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Eisenhower High School in Yakima won the top award for K-12 schools at the 2014 Masonry Institute of Washington Excellence in Masonry Design Awards. It was designed by KDF Architecture and NAC Architecture.

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2014 Excellence
in Masonry Awards

The Masonry Institute of Washington celebrated 17 projects Thursday night at its Excellence in Masonry Design Awards banquet at the W Hotel in Seattle.

November 7, 2014
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MIW awards honor outstanding architectural design where masonry products brick, concrete block, stone, tile and marble figure prominently into the overall building design.

The judges were Scott Christiansen of Gallegos Building Solutions, Denver; Pem Eberlein of A.P. Eberlein Co., Longmont, Colorado; Brett Terry of Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute, Denver; Melissa Dalgetty and Jesse Ross of Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture, Denver; and Clayton C. Cole of Slaterpaull Architects, Denver.

MIW holds its awards program every two years. The association 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.

2014 Excellence in Masonry Design Awards

Honor award: First Savings Bank Northwest Loan Center

Concrete Masonry Design
Honor award: Harned Center for Health Careers

Concrete Masonry Design
Merit award: Snohomish Aquatic Center

Government & Civic
Honor award: Snohomish Aquatic Center

Government & Civic
Merit award: Burien Fire Station 28

Higher Education
Honor award: Harned Center for Health Careers

Higher Education
Merit award: Wenatchee Valley College Music & Art Center

Honor award: Tahoma National Cemetery

Honor award: Eisenhower High School

Merit award: Valley View Middle School

Honor award: Swedish Hospital Issaquah

Merit award: ICHS Shoreline Clinic

Multi-Structure Use
Honor award: Picnic Point Wastewater Treatment Plant

Multi-Structure Use
Merit award: UPS masonry plan

Honor award: Skyline at First Hill

Merit award: Stadium Place

Honor award: UW Husky Stadium

Unique Masonry Use Tile and Stone
Honor award: South Seattle residence

Unique Masonry Use Tile and Stone
Merit award: Everett Golf & Country Club residence

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