Australia's largest mural celebrates Cadel Evan's parade
03/04/2012 - Australia’s leading brick company, Austral Bricks™, tomorrow (August 12) unveils a giant 100 square metre brick mural to celebrate the parade of Tour de France winner, Cadel Evans.
Austral Bricks™ has used 9,200 decorative bricks in 9 glazed colours to depict Cadel’s face and the national flag, with four bricklayers undertaking the six day bricklaying exercise.
The 100 square metre wall is located at Austral Bricks’ Victorian office at Craigieburn East at Craigieburn and is clearly visible from the Hume Highway.
The wall features Austral Bricks’™ Burlesque® and Dynasty® ranges and is the third wall to be built on the site, preceded by Tiger Woods and Essendon and Collingwood AFL players.
Austral Bricks’ Victorian marketing manager, Richard West said, “We built the mural as a tribute to a Victorian who has just posted arguably one of Australia’s greatest sporting achievement.
“The Brick Art™ mural demonstrates the versatility and contemporary nature of what can be achieved with bricks in unique and interesting murals for architects and designers”, he concluded.