The 2017 Chairman’s Award winners were announced yesterday highlighting eight outstanding building projects selected from across the US, and recognized by the Metal Construction Association (MCA). The Chairman’s Awards were given to the year’s most exceptional building projects involving MCA member companies across eight categories.
Awards are based on overall appearance, significance of metal in the project, innovative use of metal, and the role of metal in achieving project objectives. Projects were selected by a panel of professional architects including Mark Dewalt (AIA, Principal, Valerio Dewalt Train Associates), Mark Horton (FAIA, Principal, Mark Horton/Architecture), Brent Schipper (AIA, LEED AP, Principal, ASK Studio).
Top Excellence Award: University of Iowa Visual Arts Building (pictured above)
Architect: Steven Holl Associates
Metal Installer: Architectural Wall Systems (AWS)
Metal Fabricator: POHL Inc., of America