Wesselkvartalet Marziale
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Roof and façade

architectum issue 34

Tsingpu Yangzhou Retreat. Brick Award 22 Category "Building outside the box". neri & hu design and research office. Hallway view
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Brick Award 22

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Timm-Antiek HV CB & Menton HV CB, ClickBrick Pure. Architect: Opzoom Architecten. Builder: Wessels Bouwgroep. New construction appartments and commercial space | Lichtenvoorde.
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architectum issue 33

Notebook s e4 domem - obrázek Novinky na úvodní stránku
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Creating worlds of bricks

architectum opens up a world of inspiration and innovative design in brick architecture. This international platform offers discerning architects exactly what they need: unusual and creative ideas combined with meaningful solutions.

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architectum is a platform for architecture that presents pioneering construction projects from around the world, which stand out from the crowd thanks to their ceramic solutions and creative, aesthetically impressive designs.
Here, renowned architects showcase their most innovative and successful buildings, and connect to a global network through architectum.com. The selected, flagship projects demonstrate the endless versatility of ceramic materials and their applications.

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School Building in Copenhagen, Facing Brick - 2.4.78 Brown Devil
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Roof and façade

Innovation and pioneering work

Here we present special roof and façade solutions. Whether the projects involve timeless building envelopes, customised solutions for single-family homes, or durable systems for multi-family properties – these solutions are all about innovation and pioneering work.

Sportcenter in Malmö
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Future-proof construction

As the major issues of our time, sustainability and future-proof construction also feature on architectum’s international platform for the industry. This section features smart, brick-based architectural responses for the shortage of resources, high energy costs and other social challenges.

MADETA Akademie České Budějovice 2017 | Reference Wienerberger
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Creating new from old

What interesting techniques can architecture employ to make better use of existing structures, thereby creating added value for our society? architectum highlights relevant projects to illustrate how renovation, extension and refurbishment can improve existing brick buildings in a sustainable manner. 

Maya Somaiya Library; Brick Award 2020 Category "Building Outside The Box"; Architects: Sameep Padora & Associates, Photo:  Edmund Sumner
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Brick Award

Award-winning architecture

Buildings with a real wow factor, projects that lead by example, architecture for the future: The international Brick Award showcases and honours outstanding brick projects from around the world. An international jury of renowned architects selects the winners of this international award, which has been organised by Wienerberger for the last twenty years. Here are the winning projects from 2022.

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