2013 HONORS Recipients

Submittals were reviewed in particular on the ways in which reinforced concrete has been leveraged by professionals to improve the structure’s value, sustainability, appearance and durability. All submittals were judged on the basis of the extent to which ultimate outcome objectives were achieved. Special consideration was given to design and/or construction approaches that leverage steel reinforced concrete in an innovative manner or to an exceptional degree.


College of Liberal Arts

Honors Award - Educational Facility
Austin, TX

Recognized for excellence in design by effectively combining system repetition, perimeter cantilevers and the inherent properties of steel reinforced concrete to deliver an exceptionally economical structural solution for this educational building.


Dallas City Performance Hall

Honors Award - Cultural & Entertainment Facilities
Dallas, TX

Recognized for excellence in design though the leveraging of reinforced concrete's inherent strength, acoustic and fluid characteristics to create a effective response to demanding structural and sustainability requirements at this prominent performance venue.


Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum

Honors Award - Cultural & Entertainment Facilities
East Lansing, MI

Recognized for excellence in design and innovation resulting in the accomplishment of exceptionally challenging sloped architectural concrete walls central to the design theme of this unique museum.


Energy Sciences Building at Argonne National Laboratory

Honors Award - Educational Facility
Lemont, IL

Recognized for excellence in design by leveraging the vibration resistance, modular adaptability and sustainable qualities of steel reinforced concrete to create a uniquely attractive, flexible and durable research space.


NoHo III

Honors Award - Commercial Facility
North Hollywood, CA

Recognized for excellence in design by leveraging the inherent qualities of steel reinforced concrete to deliver ultra long floor spans, enhanced thermal performance, adaptability and remarkable construction economy for this Class-A office space.


Ocean City Performing Arts Stage & Comfort Station

Honors Award - Cultural & Entertainment Facilities
Ocean City, MD

Recognized for excellence in design by leveraging the inherent thermal, low-maintenance and resilient qualities of steel reinforced concrete to create a uniquely attractive, low-maintenance and sustainable public space in a challenging high wind and wave threat location.


Perot Museum of Science and Nature

Honors Award - Cultural & Entertainment Facilities
Dallas, TX

Recognized for excellence in design and innovation employed in the accomplishment of uniquely challenging steel reinforced concrete slabs, walls and Y-columns central to the design theme of this unique museum.


Port of Miami Tunnel

Honors Award
Miami, FL

Recognized for collaborative innovation through the team fabrication of precision pre-assembly of pre-cast tunnel form reinforcing cages resulting in improved construction quality and efficiency in demanding conditions.


San Diego Central Library

Honors Award
San Diego, CA

Recognized for excellence in design for utilizing concrete’s flexibility, strength, and resilience to create a beautiful and unique public facility.


UNC Genome Science Laboratory Building

Honors Award - Educational Facility
Chapel Hill, NC

Recognized for excellence in design by leveraging the vibration resistance, modular adaptability and sustainable qualities of steel reinforced concrete to create a uniquely attractive, flexible and durable research space.


The New School University Center

Honors Award - Educational Facility
New York, NY

Recognized for excellence in design by leveraging the inherent fluid and resilient qualities of steel reinforced concrete to create a effective response to demanding structural requirements and challenging site conditions.


The Nucleus

Honors Award - Commercial Building
Louisville, KY

Recognized for excellence in design by leveraging the inherent qualities of steel reinforced concrete to effectively deliver long floor spans, green roof capacity, adaptability and economical cantilevers for this office/dry lab space.


Barton Malow
Barton Malow

Honors Award - Innovation
Southfield, MI

Recognized for leadership and innovation in the design and construction of steel reinforced concrete structures by leveraging Building Information Modeling and Virtual Design & Construction to expand the efficiency and potential of steel reinforced concrete systems.


Cary Kopczynski & Company
Cary Kopczynski & Company

Honors Award - Innovation
Bellevue, WA

Recognized for design excellence through the innovative use of use of high-strength reinforcing and concrete resulting in a cost-effective response to demanding seismic design requirements and constructability concerns for Avalon Towers.


Martin/Martin Inc.
Martin/Martin Inc.

Honors Award - Innovation
Lakewood, CO

Recognized for excellence in design by leveraging the inherent qualities of steel reinforced concrete to effectively deliver long floor spans, green roof capacity, adaptability and economical cantilevers for this office/dry lab space.


William Klorman
William Klorman

Honors Award - Leader
Woodland Hills, CA

Recognized for Exceptional leadership and innovation in the design and construction of steel reinforced concrete structures through his pioneering work to leverage Building Information Modeling and Virtual Design & Construction to expand the efficiency and potential of steel reinforced concrete systems.


222 Hennepin

Merit Award - Residential Building
Minneapolis, MN

Recognized for design excellence through the innovative use of reinforced concrete to respond to challenging site conditions and constructability concerns.


Diablo's Sombrero
Diablo's Sombrero

Merit Award
San Juan Bautista, CA

Recognized for excellence in design by leveraging the inherent fluid and resilient qualities of steel reinforced concrete to create a effective response to demanding structural requirements and challenging site conditions.


Matt Hedke
Matt Hedke

Special Citation - Leader
Southfield, MI

Recognized for leadership in the design and construction of steel reinforced concrete structures through his guiding emphasis on workplace safety and the use of Building Information Modeling to improve reinforcing steel detailing, visualization and fabrication. 


Matt Hedke
Tilt-Werks

Special Citation - Innovation
Lake Mary, FL

Recognized for industry innovation in the design and construction of steel reinforced concrete structures through the innovative development of comprehensive tilt-up concrete system design software.