Vulcraft Announces Winners of 2018 NuHeights Design Awards
Norfolk, Neb. – Vulcraft has announced the winners of its 2018 NuHeights Design Awards. The competition is designed to acknowledge outstanding design, architecture and the diverse applications of building with steel joist and decking. The award winners were chosen because of their unique and innovative use of Vulcraft/Verco Group products to produce state-of-the-art buildings.
The 5th annual 2018 NuHeights Design Awards competition was open to fabricators, erectors, architects and general contractors of commercial buildings in the U.S. and Canada who completed projects using Vulcraft Joists or Steel Decking, Verco Decking or Ecospan Composite Floor System products. The projects must have been completed between January 1, 2017 and October 31, 2017 to be eligible for the 2018 awards. Winners were selected by an independent panel of judges.
“Recognizing the achievements of the professionals in our industry who strive for creative solutions using the most advanced technology is an exciting part of each year for our company,” said John Hollatz, President of the Vulcraft/Verco Group. “This year’s competition winners exemplify excellence in design and construction in building with steel.”
The winners are as follows:
Location: Denali National Park, AK
Entrant: Andy Milner Company
Architect: Tom Jeleski Architecture
Structural Engineer: Michael N Anderson, PE
General Contractor: BEK of Alaska, Inc.
Ensworth Tennis Center
Location: Nashville, TN
Entrant: Snake Steel, Inc.
Architect: Johnson Johnson Crabtree
Structural Engineer: EMC Structural Engineers, P.C.
General Contractor: Phipps Construction Company, Inc.
Sacred Heart Cathedral
Location: Knoxville, TN
Entrant: Quality Machine & Welding, Inc.
Architect: Barber McMurry Architects
Structural Engineer: Raymond Mark Dunning
General Contractor: Merit Construction, Inc.
501 H Street
Location: Washington, DC
Entrant: Panel Systems, Inc.
Architect: Antunovich Associates
Structural Engineer: Rathgeber/Goss Associates
General Contractor: CBG Building Company, LLC
Location: Denver, CO
Entrant: Puma Steel
Architects: Pickard Chilton Architects & Kendall/Heaton Associates
Structural Engineer: Martin/Martin Consulting Engineers
General Contractor: Hensel Phelps
The Center for Coastal and Deltaic Solutions
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Entrant: Superior Steel, LLC
Architect: Coleman Partners Architects, LLC
Structural Engineer: Wardlaw & Lasseigne, LLC
General Contractor: The Lemoine Company, LLC
Proud Bird Restaurant
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Entrant: JD2, Inc.
Structural Engineer: All-Trade Engineering & Design
General Contractor: Runway Two-Five Corp.
Hale Center Theatre
Location: Orem, UT
Entrant: Steel Encounters, Inc.
Architect: Beecher Walker Architects (BWA)
Structural Engineer: Ensign Engineering & Land Surveying
General Contractor: Layton Construction Company, LLC
Exeter-Lemont Buildings 1 & 2
Location: Lemont, IL
Entrant: Arlington Structural Steel Co., Inc.
Architect: GMA Architects
Structural Engineer: Structural Resources, Inc. (SRI)
General Contractor: Arco/Murray National Construction Company, Inc.
ABOUT VULCRAFT/VERCO GROUP
As an engineered products group of Nucor Corporation, Vulcraft is the leading producer of steel joists and decking in the United States. Since 1946, Vulcraft has worked to develop industry-leading products through the latest technology, in the safest environment possible. Team members are dedicated to creating solutions for a range of customers with varying needs by uniting innovation, customer service and quality products. Vulcraft produces joists, joist girders and steel deck from manufacturing facilities that span seven states: South Carolina, Nebraska, Alabama, Texas, Indiana, Utah, and New York. Verco Decking, Inc. is the leading corrugated steel roof and floor deck manufacturer on the West Coast with one facility in Arizona and two in California. For more information, please visit: www.vulcraft.com or www.vercodeck.com.