Building Industry Associations Seek Best Of The Best For 2nd Annual BRIC Awards

Monday, January 23, 2017

The American Institute of Architects, green|spaces and Sustainability Professionals of Greater Chattanooga are seeking submissions for people and projects that highlight the best of the best in the building industry.

Submissions for the  second annual The B.R.I.C. Awards, Building Recognition in Chattanooga, are open until March 15th. Awards will be presented for Judge’s Choice and People’s Choice in the following categories:

·      Best Residential Design of the Year

·      Best Commercial Design of the Year

·      Collaborative Building Team of the Year

·      Sustainable Project of the Year

·      Sustainable Business of the Year

·      Sustainability Professional of the Year

Projects must have been completed in the 2016 calendar year. Full application instructions for each award can be found at www.brichattanooga.com.

The public will be encouraged to view all submissions and vote for their favorite at the upcoming CSI Product show on April 4, at Stratton Hall.

“The goal of this event is 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 recognize who is doing it.”

The award ceremony will be held on April 18, at the Mill. Tickets will go on sale in March.

The event benefits 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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