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:
- University of Iowa Visual Arts Building (architect: Steven Holl Associates; MCA member: Rheinzink America).
- Residence at 877 Beacon—Boston (architect: Touloukian Touloukian; MCA members: Englert and PPG Industries).
- 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).
- Speed Art Museum—Louisville, Kentucky (architect: K. Norman Berry Associates and wHY Architects; MCA member: CENTRIA).
- Nassau Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum—Uniondale, New York (architect: SHoP Architects and Gensler; MCA member: 3A Composites USA, Sobotec, and PPG Industries).
- Deli Loop—Baja California, Mexico (architect: Michael Folonis Architects and Studio F68; MCA member: MBCI).
To read more about the winning projects, click here.
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