Projects shortlisted in this category represent a major re-development of an urban area, demonstrating a substantial, appropriate, sensitive use of clay brick. Shortlisted projects evidence a significant improvement to the urban area.
Dujardin Mews is the first council-led social housing delivered by Enfield in 40 years. It forms the first phase of the wider regeneration of Ponders End and replacement homes for the neighbouring Alma Estate.
Brick Manufacturer: Michelmersh
Brick: Freshfield Lane
Architect: Karakusevic Carson Architects, Maccreanor Lavington
Brickwork Contractor: City Brickwork
Fitzroy Place is a mixed-use development on the site of the former Middlesex Hospital in the heart of London. It combines new-build with the refurbishment of historic structures to provide two office buildings, 289 market and tenure-blind affordable homes, a health centre and an assembly hall for the adjacent primary school. New pedestrian routes through the site lead into a fully accessible public square – the first civic space to be created in this part of the city for nearly a century.
Brick Manufacturer: Michelmersh, Wienerberger
Brick: First Quality Multi Facings; Yellow Multi Stock, Marziale
Architect: Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands
Brickwork Contractor: Galostar
The project comprised distinct, individual plots, H10, H06 & H13 with 8 brick types. Each plot was made up of 2 or 3 buildings, from high rise 16 floors concrete frames to low rise 3 floor, CLT brick clad, passivhaus town houses. The main build was carried out in 70 weeks and clay brick is the centrepiece of the regeneration.
Brick Manufacturer: Ibstock, Wienerberger, Michelmersh
Brick: White Engobe with Engles Baksteen Mystique; Terca Black Glazed; Freshfield Lane Lindfield, Lights, Darks and Firsts
Architect: Maccreanor Lavington
Brickwork Contractor: Lee Marley Brickwork Ltd
Located within the Adelphi/Bexley Square conservation area in Salford, Timekeepers Square is a development of 36 two, three and four bed townhouses adjacent to the Grade II* listed St Phillips church; and the Georgian square which it fronts. The scheme forms part of the English Cities Fund’s Salford Central regeneration scheme which is regenerating more than 50 acres of Salford’s historic centre.
Brick Manufacturer: Wienerberger
Brick: Forum Smoked Branco
Brickwork Contractor: John Turner Construction
This landmark Leeds building was of such scale and complexity that 3D software was used to plot and place every individual brick, there were approx. 360,000 used in total across 550 precast panels, which include bespoke bricks and specials as well as brick slips.
Brick Manufacturer: Ketley
Brick: Staffordshire Red
Architect: Acme Architects
Brickwork Contractor: Thorp