2009 MIW Awards


May 2009

2009 MIW Awards

The Masonry Institute of Washington (MIW) announced the winners for its Excellence in Masonry awards program. This year, the statewide competition featured more than 70 projects, which were judged on basis of displaying “Excellence” in design, constructability and workmanship.

The MIW says these projects now are being forwarded for national awards, solidifying the Northwest as one of the most innovative, creative and best craft representations of masonry anywhere in the country. To learn more, visit

The following are the top winners in each of the categories: 

People’s Choice Award

HHJ Architects

Mason contractor:
Keystone Masonry

Judges Choice Award

Collins Woerman

Mason contractor:
Fairweather Masonry



Architect: Integrus Architects, PS
Mason contractor: JEI Masonry


Commercial under $250,000

Architects: McGranahan Architects
Mason contractor: Keystone Masonry



Architect: DLR Group
Mason contractor: Keystone Masonry


Commercial from $250,000 to $1 million

Architect: Arellano/Christofides Architects
Mason contractor: Wards Masonry



Architect: Stuart Silk Architects
Mason contractor: Aden Masonry


Commercial over $1 million

Architect: Collins Woerman
Mason contractor: Fairweather Masonry


Synpro Products

Masonry Magazine Video News Interview: Michael Goyne

Hydro Mobile Inc

Interview with Kevin O'Shea of Hydro Mobile, Inc.

Interview with Mark Kemp – Chairman, MCAA

Interview with Masonry Contractors Association of America Chairman, Mark Kemp

Mortar Net Solutions

Interview with Steve Fechino from Mortar Net Solutions

Pullman Ermator

Interview with Lyndon Kelsey of Pullman Ermator

Keene Building Products

Interview with Jim O'Neill of Keene Building Products