IBSTOCK BRICK Leads the Way on the 2012 BDA Brick Award Shortlist

With over 50% of shortlisted projects featuring the company’s bricks, IBSTOCK BRICK has once again dominated the Brick Development Association’s (BDA) Brick Awards shortlist, taking home a massive 43 nominations. The celebrated awards, which recognise excellence in design and construction using brick, received a phenomenal 200 entries this year – the highest number of entries received since its launch 32 years ago.

An incredible 48 of projects using Ibstock bricks have been shortlisted in an impressive 13 of the 15 categories including Best International Project, Innovative Use of Brick and Clay Products, Best Refurbishment and Renovation Project, and Specialist Brickwork Contractor of the Year.

Andrew Halstead-Smith, marketing manager at Ibstock, commented on the news: “The BDA Brick awards is one of the most widely respected awards in the building industry so it’s great to see that once again we have been recognised so enthusiastically, further proving that we are the number one choice for specifiers and architects looking to create award winning buildings.

“We have enjoyed tremendous success over the years and these fantastic results are testament to our extremely diverse range, unbeatable value and un-rivalled quality, not to mention our industry leading technical service, support and design advice, which combined allow architects and specifiers to bring their designs to life and really push the boundaries of contemporary building design.”