Wienerberger AG, the world’s largest brick producer and the largest roof tile manufacturer in Europe, last night handed out its annual Brick Awards, together with EUR 21 000 in prize money. Two hundred and sixty projects from 32 countries were submitted by architecture critics for this year’s competition. A jury of international experts chose the winners from the large number of entries. Selection criteria included an architecturally innovative external appearance with appropriate use of brick as a material
The Upper Silesian region, as well as the City of Katowice, are famous for its architecture. Thanks to the latest projects which have been finished recently, are under construction or will launch soon, the world of architecture rediscovers the region and defines its new icons. This is an article’s excerpt of the “A10” architectural magazine which took a tour of architecture in Upper Silesia in its latest number.