Designer Awards

Thanks to all who submitted nominations! Stay tuned for the announcement of winners in early 2020. 

Visionary design teams define the future of America's cities, which is why AISC recognizes architects, structural engineers, and other design leaders who have made a difference in the success of the structural steel industry with its Designer Awards.  

Winners will be selected this fall and announced in early 2020. Additionally, winners will be formally recognized during a ceremony on Wednesday, April 22, at the 2020 NASCC: The Steel Conference in Atlanta.

J. Lloyd Kimbrough Award 

The J. Lloyd Kimbrough Award, AISC's most prestigious design honor, recognizes engineers and architects who are universally recognized as the pre-eminent steel designers of their era and have made an outstanding contribution to the structural steel industry through his or her design work. It is named for AISC's first president, who led the organization from 1921 to 1926.

Lifetime Achievement Awards

Lifetime Achievement Awards honor living individuals who have made a difference in the success of both AISC and the structural steel industry as a whole. This award provides special recognition to people who have provided outstanding service over a sustained period of time to AISC and to the structural steel design/construction/research community.

Special Achievement Awards

A Special Achievement Award provides special recognition to passionate, living people whose achievements have made a positive and substantial impact on the structural steel design and construction community.