Awards & Rankings

  • Grand Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa
  • National Recognition Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Best Project (2020)
    Water/Environment Category
    Engineering News-Record Texas & Louisiana
  • Project of the Year (2020)
    Stormwater Category
    American Infrastructure Magazine

Advocate Aurora Health

Chicagoland Area, IL
United States

  • Certificate of Research Excellence (2020)
    Environmental Design Research Association
  • Distinguished Building Award (2020)
    American Institute of Architects Chicago Chapter
  • Health Care Architecture & Design Honor Roll Award (2020)
    Minnesota Physician Magazine
  • Grand Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa
  • Grand Conceptor Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa
  • National Recognition Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Honor Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • 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
  • National Recognition Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award (2020)
    American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Excellence Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado
  • National Recognition Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Finalist (2020)
    Biotech/Medical Office Category, Best of Design Awards
    Interior Design

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
  • Excellence Award (2020)
    Commercial Office Category, Commercial Building Awards
    Victoria Real Estate Board

Carbon-Based Buildings

Canada

  • World Changing Ideas Honorable Mention (2020)
    General Excellence Category
    Fast Company
  • National Recognition Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Grand Award (2020)
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona
  • National Recognition Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Editor’s Pick (2020)
    Unbuilt – Commercial Category, Best of Design Awards
    Architect’s Newspaper
  • Finalist (2020)
    Architecture +Models & Rendering Category, A+ Awards
    Architizer
  • Green Construction through Wood (2020)
    $3.94 Million Grant | Mass timber construction and research
    Natural Resources Canada
  • Ontario Wood Design Award (2020)
    Innovation Category
    Ontario Wood WORKS!

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

Combie Road Widening

Auburn, CA
United States

  • Project of the Year Award (2020)
    Transportation - Road Category
    American Public Works Association, Sacramento Chapter
  • Grand Honor Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New Jersey
  • Honor Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Merit Award (2020)
    Movable Span Category, Prize Bridge Awards
    American Institute of Steel Construction/National Steel Bridge Alliance
  • World Changing Ideas Honorable Mention (2020)
    Energy Category
    Fast Company
  • Honor Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado

Dunham House, Combat Wounded Care Residence

Omaha, NE
United States

  • Merit Award (2020)
    Unbuilt
    American Institute of Architects Central States
  • Grand Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon
  • National Recognition Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Honorable Mention (2020)
    Unbuilt – Residential Category, Best of Design Awards
    Architect’s Newspaper
  • 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
  • National Recognition Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Silver Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Washington
  • Project of the Year Award (2020)
    Construction Category
    American Society of Civil Engineers, San Francisco Section
  • Honor Award, Healthcare (2020)
    CRSI HONORS Design and Construction Awards
    Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
  • Winner (2020)
    Interior Design Excellence Awards
    International Interior Design Association, Great Plains Chapter

Freeport Septic Conversion

Freeport, CA
United States

  • Project of the Year Award (2020)
    Environment (Waste Water) Category
    American Public Works Association, Sacramento Chapter
  • Eric S. Kline Award (2020)
    Society for Protective Coatings
  • Honor Award (2020)
    American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Prize Bridge Award (2020)
    Major Span Category, Prize Bridge Awards
    American Institute of Steel Construction/National Steel Bridge Alliance

Grand Island Regional Medical Center

Grand Island, NE
United States

  • Build Nebraska Award (2020)
    Projects Greater than $50 Million
    Associated General Contractors, Nebraska Building Chapter

Haxtun: Saving Main Street

Haxtun, CO
United States

  • Honor Award (2020)
    Regional & Urban Design Category
    American Institute of Architects Nebraska Chapter
  • Honor Award (2020)
    Unbuilt Category
    American Institute of Architects Central States
  • National Healthcare Design Award (2020)
    Haxtun: Saving Main Street - Concept Design
    American Institute of Architects Academy of Architecture for Health
  • 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
  • Award of Merit (2020)
    Office/Retail/Mixed Use Category
    Engineering News-Record Midwest
  • Award of Merit (2020)
    Innovative Design, New Construction Category, Community Leadership Awards
    U.S. Green Building Council West North Central Region
  • Grand Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • Honor Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Winner (2020)
    Interior Design Excellence Awards
    International Interior Design Association, Great Plains Chapter

HDR’s Regenerative Design Framework

  • Honorable Mention (2020)
    Experimental Category, Innovation by Design Awards
    Fast Company

Highbridge Interchange Rehabilitation Design-Build

New York, NY
United States

  • Jeffrey J. Zogg Build New York Award (2020)
    Associated General Contractors, New York State
  • Finalist (2020)
    Urban Open Space Awards
    Urban Land Institute

I-26 Volvo Interchange

Berkeley, SC
United States

  • Award of Merit (2020)
    Transportation Category
    Design-Build Institute of America

I-95/I-93 Route 128 Transportation Improvement Project Bridge V

Needham to Wellesley, MA
United States

  • National Recognition Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Award of Merit (2020)
    Health Care Category
    Engineering News-Record Mid-Atlantic
  • 1st Place (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Idaho
  • National Recognition Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies

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
  • National Recognition Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Design Excellence Award (2020)
    Built Project Category
    Society of American Military Engineers
  • Grand Design Award (2020)
    Built Category, National Design Awards
    Society of American Military Engineers
  • Top Prize (2020)
    Unbuilt – Green Category, Best of Design Awards
    Architect’s Newspaper
  • Merit Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado

Lauritzen Gardens Horticulture Complex

Omaha, NE
United States

  • Top Prize (2020)
    Unbuilt – Cultural Category, Best of Design Awards
    Architect’s Newspaper
  • Special Award for Resilience (2020)
    American Institute of Steel Construction/National Steel Bridge Alliance

Lower Platte River Drought Contingency Plan

Omaha, NE
United States

  • Merit Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • America’s Transportation Award (2020)
    Best Use of Technology & Innovation – Large Category
    Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
  • Award of Excellence (2020)
    Concrete Bridge Awards
    Portland Cement Association/Roads and Bridges Magazine
  • 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)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Honor Award (2020)
    American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Special Recognition Award (2020)
    Advancing Project and Asset Longevity Category
    Bentley Systems

Market District Master Plan

Des Moines, IA
United States

  • Engineering Excellence Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa
  • Innovation in Sustainable Engineering 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
  • National Recognition Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies

Mission Health North Tower

Asheville, NC
United States

  • Best Project (2020)
    Health Care Category
    Engineering News-Record Southeast
  • Best Projects (2020)
    Best Health Care Project
    Engineering News-Record Southeast
  • Best of the Best Projects
    Best Health Care Project U.S.
    Engineering News-Record

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
  • National Recognition Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies

NE 45th Street East Approach Seismic Retrofit

Seattle, WA
United States

  • National Recognition Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • 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
  • Design Award (2020)
    American Institute of Architecture, Tri-State
  • 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

  • Award of Merit (2020)
    Airport/Transit Category
    Engineering News-Record New York
  • Gold Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

New York University Dentistry Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities

New York, NY
United States

  • Gold Award (2020)
    Remodel/Renovation Competition
    Healthcare Design Magazine

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
  • Honorable Mention (2020)
    Unbuilt – Green Category, Best of Design Awards
    Architect’s Newspaper
  • 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

Oroville Dam 3D Seepage and Stability Analysis

Oroville, CA
United States

  • Finalist, Year in Infrastructure Award (2020)
    Geotechnical Engineering Category
    Bentley Systems
  • Honor Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • National Recognition Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Distinguished Project Award (2020)
    Public Projects Over $10 Million Category
    Northwest Construction Consumer Council
  • Project of the Year Award (2020)
    Water/Wastewater Treatment Category
    American Society of Civil Engineers, San Francisco Section
  • 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
  • Honor Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies

Project Neon

Las Vegas, NV
United States

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

Purdon Road Bridge

Nevada City, CA
United States

  • Project of the Year Award (2020)
    Transportation - Bridge Category
    American Public Works Association, Sacramento Chapter
  • Top Prize (2020)
    Unbuilt – Education Category, Best of Design Awards
    Architect’s Newspaper

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

Santa Fe Avenue Downtown Streetscape

Salina, KS
United States

  • Silver Award (2020)
    Municipal Streets & Intersections, Less Than 30,000 Square Yards Category
    American Concrete Pavement Association

Schramm Education Center

Omaha, NE
United States

  • Merit Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • Merit Award (2020)
    Unbuilt
    American Institute of Architects New Jersey
  • National Healthcare Design Award (2020)
    American Institute of Architects Academy of Architecture for Health
  • Interior Architecture Award (2020)
    American Institute of Architects Chicago Chapter
  • Honorable Mention (2020)
    Commercial Singular Space, Interior Design Awards
    American Society of Interior Designers Pennsylvania East
  • Award of Outstanding Achievement (2020)
    American Concrete Institute, Nebraska Chapter
  • Honor Award (2020)
    Masonry
    American Institute of Architects Nebraska Chapter
  • Honor Award (2020)
    Architecture
    American Institute of Architects Central States
  • Honor Award (2020)
    Interior Design Excellence Awards
    International Interior Design Association, Great Plains Chapter
  • 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

SunTrax Connected/Automated Vehicle Test Facility

Polk County, FL
United States

  • President’s Award (2020)
    International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association

St. Paul, MN
United States

  • Award of Merit (2020)
    Innovative Design, New Construction Category, Community Leadership Awards
    U.S. Green Building Council West North Central Region
  • Award of Merit (2020)
    Water/Wasterwater Category
    Design-Build Association of America
  • Award of Merit (2020)
    Small Project (under $10 million) Category
    Engineering News-Record Northwest

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

University of Utah Health Care Ambulatory Care Complex

Salt Lake City, UT
United States

  • Best Project (2020)
    Healthcare Category
    Engineering News-Record Mountain States
  • Merit Award (2020)
    Architecture
    American Institute of Architects Nebraska Chapter
  • 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
  • Grand Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies
  • 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
  • Gold Award (2020)
    Reconstruction Awards
    Building Design & Construction Magazine
  • Merit Award (2020)
    Specialty Construction Category
    Engineering-News Record Mountain States
  • Merit Award (2020)
    Renovation/Restoration Category
    Engineering-News Record Mountain States
  • Merit Award (2020)
    Engineering Excellence Awards
    American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska
  • 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

  • Building Design & Construction

    No. 2  - Top Architecture/Engineering Firms

    No. 1 - Healthcare
    No. 1 - Science & Tech
    No. 1 - Laboratories
    No. 2 - Data Centers
    No. 4 - Reconstruction
    No. 5 - Government

  • 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. 7 - Top 100 in Green Buildings Design Firms
    No. 1 - Top 5 in Health Care
    No. 4 - Top 5 in Manufacturing & Industrial 

    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 in 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 in 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

  • National Center for Employee Ownership

    No. 10 – America's Largest Majority Employee-Owned Companies