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Best Specialty Construction: Recreation Pier At The Wharf

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15
Recreation Pier, coupled with the adjacent 7th Street Park, forms a new community connection with the water.

Award of Merit Small Projects: Capital One 1717 Innovation Hub

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15
In just six months, a century-old, five-story former tobacco warehouse in Richmond’s historic Shockoe Bottom neighborhood was converted into a first-class incubator office space.

Best Residential/Hospitality: Bridge

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15
Located at the edge of Philadelphia's Old City neighborhood and next to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, the 17-story Bridge project combines a five-story, street level podium design topped by a residential tower.

Award of Merit Renovation/Restoration: Restoration of the Historic Cavalier Hotel

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15
The $58.7-million restoration of this 85-year-old hotel, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, required extensive structural and facade work while preserving historic details.

Award of Merit Renovation/Restoration: 2000 K Street

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15
The renovation of a 157,700-sq-ft base building and 82,500-sq-ft vertical expansion of an occupied building required work in a constrained downtown construction site.

Award of Merit Renovation/Restoration: University of Pennsylvania, Hill College House

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15
The $61.5-million renovation and repair of the University of Pennsylvania's Hill College House involved significant technical challenges, including installing a new MEP system through the existing concrete structure.

Award of Merit Renovation/Restoration: Alexander Court

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15
This occupied renovation in Washington, D.C.’s central business district incorporates a vertical expansion and connection of two office towers into a single 1-million-sq-ft lot.

Best Renovation/Restoration: Rehabilitation of Constitution Gardens -Phase I

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15
The first phase of the rehabilitation of Constitution Gardens in Washington, D.C., centered around relocating the historic Lockkeeper’s House, the oldest building on the National Mall.

Excellence in Safety Best Project: BWI Concourse E Extension

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15

The Concourse E project at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport converted an existing stormwater management pond into a parking area for commercial airline and commuter aircraft.

Award of Merit K-12 Education: Fairmont Heights High School Replacement

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15

This 193,200-sq-ft high school is a fitting successor, the team says, to a locally cherished, historically significant facility that no longer supported the needs of contemporary education.

Award of Merit Office/Retail Mixed-Use Developments: New Global Headquarters

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15
After adding 500 employees in a five-year span, CSC needed a new home base to consolidate its Delaware operations.

Award of Merit K-12 Education: AstraZeneca Discovery Meadows Child Development Center

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15

The circular 23,500-sq-ft child development center emphasizes sustainability in ways beyond its large windows, intricate landscaping and extensive use of natural interior finishes, the team says.

Award of Merit Highway/Bridges, US 219 New Highway Construction, Bridges Construction Phase

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15

The project team says technology played a central role in the $68.3-million plan to construct five dual bridges within an 11-mile section of the planned 1,500-mile Continental 1 international trade corridor, connecting Canada with Florida.

Award of Merit Highway/Bridges: Interstate 70, Section T20 Reconstruction and Widening

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15

Converting the functionally obsolete cloverleaf interchange connecting I-70 and U.S. Route 19 into Pennsylvania’s first diverging diamond interchange required a traffic control plan to minimize disruptions to the tens of thousands of motorists who travel through the area daily.

Award of Merit Highway/Bridges: I95 Temple Avenue Interchange Improvements

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15

The project called for a major traffic change, replacing a congested signal-controlled intersection in a primary commercial corridor with a three-lane roundabout.

Best Office/Retail Mixed-Use Developments and Excellence in Safety Award of Merit: 1900 Reston Metro Plaza

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15
Designed by architect Helmut Jahn, the 17-story 1900 Reston Metro Plaza is supported by a structural concrete exoskeleton of sloping columns that form an X on the exterior of the building.

Best Highway/Bridges: Beechwood Boulevard (Greenfield) Bridge Replacement

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15

Replacing the concrete open spandrel arch bridge that had served as Pittsburgh’s eastern gateway for nearly a century was more challenging than the original construction.

Award of Merit Higher Education/Research: Virginia Institute of Marine Science - Davis Hall

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15

The two-story building targeting LEED Gold certification serves as a consolidated scientific research facility at one of the largest marine research centers in the country, according to the project team.

Award of Merit Health Care: Frederick Memorial Hospital James M. Stockman Cancer Institute

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15

The unexpected discovery of a large underground rock formation could have easily derailed construction of this $21.8-million, 76,000-sq ft cancer treatment center.

Award of Merit Health Care: VCU Health Community Memorial Replacement Hospital

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:15

The team behind this 170,000-sq ft, 70-bed hospital says the project delivered state-of-the-art health care services to a largely rural area in less than two years. 

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