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AISC Announces Winners in National Engineering Awards of Excellence Competition

June 02, 2003 From American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) announced the National and Merit Award Winners of its prestigious Engineering Awards of Excellence at the 2003 North American Steel Construction Conference, which was held in Baltimore, MD, from April 2-5, 2003.
The Engineering Awards of Excellence celebrate innovative steel-framed building projects in the United States or Mexico that were completed between January 1, 1999 and December 31, 2002. Both new buildings and renovation projects were eligible for the awards.
Project entries were categorized into four groups based on the value of the project and judged by a three-member panel of engineers. The judges considered the total structural design with emphasis on creativity in response to the owner/architect’s program; application of new or innovative technology; structural efficiency; and significance of engineering achievement.

2003 Engineering Awards of Excellence Winners (full project descriptions/images on www.aisc.org/awards)

Greater than $100M (US)

National Winner
Torre Mayor, Mexico City, Mexico, The Cantor Seinuk Group, Inc., New York, NY, Enrique Martinez Romero, S.A. Consulting Engineers, D.F., Mexico
Merit Award
The Dallas Convention Center 2002 Expansion, Dallas, TX, Datum Engineers, Inc., Dallas, TX
Merit Award
DFW Consolidated Rent-a-Car Facility, DFW, TX, L.A. Fuess Partners, Inc., Dallas, TX

Greater than $25M (US), but less than $100M (US)

National Winner
Stonebriar Centre, Frisco, TX, L.A. Fuess Partners, Inc., Dallas, TX
Merit Award
Erie on the Park, Chicago, IL, Thornton-Tomasetti Engineers, Chicago, IL
Merit Award
Seuss Landing, Orlando, FL, Walter P. Moore, Dallas, TX

Greater than $10M (US), but less than $25M (US)

Merit Award
New Haven Athletic Center, New Haven, CT, The S/L/A/M Collaborative, Glastonbury, CT

Up to $10M (US)

National Winner
Mon-Fayette Toll Plaza & Pedestrian Bridge, Allegheny County, PA, Wilbur Smith Associates, Pittsburgh, PA
Merit Award
EWPPA Cruise Boat Visitors Terminal, Erie, PA, Steele Structural Engineering, Erie, PA

For more information contact:

Scott Melnick
VP of Communications
(312) 670-8314
[email protected]

American Institute of Steel Construction
The American Institute of Steel Construction, headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry. AISC’s mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural steel-related technical and market-building activities, including: specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information. 

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