2017 MCA Chairman’s Award winners unveiled for use of metal in design

            <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/hd/hdq74cfb9gpjd1k3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" />The 2017 Chairman's Award winners were announced yesterday highlighting eight outstanding building projects selected from across the US, and recognized by the Metal Construction Association (MCA). The Chairman&rsquo;s Awards were given to the year&rsquo;s most exceptional building projects involving MCA member companies across eight categories.&nbsp;

Awards are based on overall appearance, significance of metal in the project, innovative use of metal, and the role of metal in achieving project objectives. Projects were selected by a panel of professional architects including Mark Dewalt (AIA, Principal, Valerio Dewalt Train Associates), Mark Horton (FAIA, Principal, Mark Horton/Architecture), Brent Schipper (AIA, LEED AP, Principal, ASK Studio). 

Top Excellence Award: University of Iowa Visual Arts Building (pictured above) 

Architect: Steven Holl Associates
Metal Installer: Architectural Wall Systems (AWS)
Metal Fabricator: POHL Inc., of America

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