Photo by Benjamin Benschneider
The Federal Center South project in Seattle used reclaimed structural timber from a 1940s warehouse. It won the Light-Gauge Steel Framing category for Washington.
The Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau on April 18 handed out 14 awards for outstanding wall and ceiling projects at the association's 63rd annual convention and trade show in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Awards were given for commercial and residential projects, for both interior and exterior finishes. They also were given for light-gauge steel framing, acoustical suspended ceilings and renovations/restorations. Five awards were given to projects in Oregon, four in Washington, four in British Columbia and one in Alaska.
April 19, 2013
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One of the Oregon projects, the new Sandy High School, won two awards.
Projects were judged on design, job site innovation and/or conditions, quality of workmanship, use of materials and overall effect.
The judges were retired architects Vince Nordfors and John Greiner, NWCB technical consultant Terry Kastner, former NWCB executive director and industry expert Bob Drury, and NWCB executive director Mark Eisenmann.
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