Brickstainable Competition Rethinks The Brick
Architecture and materials design competition focuses on the oldest manufactured building material to advance sustainability.
Brickstainable is a competition that has been harnessing a diverse set of ideas in material construction, construction methods, and integrative design. Their website defines the goal of the competition as seeking “integrative solutions for a building using clay masonry units (brick) as a primary material.” A quick glance at previous winners will give you a good idea of the type of energy that goes into the competition's best submissions.
The competition spotlights a wide array of technical mastery from the architecture community, showcasing novel ways of solving for architectural objectives. To view examples of submissions, we encourage you to visit BLDG blog, which focuses on advances made in modular architecture in the submissions reviewed by the jury.