CISC’s Steel Design Awards of Excellence is Canada’s most prestigious and highly esteemed steel award ceremonies, hosted in various cities throughout the country. Every year we welcome hundreds of project submissions and dynamic industry participation to celebrate excellence in steel design in various categories. While recognizing those who contribute to the success of Canada’s steel industry, including architects, design engineers and project teams, this exciting event allows us to connect with the leaders of steel innovation!

2016 National Steel Design Awards

Innovative Steel Construction Projects

The CISC is working hard on bringing the next Steel Design Awards of Excellence to a city near you. Keep an eye out for more details to come!

Award Categories

We encourage all architects, design engineers and project team members who have completed steel projects to submit them under one of the 4 award categories for the consideration of our judges.

Recognizes structures where architectural considerations predominantly influenced the design of the structure.

Highlights structures, buildings, bridges and process plants in which engineering considerations predominantly influenced the design and construction of the structure.

Structures selected in cases where steel has been re-used, recycled or used as part of a sustainable development project (LEED certification).

Recognizing bridge projects which demonstrate outstanding use of steel in design and construction of the bridge.


We would like to extend a special thank you to the 2016 Judging Panel for all their hard work.

Congratulations on a job well done!

Andy Metten, P.Eng., Struct.Eng.
Bush, Bohlman & Partners LLP

Kris Mermigas, M.A.Sc., P.Eng.
Ministry of Transportation

Roger Pavan
Pavan Architects Inc.

Sean Jahanfar, P.Eng, BDS, LEED AP
HDR Inc.

Gerry Lang M. Arch., B. Arch., OAA, AIA

Projects Awarded

The finalists compete for Awards in categories of architectural, engineering, sustainability, and bridge.


Thank you to all the sponsors of the CISC Annual Conference & National Design Awards & the CISC National Steel Symposium