AEI Names Professional Project, Student Design Competition Winners

June 4, 2015

ASCE’s Architectural Engineering Institute recently honored 10 top high-performance buildings and 6 outstanding student designs at its recent conference. HGA Architects & Engineers (HGA) and Jaros, Baum & Bolles won Best Overall in the professional competition.

HGA wins ASCE/AEI Best Overall Project award for Museum of Wisconsin Art (less than $100 million)

HGA wins ASCE/AEI Best Overall Project award for Museum of Wisconsin Art (less than $100 million)

Jaros, Baum & Bolles wins ASCE/AEI Best Overall Project award for Weill Cornell Medical College Belfer Research Building (greater than $100 million)  Photo: ©Jeff Goldberg/Esto for Ennead Architects

Jaros, Baum & Bolles wins ASCE/AEI Best Overall Project award for Weill Cornell Medical College Belfer Research Building (greater than $100 million)
Photo: ©Jeff Goldberg/Esto for Ennead Architects

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Professional Project Awards focused on the design and construction of high-performance buildings, including structural, mechanical, and electrical systems, construction management, and architectural engineering integration. The emphases for the Student Design Competition were integration of the engineered systems and with the construction management plan for a high-performance building, and collaboration, competition and peer review.

The 2015 AEI Professional Project Award winners are as follows:

  • Best Overall Projects – Museum of Wisconsin Art, HGA (less than $100 million); Weill Cornell Medical College Belfer Research Building, Jaros, Baum & Bolles (greater than $100 million)
  • Most Innovative Projects – Baha’i Temple of South America, SGH (less than $100 million); China Merchants Tower & Woods Park, SOM Chicago (greater than $100 million)
  • Mechanical Award of Excellence – China Merchants Tower & Woods Park, SOM Chicago
  • Mechanical Awards of Merit – Museum of Wisconsin Art, HGA; The North Dakota Heritage Center State Museum, HGA
  • Structural Award of Excellence – Emerson College Los Angeles, John A. Martin & Associates
  • Structural Awards of Merit – Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport – Terminal 2, SOM New York; San Bernardino Justice Center, SOM San Francisco
  • Electrical Award of Excellence – Winston-Salem Hill Hall Renovation & New Student Center, Clark Nexsen
  • Lighting Award of Excellence – Weill Cornell Medical College Belfer Research Building, Jaros, Baum & Bolles
  • Lighting Award of Merit – Myriad Botanical Gardens Lighting Renovation, Alvine
  • Architectural Engineering Integration Award of Excellence – Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport – Terminal 2, SOM New York
  • Architectural Engineering Integration Awards of Merit – Baha’i Temple of South America, SGH; China Merchants Tower & Woods Park, SOM Chicago; Jacob K. Javits Convention Center Renovation, Weidlinger Associates, Inc. (WAI); Weill Cornell Medical College Belfer Research Building, Jaros, Baum & Bolles
  • Construction Management Award of Excellence – Schreiber Foods Home Office & Global Tech Center, Gilbane Co.
  • Construction Management Award of Merit – Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, James G. Davis Construction Corporation

The 2015 AEI Student Design Competition winners are:

  • Electrical Systems Design
    • Winner: Team 6 University of Nebraska
    • Runners Up: Team 9 Penn State University & Team 10 Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Structural Systems Design
    • Winner: Team 5 Lawrence Technological University
    • Runners Up: Team 9 Penn State University & Team 3 Kansas State University
  • Mechanical Systems Design
    • Winner: Team 5 Lawrence Technological University
    • Runners Up: Team 9 Penn State University & Team 6 University of Nebraska
  • Innovative Construction Management and Construction Methods
    • Winner: Team 4 Penn State University
    • Runners Up: Team 9 Penn State University & Team 10 Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Building Integration
    • Winner: Team 5 Lawrence Technical University
    • Runners Up: Team 9 Penn State University & Team 4 Penn State University
  • Most Innovative Project
    • Winner: Team 9 Penn State University
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