2018 HONORS Recipients

Submittals were reviewed in particular on the ways in which reinforced concrete has been leveraged by professionals to improve the structure’s value, sustainability, appearance, and durability. All submittals were judged on the basis of the extent to which ultimate outcome objectives were achieved. Special consideration was given to design and/or construction approaches that leverage steel reinforced concrete in an innovative manner or to an exceptional degree.


McKinney and Olive
McKinney and Olive

Honors Award - Office
Dallas, TX

Design Team: Kendall/Heaton Associates and Pelli Clarke Pelli
Construction Team: Crescent Real Estate LLC

Recognized for design and construction excellence by the unique shape this building achieved using reinforced concrete and creative structural engineering.


One Thousand Museum Tower
One Thousand Museum Tower

Honors Award - Multi-Family
Miami, FL

Design Team: Zaha Hadid Architects and O'Donnell Dannwolf & Partners Architects
Construction Team: Plaza Construction

Recognized for design and construction excellence for the innovative exoskeleton panels that were used as permanent formwork for the cast-in-place concrete structure that resulted in significant savings in cost and time.


University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital
University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital

Honors Award - Hospital
Iowa City, IA

Design Team: CBRE/Heery
Construction Team: Gilbane Building Company

Recognized for design and construction excellence for the unique oval tower that maximized the inherent properties of reinforced concrete by providing a quiet, vibration-resistant structure while maintaining low floor-to-floor heights.


Waterline Square
Waterline Square

Honors Award - Mixed-Use
New York, NY

Design Team: KPF, Richard Meier, Vinoly, and Hill West Architects
Construction Team: Aecom/Tishman

Recognized for design and construction excellence in this 2.3 million square foot complex achieved significant cost savings with reinforced concrete framing and is the crown jewel of the Riverside South Redevelopment in New York City.


National Veterans Memorial and Museum
National Veterans Memorial and Museum

Honors Award - Museum
Columbus, OH

Design Team: Allied Works Architecture
Construction Team: Turner Construction Company

Recognized for design and construction excellence as this structure exemplifies the creativity and adaptability of reinforced concrete while providing a cost-effective solution.


Tower 12
Tower 12

Honors Award - Multi-Family
Seattle, WA

Design Team: MG2
Construction Team: PCL Construction Services

Recognized for design and construction excellence as this building incorporates numerous innovative approaches into the cast-in-place concrete structural system, enhancing interior design flexibility, and increasing leasable floor area.


Austin Central Library
Austin Central Library

Honors Award - Library
Austin, TX

Design Team: Lake Flato and Shepley Bulfinch
Construction Team: Hensel Phelps

Recognized for design and construction excellence as the reinforced concrete floor system offers an economical solution while providing the ability to handle the heavy loads of a library.


350 Mission Street
350 Mission Street

Honors Award - Office
San Francisco, CA

Design Team: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Construction Team: Kilroy Realty Corp.

Recognized for design and construction excellence as this LEED® Platinum-certified office building not only satisfied rigorous environmental performance goals, but also provided a cost-effective solution using reinforced concrete framing.


I-90 Dresbach Bridge
I-90 Dresbach Bridge

Honors Award - Bridge
LaCrosse, WI

Construction Team: Minnesota Department of Transportation

Recognized for design and construction excellence as the new bridge is a great example of innovation, durability, and context-sensitive design. With dual 508 foot center spans, the bridge was constructed by cantilever construction at a peak rate of six segments per week.


55 Hudson Yards
55 Hudson Yards

Honors Award - Office
New York, NY

Design Team: Kohn Pederson Fox Associates PC
Construction Team: Gilband Building Co.

Recognized for design and construction excellence as the building’s exterior and innovative structural framing exemplify the many benefits that can be achieved using reinforced concrete.


I-91 Brattleboro Bridge
I-91 Brattleboro Bridge

Honors Award - Bridge
Brattleboro, VT

Construction Team: PCL Civil Constructors, Inc.

Recognized for design and construction excellence as the design-build team constructed a new three-span, segmental concrete balanced cantilever bridge featuring a 515 foot main span, which provides durability and structural features for over a 150-year design life – beating the owner's 100-year design life requirement.


Panorama Tower
Panorama Tower

Honors Award - Multi-Family
Miami, FL

Design Team: Moshe Coscher AIA
Construction Team: Florida East Coast Realty (FECR)

Recognized for design and construction excellence as the structural framing in reinforced concrete provides a cost-effective and safe solution to combat the devastating effects from hurricanes.