Piling Them High: Why Architects Are Rediscovering the Humble Brick

Piling Them High: Why Architects Are Rediscovering the Humble Brick

Bricks in contemporary architecture may well be saddled with a reputation for retrograde traditionalism – after all, the oldest discovered bricks date from before 7500 BC. For some, they conjure up images of architecturally unimaginative housing estates, but today, many forward-looking architects can’t get enough of the humble brick. Read