Connecticut Building Congress hosts Project Team and Scholarship Awards

July 28, 2017 - Front Section

Hartford, CT The Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) hosted its 21st Project Team and Scholarship Awards Banquet at the Bond Ballroom in downtown on June 13. CBC recognizes building projects that exemplify project team excellence and represent the best practices in teamwork by project owners, architects, engineers, constructors and trades. Each year, CBC recognizes projects whose team members have met or surpassed goals and achieved higher project quality through this close collaboration.

Since 2012, CBC has recognized one project team among the winners that stands out for meeting exceptional challenges through close collaboration. The award for Connecticut Building Congress 2017 Project Team of the Year went to Sandy Hook School in Newtown. A full list of winning project teams, project photos and photos of the project teams are available online at 

Connecticut Building Congress 2017 Project Team of the Year


The 2017 CBC Project Team Award winning projects are:

K-12 Schools:
• Merit: Francis T. Maloney High School. Owner: City of Meriden & Meriden Public Schools; Designer: Fletcher-Thompson Inc.; Constructor: Gilbane Building Company.
• First Place: Sandy Hook School. Owner: Town of Newtown; Designer: Svigals + Partners; Constructor: Consigli Construction Co., Inc.

Landscape Planning:
• Merit: Gateways at Elizabeth Park East. Owner: City of Hartford; Designer: TO Design LLC; Constructor: EDI Landscape

Major Renovation/Expansion:
• Merit: Fairfield University Recreation Complex. Owner: Fairfield University; Designer: Newman Architects; Constructor: Shawmut Design and Construction.
• First Place: Bedford Square. Owner: Charter Realty and Development, David Adam Realty, BLS Strategic Capital; Designer: Centerbrook Architects and Planners; Constructor: Turner Construction Company.

New Construction:
• Merit: University of Bridgeport, New Residence Hall. Owner: University of Bridgeport; Designer: Antinozzi Associates; Constructor: KBE Building Corp.
• First Place: Hartford Hospital Bone & Joint Institute. Owner: Hartford Hospital; Designer: Perking + Will; Constructor: Gilbane Building Company.

Small Project:
• Merit: One State Street Café Servery & Dining Room. Owner: Hartford Steam Boiler; Designer: ID3A, LLC; Constructor: Pavarini Construction Structure Tone.
• First Place: Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits. Owner: Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits; Designer: Amenta Emma Archtitects; Constructor: Turner Construction Co.

• Merit: Reconstruction of I-95 / I-91 / Rte. 34 Interchange, Contract E. Owner: State of Connecticut; Designer: AECOM (formerly URS), H.W. Lochner; Constructor: O&G Industries/Tutor Perini JV.



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