AWCI's Excellence Awards

Awards Year: 2018

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After decades of service, having given out many awards, the Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry has achieved a pinnacle of its own. Today, AWCI is 100. Few organizations survive a whole century. Even fewer thrive. So, how did this happen?


AWCI's Excellence in Construction Quality Award 2018

AWCI's award recognizes excellence in construction quality in the face of complicated and challenging projects, and is awarded to a team of AWCI members.

Category: Interior Plaster

Winning Project: Minnesota State Capital Repairs, Restoration and Preservation, St. Paul, Minnesota
Contractor: Mulcahy Nickolaus
AWCI Team Members: ClarkDietrich Building Systems, Grabber Construction Products, National Gypsum, Niles Building Products Co., Phillips Manufacturing Company, Simpson Strong-Tie, USG
Architect: HGA Architects and Engineers
General Contractor: JE Dunn Construction

Category: Stucco

Winning Project: UCSD Graduate and Professional Students & Mixed-Use Housing – East Campus, La Jolla, California
Contractor: Brady SoCal, Inc.
AWCI Team Members: Allied Building Products Corp., BASF Corporation – Wall Systems, J&B Materials (A GMS Company), National Gypsum
Architect: Mithun
General Contractor: Hensel Phelps

Category: Ceilings

Winning Project: St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, Troy, Michigan
Contractor: Pontiac Ceiling & Partition, LLC
AWCI Team Members: L&W Supply, PlasterForm, Inc., Selleck Architectural Sales, Inc., USG
Architect: DesignTeam Plus, LLC
General Contractor: RDF Construction

Category: EIFS

Winning Project: Le Meridien/AC Hotel Denver Downtown, Denver, Colorado
Contractor: South Valley Drywall, Inc.
AWCI Team Members: ClarkDietrich Building Systems, Colorado Drywall Supply, Gypsum Products (Allied Building Products), Hilti, Inc., National Gypsum, Sto Corp.
Architect: HKS
General Contractor: Swinerton Builders

Category: Steel Framing

Winning Project: Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science Aquarium Façade, Miami Beach, Florida
Contractor: Kenpat USA, LLC
AWCI Team Members: Allied Interior Products/an Oldcastle Company – Riviera Beach, GCP Applied Technologies, Georgia-Pacific Gypsum, Marino\WARE, Radius Track Corporation, Sto Corp., United Rentals
Architect of Record: Rodriguez and Quiroga
Architect of Design: Grimshaw Architects
General Contractor: Skanska

Category: Drywall

Winning Project: United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, Leawood, Kansas
Contractor: Performance Contracting, Inc.
AWCI Team Members: CertainTeed, ClarkDietrich Building Systems, Grabber Construction Products, Holmes Drywall Supply (AD Building Materials), National Gypsum, United Rentals, USG
Architect: HGA Architects and Engineers
General Contractor: McCownGordon Construction

AWCI's Construction Quality Awards – Montage of all submissions


AWCI's Excellence in Construction Safety Award 2018

AWCI's safety award gives national recognition to members who manage an effective safety program in a given year.

Category: More Than One Million Annual Man-Hours in 2017

Winner: Precision Walls, Cary, North Carolina

Category: Fewer Than One 1 Million Annual Man-Hours in 2017

Winner: Raymond Group, San Diego, California


AWCI's Excellence in Construction Innovation Award 2018

Introduced in 2013, AWCI’s Excellence in Construction Innovation Award recognizes products, services, materials, technologies or systems that improve the means and methods utilized in the wall and ceiling industry.

Winner: USG Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels

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