SEAOSD Excellence in Structural Engineer Awards


The Structural Engineers Association of San Diego (SEAOSD) congratulates and acknowledges four
recipients of the 2017 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:
Jim Stenger – Principal at Curry Stenger Engineering,
Lisa Bridge – Associate at Miyamoto International, Inc.,
Chad Closs- Associate at Degenkolb.

Award of Excellence in Retrofit / Alteration
Naval Hospital Twentynine Palms
Structural Engineer: Reid Middleton
Owner/Client: NAVFAC Southwest, Coastal IPT
Architect: Vasquez Marshall Architects
Contractor: Peter Vander Werff Construction

"Clean and elegant structural solution installed in an
operating Naval Hospital."-Judges

Award of Excellence in New Construction
i3 San Diego
Structural Engineer: Hope-Amundson
Owner/Client: BioMed Realty
Architect: Perkins + Will
Contractor: McCarthy Building Companies

"Great expression of architectural form using concrete
structural elements in a prominent location." - Judges

Certificate of Merit in Retrofit / Alterations &
People’s Choice Awards
Hotel Churchill
Structural Engineer: KPFF Consulting Engineers

Owner/Client: San Diego Housing Commission
Architect: Studio E Architects
Contractor: Allgire General Contractors

"Innovative use of multiple solutions to complex
structural problems." - Judges

Certificate of Merit in Infrastructure
Emergency Wharf Repair at North Embarcadero
Structural Engineer: Moffat & Nichol
Owner/Client: Port of San Diego
Architect: None
Contractor: R.E. Staite Engineering, Inc.

"Excellent response to a high-profile emergency repair
project." - Judges

Click here to see the pdf copy for the 2017 Winners

Past winners are listed below
Click here to see the pdf copy for the 2016 Winners

Click here to see the pdf copy for the 2015 Winners