Gordon Wright, whose career at BD+C spanned 32 years, passed away on February 15, at the age of 76. Wright joined the magazine as an Associate Editor in 1973, and would later serve as its long-time Senior Editor, reporting on a wide range of projects and winning dozens of editorial awards, including the prestigious Jesse H. Neal.
He retired from BD+C in 2005 as Executive Editor, having written more than one million words during his illustrious career.
In 2008, Wright was honored with the Construction Writers Association’s Silver Hard Hat Award for lifetime achievement. The association also named its annual photography award after Wright.
He was known for his love of architecture, engineering, and construction, and his passion for writing, photography, traveling, biking, and surfing.
Read his obituary: http://www.tributes.com/obituary/show/Gordon-Wright-103301299