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Media Advisory
For Immediate Release:
7/31/2013 10:00 AM
Shannon Eckhart
Director, Media/Public Relations and Information
seckhart@dbia.org
202-454-7542
Design-Build Institute of America Celebrates Exemplary Collaboration and Integration in Project Delivery

2013 Design-Build Project Award Winners Recognized for Advanced and Innovative Application of Design-Build Best Practices


Washington, D.C., July 31, 2013 -- The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build, today announced the 2013 Design-Build Project Award Winners, recognized for exemplary collaboration and integration in project delivery. Evaluated by a distinguished panel of industry experts, the award-winning projects were selected for demonstrating advanced and innovative project delivery, in addition to achieving budget and schedule goals and exceeding owner expectations.

The 2013 Design-Build Project Awards showcase design-build best practices and celebrate the achievements of owners and design-build teams in 10 categories across the spectrum of horizontal and vertical construction. These categories include civic, commercial, correctional facilities, industrial/process/research facilities, educational facilities, healthcare, office, rehabilitation/renovation/restoration, transportation and water/wastewater.

“These winning projects exemplify the principles of interdisciplinary teamwork, innovation and problem solving and are shining examples of what can be accomplished through effective collaboration in design-build delivery,” says Lisa Washington, CAE, Executive Director/CEO, DBIA. “The 2013 Design-Build Project Awards serve to celebrate the people and projects that demonstrate what design-build done right can achieve to advance our industry and our economy.”

The DBIA Design-Build Project Awards are comprised of the National Design-Build Award, the Design-Build Honor Award and the Merit Award. The 2013 winning projects include:
 

Civic

 
Civic Buildings, National Design-Build Award
C-5 - 159th Readiness Center
Cheyenne, Wyoming

Civic Buildings, National Design-Build Award
Colonel James Nesmith Readiness Center
Dallas, Oregon

Civic Buildings, National Design-Build Award
San Antonio Public Safety Headquarters
San Antonio, Texas

Civic Buildings, National Design-Build Award
USMC Bachelor Enlisted Quarters, Package 8
Camp Pendelton, California

Civic Buildings, Design-Build Honor Award
Fort Wainwright 336B Barracks (FTW 336B Barracks)
Fairbanks, Alaska

Civic Buildings, Design-Build Honor Award
U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters
Washington, D.C.

Civic Buildings, Design-Build Honor Award
U.S. Federal Courthouse
Billings, Montana

Civic Buildings, Design-Build Honor Award
U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory Café
Golden, Colorado

Civic Buildings, Merit Award
Armstrong HPW Complex
Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

Civic Buildings, Merit Award
Brigade Complex Company Operation Facility (COF)
Fort Carson, Colorado

Civic Buildings, Merit Award
Main Exchange Replacement at National Naval Medical Center
Bethesda, Maryland
 

Correctional Facilities

 
Correctional Facilities, National Design-Build Award
New Correctional Facility for SCI Benner Township
Benner Township, Pennsylvania
 

Education Facilities

 
Educational Facilities, National Design-Build Award
George Mason University Northwest Housing VIIIA
Herndon, Virginia

Educational Facilities, National Design-Build Award
Los Angeles Mission College East Campus Complex
Los Angeles, California

Educational Facilities, Design-Build Honor Award
Mason Conservation Studies Program Residence Hall and Dining Facility
Front Royal, Virginia

Educational Facilities, Design-Build Honor Award
UC Irvine Contemporary Arts Center
Irvine, California
 

Industrial/Process/Research Facilities

 
Industrial/Process/Research Facilities, National Design-Build Award
Chobani, Inc. New Greek Yogurt Facility
Twin Falls, Idaho

Industrial/Process/Research Facilities, National Design-Build Award
Nova Southeastern University Ocean Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Ecosystem Science (CoE CRES)
Hollywood, Florida

Industrial/Process/Research Facilities, Design-Build Honor Award
AMTRAK Pacific Northwest Maintenance and Welfare Facilities
Seattle, Washington

Industrial/Process/Research Facilities, Design-Build Honor Award
Cargill Grain Transfer Facility
Halespoint, Tennessee

Industrial/Process/Research Facilities, Design-Build Honor Award
LANXESS Corp. HPM Line 1 Project. Gastonia, NC
Gastonia, North Carolina

Industrial/Process/Research Facilities, Design-Build Honor Award
Polar Fab III
Bloomington, Minnesota

Industrial/Process/Research Facilities, Design-Build Honor Award
Project Wave
Batavia, New York

Industrial/Process/Research Facilities, Merit Award
Advanced Metal Finishing Facility / Ground Support Equipment Facility
Robins Air Force Base, Georgia

Industrial/Process/Research Facilities, Merit Award
Siemens Gas Turbine
Charlotte, North Carolina

Industrial/Process/Research Facilities, Merit Award
SPU South Transfer Station
Seattle, Washington

Industrial/Process/Research Facilities, Merit Award
VA Net-Zero Water, Equipment Wash Facility
Martinsburg, West Virginia
 

Office Buildings

 
Office Buildings, National Design-Build Award
Federal Center South Building 1202 Redevelopment
Seattle, Washington
 

Rehabilitation/Renovation/Restoration

 
Rehabilitation/Renovation/Restoration Projects, Merit Award
Tres Rios Environmental Restoration, Phase 3A and 3B
Phoenix, Arizona
 

Transportation

 
Transportation Projects, National Design-Build Award
I-15 Corridor Expansion I-15 CORE
Utah County, Utah

Transportation Projects, Design-Build Honor Award
Akutan Airport Project
Aleutian Islands, Alaska

Transportation Projects, Design-Build Honor Award
DFW Connector Project
Dallas, Texas

Transportation Projects, Design-Build Honor Award
San Diego International Airport Green Build Landside Project (Landside Project)
San Diego, California

Transportation Projects, Design-Build Honor Award
Twentynine Palms North Mainside Infrastructure
Twentynine Palms, California

Transportation Projects, Merit Award
Fairfax County Parkway, Phases I, II and IV
Fairfax County, Virginia

Transportation Projects, Merit Award
I-295 Meadowville Interchange
Chesterfield County, Virginia
 

Water/Wastewater

 
Water/Wastewater Projects, National Design-Build Award
2.0-MGD Nanofiltration Water Treatment Plant Addition
Dania Beach, Florida

Water/Wastewater Projects, National Design-Build Award
Johnson Controls Florence Recycling Center Stormwater and Wastewater Treatment Facility
Florence, South Carolina

Water/Wastewater Projects, National Design-Build Award
Progressive Design-Build Project for the North Lee County Water Treatment Plant Expansion to 10MGD
Lee County, Florida

Water/Wastewater Projects, Design-Build Honor Award
Indian Head Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade
Indian Head, Maryland

Water/Wastewater Projects, Design-Build Honor Award
Erie North Water Reclamation Facility
Erie, Colorado

Water/Wastewater Projects, Merit Award
Stockton Delta Water Supply Project
Stockton, California

Water/Wastewater Projects, Merit Award
T-Bar Well Field Development and Delivery Project, Midland, Texas
Midland, Texas

A brief description of each project, as well as the key project team members and photos, can be found here. Projects will be honored during DBIA’s Design-Build Conference and Expo on November 5 in Las Vegas, NV, where the 2013 Project of the Year and 2013 Design Excellence Award will also be announced.

 


Established in 1993, the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build project delivery. Design-build is an integrated approach that delivers design and construction services under one contract with a single point of responsibility. Owners select design-build to achieve best value while meeting schedule, cost and quality goals. Learn more about design-build and DBIA’s certification and other programs at www.dbia.org.