Category: Brick

Glen-Gery adds three unique textures

Glen-Gery has added three new unique textures to its product offering from the Hanley Plant in Summerville, Pennsylvania. The addition of Craftsman, Stone Rolled and Warble surfaces add textural variety to an already extensive line of architecturally focused products.

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New BIA study shows brick building exteriors cost less

Conducted by RSMeans for the Brick Industry Association (BIA), the independent study compares total construction costs in five categories: three-story office building, three-story apartment building, five-to 10-story office building, four to eight-story hospital and a six-story dorm.

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Boral® Bricks and Forterra Brick announce name of joint venture: Meridian™ Brick

Boral® Bricks and Forterra Brick, leading manufacturers and suppliers of sustainable building products and construction materials, announced today the name of their joint venture, Meridian™ Brick. Serving both United States and Canadian markets, Meridian Brick builds on the two companies’ histories of innovation while uniting the strength and passion of their personnel to deliver a broader range of high-quality products and solutions as well as superior services and support across a larger network.

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Diamond View III green project takes home a Gold

Diamond View III in Durham, North Carolina, which had received LEED BD+C: Core and Shell v3 certification in early 2016, was awarded Gold in the “Commercial – Other” category at this year’s Brick in Architecture Awards from the Brick Industry Association (BIA). Project overview Diamond View III (DVIII) is a new 5-story, 136,000 gsf core and shell mixed-use building with office space on the top floors and restaurants/retail on the ground. As the third in a series of new commercial office buildings surrounding the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, DVIII is adjacent to the American Tobacco Campus, a registered historic site comprised of factory buildings established in the 1800s, and the new Durham Performing Arts Center. Located in a lively, 19th century meets the 21st century, entertainment district that has contributed to the revitalization of downtown Durham, DVIII honors the historical brick used in the area while offering modern day features and amenities. DVIII sits prominently along Blackwell Street, a key north-south artery that connects downtown Durham to major local and interstate highways. The building separates the historic tobacco buildings on the west from the ballpark and more recent commercial buildings to the east. The Owner saw this project as an opportunity to fill a critical piece of development; encircle the ballpark; activate Blackwell Street, which had little in the way of storefronts, front doors, or other reasons to pause,...

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Long Island City’s 46-09 Eleventh St. finishes Best in Class with Brick in Architecture Award

46-09 Eleventh St. in Long Island City, New York was awarded Best in Class in the Residential – Multi-Family Category at this year’s Brick in Architecture Awards from the Brick Industry Association (BIA). Project overview 46-09 Eleventh St is a six-story multi-family apartment building in Long Island City, New York.  This 47,800 sq. ft. development has 59 rental units of which 12 are affordable housing. The goal was to construct a high livability, amenity rich, and contextual building that helps to elevate the neighborhood. The building is comprised of 11 studio, 37 one-bedroom, and 11 two-bedroom apartments. Tenants enjoy...

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Photo: College of the Atlantic’s Great Duck Island, a research station for exploring the human ecology of Maine's coastal islands. Photo credit: Darron Collins

College of the Atlantic, Green Mountain College and Sterling College take top three spots on Sierra’s “Cool Schools” list. Photo: College of the Atlantic’s Great Duck Island, a research station for exploring the human ecology of Maine's coastal islands. Photo credit: Darron Collins

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