Steel Awards - Finalists

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EIGHTH AVENUE PLACE

Owner: Hines Interests Limited Partnership (project developer)
Architect: Pickard Chilton
Engineer: Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.
Fabricator/Detailer: Supermétal Structures
Erector: Supermétal Structures
General Contractor: EllisDon Corporation
CISC Members: Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd., Supermétal Structures

The total 1.85-million-square-foot development is a leader in environmental design and is Canada's first pre-certified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Core and Shell Platinum high-rise office building. The office tower structure consists of a hybrid structural steel frame and a concrete core.

INLAND CONCRETE PIPE MANUFACTURING FACILITY

Owner: Inland Heidelberg Cement Group
Architect/Engineer: Group2 Architecture Engineering Ltd.
Fabricator/Detailer: Three Star Steel (Calgary) Ltd.
General Contractor: Cana Construction Ltd.
Erector: AB & S Steel
CISC Member: Group2 Architecture Engineering Ltd.

The first of its kind in North America and situated on one of Inland's former aggregate extraction sites, the Inland Pipe Plant is a new 7,750-square-metre state-of-the-art manufacturing facility that modernizes the concrete pipe production process using fully automated equipment that will significantly increase concrete pipe output.

RED DEER COLLEGE BCTL COMPONENT 1

Owner: Red Deer College
Architect/Engineer: Group2 Architecture Engineering Ltd.
Steel Fabricator/Detailer/Erector: Supermétal Structures
General Contractor: Stuart Olson Dominion Construction Ltd.
CISC Members: Group2 Architecture Engineering Ltd., Supermétal Structures

The Red Deer College Building Communities Through Learning (BCTL) project provides program space where industry and business participate directly in education programs and collaboration. The building designed to meet this challenge is a two-storey industrial production warehouse and manufacturing facility including open offices, studios, classrooms and labs. These connect back to the campus through an enormous computer learning commons that is supported by a series of elegant steel "trees."

ST. JOSEPH SEMINARY

Owner: Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton
Architect/Engineer: DIALOG
Fabricator: Quirion Métal
Detailer: JP Drafting Ltd.
Steel Erector: GP Welding & Erecting Ltd.
General Contractor: Dawson Wallace Construction Ltd.
CISC Members: DIALOG, Quirion Métal

Timeless permanence was a key design objective for the new St. Joseph Seminary on the Catholic Campus in Edmonton. Traditional forms of church architecture are reinterpreted with modern materials, especially structural steel, and play a vital role in the overall design. Built nearly entirely of steel, the seminary features cold-formed steel in the residential wings and structural steel for the common spaces, teaching spaces and narthex.

SUPREME STEEL BRIDGE DIVISION PLANT EXPANSION

Owner/Fabricator/Detailer/Erector: Supreme Steel Bridge Division
Engineer: GeoMetrix Group Engineering Ltd.
General Contractor: Alberco Construction Ltd.
CISC Member: Supreme Steel

This project involved expansion of Supreme Steel's Bridge Division plant in east Edmonton to double the plant's capacity. When the company undertook the expansion, it was a foregone conclusion that steel would be the material of choice-the plant manufactured the very beams that would be used to frame its expansion.


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