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5 building projects that put the 'team' in teamwork

5 building projects that put the 'team' in teamwork

The 2013 Building Team Award winners exemplify excellence in team collaboration. 

By BD+C Editors | June 12, 2013
The Georgia Tech Carbon-Neutral Energy Solutions Laboratory was the lone Platinu
The Georgia Tech Carbon-Neutral Energy Solutions Laboratory was the lone Platinum Award winner in the 2013 Building Team Awards competition.
This article first appeared in the BD+C June 2013 issue of BD+C.
The BD+C editors proudly present the winners of the 2013 Building Team Awards. Now in its 16th year, the Building Team Awards program honors commercial building projects that set the standard of excellence in design and construction, while meeting the needs of the owner, the occupant, and the community—all of which could not be accomplished without the successful collaboration of the Building Team.

Platinum Award Winner—Georgia Tech Carbon-Neutral Energy Solutions (CNES) Laboratory

Building Team cooperation and expertise help Georgia Tech create a LEED Platinum building for energy science. Read the article.

Gold Award Winner—Roosevelt University Wabash Building, Chicago

Roosevelt University builds a 32-story tower to satisfy students’ needs for housing, instruction, and recreation. Read the article.

Gold Award Winner—Endo Health Solutions, Malvern, Pa.

Working together for the first time, a unified Building Team executes a large pharmaceutical office program in just 12 months—while meeting the needs of two demanding clients. Read the article.

Silver Award Winner—Old Town School of Folk Music, East Building, Chicago

A LEED Gold project enhances a busy Chicago neighborhood, meeting ambitious criteria for acoustical design and adaptability. Read the article.

Bronze Award Winner—Vernon S. Broyles Jr. Leadership Center, Decatur, Ga.

A renovation/addition project at Columbia Theological Seminary unites a historic residence hall with a modern classroom facility. Read the article.


2013 Building Team Awards Judges


2013 Building Team Awards jury members (left to right): Peter Rumpf, LEED AP; Daniel Hughes; Cierine M. Nicolas, PE, LEED AP; Meggan M. Lux, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C; Terry Fielden, LEED AP BD+C. The editors of BD+C (not pictured) also participated in the judging. The jury was held April 24 at the Cliff Dwellers Club, Chicago, founded in 1907 by author Hamlin Garland (in portrait).
Daniel Hughes
Senior Manager, Facility Operations
Riverwoods, Ill.
Terry Fielden, LEED AP BD+C
Director of K-12 Education
International Contractors, Inc.
Elmhurst, Ill.
Meggan M. Lux, AIA, NCARB, 
Cierine M. Nicolas, PE, LEED AP
Vice President
Environmental Systems Design, Inc.
Peter Rumpf, LEED AP
Integrated Construction Manager
Mortenson Construction
Elk Grove Village, Ill.

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