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2014 MCN Building and Roofing Awards

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The overall winner in the 2014 Metal Construction News Building and Roofing Awards is the Southwest Regional Library in Louisville, Ky. In a strong group of projects, the judges selected the library as overall winner and category winner for New Metal Wall Panels for its essential use of metal to define the project, its careful attention to sustainable practices and its sense of discovery.

Metal Construction News would like to thank all of the nominees and our three judges for their hard work.



Kathryn Crockett Jason Silva Brent Schipper

Kathryn Crockett

Vice President
Lamoureux Pagano
Worcester, Mass.

Jason Silva

Dreyfuss & Blackford
Sacramento, Calif.

Brent Schipper

ASK Studio
Des Moines, Iowa


Click on the images to read more about these exciting projects.

Overall Winner and Metal Wall Panels-New

Southwest Regional Library, Louisville, Ky.
Architect: JRA Architects, Louisville and Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, Minneapolis, Minn.
Construction manager: Sullivan Cozart, Louisville
Metal fabricator/installer: American Roofing & Metal Co., Louisville

Southwest Regional Library

Metal Wall Retrofit

Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, N.Y.
Architect:Leeser Architecture, Brooklyn, N.Y.
General Contractor: Scaime Construction Co., New York City
Fabricator/installer: MG McGrath Inc., Maplewood, Minn..


Metal Roofing-New

Legacy ER, Allen, Texas.
Architect: 5G Collaborative, Dallas
General Contractor: UEB Builders, Dallas
Fabricator/distributer: MetalTech-USA, Peachtree, Ga.
Legacy ER

Metal Roofing-Retrofit

Kansas State Capitol, Topeka, Kan.
Architect: Treanor Architects, Lawrence, Kan.
General Contractor: JE Dunn Construction, Kansas City, Mo.
Fabricator/installer: MG McGrath Inc., Maplewood, Minn.
Kansas State Capitol

Metal Building System

Tropical Park Equestiran Center, Miami
Architect: Laura M. Perez & Associates Inc., Miami
General Contractor/metal erector: LEMARTEC Engineering and Construction Corp., Miami
Tropicana Equestrian Center

Judges Award

InnovatIOn Science and Technology building, Florida Polytechnic center, Lakeland, Fla.
Architect: Santiago Calatrava, Zurich
Construction manager: Skanska USA, New York City
Fabricator/installer: MG McGrath Inc., Maplewood, Minn.

Florida Polytechnic