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Structural Engineers Association of Illinois Presents Annual Awards

Matt Ball on June 6, 2014 - in Announcement, Design/Engineering

The 2014 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards will be presented at the Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday, June 7, 2014.   Read the formal invitation and response card, or see below for more information.

The finalists presented their entries at the May Dinner Meeting.  The winners will be chosen by a group of distinguished judges.

This design competition takes place each year to recognize excellence in structural engineering. Winners are named in the following categories:

  • Jurors’ Favorite/Most Innovative Structure
  • Best Project – > $150 Million (International)
  • Best Project – > $150 Million (US)
  • Best Project – $50 Million to $150 Million
  • Best Project – $5 Million to $50 Million
  • Best Project – < $5 Million
  • Best Bridge/Transportation Project
  • Best Renovation/Retrofit Project
  • Awards of Merit

Three special awards are also presented:

  • The John Parmer Award
  • The SEAOI Service Award
  • The Outstanding Young Engineer Award

The winners from 2013 and previous years are listed here, and the 2014 Call for Entries, which includes information on eligibility and judging criteria, is available here.

2014 Finalists

  • Eataly Chicago,  Chicago, IL
    The Structural Group, Ltd.
  • Federation of Korean Industries Headquarters, Seoul, South Korea
    Thornton Tomasetti
  • Hastings Bridge Design-Build, St. Paul, MN
    Parsons Corporation
  • Institute of Environmental Sustainability – Loyola University, Chicago, IL
    Halvorson and Partners, P.C.
  • James Turrell Skyspace at Rice University , Houston, TX,
    Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
  • Panama Museum of Biodiversity , Panama City, Panama
    Magnusson Klemencic Associates
  • Rawson Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Utilizing SPMTs , Oak Creek, WI
    Bloom Companies LLC
  • Rehabilitation of Wells Street Bascule Bridge, Chicago, IL
    AECOM
  • Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge, St. Louis, MO
    HNTB Corporation
  • University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics, Chicago, IL
    Thornton Tomasetti
  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Genome Science Building,
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

2014 JUDGES

  • James M. LaFave, Ph.D
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Peter Exley
    FAIA Architecture Is Fun
  • Deborah Zroka, S.E., P.E.
    Zroka Engineering, P.C.
  • Felicia Davis
    Chicago Department of Buildings
  • Donald M. Biernacki
    Related Midwest
  • Kevin Carmody
    Vector 1 Media

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