Craftsman bricklayer Nicholas Evans has spent the last four years creating intricately-detailed brick structures in a private garden in Sussex.
An orangery, cloistered garden court and fruit garden are among the pieces of traditional brickwork that impressed the judges. They praised the overall consistency of build and appreciated that Evans had tackled a wide variety of aesthetic and structural challenges to come up with such "impressive work".
The variety of challenges is bewildering, and what comes through is the obvious link between the design and the construction through the medium of the craftsman
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