Northcentral Wood Design Award presented to 8 firms

Posted by Rumin Mann
September 24th, 2010

WoodWorks presented eight Wood Design Awards at its Wood Solutions Fair on Sept. 8. The awards recognized regional architects and engineers who demonstrated innovation and excellence in the design of non-residential wood structures. Firms and projects spanned the region, with nominations coming from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois.

The eight winners were chosen from the pool of nominations by a juried group of six industry experts.  In addition to recognition at the Wood Solutions Fair, each firm and project that received a Wood Design Award was featured in a short video presentation highlighting the project’s inspiration and the construction process (see video below).

The following are the 2010 Wood Design Award winners:

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Commercial Engineering
  • Commercial Wood Design – Wenzler Architects from Milwaukee, WI for Miron Construction Company Corporate Headquarters building located in Neenah, Wis.
  • Engineering – Halvorson and Partners Structural Engineers from Chicago, IL for the Bollingbrook Historic Farm located in Bollingbrook, Ill.
Green Building Innovative

Beth Zacherle Photo
  • Green Building – TWP Architecture from Elm Grove, WI for the Herrington Recovery Center – Roger’s Memorial Hospital located in Summit, Wis.
  • Innovative Wood Design – Studio Gang Architects from Chicago, IL for the Lincoln Park Zoo South Pond Pavilion located in Chicago, Ill.
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Institutional Interior
  • Institutional Wood Design – Julie Snow Architects, Inc. from Minneapolis, MN for the US Land Port of Entry located in Warroad, Minn.
  • Interior Building – Cuningham Group Architecture, P.A. from Minneapolis, MN for Nilan Johnson Lewis located in Minneapolis, Minn.
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Multi-Family (exterior) Multi-Family (Interior)
  • Multi-family – Elness Swenson Graham with Jay P. Nelson Architect from Minneapolis, MN for Cobblestone Square located in Apple Valley, Minn.
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Traditional Use (Exterior) Traditional Use (Interior)

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