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. 
14 projects earn BD+C's 2019 Building Team Awards

14 projects earn BD+C's 2019 Building Team Awards

June 24, 2019 | BD+C Staff

The McDonald's Headquarters, the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, and Pacific Vi...

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A crew hoists an 8x48-foot module for the hotel, one of 150 such modules that were prefabbed in Poland and shipped to the U.S. Photo: Stephen B. Jacobs Group

June 21, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Honorable mention: At 21 stories (15 of them modular), it is the world’s tallest modular hotel....

The 330-room Hilton Des Moines Downtown was developed through a three-party public-private partnership. Inset: Pivotek delivers one of 300 bath pods use in the project. Photos: Michael Robinson.

June 20, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Bronze Award: Weitz, acting as developer and design-builder, leased the land and borrowed the mon...

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The design concept for the Pacific Visions wing is a sinuous biomorphic form achieved through a combination of steel and 839 glass panels that mimics water movement. Strategically placed downlights on 20-foot poles illuminate the building. Photos: Tom Bonner Photography.

June 20, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Bronze Award: The new wing holds an exhibition space, a state-of-the-art 300-seat theater with a...

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Three 45,000-sf floors were added above the existing hospital, along with a new ED, ED observation unit, and PACU. Photos: Ben Tanner

June 19, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Bronze Award: St. Lucie County’s population exploded to the point where the hospital needed lots...

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San Diego County’s new crime lab is expected to earn LEED Gold honors. The project team used native plants and high-efficiency irrigation to slash potable water use for landscaping by 50%; installed low-flow fixtures to trim water use for indoor plumbing by 40%; and cut energy consumption by 21%. Solar arrays provide 20% of the building’s energy. More than 75% of construction waste was diverted from landfill. Photos: Matt Lindquist, Lindquist Photography.

June 19, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Silver Award: The 158,000-sf addition collocates three crime-fighting functions.

Midtown Center offers a 10,000-sf courtyard, retail shopping, restaurants, an 8,000-sf fitness center, a 5,000-sf rooftop terrace, a 1,000-sf conference center, storage/repair facilities for 100 bikes, and EV charging stations. The steel and glass tunnel bridges span 110 feet. Photos: Judy Davis, Hoachlander Davis Photography

June 18, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Bureaucratic architecture, be damned!

The I CAN Center’s peeled-up canopy and rainscreen façade are clad in natural cedar. Photos: Yuzhu Zheng

June 18, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Silver Award: Two problems quickly emerged: high concentrations of arsenic in the soil, and storm...

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Rancho Los Amigos earned three LEED Silver, one LEED Gold, and a LEED-NC for Healthcare certification (Master Site) for its 28-acre campus. Photos: Michael McLane, McLane + Studio

June 17, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Silver Award: Taylor Design (architect) and SmithGroup (AOR) led an integrated design-build team...

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Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, located in downtown Houston, offers six distinct areas of education and training. All photos: Peter Molick Photography

June 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Gold Award: Kinder High School, which can accommodate 750 9th through 12th graders, is one of onl...

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The exterior design concept for Krause Gateway Center refers to the traditional French pastry, “mille feuille.” The effect gives the impression that the building is “flying” over the site, 75% of which is public space with greenery and interactive landscape furniture. All photos: Michel Denance

June 12, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Gold Award: Krause Gateway Center’s striking design takes its cue from the traditional French des...

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Design Tech students apply their skills in the Design Realization Garage, the high school’s two-story, 6,000-sf maker space. All photos: Jeremy Bittermann

June 11, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Gold Award: D.tech had been occupying temporary spaces that were hardly suited for design thinkin...

Among the main attractions of PTC’s headquarters is its Corporate Experience Center, with 20 exhibit pods that include X-Factory, a replica of a factory floor, where PTC can showcase its technology. The interactive Reality Lab is where the company tests products in its pipeline. All photos courtesy Warren Patterson Photography.

June 10, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Gold Award: PTC began its fitout even as 121 Seaport was still under construction.

McDonald’s returns to Chicago with its new corporate headquarters in the city’s Fulton Market district. The building provides the fast-food giant with a more centralized, consolidated workspace. All photos: Executive Construction.

June 07, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Gold Award: The building has a remarkably diverse array of spaces that include “work neighborhood...

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The lodge at Gathering Place is graced with a multi-story stone fireplace, custom stone flooring, and walls and ceilings in six species of exposed wood. A soda fountain and sweets shop is located on the lower level. All Photos: Brent Niles, BBJN Designs

June 07, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Platinum Award: Gathering Place is a 66½-acre public park and playground serving the nearly one m...

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Call for entries: 2019 Building Team Awards

Sonoma Academy's Janet Durgin Guild and Commons, Santa Rosa, Calif. Photo: Celso Rojas

March 04, 2019 | BD+C Staff

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

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2019 call for entries: BD+C awards programs
January 14, 2019 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors invite your firm to apply for one of our annual AEC industry recognition and awards...

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2019 Building Team Awards Entry Information

Talan Towers, Astana, Kazakhstan. Photo: Verny Capital / Astana Property Management

January 11, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Only new construction projects completed on or after January 1, 2018 are eligible. Entry deadline...

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January 11, 2019 | BD+C Staff
Sonoma Academy’s new education center

Floor-to-ceiling glass and operable glass walls create a strong connection to the outdoors for students at Sonoma Academy’s new education center. Photo: Celso Rojas.

May 24, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Honorable Mention: A college prep school gets an uber-green maker space and cooking lab.

The science center is situated along a pedestrian walkway

The science center is situated along a pedestrian walkway that connects the north and south ends of campus. Steve Woltmann Photography.

May 24, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Bronze Award: A conscientious Building Team takes steps to minimize the impact of this large-scal...

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13 projects earn BD+C's 2018 Building Team Awards

Benjamin Benschneider Photography.

May 23, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Iowa’s game-changing correctional institution and Chicago’s daring hotel and sports development a...

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Verny Capital / Astana Property Management

May 23, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Bronze Award: Astana’s shimmering mixed-use towers are made to stand up to the region’s harsh, lo...

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Benjamin Benschneider Photography

May 22, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Silver Award: A ‘teaching in the round’ classroom highlights this innovation hub at Washington St...

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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?

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