Earlier this month, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) announced the winners for its 2019 awards program. The winning projects represent the best tall buildings, urban contributions, technologies, and innovations emerging around the world. The 181 Fremont Tower in San Francisco received awards in five categories.
National engineering firm Simpson Gumpertz & Heger received a 2018 Gold Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts for its work on the University of Massachusetts John W. Olver Design Building on the Amherst campus.
The Cement Council of Texas in conjunction with nonprofit organization International Grooving and Grinding Association named the employees of the Texas Department of Transportation–Houston District the recipients of this year’s Government Official of the Year Award.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has released the full program for its 2018 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference, which will be held in Chicago, May 30 to 31. The symposium will feature presentations from the owner/developer and design teams for each of the 48 CTBUH Annual Award finalist projects.
The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant in the Greater Cleveland area, Ohio, is the recent recipient of the Envision Silver award for sustainable infrastructure. It is the oldest infrastructure project to win an Envision award. In 2014, the plant authorities opened a renewable energy facility (REF), which was a key driver to pursuing Envision verification.