Awards & Rankings

26th & Q Street Bridges

Omaha, NE
United States

  • Merit Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • Eminent Conceptor Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Texas
  • Grand Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Project of the Year Award (2021)
    Water Supply, Flood Control Dams Category
    American Society of Civil Engineers, Texas Section

Atlantic Avenue Extension and Gateway Park Construction

New York, NY
United States

  • Gold Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

Atlantic Avenue Safety Improvements, Phase 1

New York, NY
United States

  • Silver Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant Headworks and Wet Weather Equalization Facilities Improvements

Baltimore, MD
United States

  • Best Project (2021)
    Water/Environment Category
    Engineering News-Record Mid-Atlantic
  • Honor Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New Jersey
  • National Recognition Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies

Big Data, Traffic Signals Oversight

New York, NY
United States

  • Platinum Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New York
  • Project Achievement Award (2021)
    Water/Wastewater/Utility Category, Less than $50 Million
    Construction Management Association of America
  • World Changing Ideas Honorable Mention (2021)
    Health Category
    Fast Company
  • Excellence Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado
  • National Recognition Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • World Changing Ideas Honorable Mention (2021)
    Architecture Category
    Fast Company
  • World Changing Ideas Honorable Mention (2021)
    North America Category
    Fast Company
  • Honor Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • National Recognition Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies

Cross Harbor Freight Program

New York, NY
United States

  • Diamond Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New York
  • Distinguished Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New Jersey
  • National Recognition Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Award of Merit (2021)
    Water/Environment Category
    Engineering News-Record Midwest
  • Honor Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • National Recognition Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies

Glenn Highway Phases 1 & 2

Palmer, AK
United States

  • Best Project (2021)
    Highway/Bridge Category
    Engineering News-Record Northwest
  • Finalist (2021)
    New Construction Category
    Healthcare Design Showcase Awards
  • Award of Merit (2021)
    New Construction Category
    Healthcare Design Showcase Awards

HDR

Omaha, NE
United States

  • Best in Practice Award (2021)
    Lighting Design, Midwest
    Architect’s Newspaper
  • Best in Practice Award (2021)
    Acoustics Consultant/Engineer, Midwest
    Architect’s Newspaper
  • Best in Practice Award (2021)
    Structural Engineer, Midwest
    Architect’s Newspaper
  • Best in Practice Award (2021)
    Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing Engineer, Midwest
    Architect’s Newspaper
  • Project of the Year (2021)
    American Society of Civil Engineers, South Carolina Chapter

I-29 Improvements in Sioux City

Sioux City, IA
United States

  • Grand Place Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa
  • Honor Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies

I-80 / I-380 BIM Bridges

Iowa City, IA
United States

  • Honor Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa
  • Design Award (2021)
    Transportation, Best Main Span Bridge More than 150 Feet
    Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
  • Grand Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia
  • National Recognition Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Project of the Year (2021)
    $25-$250M Category
    International Partnering Institute

Iowa City to North Liberty Rail Study

Iowa City to North Liberty, IA
United States

  • Engineering Excellence Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa
  • Best in Show (2021)
    International Interior Design Association, Great Plains Chapter
  • Award of Merit (2021)
    Water/Environment Category
    Engineering News-Record Mid-Atlantic
  • Craftsmanship Award (2021)
    Special Construction Category
    Washington Building Congress
  • Craftsmanship Award (2021)
    Electrical Category
    Washington Building Congress
  • Gold Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Washington
  • LOCEA Award (2021)
    American Society of Civil Engineers, Seattle Section
  • National Recognition Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Project of the Year (2021)
    Transportation $25-$75 Million Category
    American Public Works Association, Washington Chapter
  • Vista Award (2021)
    New Construction Category
    American Society for Health Care Engineering

Newell Creek Dam Inlet/Outlet Project

Santa Cruz, CA
United States

  • Award of Merit (2021)
    Association of State Dam Safety Officials, West Regional

Nitrifying Sidestream Treatment Project

Elk Grove, CA
United States

  • Project of the Year (2021)
    Environment, Over 200,000 Population Served, $10 to $50 Million Construction Value Category
    American Public Works Association, Sacramento Chapter

Northwest Cultural Trail & Passageway

West Palm Beach, FL
United States

  • Project of the Year (2021)
    American Society of Civil Engineers, Palm Beach Branch
  • Project of the Year (2021)
    American Society of Civil Engineers, Florida Section

Nostrand Avenue Station Rehabilitation

New York, NY
United States

  • Gold Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New York
  • Honorable Mention (2021)
    All-Precast Concrete Parking Structure
    Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
  • Excellence Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado
  • National Recognition Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Merit Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of California
  • Honor Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • National Recognition Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Popular Choice Winner (2021)
    Unbuilt Institutional, A+Awards
    Architizer
  • Award of Merit (2021)
    Landscape/Urban Development
    Engineering News-Record Southeast
  • Grand Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Kentucky
  • Honor Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Best Project (2021)
    Small Project Category
    Engineering News-Record New England
  • World Changing Ideas Honorable Mention (2021)
    AI and Data Category
    Fast Company

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Expansion and Renovation

Norfolk, VA
United States

  • Honor Award (2021)
    Structural Systems Category, Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • Honor Award (2021)
    Building/Technology Systems Category, Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • National Recognition Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Special Mention (2021)
    Unbuilt Institutional, A+Awards
    Architizer
  • Honor Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of California
  • National Recognition Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies

The Six Willows

Jinan Shi, Shandong Sheng
China

  • Finalist (2021)
    Architecture +Models & Rendering, A+Awards
    Architizer
  • Popular Choice Winner (2021)
    Unbuilt Commercial, A+Awards
    Architizer

Transforming Dixie Highway

Louisville, KY
United States

  • Grand Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Kentucky
  • National Recognition Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Award of Merit (2021)
    Excellence in Sustainability
    Engineering News-Record Southwest
  • Award of Merit (2021)
    Small Project (under $10 million) Category
    Engineering News-Record Northwest
  • Gold Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Washington
  • Honorable Mention (2021)
    American Society of Civil Engineers, Olympia-Tacoma Section
  • National Recognition Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies

U.S. 101 Deck Replacement at Alemany Circle

San Francisco, CA
United States

  • Award of Merit (2021)
    Highway/Bridge Category
    Engineering News-Record California
  • Project Achievement Award (2021)
    Construction Value Less than $50 million
    Construction Management Association of America
  • Project of the Year (2021)
    $25-$250M Category
    International Partnering Institute

Union Pacific Railroad Falls City Emergency Bridge Repair

Sarpy and Cass Counties, NE
United States

  • Honor Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • National Recognition Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Models

Pittsburgh, PA
United States

  • Popular Choice Winner (2021)
    Architecture +Models & Rendering, A+Awards
    Architizer

Veterans Parkway Project

Sioux Falls, SD
United States

  • Project Achievement Award (2021)
    American Concrete Pipe Association
  • Popular Choice Winner (2021)
    Architecture +Health, A+Awards
    Architizer
  • DAM Preis für Architektur (2021)
    Shortlisted
    Deutsches Architekturmuseum
  • European Healthcare Design Award (2021)
    Shortlisted in the Category Healthcare Design (under 25,000 m²)
    Architects for Health and SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange
  • Best Project (2021)
    Energy Category
    Engineering News-Record Midwest
  • Best in State Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin
  • Honor Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Grand Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Honor Award (2021)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina
  • Project Achievement Award (2020)
    Government, Greater Than $50 Million Category
    Construction Management Association of America
  • Project of the Year (2021)
    Renovation/Restoration ($75M +)
    American Public Works Association
  • Winner (2021)
    Special Project Initiative Category, NSW Local Government Excellence Awards
    Local Government Professionals NSW
All industry rankings for 2021 have not been announced yet. For the most recent rankings that aren't listed below, visit our 2020 Rankings.
  • Building Design

    No. 3 – Top 100 Global Architecture Practices

    BY REGION

    No. 1 - Central and Eastern Europe
    No. 3 - North America
    No. 6 - Australasia
    No. 7 - Middle East

    BY MARKET SECTOR

    No. 1 - Healthcare
    No. 1 - Science and Technology
    No. 5 - Government
    No. 6 - Transport
    No. 10 - Education

    BY SERVICE

    No. 2 -  Project Management
    No. 3 - Consulting
    No. 3 - Product Design
    No. 4 - Engineering
    No. 5 - Urban Design
    No. 5 – Interior Design
    No. 6 - Architecture
    No. 8 - Landscape Architecture
    No. 9 - Planning

  • Building Design+Construction

    No. 2  - Top Architecture/Engineering Firms

    No. 1 - Healthcare Sector A/AE Firms
    No. 1 - Hospital Facility A/AE Firms
    No. 1 - Outpatient Facility A/AE Firms

     

  • Engineering News-Record

    No. 6

    No. 2 - Top 100 Pure Designers  

    No. 5 - Top 20 in Water 

    No. 6 - Top 20 in Transportation 
    No. 3 - Top 25 in Bridges
    No. 4 - Top 15 in Marine & Port Facilities
    No. 6 - Top 25 in Highways     
    No. 7 - Top 25 in Mass Transit & Rail
    No. 11 - Top 25 in Airports

    No. 7 - Top 20 in General Building 
    No. 2 - Top 25 in Health Care  
    No. 2 - Top 10 in Correctional Facilities  
    No. 4 - Top 25 in Government Offices
    No. 14 - Top 25 in Commercial Offices
    No. 18 - Top 20 in Mixed Use
    No. 23 - Top 25 in Education

    No. 10 - Top 20 in Telecommunications

    No. 10 – Top 200 Environmental Firm Rankings
    No. 4 – Top 10 in Environmental Science
    No. 7 – Top 10 in CM/PM Work
    No. 8 – Top 10 in Engineering/Design Work
    No. 9 – Top 10 in Consulting/Studies Work
    No. 15 – Top 20 in Wastewater Treatment
    No. 13 – Top 20 Water Treatment/Supply

    No. 12 - Top 20 in Power 
    No. 2 - Top 10 in Hydro Plants   
    No. 10 - Top 10 in Solar Power  
    No. 10 - Top 25 in Transmission & Distribution Plants  
    No. 12 - Top 25 in Fossil Fuel

    No. 13 - Top 50 Designer in International Markets

    No. 28 - Top Design Firms in Petroleum
    No. 11 - Top 25 in Pipelines

    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 50 in Sewer & Waste  
    No. 6 - Top 20 in (Water) Transmission Lines & Aqueducts
    No. 7 - Top 25 in Sanitary & Storm Sewers
    No. 9 - Top 20 in Water Treatment & Desalination Plants
    No. 36 - Top 50 in Hazardous Waste

    Top Design Firms in Manufacturing
    No. 5 - Top 15 in Data Centers
    No. 10 - Top 50 in Telecommunications 

    Top 100 Professional Services Firms Rankings
    No. 7 - Top 50 Program Management Firms
    No. 7 - Top 20 Firms in Combined Design and CM-PM
    No. 9 - Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee Firms


    Regional Awards 
    No. 1 - Northwest Top Design Firms
    No. 1 - Southwest Top Design Firms
    No. 2 - California Top Design Firms
    No. 2 - Colorado-Wyoming Top Design Firms
    No. 2 - Intermountain 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 England Top Design Firms
    No. 14 - New York Top Design Firms