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.
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.
Innovative and quick-to-install reinforcing bar couplers from Ancon replace time-consuming lapped joints and minimise reinforcement congestion in the gigantic concrete superstructure of Europe’s tallest building; the 87-floor, 462m high helicoidal Lakhta Tower in St. Petersburg.
Ancon is pleased to announce it has become one of the first businesses to transition its Occupational Health and Safety Management (OHS) to the new International standard ISO 45001:2018.