Vulcraft Announces 2017 NuHeights Winners
has announced the winners of its 2017 NuHeights Design Awards. The
competition is designed to acknowledge outstanding design,
architecture and the diverse applications of building with steel
joist and decking. The award winners were chosen for their unique
and innovative use of Vulcraft/Verco Group products to produce
The fourth annual NuHeights Design Awards competition was open
to fabricators, erectors, engineers, architects and general
contractors of nonresidential buildings in the U.S. and Canada who
completed projects using Vulcraft Joists or Steel Decking, Verco
Decking or Ecospan Composite Floor System products. The projects
must have been completed between Jan. 1, 2016, and Oct. 31, 2016,
to be eligible for the 2017 awards. Winners were selected by an
independent panel of judges.
"We are eager to recognize the achievements of the many
professionals in our industry who strive for creative solutions
using the most advanced technology," said Al Behr, president of
Vulcraft/Verco Group. "This year's competition winners exemplify
excellence in design and construction in building with steel."
The winners are as follows:
NUSENDA Credit Union
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Fabricator: Albuquerque Steel Products
Architect/Designer: SHA Architects
Engineer: Walla Engineering, LTD
General Contractor: Hart Construction Inc.
Central Forsyth High School
Location: Cumming, Georgia
Fabricator: Universal Steel, Inc.,
Architect/Designer: Clark Patterson Lee
Engineer: Clark Patterson Lee
General Contractor: Parrish Construction, Roswell
The Lakes at Jefferson
Location: Mercer, Pennsylvania
Fabricator: Chambers Steel
Architect/Designer: John Gruitza & Associates
Engineer: Petrus Engineering
General Contractor: NuBridge Development, Declaw
Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
Fabricator: Puma Steel
General Contractor: MA Mortenson
Erector: LPR Construction
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Architect/Designer: Brininstool + Lynch
Engineer: C.E. Anderson & Associates
General Contractor: ARCO/Murray National Construction Co.
State Office Building
Location: Frankfort, Kentucky
Fabricator: Harry Gordon Steel Co., Inc.
Architect/Designer: EOP Architects
Engineer: Brown & Kubican Structural Engineers
General Contractor: D.W. Wilburn
Recreation & Building-of-the-Year
The Range at Austin
Location: Austin, Texas
Architect/Designer: Clayton & Little Architects
General Contractor: Sabre Commercial
World of Beer-Westshore
Location: Tampa, Florida
Architect/Designer: Slater & Associates LLC.
Engineer: Cabana & Fernandez Structural
General Contractor: JCON Construction
Fabricator: Konitz Construction Co.
Worchester Regional Transit
Location: Worchester, Maine
Fabricator: United Steel
Architect/Designer: STV, Inc.
General Contractor: Skanska USA Building, Inc.
Certco Femrite Cooler
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Fabricator: Daigle Brothers LLC
Architect/Designer: JSD Professional Services
Engineer: JSD Professional Services
General Contractor: Sullivan Design Build