Photo by Benjamin Benschneider
The Block 44 office building in Seattle's South Lake Union received an award for commercial exteriors from the Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau. The contractor was Anning-Johnson and the designer was ZGF Architects.
The Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau handed out 19 awards for outstanding wall and ceiling projects at the association's annual convention and trade show on April 16 in Rancho Mirage, California.
April 17, 2015
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Awards were given for commercial and residential projects, for both interior and exterior finishes. They also were given for light-gauge steel framing, acoustical suspended ceilings and renovations/restorations. Seven awards were given to projects in Washington, five in Oregon, five in British Columbia and two in Alaska.
Multiple award winners included Anning-Johnson, Performance Contracting and Bradshaw & Associates.
Projects were judged on design, jobsite innovation and/or conditions, quality of workmanship, use of materials and overall effect.
The judges were retired architects John Greiner and Ray Ernst, NWCB technical consultant Terry Kastner, former NWCB executive director and industry expert Bob Drury, NWCB executive director Mark Eisenmann, and John Killin, executive director of the Associated Wall and Ceiling Contractors of Oregon and Southwest Washington.