Hall and Wolfe named to CSI Distinguished Membership

Introducing CSI's newest Distinguished Members: Dennis J. Hall, FCSI, Lifetime Member, CCS, CCCA, and Sheldon Wolfe, RA, FCSI, CCS, CCCA, CSC.

At this year’s CONSTRUCT & the CSI Annual Convention, two longtime members will be elevated to Distinguished status. Dennis J. Hall, FCSI, Lifetime Member, CCS, CCCA, FAIA, and Sheldon Wolfe, RA, FCSI, CCS, CCCA, CSC, were voted by the Board of Directors to receive the Institute’s most prestigious honor. The title is conferred on individuals who have “performed distinguished services to the construction industry in fields of activity related to the purposes of CSI.”

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DBIA names best design-build projects

The $325 million Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Expansion comprised an addition of 726,000 square feet, including exhibit halls, a multi-purpose hall, meeting rooms, a 50,000-square-foot ballroom, loading docks, a kitchen expansion, new administrative offices and support space. The primary goals of the project were to create contiguous space; gain the ability to host multiple shows simultaneously and replace the antiquated west building to allow for expansion of Hemisfair Park — all while maintaining continuous operations.

Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) has named the winners for the 2016 Design-Build Project/Team Awards. The program, now in its 21st year, was established to recognize exemplary collaboration and integration in design-build projects.

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CSI endorses AIA’s owner-consultant contract documents

CSI has endorsed three American Institute of Architects (AIA) contract documents for owners and consultants. Photo © Big Stock Photo

CSI has endorsed three American Institute of Architects (AIA) contract documents for owners and consultants. This comes after a thorough review of the files by the Institute’s technical committee, which analyzed the files for good industry practice, consistency, and alignment with the CSIS core technical values.

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