Michael Ramage has been named as one of the winners of the Wienerberger Brick Award 2012

Along with his colleagues Peter Rich and John Ochsendorf, Michael Ramage has been awarded the 2012 Wienerberger Brick Award. Winners in the Special Solution with Brick category, the trio were also named as overall winners for their Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre in South Africa's Mapungubwe National Park. The organisers have produced a short film about the Centre, which you can watch by following the link to the Award's website.

The biennial awards, judged by a panel of renowned experts in the field, recognise 'innovative and creative brick buildings of international quality and their architects'. This year a total of 50 architects from 28 countries were nominated.

The trio are no strangers to success. The building earned them a silver medal in the 2011 International Prize for Sustainable Architecture and was named World Building of the Year in 2009.

This is an archived news story, first posted in 2012.

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