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2017 CISC Alberta steel design winners revealed

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The six winners of the 2017 Alberta Steel Design Awards of Excellence were recently honoured in Edmonton.

The CISC Award celebration is held every other year to promote the structural steel industry within Alberta and across Canada. The awards recognize exceptional skill and ingenuity in steel design and the innovative use of steel in addressing a variety of construction challenges.

The Architecture Award, which honours steel structures in which architectural considerations predominantly influence the design, was given to Studio Bell.

Architecture: Studio Bell
Fabricator: Walters Group Inc
Architect: Kassian Architecture & Allied Works Architecture
Engineer: RJC Engineers

Studio Bell also took home the Steel Edge Award, an open category demonstrating excellence in the application of steel design, fabrication, detailing or finishing.

Steel Edge: Studio Bell
Fabricator: Walters Group Inc
Architect: Kassian Architecture & Allied Works Architecture
Engineer: RJC Engineers

The winner of the 2017 Engineering Award was the Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary.

Engineering: Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary
Fabricator: Supermetal
Architect: Diamond Schmidt Architects & Gibbs Gage Architects
Engineer: RJC Engineers

Rogers Place won the Collaboration Award, which recognizes a project team who demonstrates “value added” to the project through collaborative project-delivery approaches throughout the design and/or construction process.

Collaboration: Rogers Place
Fabricator: Canam Group In
Architect: HOK
Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti & DIALOG

The St. Louis Hotel won the Sustainability Award, recognizing a steel structure in which steel has been used or reused as part of a sustainable development project.

Sustainability: St. Louis Hotel
Architect: Nyhoff Architecture
Engineer: Entuitive

The Emeralds Hills Leisure Centre won the Building Communities Award, which recognizes steel structures created as part of a community development project with a focus on serving community needs.

Building Communities: Emerald Hills Leisure Centre
Fabricator: Sturo Metal
Architect: Marshall Tittemore
Engineer: RJC Engineers

 

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