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The 2013 Steel Design Awards of Excellence in Alberta showcased 28 project submissions with award winners in six categories.

Architectural Award
Steel structures in which architectural considerations predominantly influence the design, particularly those with exposed steelwork. (All building types and bridges.)

Engineering Award
Steel structures in which engineering considerations and the efficient use of steel in unique applications are the predominant factor. (All building types and bridges.)

Industrial Award
Structures, process plants, or other steelwork in which industrial considerations predominantly influence the design.

Sustainability Award
Steel structure in which steel has been used or re-used as part of a sustainable development project that aims to improve environmental impact of the structure by using innovative practices, standards and technologies.

Building Communities Award
Steel structures created as part of a community development project with a focus on serving community needs. This includes, but is not limited to, municipal government projects, not for profit companies, art installations and other installations (all building types, bridges, and structures). Project that impact and enhance the community around them will be considered.

Steel Edge Award
An open category demonstrating excellence in the application of steel design, fabrication, detailing or finishing. These projects or project components demonstrate tremendous ingenuity in addressing unique design, resource or application challenges.

Please click here to link to our YouTube videos of the 2013 Award Recipients

We would like to extend a special thank you to the 2013 Judging Panel for all their hard work and congratulate them on a job well done.

Robert D. Bennett, Architect, AAA,
Registrar, Alberta Association of Architects
Senior principal of Bennett Architect Inc.

Loraine Fowlow, B.Sc. (Civil Eng.), M.E. Des (Arch), MRAIC, SAH
Associate Professor Architecture Program
University of Calgary

Gilbert Grondin
Senior Bridge Engineer

Aco Milic
Manager, Civil, Structure/Architectural Engineering

Many thanks to the following sponsors who have supported this event.