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17 projects earn BD+C's 2017 Building Team Awards

Building Team Awards

17 projects earn BD+C's 2017 Building Team Awards

Of the 17 projects, one received a Platinum Award, six received Gold Awards, six received Silver Awards, two received Bronze Awards, and two received Honorable Mentions.

By BD+C Editors | June 14, 2017

Tom Harris Photography

This year marked BD+C's 20th annual Building Team Awards. The submissions were judged based on two criteria:

  1. Design/engineering/construction quality and excellence (50%)
  2. How the Building Team (architects, engineers, contractors, CMs, subcontractors, building owners, developers, government entities, etc.) collaborated to overcome obstacles and make the project succeed (50%)

Of the 17 projects, one received a Platinum Award, six received Gold Awards, six received Silver Awards, two received Bronze Awards, and two received Honorable Mentions. Each project is listed below. Click on the project's name for more information.



Photo: Nick Ulivieri Photography, Courtesy Clark Construction.

1. 150 North Riverside



Courtesy Brad Feinknopf.

1. Sandy Hook Elementary School

2. University of Chicago North Residential Commons

3. United States courthouse

4. Museum of African American History and Culture

5. Denver International Airport and Transit Center

6. LA Metro Light Rail Operations & Maintenance Facility



James Steinkamp Photography.

1. Clemson University Allen N. Reeves Football Operations Complex

2. Zurich North American Headquarters

3. Partners HealtchCare

4. TechnipFMC John T. Gremp Campus

5. University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences

6. Faena Arts Center



Trent Bell Photography.

1. Alnoba leadership training center

2. Intelligence Community Campus


Honorable Mention

Photo courtesy Dubai Media Office

1. Office of the Future

2. Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired




Jill Deichmann, AIA, NCARB

Architecture Lead

Primera Engineers



Edoarda Corradi Dell’Acqua

Professor, Armour College of Engineering

Illinois Institute of Technology



Francis Homer, PE, CCM, LEED AP

Project Manager

Whiting-Turner Contracting Co.

Chantilly, Va. 


Peter Isaac 

Vice President - Public Private Partnerships & Development Advisory

Brailsford & Dunlavey

Austin, Texas


Bill Kline, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP 

Vice President, Healthcare Studio Leader


Washington, D.C.

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