Marking its 20th consecutive year, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, Mount Vernon, Iowa, recently announced the 2011 Tilt-Up Achievement Awards. The award program was established to honor projects that use site-cast tilt-up concrete to introduce new building types, advance industry technology, and provide unique solutions to building programs. Submittals were judged on aesthetic expression, schedule, size, originality, finishes, and special conditions by a panel of 14 judges. This year, 23 recipients were recognized.
Excellence in Achievement
Evie Garrett Dennis Campus: 188,000-square-foot educational facility in Denver; Saunders Construction Inc., Centennial, Colo.
City of Lauderhill Municipal Complex: 44,650-square-foot municipal complex in Lauderhill, Fla.; Woodland Construction Co., Jupiter, Fla. (pictured)
Beck Office Building: 32,000-square-foot office building in Tampa, Fla.; Sunshine Structures Inc., Lehigh Acres, Fla.
Toho Water Authority Administrative Headquarters: 52,147-square-foot office building in Kissimmee, Fla.; Tilt-Con Corp., Altamonte Springs, Fla.
Nordic Naturals: 89,384-square-foot office/distribution center in Watsonville, Calif.; Ausonio Inc., Castroville, Calif.
Cedar Ridge High School: 375,000-square-foot educational facility in Round Rock, Texas; American Constructors Inc., Austin, Texas
Bedrock Quartz: 25,000-square-foot manufacturing/industrial facility in West Jordan, Utah; J.M. Williams and Associates Inc./AE Urbia, Salt Lake City
48Rock: 20,000-square-foot office building in Lincoln, Neb.
BRPH Office Building @ Meridian Center: 75,868-square-foot office building in Palm Shores, Fla.
Eagle Business Center: 40,794-square-foot office building in Orem, Utah
Eye Institute of Texas: 91,649-square-foot office building in Dallas
Iron Bridge Building III: 46,850-square-foot office building in Spokane, Wash.
Mosaic Florida Operations Center: 113,600-square-foot office building in Lithia, Fla.
Wasatch Supply Inc.: 39,552-square-foot retail facility in Salt Lake City
C Vista: 9,781-square-foot process facility, 31,878-square-foot warehouse, and 19,275-square-foot building in Riverview, Fla.
Tramontina West Airport: 229,758-square-foot warehouse/distribution facility in Sugar Land, Texas
District 9 Medical Examiner's Office: 39,052-square-foot institutional facility in Orlando
FAA Office Facility: 75,520-square-foot institutional facility in Miramar, Fla.
Lakeside Hospital in Belle Glade: 179,129-square-foot institutional facility in Belle Glade, Fla.
Muvico Village 12: 92,890-square-foot commercial facility in Fredericksburg, Va.
Special Projects Category
Armed Forces Reserve Center: 217,125-square-foot special project in Norman, Okla.
Inland Empire Paper Co.: 324-square-foot special project in Millwood, Wash.
Housing Unit Prototype: 1754-square-foot special project in Amman, Jordan