Awards recognize teams driving innovation in wood construction

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WoodWorks – Wood Products Council announced the winners of the 2022 Wood Design Awards, celebrating excellence and innovation in wood building design and charting the material’s growing prevalence in as the material of choice for designers and developers. The annual awards program recognizes building designers for their skill and ingenuity, as well as for projects that demonstrate the attributes of wood that make it so attractive.

“Wood stands the test of time as an agile and durable building material. From a public library in DC to the first solid wood hotel in Texas to a ferry terminal in Washington, the winning projects of this years showcase the flexibility of wood on both a small and large scale.” said WoodWorks President and CEO Jennifer Cover. “Beyond the technical innovations achieved in these buildings, they are simply beautiful to look at. They inspire tenants, passers-by and the industry as a whole – while demonstrating how the design and construction community responds to the need more durable construction.”

Entries from across the country were evaluated by an independent jury that included:

Jordan KompVice President and Office Manager, Thornton, Tomasetti, Milwaukee, WI
Steve DurhamExecutive Vice President and Director of Collegiate, Kirksey Architects, Houston, TX
Thang DoCEO/Principal, Aedis Architects, San Jose, CA

National award categories include:

  • Jury’s choice
  • Wooden multi-family design
  • Commercial Wood Design — Half Height
  • Commercial Wood Design — Low Rise
  • Wood in schools
  • Wood in government buildings
  • Institutional wooden design
  • Sustainable wooden design
  • beauty of wood
  • Durable and adaptable wooden structure

Follow the links below to view each project in the WoodWorks gallery or view the full gallery of winners here.

National winners

Jury’s Choice: Adidas North American Headquarters | Portland, OR
Architect: LEVER Architecture
Structural engineer: KPFF Consulting Engineers
Owner / Developer: Adidas
Contractor: Turner Construction

Multi-family wood design: Granville1500 | Los Angeles, CA
Architect: Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects [LOHA]
Structural engineer: Labib Funk + Associates
Owner / Developer: CIM Group
Contractor: Suffolk Construction

Commercial Wood Design — Half Height: 1 De Haro | San Francisco, California
Architect: Perkins&Will
Structural engineer: DCI Engineers
Owner / Developer: SKS Partners
Contractor: Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction

Commercial Wood Design—Low Building: Girl Scouts Camp Lakota | Frazier Park, California
Architect: Perkins&Will
Structural engineer: Risha Engineering
Owner/Developer: Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles
Contractor: Illig Construction Company

Wood in Schools: MSU STEM Teaching and Learning Facility | East Lansing, Michigan
Architect: Integrated Design Solutions (AOR and Power Plant), Ellenzweig (STEM addition)
Structural engineer: SDI Structures
Owner / Developer: Michigan State University
Contractor: Granger Construction

Wood in Government Buildings: Mukilteo Multimodal Ferry Terminal | Mukilteo, WA
Architect: LMN Architects
Structural engineer: KPFF Consulting Engineers
Owner / Developer: State of Washington
Contractor: IMCO Construction

Institutional Wood Design: Southwest Library | washington d.c.
Architect: Perkins&Will
Structural engineer: StructureCraft
Owner / Developer: DC Public Library
Contractor: Turner Construction

Sustainable wood design: Hotel Magdalena | Austin, TX
Architect: Lake|Flato Architects
Structural engineer: StructureCraft (wood), Architectural Engineers Collaborative (steel, concrete)
Contractor: MYCON General Contractors

beauty of wood: the lighthouse | South of San Francisco, California
Architect: Gensler
Structural engineer: Arup
Owner / Developer: Alexandria Real Estate Equities
Contractor: XL Construction

Sustainable and Adaptable Wood Structures: Theater of Adaptive Wood Reuse | Brooklyn, New York
Architect: CO Adaptive Architecture
Structural engineer: one degree of freedom
Owner / Developer: The Mercury Store
Contractor: Yorke Construction

Regional winners

GK Butterfield Transportation Center | Greenville, North Carolina
Architect: Jacobs
Structural engineer: Jacobs
Owner / Developer: City of Greenville
Contractor: Thomas Construction Company Enterprises

Hidden Creek Community Center | Hillsboro, OR
Architect: Opsis Architecture
Structural engineer: KPFF Consulting Engineers
Owner / Developer: Town of Hillsboro
Contractor: Swinerton

Downtown Oakland Moxy | Oakland, California
Architect: Lowney Architecture
Structural engineer: DCI Engineers
Owner / Developer: Tidewater Capital & Graves Hospitality
Contractor: Suffolk Construction

Mystic Creek Lodge | El Dorado, AR
Architect: DLR Group
Structural engineer: DLR Group
Owner / Developer: Murphy USA
Contractor: Clark Construction

Norwell Public Library | Norwell, Mass.
Architect: Oudens Ello Architecture
Structural engineer: LeMessurier
Owner / Developer: Town of Norwell
Contractor: Mr. O’Connor Contracting

Poplar Hall | Appleton, Wis.
Architect: Engberg Anderson Architects
Structural engineer: CORE 4 Engineering
Owner / Developer: Tanesay Development
Contractor: CD Smith Construction

The Soto | San Antonio, TX
Architect: Lake|Flato Architects, BOKA Powell (AOR)
Structural engineer: StructureCraft, Danysh & Associates
Owner / Developer: Hixon Properties
Contractor: Byrne Construction

University of Denver Burwell Center for Career Success | Denver, CO
Architect: Lake|Flato Architects, Shears Adkins Rockmore Architects
Structural engineer: KL&A engineers and builders
Owner / Developer: University of Denver
Contractor: PCL Construction

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