Proud Sponsors of the 2013 Brick Awards
Ancon proudly sponsor this year’s Brick Awards, one of the longest established and widely respected design awards in the UK. Now in its 37th year, fifteen exemplary projects showcasing excellence in design and construction using brick were acknowledged.
Ancon sponsored the ‘Innovative Use of Brick and Clay Products’ category, which recognises building or civil engineering projects that display a particularly innovative use of brick.
Gee Street, London by Alfred Munkenbeck & Partners
The judges found the use of extruded bricks on Gee Street to be truly innovative. The bricks are turned on their side to create controllable ventilation into the mixed housing and office space. For more information click here.
Innovation is one of Ancon’s strengths. With an active new product development programme, we launch a number of new products every year and are keen to reward other innovative thinkers in the Industry. Ancon won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation in 2012.
Other shortlisted entries in this category were:
- Brick Chair, by Andy Martin
- The Britten-Pears Archive, by Stanton Williams
- Chuckery Primary School Project, by Peter Constable
- Carmelite Monastery, by Austin-Smith:Lord
- Drapers Academy, by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
For further information on the other winning projects visit the Brick Awards website.
Following recent fire tests at BRE Global, Ancon is pleased to confirm that its innovative basalt-fibre, low thermal conductivity wall ties, Teplo-BF and Teplo-L, offer 120 minute fire resistance, making them suitable for buildings of any height.
After a string of Awards successes for the Teplo range, the new Teplo-BF low thermal conductivity wall tie has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Innovation in Insulation” category of the 2016 Build It Awards.