OAKLAND, CA --WoodWorks, an initiative of the Wood Products Council, will announce the winners of its 2015 Wood Design Awards at the Bay Area Wood Solutions Fair in Oakland, Calif. on January 27, 2015.

“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”

“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 awards are being presented in nine categories including:

• Jury’s Choice

• Institutional Wood Design

• Wood in Educational Buildings

• Beauty of Wood

• Multi-Story Wood Design

• Wood in Government Buildings

• Green Building with Wood

• Commercial Wood Design – Industrial

• Commercial Wood Design – Office

Seven Regional Excellence Awards will be presented at regional Wood Solutions Fairs beginning with the Bay Area Wood Solutions Fair in Oakland.


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



Regional Excellence Winners


Angeles National Forest Supervisor’s Office Building • Arcadia, CA

Architect – HMC Architects

Structural Engineer – Thornton Tomasetti

General Contractor – PW Construction, Inc.


Saint Edward Catholic Church • Keizer, OR

Architect – Di Loreto Architecture, LLC

Structural Engineer – WDY, Inc.

General Contractor – The Grant Company


Project:ARCHITECTURE • Provo Canyon, UT

Architect – Integrated Technology in Architecture Center, University of Utah

Structural Engineer – Acute Engineering

Contractor – Euclid Timber Frames


SAC Federal Credit Union Headquarters • Papillion, NE

Architect – LEO A DALY

Structural Engineer – Ginsburg

General Contractor – Meyers Carlisle Leapley Construction


Burr Burton Academy Mountain Campus • Peru, VT

Architect – Bensonwood

Structural Engineer – Annette Dey, PE

General Contractor – Bensonwood


The Georgetown University Calcagnini Contemplative Center • Bluemont, VA

Architect – Dynerman Architects pc

Structural Engineer – McMullan & Associates

General Contractor – Howard Shockey & Sons/Walnutdale Building Company


University of North Carolina at Greensboro Dining Hall Renovation • Greensboro, NC

Architect – Gantt Huberman Architects

Structural Engineer – Bulla Smith Design Engineering

General Contractor – Rogers Hardin Davis


Photos of the winning projects are available on the WoodWorks website, http://www.woodworks.org/project-gallery/, along with a wide range of technical and educational resources for design and building professionals.

About WoodWorks

WoodWorks – Wood Products Council (www.woodworks.org) provides free one-on-one project assistance as well as education and resources related to the code-compliant design of non-residential and multi-family wood buildings. WoodWorks technical experts offer support from design through construction on a wide range of building types, including mid-rise/multi-residential, educational, commercial, corporate, institutional and public.

Source: WoodWorks


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