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Eight Building Projects Honored With MCA's Chairman's Awards

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The Connor Group Central Support Office was voted the Overall Excellence winner in MCA 2015 Chairman's Awards competition. Click images to enlarge.  

Chicago, IL – Selected by a panel of professional architects, eight outstanding building projects from across the country were recognized by the Metal Construction Association (MCA) at the 2015 Chairman’s Awards ceremony.

Announced at the just-concluded METALCON Tradeshow and Conference at the Tampa Convention Center, the Chairman’s Awards are given to the year’s most exceptional building projects involving MCA member companies. Awards are based on overall appearance, significance of metal in the project, innovative use of metal, and the role of metal in achieving project objectives. 

The MCA Chairman’s Awards were given in eight categories: commercial/industrial; education, colleges and universities; education, primary and secondary schools; institutional; metal roofing; municipal; and residential. The judges also recognize a project for overall excellence. 

The 2015 Chairman’s Award winners in each category were:

Overall Excellence:
The Connor Group Central Support Office, Miamisburg, OH 
MCA Member Manufacturer: 3A Composites USA
Architect: Moody Nolan
Contractor: Messer Construction Co. 
Metal Installer: Celina Glass Co.
Metal Fabricator: Royalton Architectural Fabrication, Inc.
Metal Coatings Supplier: PPG

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Adjustable Forms Inc.
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Los Angeles Trade Technical College - Mariposa Learning Resource Center
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Intrinsic Charter School
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UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center Central Plant
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Pearl Isumi North American Corporate Headquarters 
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Principal Riverwalk Pavilion and Pump House
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1611 West Division Apartments
 

Commercial/Industrial:
Adjustable Forms, Inc. Corporate Headquarters, Lombard, IL
MCA Member Manufacturer: Umicore Building Products USA, Inc. 
MCA Member Metal Installer: Tuschall Engineering
Architect: DLR Group
Contractor: Adjustable Forms, Inc.

Education - Colleges and Universities:
Los Angeles Trade Technical College - Mariposa Learning Resource Center, Los Angeles, CA 
MCA Member Distributor: RHEINZINK America, Inc.
Architect: Harley Ellis Devereaux 
Contractor: Suffolk Construction Company, Inc.
Metal Installer: Tinco Sheet Metal
Metal Fabricator: MetalTech-USA

Education - Primary and Secondary Schools:
Intrinsic Charter School, Chicago, IL
MCA Member Manufacturer: Kingspan Insulated Panels 
Architect: Wheeler Kearns Architects
Contractor: Clune Construction Company 
Metal Installer: Hill Architectural Systems

Institutional:
University of California San Diego Jacobs Medical Center Central Plant, La Jolla, CA 
MCA Member Manufacturer: Alcoa Architectural Products 
MCA Member Metal Fabricator: DAMS Incorporated-D. Architectural Metal Solutions Inc.
Architect: Cannon Design 
Contractor: Kitchell Contractors, Inc.
Metal Installer: Best Contracting Services, Inc.

Metal Roofing:
Pearl Izumi North American Corporate Headquarters, Louisville, CO
MCA Member Distributor: Drexel Metals Inc. 
Architects: ZGF, Arch11 and BuroHappold
Contractor: Haselden Construction
Metal Installer: B&M Roofing

Municipal:
Principal Riverwalk Pavilion and Pump House, Des Moines, IA
MCA Member Manufacturer: Umicore Building Products USA, Inc. 
Architect: Substance Architecture
Pavilion Contractor: Covenant Construction Services 
Pump Station Contractor: Larson and Larson Construction
Pavilion Metal Installer: Midwest Glazing 
Pump Station Metal Installer: Architectural Wall Systems Co.

Residential:
1611 West Division Apartments, Chicago, IL
MCA Member Manufacturer: Kingspan Insulated Panels 
Architect: Ryan Stojkovich, Wheeler Kearns Architects
Contractor: Power Construction Co. 
Metal Installer: Hill Architectural Systems

Recipients for these awards are selected each year from projects submitted by MCA members to Metal Architecture Magazine’s annual Design Awards Program. The honorees were chosen by a panel of professional architects, which included Elaine Fitzgerald, AIA, CCS, ArchiTech Consulting, Inc., Mount Prospect, IL; Michael G. Fitzgerald, AIA, Principal, OKW Architects, Chicago, IL; and Ted Haug, AIA, LEED AP, Legat Architects, Chicago, IL.

About The Metal Construction Association

MCA NLThe Metal Construction Association brings together a diverse industry for the purpose of expanding the use of metal in construction through marketing, research, technology and education. Companies involved in MCA gain benefit from association activities that focus on research, codes and standards, market development, and technical programs. MCA's market development efforts increase the use of metal materials in construction through the education of the building and design communities about the benefits of metal. For more information about MCA, visit www.metalconstruction.org.




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