The 2015 Alberta Steel Design Awards of Excellence showcased16 finalists projects selected from 28 submissions. An audience of over 530 people enjoyed a gala awards program that celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Alberta Steel Design Awards. Details of the awards gala can be viewed by following the link to the award program. We want to congratulate all the winners and finalist. Details on the award winning projects is available by scrolling down the event page. For any further information on this event, please contact Neil Kaarsemaker, Regional Manager Alberta & Saskatchewan


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.)

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.

An award for a project team who demonstrates “value added” to the project through collaborative project delivery approaches throughout the design and/or construction process.
We would like to extend a special thank you to the 2015 Judging Panel for all their hard work and congratulate them on a job well done. Click HERE for judge’s biography.

Robert G. Driver, Ph.D., P.Eng., F.CSCE

Jane Ferrabee

Dave Hagan

Curtis N. Sager, P.Eng

Samuel Óghale Oboh, FRAIC

The Alberta Region would like to pay tribute to a number of industry leaders and champions who passed away since the last Alberta Steel Design Awards in 2013.

Joe Lewis Whittaker

Joseph Gail “Joe” Toop

Lyle Muenchrath

Randy Alford

Wayne Josef Abel


Please contact:
• Neil Kaarsemaker, Regional Manager Alberta and Saskatchewan