Building Team Awards

A round up of winners from BD+C's annual Building Team Awards program, which celebrated excellence in team colloboration and design/construction solutions. 

Tom Harris Photography

June 14, 2017 | BD+C Editors

Of the 17 projects, one received a Platinum Award, six received Gold Awards, six received Silver...

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Photo courtesy Dubai Media Office

June 14, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Dubai kicks off 3D-printing tech initiative with a novel office project.

Photo courtesy Jasper Sanidad

June 14, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Nonprofit HQ fitout improves functionality, accessibility for blind and low-vision individuals....

All photos © Leo A Daly

June 13, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Building Team converts 1940s campus into a sleek, modern home for U.S. intelligence agencies.

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Trent Bell Photography.

June 13, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Leadership training center becomes New England’s first Passive House building.

The car park has a precast concrete façade with angled perforations for ventilation and to obscure views of the cars parked inside. Photo courtesy Bruce Damonte.

June 12, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Silver Award: The Faena Arts Center’s forum is divided into two volumes, one a cylinder, the othe...

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Anatomy labs usually get stuck in the dark, dank basement, but the SMHS team relocated mechanical equipment to the rooftop so that Anatomy could occupy the sunlit fourth floor. Photo courtesy Paul Crosby Architectural Photography.

June 12, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Silver Award: North Dakota builds a new medical/health sciences school to train and retain more p...

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In addition to BIM modeling, the Building Team used a COBiE-based Integrated Workplace Management System usually reserved for government projects.

June 12, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Silver Award: TechnipFMC’s new campus marks the start of a massive planned community in north Hou...

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​The building’s interior design highlights the connection between floor-to-floor “neighborhoods.” Courtesy Robert Benson Photography.

June 08, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Silver Award: A 2½-year project brings Partners HealthCare’s sprawling administrative functions u...

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The top bar of Zurich North America’s headquarters building (right) spans 180 feet and runs along an outdoor terrace that staff and visitors can use to move between the two bottom bars. James Steinkamp Photography.

June 08, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Silver Award: Forgoing a typical center-core design, the Zurich North America Headquarters rises...

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Clemson University has built an elaborate football operations facility, whose Building Team had to improvise to meet a 15-month construction deadline. Michael Robinson Photography

June 08, 2017 | John Caulfied, Senior Editor

Silver Award: Clemson gets a new football operations palace, thanks to its building partners’ abi...

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Large skylights flood the maintenance area with natural light and turn what could have been a dark warehouse into a bright workspace. Chang Kim photograph.

June 08, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Gold Award: A slender building site had direct implications for the design of this light-rail fac...

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Courtesy Scott Frances

June 08, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Gold Award: A new mixed-use transit center fulfills Denver’s 28-year plan to improve access to th...

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Its striking cast-aluminum, 3,600-panel façade provides transparency into the museum’s above- ground interior space. Courtesy Brad Feinknopf.

June 07, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Gold Award: The Smithsonian Institution’s newest museum is a story of historical and construction...

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The Building Team made extensive use of mockups to sort out interior details and materials. Bruce Damonte Photography.

June 07, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Gold Award: The Building Team for L.A.’s newest courthouse went way beyond what was expected.

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The new residential commons building has been designed with the specific purpose of opening up to the surrounding neighborhood. Tom Harris Photography.

June 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Gold Award: The University of Chicago’s new Residential Commons is part campus, part community....

Robert Benson Photography

June 07, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Gold Award: Community involvement was paramount as Newtown, Conn., replaced the school where a ma...

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Photo: Nick Ulivieri Photography, courtesy Clark Construction

June 06, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Platinum Award: It took guts for a developer and its Building Team to take on a site others had s...

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Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority Division 13 Bus Operations and Maintenance Facility. Photo: Chang Kim Photography 

January 05, 2017 |

Only new construction projects completed on or after January 1, 2016 are eligible. Entry deadline...

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January 05, 2017 |

Chicago Public Library, Chinatown Branch. Photo: Jon Miller © Hedrich Blessing 

January 03, 2017 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's Building Team Awards is the industry's only recognition program to honor projects...

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Office building and multifamily tower revitalize Philadelphia cathedral

The Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, with the 3737 Chestnut building in the background. Courtesy BLT Architects. Click here to enlarge.

June 01, 2016 | David Barista, Editorial Director  

The Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral capitalizes on hot property to help fund much needed upgrade...

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Central utility power plant takes center stage

UCSD Medical Center Central Plant in La Jolla, Calif. Photo: Kevin Turner. Click here to enlarge.

June 01, 2016 | David Barista, Editorial Director

An undulating roof, floor-to-ceiling glass, and façade scheme give visual appeal to a plant that...

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Gonzaga's new student center is bustling social hub

The new John J. Hemmingson Center’s “main street” features several dining options, including a Starbucks. Photo: Christian Columbres. Click here to enlarge.

May 31, 2016 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Retail mall features, comfortable furniture, and floor-to-ceiling glass add vibrancy to the new J...

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12 building projects that represent the best in AEC team collaboration

The interior of Fulton Center in Manhattan, N.Y., is constructed of architecturally exposed structural steel, glass storefronts, stainless steel panels, GFRC column covers and ceilings, granite flooring, and a decorative cable net structure in the oculus. Spiral stairs, 15 ADA-compliant elevators, and 10 escalators convey 300,000 passengers a day between nine train lines. A 350-foot tunnel connects to train lines at the World Trade Center.

 

May 31, 2016 | BD+C Editors

A busy, light-filled Manhattan subway station and a pebble-shaped Chicago library are among the w...

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A mock environment at the NYC Police Training Academy mimics a subway station, minus the grime. Photo: Eric Laignel/Eric Laignel Photography. Click here to enlarge.

May 27, 2016 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The Police Training Academy in Queens, N.Y., consists of a 480,000-sf academic/administration bui...

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Floor-to-ceiling glass floods the interior spaces with daylight and provides scenic views of the wooded areas that surround the property. Photo: Warren Patterson Photography. Click here to enlarge.

May 26, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Lean construction techniques were used to build 275 Wyman Street during a winter that brought mor...

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New health center campus provides affordable care for thousands of Northern Californians

The clinic’s vibrant exterior is reflective of the staff’s energy for its patients. Colorful tilt-up concrete construction was used for its durability and low cost. Photo: Donald Satterlee, Satterlee Photodesign. Click here to enlarge.

May 25, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 38,000-sf, two-level John & Susan Sobrato Campus in Palo Alto is expected to serve 25,000...

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