The country's most visionary projects incorporating fire-clay brick have earned the annual Brick in Architecture Awards from the Brick Industry Association. Glen-Gery claimed eight awards, more than any other brick manufacturer this year.

A panel of architects from around the country judged more than 100 entries. Winners were selected across seven categories: Commercial, Education (Higher Education), Educational (K-12), Healthcare, Municipal/Government, Residential (Multifamily) and Residential (Single Family). Award winning Glen-Gery projects include:

The Best In Class: Residential Single Family
"New Georgian Revival Home" (Greenwich, Conn.);
Architect: Charles Hilton Architects
Distributor: O & G Industries;

Gold: Health Care Facilities
"Hazeldon Campus Expansion" (St. Paul, Minn.)
Architect: HGA Architects and Engineers
Distributor: Metro Brick Inc;

Gold: Residential – Multi-Family
"Carmel Place (My Micro NY)" (New York, N.Y.)
Architect: nArchitects, PLLC
Distributor: Consolidated Brick;

Silver: Education K-12
"Jefferson-Houston PreK-8 School" (Alexandria, Va.)
Architect: VMDO Architects
Distributor: Capital Brick & Tile, Inc.;

Silver: Health Care Facilities
"Children's Hospital of Michigan – Troy" (Troy, Mich.)
Architect: Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED)
Distributor: Brick Tech Architectural;

Silver: Residential – Multi-Family
"Atlantic Plumbing" (Washington, D.C.)
Architect: Eric Colbert & Associates PC
Distributor: Capital Brick & Tile, Inc.;

Bronze: Commercial
"Southern Season at Libbie Mill Shopping Center" (Richmond, Va.)
Architect: Freeman Morgan Architects PC
Distributor: Shade & Wise Brick Co., Inc.;

Bronze: Health Care Facilities
"Great River Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Expansion" (West Burlington, Iowa)
Architect: INVISION Architecture
Distributor: Ideal Concrete;

The complete list of winners and a photo gallery of all winning projects is available on the BIA's website.

This year's judges include Steve Berg, BWBR; Fiske Crowell, Sasaki Associates; Kristin Hawkins, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects; David Meleca, David B. Meleca Architects, LLC; Clint Rigsby, SeamonWhiteside and Fernando Villa, Magnusson Architecture and Planning, PC.