January 2008: Awards


January 2008


Arizona Masonry Guild Architectural Awards

The 16th Annual Excellence in Masonry Architectural Awards program honored its award-winning buildings during a special awards banquet held Oct. 26 at the Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center. The program honored 11 projects for outstanding masonry design, workmanship and creativity with the use of brick, block or stone.

A panel of jurors from Denver selected the awarded projects. Joseph J. Poli, Humphries Poli Architects, P.C., was the jury chairman and participated in the awards presentation. An award is presented to the architectural firm, the structural engineering firm, general contractor, masonry supplier and masonry contractor for each winning project.

Gold Trowel Winner

University of Arizona Roy P. Drachman Hall

Architectural FirmSmithGroup
Structural Engineering FirmHolben, Martin & White Consulting Structural Engineers Inc.
General ContractorGilbane Building Co.
Masonry SuppliersPhoenix Brick Yard; Young Block Co.; Trenwyth Industries
Masonry ContractorSun Valley Masonry

Honor Awards:

Allen Residence

Architectural FirmKnoell & Quidort Architects
Structural Engineering FirmBakkum-Noelke Consulting Structural Engineers
General ContractorGM Hunt Builders Inc.
Masonry SuppliersApache Stone; Superlite Block
Masonry ContractorRandy Gregory Masonry Inc.

The Golf Club Scottsdale

Architectural FirmZehren & Associates Inc.
Structural Engineering FirmVan Sande Structural Consultants Inc.
General ContractorMadison Couturier Custom Homes
Masonry SuppliersAnasazi Stone Co.; Clay Mine Adobe Inc.; Marvel Building & Masonry Supply Inc.; Superlite Block
Masonry ContractorClement Enterprises Inc.

University of Arizona College of Medicine

Architectural FirmSmithGroup
Structural Engineering FirmParagon Structural Design Inc.
General ContractorDPR Construction Inc.
Masonry SuppliersSuperlite Block; Trenwyth Industries
Masonry ContractorSun Valley Masonry Inc.

Chaparral Water Treatment Facility

Architectural FirmSwaback Partners, pllc
Structural Engineering FirmBlack & Veatch
General ContractorArcher Western Contractors
Masonry SuppliersAZ Block 2000, LLC
Masonry ContractorRhino Masonry Inc.

Merit Awards:

4551 Modern Rentals

Architectural FirmRepp Design + Construction
Structural Engineering FirmCaruso Turley Scott, Inc.
General ContractorRepp Design + Construction
Masonry SuppliersYoung Block Co.
Masonry ContractorCustom Masonry Unlimited Inc.

Chinle Sports Complex

Architectural FirmGreen & Green Inc.
Architectural Design ConsultantHOK Sport
Structural Engineering FirmStructural Engineers Inc.
General ContractorFCI Constructors Inc.
Masonry SuppliersSuperlite Block; Trenwyth Industries
Masonry ContractorG&G Enterprises

Cesar Chavez Library

Architectural FirmLine and Space, LLC
Structural Engineering FirmCaruso Turley Scott Inc.
General ContractorLinthicum
Masonry SuppliersQuality Block Co. Inc.
Masonry ContractorSutter Masonry Inc.

Citation Awards:

Spangler Residence

Architectural FirmKnoell & Quidort Architects
Structural Engineering FirmKPFF Consulting Engineers
General ContractorDeTar Construction Inc.
Masonry SuppliersYavapai Block Co.
Masonry ContractorMillenium Masonry

The Kauffeld Residence

Architectural FirmCadstar Design
Structural Engineering FirmSchneider & Associates Structural Engineers
General ContractorLiving Spaces LLC
Masonry SuppliersYoung Block Co.
Masonry ContractorThe Runde Co. LLC

Pine Canyon Clubhouse

Architectural FirmMAI Design Group
Structural Engineering FirmPK Leffler Consulting Structural Engineering
General ContractorWespac Construction Inc.
Masonry SuppliersBlock-Lite Co.; Telluride Stone Co.
Masonry ContractorMaverick Masonry; Palo Cristi Stone Co.




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