University Honored for Community Impact, Design and Construction Excellence

CHICAGO, Ill. – The University of Chicago’s Campus North Residential Commons, located in Illinois, has won three awards from the Design-Build Institute of America, including the first Chairman’s Award for Community Impact and Social Responsibility. Following a competitive judging process, the university’s first major Design-Build project was one of two recipients of this new honor and also won awards for merit and excellence in design. The Chairman’s Award for Community Impact and Social Responsibility was created this year to “reward Design-Build teams which have shown extraordinary commitment to triple bottom-line success—economic, environmental and social—and which have clearly improved the communities … Read more

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Gilbane Project Awarded Design-Build Project/Team Merit Award for Mule Creek Project

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Gilbane Building Company has been awarded the DBIA 2017 Design-Build Project/Team Merit Award for the Mule Creek Infill Complex Project located in Ione, California. The project was the winner in the Federal/State/County/Municipal category and was honored at this year’s DBIA National Conference and Expo. The 2017 Design-Build Project/Team Awards showcase Design-Build best practices and celebrate the achievements of owners and Design-Build teams in ten categories across the spectrum of horizontal and vertical construction. “Gilbane, in association with Kitchell, was instrumental in working with Hensel Phelps and numerous other project team members in completing this $330-million project … Read more

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DBIA Announces 2016 Design-Build Project of the Year, National Award of Excellence Winners

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Design-Build Institute of America recently announced the 2016 Project of the Year and National Award of Excellence. The Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant was recognized as the 2016 Design-Build Project of the Year. The Gateway Plaza office building, the SR-520 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge and Landings Design-Build Project, Champion Petfoods Kentucky DogStar Kitchens and the Spokane Central Service Center were also recognized for excellence. “This year’s Design-Build Project/Team Award winners are the best we’ve had. Our jury was particularly impressed that as we advance awareness of Design-Build Done Right, Design-Build is producing exceptional outcomes … Read more

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DBIA Announces 2016 National Design-Build Project, Team Award Winners

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Design-Build Institute of America recently announced its 21st annual Design-Build Project/Team Award Winners. Recognized for exemplary collaboration and integration in Design-Build project delivery, the award-winning projects were evaluated by a distinguished panel of experts in Design-Build project delivery. The 2016 Design-Build Project/Team Awards showcase Design-Build best practices and celebrate the achievements of owners and Design-Build teams in ten categories across the spectrum of horizontal and vertical construction. Following are the 2016 winners are (click their names for a photo, project information, team members and the challenge Design-Build project delivery addressed). Aviation Los Angeles International Airport Central Utility Plant Replacement Los … Read more

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