Building Industry Associations Award Best Of The Best With 1st Annual BRIC Awards

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The Associated General Contractors of East Tennessee, American Institute of Architects of Chattanooga, Construction Specification Institute of Chattanooga, green|spaces and Sustainability Professionals of Greater Chattanooga recognized the best of the best in the building industry at the first BRIC (Building Recognition in Chattanooga) Awards ceremony on Tuesday.
 
Awards were presented to the following winners in these categories:

 

AIA presented: Best Design of the Year

 

Judge’s Choice Winner: Hefferlin + Kronenberg - Raven Crest Home

People’s Choice Winner: Cogent Studio – Flying Squirrel

Honorable Mentions:

River Street Architecture – Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Hefferlin + Kronenberg – Southside Station

DH&W – UTC Library

AGC presented: Construction Project of the Year

Judge’s & People’s Choice: T.U.

Parks – Techtown

Honorable Mentions:

P&C Construction: Lucas Art Workshop

Adamson Developers: Parkside Brownstone

CSI presented: Collaborative Building Team of the Year

Judge’s Choice: EMJ Construction – Cabela’s

green|spaces presented: Sustainable Project of the Year

Judge’s Choice: DH&W – Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority

People’s Choice: Tennessee Solar Solutions – Green Urban Lab

Honorable Mentions:

Adamson Developers: Affordable Housing Initiative

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel: LEED Certification

Antidote – End of Normal Home

Crash Pad – Johnson Street Project

Liberty Tower – LEED Certification & Renovation

Unum – Employee Home Recycling Program

SPGC presenting: Sustainability Professional of the Year

Judge’s Choice – Elizabeth Hammitt – EPB

People’s Choice – Sam Young – Green’s Eco Build & Design

Honorable Mentions

Anthony Roden – Tennessee Solar Solutions

Brad McAllister – WAP Sustainability

Dawn Hjelseth – green|spaces

Nick Cookson – Unum

John Watts – EPB

Michael Walton – green|spaces

Tyler Smith - Antidote

“The goal of this event was to recognize the best of the best so that when a developer is starting a project, they know who the best architect, contractor and team to work with in Chattanooga and surrounding area,” said Dawn Hjelseth, green|spaces director of development. “We want high quality building in Chattanooga and will do so by recognizing who is doing it.”
 
The event was presented by the Associated General Contractors of East Tennessee and benefited the ACE Mentor Program. The ACE Mentor Program mission is to engage, excite and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering, and construction through mentoring and to support their continued advancement in the industry.


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