2017 Brick in Architecture Awards Celebrate Outstanding Design

RESTON, Va.–The 2017 Brick in Architecture Awards honor 35 winners in 19 states for outstanding and resilient design that incorporates clay brick. Judged by independent design professionals, the Brick Industry Association’s premier design competition generated 91 entries this year with Best in Class, Gold Silver and Bronze winners in eight categories. “The winners demonstrate brick’s …

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Samples of the fired-clay Permeable Boardwalk Paver are now available.  The 2-1/4-inches wide x 9-inches long x 3-inches deep dry-pressed paver is suitable for pedestrian and vehicular traffic and can be installed in several bond patterns including: running bond, basket weave, herringbone and double herringbone.

• 11% void space
• ADA compliant – joint width 3/10″
• Available in all standard colors, including colors with SRI values of greater than 29
• Also available in a multi-shade recycled product
• Colorfast clay product
• Qualifies for LEED credits2
• Storm water management
• Reduces runoff
• Traps pollutants
• Eliminates ponding water

When installed using industry standard best practices.  Consult an engineer for hydrology and load-bearing design considerations.
Consult the U.S. Green Building Council for credit details.

Permeable Boardwalk Clay Paver Literature
Suggested Installation Patterns
Permeable Boardwalk Paver Illustration

Boardwalk Paver Project Photos / Possible Installation Patterns

A test plot of Whitacre Greer Permeable Boardwalk Pavers is shown below.  The plot simulates a typical crosswalk and is subjected to stopping, starting and turning truck and light vehicular traffic.