NuHeights 2017 Winners
Norfolk, Neb. (July 31, 2017) – Vulcraft has announced the winners of its 2017 NuHeights Design Awards. The competition is designed to acknowledge outstanding design, architecture and the diverse applications of building with steel joist and decking. The award winners were chosen for their unique and innovative use of Vulcraft/Verco Group products to producestate-of-the-art buildings.
The fourth annual NuHeights Design Awards competition was open to fabricators, erectors, engineers, architects and general contractors of nonresidential buildings in the U.S. and Canada who completed projects using Vulcraft Joists or Steel Decking, Verco Decking or Ecospan Composite Floor System products. The projects must have been completed between Jan. 1, 2016, and Oct. 31, 2016, to be eligible for the 2017 awards. Winners were selected by an independent panel of judges.
“We are eager to recognize the achievements of the many professionals in our industry who strive for creative solutions using the most advanced technology,” said Al Behr, president of Vulcraft/Verco Group. “This year’s competition winners exemplify excellence in design and construction in building with steel.”
The winners are as follows:
NUSENDA Credit Union
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Fabricator: Albuquerque Steel Products
Architect/Designer: SHA Architects
Engineer: Walla Engineering, LTD
General Contractor: Hart Construction Inc.
Central Forsyth High School
Location: Cumming, Georgia
Fabricator: Universal Steel, Inc.,
Architect/Designer: Clark Patterson Lee
Engineer: Clark Patterson Lee
General Contractor: Parrish Construction, Roswell
The Lakes at Jefferson
Location: Mercer, Pennsylvania
Fabricator: Chambers Steel
Architect/Designer: John Gruitza & Associates
Engineer: Petrus Engineering
General Contractor: NuBridge Development, Declan Construction
Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
Fabricator: Puma Steel
General Contractor: MA Mortenson
Erector: LPR Construction
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Fabricator: Aetna Engineering Works
Architect/Designer: Brininstool + Lynch
Engineer: C.E. Anderson & Associates
General Contractor: ARCO/Murray National Construction Co.
State Office Building
Location: Frankfort, Kentucky
Fabricator: Harry Gordon Steel Co., Inc.
Architect/Designer: EOP Architects
Engineer: Brown & Kubican Structural Engineers
General Contractor: D.W. Wilburn
Recreation & Building-of-the-Year
The Range at Austin
Location: Austin, Texas
Fabricator: Commercial Metal Products
Architect/Designer: Clayton & Little Architects
General Contractor: Sabre Commercial
World of Beer-Westshore
Location: Tampa, Florida
Fabricator: Konitz Construction Co.
Architect/Designer: Slater & Associates LLC.
Engineer: Cabana & Fernandez Structural
General Contractor: JCON Construction
Worcester Regional Transit Authority
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Fabricator: United Steel
Architect/Designer: STV, Inc.
General Contractor: Skanska USA Building, Inc.
Certco Femrite Cooler
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Fabricator: Daigle Brothers LLC
Architect/Designer: JSD Professional Services
Engineer: JSD Professional Services
General Contractor: Sullivan Design Build
About Vulcraft/Verco Group
As an engineered products group of Nucor Corporation, Vulcraft is the leading producer of steel joists and decking in the United States. Since 1946, Vulcraft has worked to develop industry-leading products through the latest technology, in the safest environment possible. Team members are dedicated to creating solutions for a range of customers with varying needs by uniting innovation, customer service and quality products. Vulcraft produces joists, joist girders and steel deck from manufacturing facilities that span seven states: South Carolina, Nebraska, Alabama, Texas, Indiana, Utah and New York. Verco Decking, Inc. is the leading corrugated steel roof and floor deck manufacturer on the West Coast, with one facility in Arizona and two in California. For more information, please visit: www.vulcraft.com or www.vercodeck.com.