Rowhouse renovations have a tendency to highlight exposed brick, but it turns out D.C.'s new buildings are just as big on the red stuff. Out of the forty winners in this year's Brick in Architecture Awards, six hailed from the D.C. area. The Brick Industry Association has given honors to buildings that best utilize brick in their design since 1989 and the local winners include everything from residential towers to brick paths used in an Ashburn project's landscaping. In D.C. proper, 77H (home to the Wal-Mart) won a Silver Award in the Commercial Development category and CITTA 50 took home a Bronze Award in the Renovation/Restoration category. D.C.'s Camden South Capitol and Alexandria's Post Carlyle Square - Block O also took home Bronze Awards in the Residential - Multi-Family category. Take a look at the gallery after the jump to see a collection of the DMV's winning brick designs.
· Brick in Architecture Awards [Brick Industry Association]