SEAOSD Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards

SEAOSD/SEAOC 2018

EXCELLENCE IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING AWARDS


The Structural Engineers Association of San Diego (SEAOSD) congratulates and acknowledges four recipients of the 2018 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards. Recognition was given for creativity and innovation in design, efficiency in use of materials and labor, suitability of the design to the performance objectives of the project, and addressing any unusual challenges of the project.

Project submissions were judged by a panel of three structural engineers:
Chris Kamp, SE – Principal at SDSE Structural Engineers,
Bret Hart, SE – Director of Engineering Operations at SidePlate Systems
Andy Bersofsky, SE - Project Manager at Patterson Engineering

Congratulations to our Winners!

Award of Excellence in Special-Use Structures

San Diego Zoo-Mesa Bridge

Structural Engineer: KPFF Consulting Engineers

Owner/Client: The Zoological Society of San Diego

Architect: Architects Hanna Gabriel Wells

Contractor: Rudolph and Sletten

Functional, artful, and inventive solution to multiple structural challenges. Two thumbs up.

                                                                            -Judges 

 

Award of Excellence in New Construction

Mr. Robinson

Structural Engineer: DCI Engineers

Owner/Client: JMAN at Mr. Rob LP

Architect: Jonathan Segal FAIA

Contractor: Jonathan Segal FAIA

Absolutely stunning.  Brings to mind the question “How did they do that”?

                                                                              - Judges    

 

Certificate of Merit in Special-Use Structure & People’s Choice Award

San Diego Zoo – Africa Rocks

Structural Engineer: Coffman Engineers

Owner/Client: San Diego Zoo Global

Architect: The Miller Hull Partnership, LLP

Contractor: Rudolph & Sletten

The art in the project is that the structure is hidden.   

                                                                       -Judges

 

Certificate of Merit in Retrofit / Alterations

Naval Medical Center San Diego Seismic Program/Retrofit

Structural Engineer: Reid Middleton

Owner/Client: U.S. Navy Facilities Management

Architect: Vasquez Marshal Architects

Contractor: RQ Construction & Taylor Devices

Judicious selection of lateral system locations was key to the successful seismic upgrade of an operation Naval hospital.                                     
                                                   - Judges

Click here to see the pdf copy for the 2018 winners


Past winners are listed below

Click here to see the pdf copy for the 2017 Winners

Click here to see the pdf copy for the 2016 Winners

Click here to see the pdf copy for the 2015 Winners