2012 Awards & Rankings

Awards


Advocate Condell West Tower
Libertyville, IL

Honorable Mention, Hospital Category - IIDA Healthcare Interior Design

Air Mobility Command (AMC) Electronic Installation Development Plan (IDP) Template & Plans

Honorable Mention, Outstanding Federal Planning Category, Federal Planning Division Awards

Alexandria Police Department Headquarters
Alexandria, VA

Excellence in Design Awards, Government Category, Environmental Design + Construction Magazine 

Architex Remede Fabric

Silver IDEA Award, Product Design, International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Great Plains Chapter

Arizona State University, Interdisciplinary Science & Technology Building 4
Tempe, AZ

Award of Merit, Higher Education/Research Category - ENR Southwest, Best Projects contest

Excellence in Structural Engineering, New Buildings Over $10 Million - Structural Engineers Association of Arizona

Atlanta's Historic Fourth Ward Park
Atlanta, GA

Merit Award, General Design Category - American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), Georgia Chapter

Development of Excellence Award, Atlanta Regional Commission and the Livable Communities Coalition

National Recognition Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies

Bozeman Water Reclamation Facility
Bozeman, MT

Grand Project Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of Montana

National Recognition Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) System on 1st and 2nd Avenues Environmental Documentation & Traffic Analysis
Manhattan, NY

Silver Award, Studies Research and Consulting Category, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

Central Washington Hospital
Wenatchee, WA

Silver IDEA Award, Healthcare Design - International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Great Plains Chapter

Honorable Mention - Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) Building Information Model (BIM) Awards, American Institute of Architecture

Best Project, Safety Category - ENR Northwest, Best Projects contest

Children's Specialty Pediatric Clinic
Omaha, NE

Gold IDEA Award, Healthcare Design - International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Great Plains Chapter

CJ CheilJedang Integrated Research & Development Center
Gwanggyo New City, South Korea

Merit Award, Unbuilt Category - American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), New Jersey Chapter

Colfax Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and Pond No. 3 Liner
Colfax, CA

Project of the Year Award, Environment Category, $2 Million to $10 Million Construction Cost, Small Agency Division, American Public Works Association (APWA), Sacramento Chapter

Community Hospital @ Yishun
Singapore

Winner, Conceptual Design Category - Contract Magazine's Healthcare Environment Awards Competition

Delta Water Supply Intake and Pumping Station
Stockton, CA

Project of the Year Award, Environment Category, $10 Million to $50 Million Construction Cost, Large Agency Division, American Public Works Association, Sacramento Chapter

Easter Bush Research Consortium, the Roslin Institute Building at the University of Edinburgh
Midlothian, Scotland, UK

Merit Award, Built Category, American Institute of Architects (AIA), New Jersey Chapter

Effluent Reservoir 5 
Santa Rosa, CA

Project of the Year Award, Environment Category, American Public Works Association Northern California Chapter

Enhancement of Wheaton's Wesley/Manchester Gateway
Wheaton, IL

Merit Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois

FHWA LRFD Curved Steel Bridge Reference Manual
Pennsylvania

Honor Award, Diamond Awards for Engineering Excellence, American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania

Honor Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies

Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
Fort Belvoir, VA

Best Project, Healthcare Category - ENR MidAtlantic, Best Projects contest

Silver Team Award, Building Design + Construction Magazine

National Award of Merit for Lighting, Illumination Awards, Illumination Engineering Society of North America (IESNA)

Commendable Achievement in Lighting Design, Illumination Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) District of Columbia Section

First Place, New Construction over $50 Million - Excellence in Structural Engineering Award, Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington (SEA-MW)

Best Use of BIM Project Award, New Construction over $150 Million - Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Metropolitan Washington DC

Project Achievement Award, Constructed Value more than $100 Million Category - Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), National Capital Chapter

Honor Award for Design Excellence - Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards

Fulton Mall Streetscape
Brooklyn, NY

Gold Award, Special Projects, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

Galveston Fire Station #4
Galveston, TX

Honor Award, Unbuilt Emerging Professional Category - American Institute of Architects (AIA), Central States

Studio Design Award - Texas Society of Architects

Georgia Institute of Technology, Carbon-Neutral Energy Solutions Laboratory
Atlanta, GA

Merit Award, Built Category - American Institute of Architects (AIA), Georgia Chapter

Merit Award, General Design Category - American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), Georgia Chapter

Best Project, Green Building Category - ENR Southeast, Best Projects contest

Hays County Municipal Government Complex
San Marcos, TX

Golden Trowel Award, Associated Masonry Contractors of Houston

Selected for publication, Justice Facilities Review, American Institute of Architects (AIA), Academy of Architecture for Justice

Henry Doorly Zoo Entrance
Omaha, NE

People's Choice Award, Unbuilt Category - American Institute of Architects (AIA), Nebraska Chapter

Hickory Ridge Landfill Solar Energy Cover
Atlanta, GA

Grand Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia

Honor Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies

Honor Award, American Academy of Environmental Engineers

Holmes Street Bridge Rehabilitation
Shakopee, MN

Grand Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota

Merit Award, Seven Wonders of Engineering Awards, Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers

National Recognition Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies

Hoover Dam Bypass
Boulder City, NV

Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award, American Society of Civil Engineers

Lodi Surface Water Treatment Facilities 
Lodi, CA

Project of the Year Award, Environment Category, $10 Million to $50 Million Construction Cost, Small Agency Division, American Public Works Association, Sacramento Chapter

Water Project of the Year Award, American Society of Civil Engineers Sacramento Section

Many Glacier Hotel Restoration
Glacier National Park, Swiftcurrent Lake, MT

Local Project Achievement Award, Buildings Project – Renovation/Modernization – Under $15 Million Category, Construction Management Association of America, Colorado Chapter

Mather Point Geotechnical Investigation and Design 
Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

Honor Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado

Honor Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies 

MnROAD Tire-Pavement Noise Research
Monticello, MN

Grand Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota

National Recognition Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies

New Brunswick Landing
New Brunswick, NJ

Gold Award, Special Projects Category, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

Pablo Pedestrian Bridge
Pablo, MT

Honor Award, Structural Systems Category, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of Montana

National Recognition Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies

Portneuf River Bridges in District 5
Caribou County, ID

Best Project, Structural Systems Category, American Council of Engineering Companies of Idaho

Roosevelt Island Bridge Rehabilitation
Roosevelt Island, NY

National Recognition Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies

Diamond Award, Transportation Cateogry, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

Salvation Army, Ray & Joan Kroc Community Center
Omaha, NE

Honor Award, Architecture Category - American Institute of Architects (AIA), Nebraska Chapter

Sengkang Hospital
Singapore

Special Juror Commendation, Unbuilt Category - American Institute of Architects (AIA), Dallas Chapter

St. Anthony Hospital, Focal Point Community Campus
Chicago, IL

Honor Award, Unbuilt Category - American Institute of Architects (AIA), Nebraska Chapter

St. Joseph Wind Project
St. Joseph, MB, Canada

Grand Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota

National Recognition Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies

Shoreway Environmental Center
San Mateo County, CA

Gold Recycling Systems Excellence Award, Solid Waste Association of North America

Suburban-Rosemont Pumping Station 
Sacramento, CA

Project of the Year Award, Environment Category, $500,000 to $2,000,000 Construction Cost, Large Agency Division, American Public Works Association, Sacramento Chapter

Taichung Gateway Park
Taichung City, Taiwan

Merit Award, Unbuilt Category - American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), New Jersey Chapter

TD Ameritrade Park
Omaha, NE

Silver Team Award - Building Design + Construction magazine

#13 of 101 Best Stadium Experiences of 2012 - Stadium Journey magazine

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, Headquarters Building
Dubai, UAE

Merit Award, Built Category - American Institute of Architects (AIA), New Jersey Chapter

Three Rivers Levee Improvement Authority's Upper Yuba River Levee Improvement
Marysville, CA

Outstanding Project of the Year - Flood Control Award, American Society of Civil Engineers Sacramento Section

Twin Oaks Landfill
Grimes County, TX

Silver Medal, Environmental Category, Engineering Excellence Awards, Texas Council of Engineering Companies

University of Colorado, Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building
Boulder, CO

Grand Prize - America's Best Buildings of the Year (ABBY) Awards, Buildings Magazine

Award of Merit, Higher Education Category - ENR Mountain States, Best Projects contest

University of Colorado & NIST, JILA X-Wing Addition
Boulder, CO

Best Project, Higher Education Category - ENR Mountain States, Best Projects contest

Western Regional Conveyance Tunnel
Boone County, KY

Environmental Initiative of the Year, NCE International Tunnelling Awards, Organized by New Civil Engineer, Ground Engineering, the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association and the Tunnelling Association of Canada

West Sacramento Levee Improvement Program - I Street, Rivers, and CHP EIP Construction Phase Services
West Sacramento, CA

Outstanding Flood Management Project of the Year, American Society of Civil Engineers Region 9 (California)

Wild Rose State Fish Hatchery Renovation, Phase II
Wild Rose, WI

National Recognition Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies

Honor Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois

William Jack Hernandez Sport Fish Hatchery
Anchorage, AK

National Recognition Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies

Yakima River Basin Water Enhancement Project
Washington

Integrated Water Resources Management Project Award, American Water Resources Association Conference, American Water Resources Association

Rankings


Almanac of Architecture & Design

"Design Intelligence 333 Top Architectural Firms"

  • No. 6

Architect Magazine

"The ARCHITECT 50 - Top 50 Design Firms"

  • No. 11

Architectural Record

"Top 250 Architecture Firms"

  • No. 5

Building Design Magazine

"World Architecture Survey"

  • No. 2 - Top North American Design Firms
  • No. 10 - Top 100 Global Design Firms 

By Market Sector

  • No. 1 - Criminal Justice
  • No. 1 - Healthcare
  • No. 2 - Government Buildings
  • No. 4 - Defense 
  • No. 8 - Education

Areas of Expertise 

  • No. 2 - Project Management
  • No. 3 - Product Design
  • No. 4 - Engineering
  • No. 8 - Interior Design
  • No. 9 - Landscape Architecture

Building Design + Construction

"Giants 300"

No. 2 - Top A/E Firms

  • No. 1 - Top Healthcare Design Firms
  • No. 1 - Top Science & Technology Design Firms
  • No. 1 - Top 25 Military Sector Architecture Firms
  • No. 2 - Top BIM Design Firms
  • No. 3 - Top Data Center Design Firms
  • No. 4 - Top Office Design Firms
  • No. 4 - Top Green Building Design Firms
  • No. 4 - Design Firms with Highest # of LEED APs
  • No. 6 - Top Government Design Firms

Consulting-Specifying Engineer

"MEP Giants"

  • No. 6 - Top 10 Firms by Gross Revenue
  • No. 9 - Top 10 Firms by Design Revenue

Engineering News-Record

No. 11 - Top 500 Design Firms

No. 6 - Top 20 in Water

No. 6 - Top 25 in General Building

  • No. 2 - Top 25 in Health Care
  • No. 2 - Top 25 in Correctional Facilities
  • No. 7 - Top 25 in Government Offices
  • No. 13 - Top 25 in Education
  • No. 22 - Top 25 Commercial Offices

No. 7 - Top 20 in Sewer/Wastewater

No. 7 - Top 50 in Transportation

  • No. 6 - Top 25 in Highways
  • No. 7 - Top 25 in Bridges
  • No. 9 - Top 25 in Mass Transit & Rail
  • No. 11 - Top 25 in Marine & Port Facilities

No. 16 - Top 25 in Power

  • No. 4 - Top 5 in Hydro Plants
  • No. 6 - Top 25 in Transmission & Distribution Plants
  • No. 13 - Top 25 in Fossil Fuel

No. 22 - Top 150 Global Design Firms

No. 22 - Top 200 Environmental Firms

  • No. 4 - Top 10 in Environmental Science
  • No. 9 - Top 10 Firms in Engineering/Design Work
  • No. 15 - Top 20 in Water Treatment/Supply

No. 33 - Top 50 Designers in International Markets

No. 48 - Top 50 in Petroleum

  • No. 12 - Top 15 in Offshore and Underwater Facilities
  • No. 16 - Top 25 in Pipelines

Top Design Firms in Environment

  • No. 2 - Top 20 in Solid Waste
  • No. 5 - Top 25 in (Water) Transmission Lines & Aqueducts
  • No. 6 - Top 50 in Water Supply
  • No. 7 - Top 50 in Sewerage & Solid Waste
  • No. 7 - Top 25 in Water Treatment & Desalination Plants
  • No. 10 - Top 25 in Wastewater Treatment Plants
  • No. 13 - Top 25 in Sanitary & Storm Sewers
  • No. 15 - Top 25 in Site Assessment and Compliance
  • No. 20 - Top 25 in Chemical and Soil Remediation
  • No. 31 - Top 50 in Hazardous Waste

No. 5 - Top 100 Green Design Firms

  • No. 1 - Government Offices

Healthcare Design

Corporate Rankings

  • No. 1 - Healthcare Billings
  • No. 1 - Healthcare Contracts Signed
  • No. 3 - Healthcare Projects Completed

Interior Design

No. 4 - Healthcare Giants


Modern Healthcare

"Construction & Design Survey"

  • No. 1 - Architectural Firm in Healthcare Design

Public Works magazine

  • "Top AEC Firms" List

FIRM AWARDS

HDR
Silver Medal, Business Achievement in Mergers and Acquisitions, Environmental Business Journal Business Achievement Awards

HDR Illinois, Indiana, East Missouri and Wisconsin Offices
Design Firm of the Year, Engineering News-Record Midwest Magazine

HDR Texas & Louisiana Offices
Design Firm of the Year, Engineering News-Record Texas & Louisiana Magazine

HDR, Inc.
Champion of Change, Practice Greenhealth

HDR Phoenix Office's "Alan's Angels"
Community Service Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona