Washtenaw Contractors Association announces PYRAMID Award winners
The Washtenaw Contractors Association announced the winners of its 16th annual PYRAMID Awards in March before a group of the county's contractors, architects, construction project owners and labor leaders. Each of the awards represents exceptional effort in the areas of teamwork, service or innovation. Winners were selected by an independent jury composed of industry experts in Massachusetts.
photos courtesy of The Washtenaw Contractors Association
Best Project Team - Projects between $3 Million & $25 Million went to a research facility construction project at the Great Lakes Research Center in Houghton, owned by Michigan Technological University. The architect was Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber in Grand Rapids, and the contractor was Granger Construction Co. of Lansing.
Best Project Team - Projects over $25 Million went to a construction project at Michigan State University's Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum in East Lansing. The architects were Zaha Hadid Architects of London, UK and Integrated Design Solutions of Troy. The contractor was Barton Malow Co. of Southfield.
Best Subcontractor Award - Contracts under $500,000 went to Acoustic Ceiling & Partition of Ann Arbor for the U-M Yost Ice Arena renovation in Ann Arbor.
Best Innovation went to J.S. Vig for the U-M Clements Library tunnel decommissioning project on the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor campus. Award judges said the project's shoring challenge was solved using earth retention blocks "in a new and creative manner."
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