2016 CISC National Steel Design Awards celebrate excellence in steel construction

The prestigious 2016 CISC National Design Awards brought together industry leaders and the consulting community to inspire and celebrate excellence in steel construction.

MARKHAM, ON, Oct. 11, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) announced the winners of the biennial CISC National Steel Design Awards of Excellence in Toronto last week. The Awards were the culmination of a two-year competition that brought together regional winners from across the country in four award categories:  Architectural, Engineering, Sustainability and Bridges.

The winners of the 2016 CISC National Steel Design Awards of Excellence are:

1.     Engineering: Queen Richmond Centre, Ontario

Project Team
Owner:Allied Properties REIT
Architect: Sweeny & Co. Architects Inc. 
Structural Engineer: Stephenson Engineering Limited 
Project Manager / General Contractor: Eastern Construction 
Fabricator: Walters Group Inc. / CASTCONNEX 
Detailer and Erector: Walters Group Inc.

2.     Architectural: Cogeco Amphitheatre, Quebec

Project Team 
Owner: City of Three Rivers, Quebec 
Architect: Paul Laurendeau/ Francois Beauchesne / Consortium of Architects 
Engineer: Stantec / DPHV 
Fabricator: Canam-Buildings, a division of Canam Group 
Detailer: Genifab
Erector: Montacier

3.     Sustainability: Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre, Alberta

Project Team 
Architect: BR2 
Structural Engineer: Read Jones Christoffersen 
General Contractor: Clark Builders 
Fabricator: Whitemud IW and Canam Group

4.     Bridges:  Strandherd Armstrong Bridge, Ontario

Project Team
Bridge Owner: City of Ottawa
Erection/Construction Engineers, PSS Cable Specialists, Bridge Specialist Quality Assurance Engineer: Harbourside Engineering Consultants 
Bridge Designer: Parsons (formerly Delcan) 
General Contractor: Horseshoe Hill Construction 
Steel Erector: Montacier International 
Steel Fabricator: Cherubini Metal Works 
Steel Detailer: Tenca Steel Detailing 
PSS Cable Supplier: Freyssinet International

Project profiles of the winning projects can be found at: http://cisc-icca.ca/awards/national/2016

The CISC thanks the following top level Steel sponsors of the 2016 Annual Conference & National Design Awards:  Waiward Steel LP, Walters Inc. and Canam Group Inc.

About the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC):

The CISC is Canada's voice for the steel construction industry, providing leadership in design and construction efficiency, quality and innovation.  The CISC promotes the use and benefits of steel in construction, adds value to the construction and design community and supports the needs of the membership and industry through education and training, research and development, industry codes and standards, certification, and advocacy.

SOURCE Canadian Institute of Steel Construction

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For further information: Media contact: Tareq Ali, Director of Marketing and Communications, Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC), Tel: (905) 604-3231 ext.113, tali@cisc-icca.ca


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