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BRICK 20. Outstanding International Brick Architecture
- Features the winning and nominated designs submitted to the 2020 International Brick Award, chosen by a top-class international jury of architects, forming a survey of contemporary brick architecture around the world
- Features 50 outstanding achievements in contemporary brick architecture, richly illustrated with atmospheric images and plans
- Five topical essays by renowned international authors and architects
From hand-made brick to high-tech product: building with blocks of fired clay today draws from a heritage of nine millennia and remains innovative, sustainable, and highly appreciated for its manifold applications. Since 2004, Wienerberger, the world's largest manufacturer of bricks and other clay building materials, biannually presents the international Brick Award as a scene for outstanding achievements in brick architecture. The 2020 edition of this master class saw 644 submissions from fifty-five countries that were reviewed by an international jury of experts. This book features the fifty nominees and the six winning designs, which are located in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Central America. All projects are presented in texts and richly illustrated with atmospheric images, site and floor plans, views, elevations and sections. Five topical essays by international authors, discussing the winning buildings in a wider context, round out this celebration of contemporary brick architecture.
> Wienerberger AG, established in Vienna in 1819, is today the world's largest manufacturer of bricks and other clay building materials.
Veste editoriale: Cartonato
Immagini a colori: 260
Immagini b/n: 100