“WoodWorks Wood Design Awards celebrate projects and design teams that showcase the innovative use of wood as both a structural and finish material,” said Jennifer Cover, PE, executive director of WoodWorks/Wood Products Council. “Ranging from mass timber to traditional wood-frame, this year’s winning projects exemplify wood’s many attributes, from structural performance and design versatility, to sustainability and cost effectiveness.”
National awards are being presented in nine categories including:
• Multi-Story Wood Design
• Beauty of Wood – Innovation
• Commercial Wood Design
• Beauty of Wood – Craft
• Wood in Government Buildings
• Green Building by Nature
• Institutional Wood Design
• Green Building by Design
• Wood in Educational Buildings
Seven Regional Excellence Awards will be presented at regional Wood Solutions Fairs beginning with the North Central Wood Solutions Fair in Minneapolis on March 23.
Multi-Story Wood Design: The Radiator • Portland, OR
Architect – PATH Architecture
Structural Engineer – Munzing Structural Engineering
General Contractor – Kaiser Group, Inc.
Commercial Wood Design: Framework • Portland, OR
Architect – Works Partnership Architecture
Engineer – TM Rippey Consulting Engineers
General Contractor – Yorke & Curtis, Inc.
Wood in Government Buildings: Chicago Horizon • Chicago, IL
Architect – Ultramoderne
Structural Engineer – Guy Nordenson & Associates
General Contractor – FH Paschen
Institutional Wood Design: Fire Station 76 • Gresham, OR
Architect – Hennebery Eddy Architects
Structural Engineer – Nishkian Dean Structural Engineers
General Contractor – Bremik Construction
Wood in Educational Buildings: Our Lady of Montserrat Chapel • Seattle, WA
Architect – Hennebery Eddy Architects, Inc.
Structural Engineer – Coughlin Porter Lundeen
General Contractor – Sellen Construction
Beauty of Wood – Innovation: China Pavillion Milan Expo 2015 • Milan, Italy
Architect – Studio Link-Arc, LLC
Architect – Tsinghua University
Structural Engineer –Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
General Contractor – Bodino Engineering
Beauty of Wood – Craft: Whitetail Woods Regional Park Camper Cabins • Empire Township, MN
Architect – HGA Architects and Engineers
Structural Engineer – HGA Architects and Engineers
General Contractor – Dakota County School District
Green Building by Nature: Nest We Grow • Taiki-cho, Hiro-gun, Hokkaido, Japan
Designer – University of California, Berkeley, College of Environmental Design
Architect of Record – Kengo Kuma Architects & Associates
General Contractor – Takahashi Construction Company
Green Building by Design: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon • Bend, OR
Architect – Hacker
Structural Engineer – Walker Structural Engineering
General Contractor – Kirby Nagelhout Construction Co.
Regional Excellence Winners
The Brooklyn Riverside • Jacksonville, FL
Architect – Dwell Design Studio
Structural Engineer – M2 Structural Engineering
General Contractor – Cambridge Swinerton Builders
Cottonwood Valley Charter School E-Pod • Socorro, NM
Architect – Environmental Dynamics, Inc.
Structural Engineer – Walla Engineering, Ltd.
General Contractor – Janstar Builders, Inc.
Olney Branch, Montgomery County Public Libraries • Olney, MD
Architect – The Lukmire Partnership, Inc.
Structural Engineer – Columbia Engineering, Inc.
Office > Entropy • New York, NY
Architect – Taylor and Miller Architecture and Design
General Contractor – Taylor and Miller Architecture and Design
Aspen Art Museum • Aspen, CO
Architect – Shigeru Ban Architects
Structural Engineer – KL&A, Inc.
General Contractor – Turner Construction
Scott Family Amazeum • Bentonville, AR
Architect – Haizlip Studio, PLLC
Structural Engineer – Crafton Tull
General Contractor – Nabholz Construction
Terry Trueblood Boathouse • Iowa City, IA
Architect – ASK Studio
Structural Engineer – Shuck-Britson Inc.
General Contractor – Tricon Construction
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.
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.