By ENR.com, Article by scott_blair at 9/21/2011 5:28 PM CDT
A panel of 15 judges from all walks of the industry, from architects to subcontractors, examined the 130 entries received this year (more entries than any other region in the U.S.) and selected a primary winner in each of 18 categories. The judges also selected a number of awards of merits.
This is their 14th year of producing the awards, and this year was particularly competitive because all of the region’s states were judged together, unlike in past years where they held separate awards in each state. Regardless of which projects received awards this year, every project team that submitted should be extremely proud of the work that they produced, especially given the difficult economic climate.
In addition to the awards below, one project will win top honors as the best overall project of the Southwest. The three finalists for this award are indicated below, but the overall winner will be named at a later time. Continue reading