The Live Oak Bank headquarters in Wilmington, NC, took the Jury's Choice prize in WoodWorks 2015 Wood Design Awards
The Live Oak Bank headquarters in Wilmington, NC, took the Jury's Choice prize in WoodWorks 2015 Wood Design Awards

OAKLAND, CA -- WoodWorks, a project of the Wood Products Council, revealed the winners of its 2015 design awards. Taking the Jury's Choice award was the Live Oak Bank Headquarters located in Wilmington, NC. The 36,000-square-feet, U-shaped building features 50,000 feet of locally sourced cypress. Additional winners are listed below.

WoodWorks annouced 2015 Wood Design Awards winners on Jan. 27 during the Bay Area Wood Solutions Fair, a day-long event, held in Oakland, CA, on the use of wood in non-residential and multi-family buildings.

“The Wood Design Awards are an opportunity to recognize extraordinary buildings that exemplify, not only wood’s beauty, but the versatility and structural performance attributes that make it such an interesting material to architects and engineers,” said Jennifer Cover, PE, executive director of WoodWorks. “Collectively, this year’s award winning projects celebrate the kind of innovative thinking that continues to expand the possibilities for wood use—and bring wood’s cost, sustainability and other advantages to a wider range of projects.”

National Winners

Jury’s Choice: Live Oak Bank Headquarters • Wilmington, NC

Architect – LS3P Associates Ltd

Structural Engineer – Woods Engineering

General Contractor – Clancy & Theys Construction

Institutional Wood Design: Jackson Hole Airport • Jackson, WY

Architect – Gensler

Engineer – Martin/Martin

General Contractor – Wadman Corporation

Wood in Educational Buildings: Indian Mountain Student Arts & Innovation Center • Lakeville, CT

Architect – Flansburgh Architects

Structural Engineer – Roome & Guarracino

General Contractor – United Construction & Engineering

Beauty of Wood: Stapleton Library • Staten Island, NY

Architect – Andrew Berman Architect

Structural Engineer – Gilsanz

General Contractor – Plaza Construction

Multi-Story Wood Design: N-Habit Belltown • Seattle, WA

Architect – Bushnaq Studio Architecture + Design

Structural Engineer – DCI Engineers

General Contractor – Charter Construction

Wood in Government Buildings: Mojave Rivers Ranger Station • Acton, CA

Architect – Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects

Structural Engineer – Gregory P. Luth & Associates

General Contractor – Swinerton Builders

Green Building with Wood: Reveley Classroom Building at the University of Idaho • Moscow, ID

Architect – Patano Studio Architecture, LLC

Structural Engineer – DCI Engineers

General Contractor – Quality Contractors, LLC

Commercial Wood Design – Industrial: Sauter Timber Production Facility • Rockwood, TN

Architect – Sauter Timber LLC

Structural Engineer – Grossman Bau GmbH

General Contractor – Botkin Construction

Commercial Wood Design – Office: Venture Capital Office Headquarters • Menlo Park, CA

Architect – Paul Murdoch Architects

Structural Engineer – Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

General Contractor – Louis Ptak Construction

Seven Regional Excellence Award also were announced. Click here for a complete list.

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