Awards & Rankings

Advocate Aurora Health

Chicagoland Area, IL
United States

  • Certificate of Research Excellence (2020)
    Environmental Design Research Association
  • Health Care Architecture & Design Honor Roll Award (2020)
    Minnesota Physician Magazine

Aquifer Storage and Recovery Services

Hastings, NE
United States

  • Honor Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • Gold Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Texas
  • Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award (2020)
    American Society of Civil Engineers

Bayou Sara Swing Bridge

Birmingham, AL
United States

  • Grand Honor Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New Jersey
  • Merit Award (2020)
    Movable Span category, Prize Bridge Awards
    American Institute of Steel Construction/National Steel Bridge Alliance
  • Excellence Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Mobility Evaluation Tool

New York, NY
United States

  • Silver Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

Carbon-Based Buildings

Canada

  • World Changing Ideas Honorable Mention (2020)
    General Excellence Category
    Fast Company

Clearwell Reservoir

Tucson, AZ
United States

  • Grand Award (2020)
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona
  • Finalist (2020)
    Architecture +Models & Rendering category, A+ Awards
    Architizer

Columbus 3rd and 18th Avenue Viaducts Grade Separation

Columbus, NE
United States

  • Merit Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • World Changing Ideas Honorable Mention (2020)
    Energy Category
    Fast Company
  • Honor Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado
  • Grand Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon
  • World Changing Ideas Honorable Mention (2020)
    Categories: Health and Wellness; Spaces, Places, and Cities
    Fast Company
  • Silver Medal (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Texas

Enhanced Station Initiative, Package #4, Design-Build Project

New York, NY
United States

  • Design Award (2020)
    American Institute of Architecture, Tri-State
  • Eric S. Kline Award (2020)
    Society for Protective Coatings

Haxtun: Saving Main Street

Haxtun, CO
United States

  • World Changing Ideas Finalist (2020)
    Categories: North America; General Excellence; and Spaces, Places, and Cities
    Fast Company

HDR

Omaha, NE
United States

  • World Changing Ideas Finalist (2020)
    Company of the Year Category
    Fast Company
  • Grand Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • Finalist (2020)
    Urban Open Space Awards
    Urban Land Institute

I-84 Overpass and Cloverdale Road Rebuild

Boise, ID
United States

  • 1st Place (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Idaho

Keep Omaha Moving: 168th Street-West Dodge Road to West Maple Road

Omaha, NE
United States

  • Merit Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • Grand Design Award (2020)
    Built Category, National Design Awards
    Society of American Military Engineers
  • Merit Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado

Lower Platte River Drought Contingency Plan

Omaha, NE
United States

  • Merit Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • Construction Excellence Award (2020)
    Carolinas Association of General Contractors
  • Design Award (2020)
    Sustainable Design Category
    Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
  • Design Award (2020)
    Transportation, Best Main Span Bridge More than 150 Feet
    Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
  • Grand Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina
  • Honor Award (2020)
    American Society of Civil Engineers

McKittrick Street Rebuild

Wenatchee, WA
United States

  • Bronze Award (2020)
    Social, Economic & Sustainable Development; Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Washington

Metro Area Travel Improvement Study

Omaha, NE
United States

  • Merit Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • Grand Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota

Navy Grumman Groundwater Plumes Study

Town of Oyster Bay, NY
United States

  • Diamond Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

NE 45th Street East Approach Seismic Retrofit

Seattle, NE
United States

  • Silver Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Washington

Nebraska Statewide Truck Model

Omaha, NE
United States

  • Merit Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • Great Places Award Honorable Mention (2020)
    Environmental Design Research Association
  • Gold Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

New York City Transit Rehabilitation of 9 Stations on the Sea Beach Line

New York, NY
United States

  • Gold Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

OneHaven

Lyons, NJ
United States

  • World Changing Ideas Honorable Mention (2020)
    Categories: Health and Wellness; Spaces, Places, and Cities
    Fast Company

Operations Command and Control Center System of Systems

New York, NY
United States

  • Gold Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New York
  • State of California Mass Timber Grant
    $40,000 Mass Timber Grant
    California GovOps
  • World Changing Ideas Honorable Mention (2020)
    Spaces, Places, and Cities Category
    Fast Company

Papillion Creek Water Resource Recovery Facility Emergency Flood Services

Papillion, NE
United States

  • Honor Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • Project of the Year Award (2020)
    Environment ($25-$75 million category)
    American Public Works Association, Northern California Chapter
  • Grand Conceptor Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Missouri

Project Neon

Las Vegas, NV
United States

  • Honorable Mention (2020)
    Transportation, Best Main Span Bridge More than 150 Feet
    Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Ralston Downtown/Hinge Master Plan

Ralston, NE
United States

  • Urban Design Award (2020)
    American Planning Association Nebraska Chapter

Randall Road at Weld Road/US Route 20 Intersection Reconfiguration

Elgin, IL
United States

  • Project of the Year Award (2020)
    Transportation ($5 million but less than $25 million)
    American Public Works Association, Chicago Metro Chapter
  • Merit Award (2020)
    American Society of Landscape Architects, New Jersey Chapter

San Elijo Lagoon Double Track

Encinitas, CA
United States

  • Honor Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of California

Schramm Education Center

Omaha, NE
United States

  • Merit Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • Certificate of Research Excellence (2020)
    Environmental Design Research Association

Star Card Program

Statewide, ID
United States

  • 2nd Place (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Idaho

Study of New Southbound On and Off Ramps To/From the Hutchinson River Parkway in the Vicinity of the Hutchinson Metro Center

New York, NY
United States

  • Silver Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

Thurston County Fish Passageways

Thurston County, WA
United States

  • Silver Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Washington
  • Award of Merit (2020)
    Water/Wasterwater Category
    Design-Build Association of America

U.S. 421 Emergency Response Services

Wilmington, NC
United States

  • Grand Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina
  • Health Care Architecture & Design Honor Roll Award (2020)
    Minnesota Physician Magazine
  • Merit Award (2020)
    Master Plan Category, National Design Awards
    Society of American Military Engineers
  • Grand Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia
  • Pinnacle Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia
  • Project Excellence Award (2020)
    Water Environment Federation
  • Honor Award (2020)
    American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Merit Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
All industry rankings for 2020 have not been announced yet. For the most recent rankings that aren't listed below, visit our 2019 Rankings.
  • Building Design

    No. 4 - Top 100 Global Design Firms

    BY REGION

    No. 1 - Central and Eastern Europe
    No. 4 - North America
    No. 6 - Australasia
    No. 8 - Middle East

    BY MARKET SECTOR

    No. 1 - Healthcare
    No. 1 - Science and Technology
    No. 4 - Government

    No. 7 - Mixed-Use
    No. 7 - Education

    BY SERVICE

    No. 2 - Product Design
    No. 5 - Urban Design
    No. 6 - Consulting
    No. 6 – Interior Design
    No. 7 - Architecture
    No. 7 - Engineering
    No. 7 - Landscape Architecture
    No. 7 -  Project Management

  • Engineering News-Record

    No. 6

    No. 5 - Top 20 in Water 

    No. 6 - Top 20 in Transportation 
    No. 3 - Top 25 in Bridges 
    No. 5 - Top 25 in Highways   
    No. 6 - Top 25 in Mass Transit & Rail 
    No. 6 - Top 25 in Airports 

    No. 7 - Top 15 in Marine & Port Facilities

    No. 6 - Top 20 in General Building 
    No. 2 - Top 25 in Health Care  
    No. 4 - Top 10 in Correctional Facilities    

    No. 5 - Top 25 in Government Offices
    No. 10 - Top 10 in Distribution & Warehouses 
    No. 12  - Top 25 in Commercial Offices 

    No. 9 - Top 200 Environmental Firm Rankings
    No. 4 - Top 10 in Environmental Science
    No. 6 - Top 10 in CM/PM Work
    No. 9 - Top 10 in Consulting/Studies Work
    No. 10 - Top 10 in Engineering/Design Work
    No. 15 - Top 20 in Wastewater Treatment
    No. 15 - Top 20 Water Treatment/Supply

    No. 12 - Top 20 in Power 
    No. 3 - Top 10 in Hydro Plants 
    No. 8 - Top 10 in Solar Power  
    No. 8 - Top 25 in Transmission & Distribution Plants   
    No. 9 - Top 25 in Fossil Fuel

    No. 14 - Top 50 Designers in International Markets 

    No. 40 - Top Design Firms in Petroleum 
    No. 11 - Top 25 in Pipelines 

    No. 49 – Top 225 International Design Firms
    No. 15 – 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 25 in Wastewater Treatment Plants
    No. 5 - Top 50 in Water Supply 
    No. 5 - Top 20 in (Water) Transmission Lines & Aqueducts
    No. 6 - Top 25 in Sanitary & Storm Sewers 
    No. 6 - Top 50 in Sewer & Waste   
    No. 7 - Top 20 in Water Treatment & Desalination Plants
    No. 15 - Top 15 in Site Assessment & Compliance 
    No. 20 - Top 20 in Chemical & Soil Remediation  
    No. 38 - Top 50 in Hazardous Waste 

    Top Design Firms in Manufacturing
    No. 3 - Top 5 in Semiconductors
    No. 4 - Top 15 in Data Centers
    No. 8 - Top 50 in Telecommunications

    Top 100 Professional Service Firms 
    No. 8 - Top 50 Program Management Firms
    No. 9 - Top 20 Firms in Combined Design and CM-PM
    No. 12 - Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee Firms


    Regional Awards 
    No. 1 - Colorado-Wyoming Top Design Firms
    No. 1 - Northwest Top Design Firms
    No. 2 - California Top Design Firms 
    No. 2 - Intermountain Top Design Firms
    No. 2 - Southwest Top Design Firms
    No. 3 - Midwest Top Design Firms
    No. 3 - Southeast Top Design Firms
    No. 5 - Mid-Atlantic Top Design Firms
    No. 7 - Texas-Louisiana Top Design Firms
    No. 11 - New York Top Design Firms
    No. 16 - New England Top Design Firms

  • Modern Healthcare

    Construction & Design Survey
    No. 2 - Architectural Firm in Healthcare Design