Celebrating exceptional metal construction

Medicine Crow Middle School in Montana won a Metal Construction Association Chairman’s Award in the category of Primary and Secondary Schools.
Photo © Lara Swimmer

Last week, the Metal Construction Association (MCA) announced the winners of its annual Chairman’s Awards at its winter meeting in San Diego, California. Selected by a panel of architects, eight projects involving MCA member companies were recognized for outstanding use of metal in buildings.

Submissions were evaluated based on:

  • overall appearance;
  • significance of metal used;
  • innovative use of metal; and
  • the role of metal in achieving project objectives.

The Chairman’s Award winners in each category are as follows:

Overall Excellence


Metal Roofing

  • Mooseheart School—Illinois (architect: Hestrup and Associates; MCA members: Petersen Aluminum and Valspar).

 Education (Primary and Secondary Schools)

  • Medicine Crow Middle School—Billings, Montana (architect: Integrus and A&E; MCA members: Metal Sales Manufacturing and Valspar).

Education (Colleges and Universities)

  • Whitcomb Art Center, Knox College—Galesburg, Illinois (architect: Lake-Flato; MCA member: MBCI).




To read more about the winning projects, click here.

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