2012 Building Team Award Winners Announced

Building Design+Construction's 15th Annual Building Team Awards recognize newly built projects that best exemplify the collaboration between owner, architect, engineer, and contractor to produce buildings that exhibit architectural and construction excellence.


Platinum Award Winner--Rush University Medical Center, Chicago

This fully integrated Building Team opted for a multi-prime contracting strategy to keep construction going on Chicago's Rush University Medical Center despite the economic meltdown.


Gold Award Winner--Audie L. Murphy Rehabilitation Center, San Antonio

How a Building Team created a high-tech rehabilitation center for wounded veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.


Silver Award Winner--Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, Va.

A new military hospital involves evidence-based design to create a LEED-certified facility for the nation's soldiers and their families.


Silver Award Winner--TD Ameritrade Park, Omaha, Neb.

The new stadium for the College World Series in Omaha combines big-league amenities with a traditional minor league atmosphere.



2012 Building Team Awards Judging Videos

Judges for the Building Design+Construction's 2012 Building Team Awards discuss why they recognized particular entries. Videos include:

Rob Cassidy on the 2012 Building Team Awards

Rob Cassidy, editorial director for Building Design+Construction files this report on the 2012 Building Team Awards from the Cliff Dwellers Club overlooking Grant Park in Chicago.


2012 Building Team Award Winner: Fort Belvoir Community Hospital

Peter Schlossman, AIA, LEED AP, Senior Associate Principal, Loebl Schlossman & Hackl, Chicago, Ill., discusses why the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital was recognized as a 2012 BD+C Building Team Award winner.


2012 Building Team Award Winner: Rush University Medical Center

Peter Rumpf, LEED AP, Integrated Construction Manager, Mortenson Construction, Elk Grove Village, Ill., served as a judge for the 2012 BD+C Building Team Awards. In this video, Rumpf discusses why the Rush was selected.


2012 Building Team Award Winner: Audie Murphy VA Hospital

2012 BD+C Building Team Award Judge Terry Fielden, LEED AP, BD+C, Director of K-12 Education, International Contractors Inc. discusses 2012 Building Team Award Winner, the Audie Murphy VA Hospital.


2012 Building Team Award Winner: TD Ameritrade Park

Dan Huntington, associate principal, KJWW Engineering Consultants discusses why TD Ameritrade Park was selected as a 2012 Bulding Team Award winner.





2012 Building Team Awards Judges from left:

Timothy Brown, AIA
Studio Associate Professor
Director of International Affairs
College of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, Ill.

Peter Schlossman, AIA, LEED AP
Senior Associate Principal
Loebl Schlossman & Hackl
Chicago, Ill.

Peter Rumpf, LEED AP
Integrated Construction Manager
Mortenson Construction
Elk Grove Village, Ill.

Dan Huntington, SE, PE, CE, LEED AP
Associate Principal
KJWW Engineering Consultants
Rock Island, Ill.

Terry Fielden, LEED AP BD+C
Director of K-12 Education
International Contractors Inc.
Elmhurst, Ill.

Jeremy Oremland
Financial Analyst
Magellan Development Group LLC
Chicago, Ill.

BD+C editors (not pictured) also participated in the judging, which was held March 23, 2012 at the Cliff Dwellers Club, Chicago.