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. 

Benjamin Benschneider Photography

May 22, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

A ‘teaching in the round’ classroom highlights this innovation hub at Washington State University...

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May 22, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Silver Award: This billion-dollar mixed-use tower will alter the Los Angeles skyline in more ways...

The atrium is adorned with a striking cantilevered Douglas Fir staircase as a nod to the storied history of the Pacific Northwest timber industry and a statement of modern engineering. Benjamin Benschneider Photography.

May 21, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Silver Award: WSU kicks off its new branch campus with a high-tech innovation center designed to...

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Park West Aerial View
May 21, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Silver Award: A P3-driven team completes this mega off-campus student housing complex ahead of it...

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The new Rutgers nursing school

The new Rutgers nursing school sits on a triangular site between Camden’s city hall and a light-rail transit station. Sarah Mechling/Perkins Eastman.

May 18, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Gold Award: Can a new nursing school breathe life into America’s third-poorest city?

Cleveland clinic exterior

The seven-story cancer center is clad in glass curtain wall to maximize daylighting and views of the campus. In the main lobby, greeters welcome patients upon arrival. A palette of wood, glass, and daylight provides clear wayfinding throughout the ground level. Robert Benson Photography.

May 17, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Gold Award: Cleveland Clinic’s new cancer center is a transparent, collaborative hub for improved...

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USTA courts

The 65-acre USTA campus features a complex that includes sports facilities, offices, and living quarters. Photo: Garrett Rowland.

May 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Gold Award: With 100 courts and more than 260,000 sf of vertical construction, the USTA National...

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SD Courthouse

Bruce Damonte, courtesy SOM

May 15, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Gold Award: San Diego’s high-rise courthouse increases access to justice for citizens by consolid...

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May 14, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The design was grounded in therapeutic landscape and environmental psychology theory.

The double-height lobby of the ICIW's new administration building

The double-height lobby of the ICIW's new administration building features a barrel-vault ceiling, terrazzo flooring, and abundant natural light. Daylighting is employed throughout the facility. © Brent Isenberger Photography.

May 14, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Platinum Award: Iowa's new women's correctional institution offers a revolutionary model for reha...

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The new Marriott Marquis Chicago

The new Marriott Marquis Chicago rises 40 stories from the site it shares with the 10,387-seat Wintrust Arena, the new home of the DePaul University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams and the city’s WNBA team, the Chicago Sky. Below: views from inside the Marriott presidential suite. Isaac Maiselman Photography.

May 14, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Platinum Award: A daring hotel and sports development in Chicago’s South Loop aims to invigorate...

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Zurich North America’s headquarters building, Schaumburg, Ill. Photo: James Steinkamp Photography

Zurich North America’s headquarters building, Schaumburg, Ill. Photo: James Steinkamp Photography

January 05, 2018 | BD+C Staff

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

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

January 05, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Only new construction projects completed on or after January 1, 2017 are eligible. Entry deadline...

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January 05, 2018 | BD+C Staff

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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