Since 2005, the Think Brick Awards have encouraged architects to push boundaries in projects by reimagining the application of brick, block, paver and roof tile in contemporary architectural design. It is my great pleasure to extend the invitation to architects, builders, manufacturers and bricklayers to enter a project in our 15th Annual Think Brick Awards. Featuring five main categories plus the New Entrant Award with a total cash prize pool of $60,000, the 2021 Think Brick Awards seeks to recognise creative expression which champion the limitless potential of bricks, blocks, pavers and roof tiles.
The Horbury Hunt Commercial Award celebrates innovation and craftsmanship in commercial brickwork – the prestigious category is the pinnacle of showcasing brick design for the industry. The Horbury Hunt Residential Award recognises outstanding use of brick in the design of residential projects and celebrates the unlimited possibilities for contemporary design presented by the humble material.
In association with the Concrete Masonry Association of Australia (CMAA), the Kevin Borland Masonry Award recognises commercial and residential built projects that highlight the design potential of concrete masonry. Also in association with the CMAA, the Bruce Mackenzie Landscape Award recognises outstanding built projects that use clay brick and concrete masonry in landscape and urban design.
In association with the Australian Roofing Tile Association (ARTA), the Robin Dods Roof Tile Excellence Award invites you to push the envelope in innovative roof design using terracotta and concrete roof tiles.
Entries are open from Monday 18th January 2021 until Wednesday 31st March 2021, and the Think Brick Awards Gala Dinner will be held on Thursday the 12th of August 2021 at Melbourne’s Crown Palladium.
We look forward to continuing to see architects re-imagine bricks, blocks, pavers and roof tiles in contemporary building design in 2021.