2015 Awards & Rankings

Awards


AIA Nebraska Headquarters
Lincoln, NE

Merit Award, Built category - American Institute of Architects (AIA) Nebraska chapter

Al Maha Centre for Children and Young Adults
Doha, Qatar

Winner, Health - Future Projects category - World Architecture Festival (WAF) 

Argonne National Laboratory, Energy Sciences Building
Lemont, IL

Secretary's Achievement Award - U.S. Department of Energy

Aspirus Wausau Hospital, Surgery and Cardiovascular Addition
Wausau, WI

Top Project - The Daily Reporter of Milwaukee Top Projects Program

Aztec Pedestrian Bridge
Aztec, NM

Structures Category Winner, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of New Mexico

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

BBSRC National Virology Centre: the Plowright Building at the Pirbright Institute
Pirbright, Surrey, United Kingdom

Special Mention - R&D Magazine Laboratory of the Year Awards

Platinum Award - Building Design+Construction Building Team Awards

Bridgepoint Active Healthcare
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Winner, Category B (Built Project Over $25 Construction Cost) - AIA National Healthcare Design Awards

Generative Space Award - Caritas Foundation

Bruckner Bridges Over Amtrak and CSX
Bronx, NY

Silver Award, Structural Systems Category, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

Budd Inlet Treatment Plant Primary Sedimentation Basin
Olympia, WA

Project of the Year – Environment ($25 - $75 Million), American Public Works Association (APWA), Washington State Chapter

Chicago to Council Bluffs-Omaha Passenger Rail Study 
Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska 

Engineering Achievement Award, Special Projects Category, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Company of Iowa

City of Clute Wastewater Treatment Plant - Refurbishment
Clute, TX

Project of the Year – Environmental ($5 - $25 Million), American Public Works Association, Texas Chapter

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Merit Award, Built category - American Institute of Architecture (AIA) Middle East

Best Hospital Design - Building Healthcare Middle East Awards

Best Sustainable Hospital Project - Building Healthcare Middle East Awards

People's Choice - Building Healthcare Middle East Awards

Colton Crossing Flyover
Colton, CA

Award of Merit, Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Awards, American Society of Civil Engineers

Crystal Springs San Andreas Transmission System Upgrade
San Francisco, CA

Construction Management Project Award, Public Works - $25 Million, Honorable Mention, Construction Management Association of America, Northern California Chapter

Council Point Water Treatment Plant
Council Bluffs, IA

Engineering Achievement Award, Water and Wastewater Category, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Company of Iowa

County Road 19-20-22 Realignment/SWWD Central Draw Overflow Project 
Cottage Grove, MN

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

Edmonds Community Centre and Fred Randall Pool 
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Distinction Award for Accessibility - International Paralympic Committee/International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IPC/IAKS

Granite Bay Pumping Stations
Granite Bay, CA

Energy Project of the Year, American Society of Civil Engineers, Sacramento Section

Great Falls Wastewater Treatment Plant Disinfection and Ammonia Removal Improvements
Great Falls, MT

First Place, Best Projects Award, Engineering News-Record Mountain States

Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium Gateway to the Wild
Omaha, NE

Merit Award, Design Build Category - American Society of Landscape Architect (ASLA), Great Plains Chapter

Howard University, Interdisciplinary Research Building
Washington, DC

Honor Award - American Institute of Architects (AIA), New Jersey chapter

Humber River Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Gold Award, Infrastructure category - Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) Awards for Innovation and Excellence

Winner, Large Project Category - Toronto Construction Association (TCA) Project Achievement Awards 

Hyalite/Sourdough Water Treatment Plant
Bozeman, MT

Outstanding Membrane Plant Award, Large Facility, Northwest Membrane Operators Association

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

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

Joslyn Art Museum, Art Works 
Omaha, NE

Honor Award, Interiors category - American Institute of Architects (AIA) Nebraska chapter

Winner, Education category - International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Great Plains chapter IDEA Awards

Honor Award, Innovative Use of Space - International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Great Plains chapter IDEA Awards

Lauritzen Gardens Conservatory Addition
Omaha, NE

Honor Award, Built category - American Institute of Architects (AIA) Nebraska chapter

Merit Award, Architecture category - American Institute of Architects (AIA), Central States Region

McAlpine Creek Wastewater Management Facilities Effluent Filters Upgrades and Expansion
Charlotte, North Carolina

Award of Merit, Water/Wastewater Category, Design-Build Project Awards, Design-Build Institute of America

Minnesota Department of Transportation Rumble Strip Study 
Grand Marais and Two Harbors, MN

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

Mulgrave Senior School Addition
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Silver Award of Excellence, $15 to 40 Million category - Vancouver Regional Construction Association for Contractors

New Brunswick Landing
New Brunswick, NJ

Distinguished Engineering Award, New Jersey Alliance for Action

Niobrara Valley Perserve Learning Center
Johnstown, NE

People's Choice, Unbuilt category - American Institute of Architecture (AIA) Nebraska chapter

NYCT Rockaway Line Emergency Stabilization
New York, NY

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

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

Parkland Hospital
Dallas, TX

Honor Award - American Institute of Architects (AIA), Dallas chapter

Design Award - Texas Society of Architects/AIA Texas

Gold Award - Building Design+Construction Building Team Awards

National Award of Excellence - Post-Tensioning Institute

Merit Award, Built category - American Institute of Architects (AIA) Nebraska chapter

Top Award - Topping Out Awards

Community Impact Award - Topping Out Awards

Phase 3 Water Treatment Plant Expansion
Rancho Murieta, CA

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

Roseville Road Bridge Replacement
Roseville, CA

Bridge Project of the Year, American Society of Civil Engineers, Sacramento Section

Construction Management Project Award, Construction Management Association of America, Northern California Chapter

Route 17 Transportation Corridor Study
Monticello to Harriman, NY

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

Russell Street Reconstruction
Sioux Falls, SD

Grand Project Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Company of Arizona

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

Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital
Barrow, AK

Winner, Healthcare category - International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Great Plains chapter IDEA Awards

Santa Ana River Interceptor
Santa Ana, CA

Award of Excellence, American Council of Engineering Companies, Orange County Chapter

SR-57 Northbound Widening
Brea and Fullerton, CA

Project Achievement Award, Transportation/Highway - $11-50 Million, Construction Management Association of America - Southern California Chapter

State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa
Coralville, IA

Nation's Healthiest Lab Award - Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)

Sun Link Tucson Streetcar
Tucson, AZ

Grand Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Company of Arizona

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

Swamp Creek Bridge No. 546 Replacement
Snohomish County, WA

Bronze Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of Washington

Tower 55 Multimodal Improvements
Fort Worth, TX

Dr. W. W. Hay Award for Excellence, American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association

U.S. 34 Missouri River Bridge
Sarpy County, NE; Mills County, IA

Grand Project Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Company of Nebraska

Honor Award, Transportation Category, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Company of Iowa

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

Vermont Public Health Laboratory
Burlington, VT

Award of Merit, Government Buildings category - Engineering News-Record (ENR) New England

Western Avenue Infrastructure Design Project
Cambridge, MA

Silver Award, Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts 

Best New Bike Lane, America's 10 Best New Bike Lanes of 2015, PeopleForBikes

Wheelspur Multimodal Facility
Long Island City, NY

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

Willow Hill Pipeline Rehabilitation
Folsom, CA

Utility Project of the Year, American Society of Civil Engineers, Sacramento Section

Wollongong Central Development
Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Jury Winner, Shopping Center category - Architizer A+ Awards

Popular Choice Winner, Shopping Center category - Architizer A+ Awards

National Award for Architecture, Commercial category - Australian Institute of Architects (AIA)

Architecture Award, Commercial Architecture category - Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) New South Wales chapter

Architecture Award, Urban Design category - Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) New South Wales chapter

Commendation, Colorbond Award for Steel Architecture - Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) New South Wales chapter

International Association of Lighting Design (IALD) Award - Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) New South Wales chapter

Rankings


Architectural Record

"Top 300 Architecture Firms"

  • No. 7

Building Design

"World Architecture Survey"

  • No. 6 - Top 100 Global Design Firms

By Region

  • No. 1 - Central and Eastern Europe
  • No. 2 - North America
  • No. 5 - Australasia
  • No. 10 - Middle East

By Market Sector

  • No. 1 - Healthcare
  • No. 3 - Science
  • No. 5 - Government
  • No. 7 - Education

Areas of Expertise

  • No. 3 - Product Design
  • No. 3 - Consulting
  • No. 3 - Engineering
  • No. 5 - Architectural Services
  • No. 5 - Landscape Architecture
  • No. 8 - Interior Design

Building Design+Construction

"Giants 300"

No. 5 - Top A/E Firms

  • No. 1 - Top Healthcare Architecture Firms
  • No. 1 - Top Science and Technology Architecture Firms
  • No. 1 - Top Military Architecture Firms
  • No. 3 - Top Data Center Architecture Firms
  • No. 5 - Top BIM Architecture Firms
  • No. 6 - Top Government Architecture Firms
  • No. 11 - Top University Architecture Firms
  • No. 24 - Top Green Building Architecture Firms

Engineering News-Record

No. 9 - Top 500 Design Firms

No. 6 - Water

No. 6 - Top 50 in Transportation

  • No. 3 - Top 25 in Bridges
  • No. 3 - Top 25 in Highways
  • No. 7 - Top 10 in Marine & Port Facilities           
  • No. 7 - Top 25 in Mass Transit & Rail

No. 7 - Sewer & Waste

No. 7 - Top 50 in General Building

  • No. 2 - Top 25 in Health Care
  • No. 3 - Top 25 in Government Offices
  • No. 5 - Top 10 in Correctional Facilities
  • No. 20 - Top 25 in Education

No. 11 – Top 100 Green Design Firms

  • No. 1 – Top 5 in Health Care 

No. 13 - Top 15 in Offshore and Underwater Facilities

  • No. 25 - Top 25 in Pipelines

No. 16 – Top 200 Environmental Firms

  • No. 2 – Top 10 Environmental Science 
  • No. 9 - Top 10 CM/PM
  • No. 10 - Top 10 Consulting/Studies 
  • No. 15 – Top 20 Water Treatment/Supply
  • No. 20 – Top 20 Wastewater Treatment

No. 16 - Top 50 in Power

  • No. 4 - Top 10 in Hydro Plants
  • No. 5 - Top 10 in Wind Power
  • No. 6 - Top 25 in Transmission & Distribution Plants
  • No. 15 - Top 25 in Fossil Fuel

No. 24 Top 50 Designers in International Markets 

No. 71 - Top 225 International Design Firms

  • No. 21 – Top 150 Global Design Firms

Top Design Firms in Environment      

  • No. 3 - Top 15 Dams & Reservoirs
  • No. 4 - Top 10 in Solid Waste
  • No. 5 - Top 20 in (Water) Transmission Lines & Aqueducts
  • No. 6 - Top 50 in Water Supply
  • No. 7 - Top 50 in Sewerage & Solid Waste
  • No. 8 - Top 20 in Water Treatment & Desalination Plants
  • No. 8 - Top 25 in Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • No. 10 - Top 25 in Sanitary & Storm Sewers
  • No. 11 - Top 15 in Site Assessment and Compliance
  • No. 27 - Top 50 in Hazardous Waste

Top Design Firms in Manufacturing/Telecom  

  • No. 5 - Top 10 in Mining

Top 100 Professional Services Firms

  • No. 10 – Top 20 Firms in Combined Design and CM/PM Professional Service Revenue 
  • No. 12 – Top 50 Program Management Firms 
  • No. 16 – Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee Firms

Modern Healthcare

"Construction & Design Survey"

  • No. 1 - Architectural Firm in Healthcare Design

Zweig Group Hot Firm List

Top 100 Fastest Growing Firms, No. 69