Building Industry Associations Award Best Of The Best At 3rd Annual BRIC Awards

Monday, July 9, 2018

The American Institute of Architects of Chattanooga, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Interior Designers, American Society of Landscape Architects, Associated General Contractors of East Tennessee, green|spaces and Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers recognized the best of the best in the building industry at the third annual BRIC (Building Recognition in Chattanooga) Awards ceremony on June 28. 
 
Awards were presented to the following winners in these categories:

American Institute of Architects Chattanooga
-   Best Residential Design of the Year – Judge’s Choice: Cogent Studio – City Homes
-   Best Commercial Design of the Year – Judge’s Choice: Cogent Studio - Songbirds 
-   Overall Project of the Year – People’s Choice: Franklin Architects – Conversant Group

American Society of Civil Engineers & Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers
-   Outstanding Engineering Project of the Year – Judge’s Choice: March Adams – Middle Valley Elementary Schools
-   Overall Project of the Year - People’s Choice: March Adams – UTC West Campus Housing

American Society of Interior Designers of Tennessee
-   Residential Project of the Year - Judge’s Choice: Jim Laney, ASID, NCIDQ with The Design Company
-   Commercial Project of the Year – Judge’s Choice: Sara Gowin with Franklin Architects 
-   Student Project of the Year - Judge’s Choice: Ryan Feisley
-   Overall Project of the Year – People’s Choice: Bailey Walton with Bailey Walton Design

Associated General Contractors of East Tennessee 
-   Best Renovation Project of the Year - Judge’s Choice Co-Winners: TU Parks Construction – Kelly Subaru & Construction Consultants – Heritage South Community Credit Union
-   Transportation & Infrastructure Project of the Year: Judge’s Choice: Thomas Brothers Construction –Riverwalk Expansion
-   Overall Project of the Year People’s Choice: Thomas Brothers Construction – Riverwalk Extension

green|spaces 
-   Sustainable Project of the Year – Judge’s Choice: EPB Solar Share
-   Sustainable Business of the Year – Judge’s Choice: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee Cameron Hill Campus
-   Sustainability Professional of the Year – Judge’s Choice: Ginny Kincer with Tennessee Solar Solutions
-   Overall Sustainability Project of the Year People’s Choice: Kelly Subaru submitted by Tennessee Solar Solutions
 
The event was presented by AIA Chattanooga 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."
 
“ACE Mentor Program of Southeast Tennessee and Northwest Georgia is proud to be involved with the BRIC Awards, bringing together and highlighting the best designers, engineers and contractors Chattanooga has to offer”, said Jim Williamson, board president of ACE Mentor Program. “The BRIC Awards aligns with the ACE mission of developing partnerships and recognizing excellence, while supporting our ability through scholarships to encourage high school students to pursue higher education and careers in the Architecture, Construction and Engineering professions.”


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