Vancouver Innovation, Technology and Arts Elementary School won an award for interiors from the Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau. (Photo by Gabe Hurley)
NWCB honors outstanding projects
The Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau recently handed out 16 awards for outstanding wall and ceiling projects in Washington and Oregon. The program is part of the association’s 2023 Wall and Ceiling Conference & Trade Show running through Saturday in Huntington Beach, California.
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Awards were given for interior and exterior finishes on commercial and residential projects, as well as for light-gauge steel framing, suspended ceilings, renovations and restorations.
Projects were judged on design, jobsite innovation and/or conditions, quality of workmanship, use of materials and overall effect.
The judges were Peter V. Burns, director of technical services, NWCB; Ed Charles, former executive director, Association of Wall and Ceiling Contractors and Northwest Wall and Ceiling Contractors Association; Bob Drury, former executive director of NWCB; Jim Dunham, former president of the NWCB board of directors; Ray Ernst, architect; Terry Kastner, executive director of NWCB; John Killin, executive director of the Associated Wall & Ceiling Contractors of Oregon and Southwest Washington; Rick Miller, executive director of the Northwest Wall and Ceiling Contractors Association; and Gabriel Quintana, architectural consultant, NWCB.
NWCB is a nonprofit trade association for the wall and ceiling industry, serving a wide-ranging membership of contractors, manufacturers, dealers, labor organizations and other professionals in the industry.