandri
Frank Hanna, Joint Chief Executive of Michelmersh, commented:
“The Michelmersh Group is proud to see its products being used in such a strong range of projects. We are always delighted to see recognition of the valuable contribution that brick makes to our built environment. The BDA’s Brick Awards always showcase stunning design and innovative architecture, whilst at the same time highlighting the art of the possible from the sector’s highly skilled bricklayers. Good luck to all shortlisted.”
Geraint Thomas House by Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt. Photo by Daniel Hewitt.
For more information on the full shortlist, please click below: