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Cedarhurst Elementary in Burien earned an honor award in the Education: K-12 category at the 2010 Masonry Institute of Washington Excellence Awards in Masonry Design. The building, designed by TCF Architecture, opened in 2008.
2010 Excellence in Masonry Design team
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More than 20 projects were honored at the 2010 Masonry Institute of Washington Excellence Awards in Masonry Design for outstanding work in masonry building design and construction. Projects were submitted by architects and mason contractors from around the state.
March 19, 2010
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Award categories included commercial, residential, educational, institutional, restoration, weatherproofing and unique use. Honor awards were given to the top winners in each category, and merit awards were given to the runners-up.
The MIW also honored the city of Gig Harbor with the Community Recognition Award, given to communities that use masonry extensively in construction.
The judges were Dave Huotari, ALSC Architects; Bob Findlay, retired professor of architecture, Iowa State University; Eric Anderson, Design Northwest Architects; and Greg Flinders, American Institute of Architects Portland chapter.
The Masonry Institute of Washington was established in 1972 to promote masonry construction throughout Western Washington. It also serves as an education provider and technical resource for building industry professionals.