WoodWorks Announces 2015 Wood Design Award Winners

Celebrating excellence in non-residential and multi-family wood design

WoodWorks Wood Design Award, Jury's Choice, Live Oak Bank Headquarters, Wilmington, NC (Photo: Mark Herboth)

OAKLAND, Calif.--()--WoodWorks, an initiative of the Wood Products Council, will announce the winners of its 2015 Wood Design Awards at the Bay Area Wood Solutions Fair in Oakland, Calif. on January 27, 2015.

“The Wood Design Awards are an opportunity to recognize extraordinary buildings that exemplify, not only wood’s beauty, but the versatility and structural performance attributes that make it such an interesting material to architects and engineers,” said Jennifer Cover, PE, executive director of WoodWorks. “Collectively, this year’s award winning projects celebrate the kind of innovative thinking that continues to expand the possibilities for wood use—and bring wood’s cost, sustainability and other advantages to a wider range of projects.”

National awards are being presented in nine categories including:

  • Jury’s Choice
  • Institutional Wood Design
  • Wood in Educational Buildings
  • Beauty of Wood
  • Multi-Story Wood Design
  • Wood in Government Buildings
  • Green Building with Wood
  • Commercial Wood Design – Industrial
  • Commercial Wood Design – Office

Seven Regional Excellence Awards will be presented at regional Wood Solutions Fairs beginning with the Bay Area Wood Solutions Fair in Oakland.


National Winners


Jury’s Choice: Live Oak Bank Headquarters • Wilmington, NC

Architect – LS3P Associates Ltd
Structural Engineer – Woods Engineering
General Contractor – Clancy & Theys Construction

Institutional Wood Design: Jackson Hole Airport • Jackson, WY

Architect – Gensler
Engineer – Martin/Martin
General Contractor – Wadman Corporation

Wood in Educational Buildings: Indian Mountain Student Arts & Innovation Center • Lakeville, CT

Architect – Flansburgh Architects
Structural Engineer – Roome & Guarracino
General Contractor – United Construction & Engineering

Beauty of Wood: Stapleton Library • Staten Island, NY

Architect – Andrew Berman Architect
Structural Engineer – Gilsanz
General Contractor – Plaza Construction

Multi-Story Wood Design: N-Habit Belltown • Seattle, WA

Architect – Bushnaq Studio Architecture + Design
Structural Engineer – DCI Engineers
General Contractor – Charter Construction

Wood in Government Buildings: Mojave Rivers Ranger Station • Acton, CA

Architect – Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects
Structural Engineer – Gregory P. Luth & Associates
General Contractor – Swinerton Builders

Green Building with Wood: Reveley Classroom Building at the University of Idaho • Moscow, ID

Architect – Patano Studio Architecture, LLC
Structural Engineer – DCI Engineers
General Contractor – Quality Contractors, LLC

Commercial Wood Design – Industrial: Sauter Timber Production Facility • Rockwood, TN

Architect – Sauter Timber LLC
Structural Engineer – Grossman Bau GmbH
General Contractor – Botkin Construction

Commercial Wood Design – Office: Venture Capital Office Headquarters • Menlo Park, CA

Architect – Paul Murdoch Architects
Structural Engineer – Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
General Contractor – Louis Ptak Construction

Regional Excellence Winners


Angeles National Forest Supervisor’s Office Building • Arcadia, CA

Architect – HMC Architects
Structural Engineer – Thornton Tomasetti
General Contractor – PW Construction, Inc.

Saint Edward Catholic Church • Keizer, OR

Architect – Di Loreto Architecture, LLC
Structural Engineer – WDY, Inc.
General Contractor – The Grant Company

Project:ARCHITECTURE • Provo Canyon, UT

Architect – Integrated Technology in Architecture Center, University of Utah
Structural Engineer – Acute Engineering
Contractor – Euclid Timber Frames

SAC Federal Credit Union Headquarters • Papillion, NE

Architect – LEO A DALY
Structural Engineer – Ginsburg
General Contractor – Meyers Carlisle Leapley Construction

Burr Burton Academy Mountain Campus • Peru, VT

Architect – Bensonwood
Structural Engineer – Annette Dey, PE
General Contractor – Bensonwood

The Georgetown University Calcagnini Contemplative Center • Bluemont, VA

Architect – Dynerman Architects pc
Structural Engineer – McMullan & Associates
General Contractor – Howard Shockey & Sons/Walnutdale Building Company

University of North Carolina at Greensboro Dining Hall Renovation • Greensboro, NC

Architect – Gantt Huberman Architects
Structural Engineer – Bulla Smith Design Engineering
General Contractor – Rogers Hardin Davis

Photos of the winning projects are available on the WoodWorks website, http://www.woodworks.org/project-gallery/, along with a wide range of technical and educational resources for design and building professionals.

About WoodWorks

WoodWorks – Wood Products Council (www.woodworks.org) provides free one-on-one project assistance as well as education and resources related to the code-compliant design of non-residential and multi-family wood buildings. WoodWorks technical experts offer support from design through construction on a wide range of building types, including mid-rise/multi-residential, educational, commercial, corporate, institutional and public.


for WoodWorks
Hannah Rand, 503-946-1215


for WoodWorks
Hannah Rand, 503-946-1215