Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute Announces 2016 CRSI HONORS Design and Construction Award Recipients

This year’s entries represented a wide range of project types from all regions of the United States as well as Western Canada.


The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute announced the completion of jury selection from entries submitted in the 2016 CRSI HONORS Design and Construction Awards program. Project entries were evaluated on the basis of:

  1. Satisfaction of project goals
  2. Incorporation of innovative solutions
  3. Efficient use of steel reinforced concrete
  4. Achievement of sustainability objectives.

“The buildings and other structures awarded CRSI Honors have all shown that steel reinforced concrete can be used in unique and beautiful forms. The material continues to be used by innovative owners, architects, engineers and contractors and we are pleased to present these awards,” states David McDonald, President and CEO of CRSI.

For over 35 years, CRSI has recognized design and construction achievement by owners, architects, engineers, and construction managers across North America. This year’s entries represented a wide range of project types from all regions of the United States as well as Western Canada. Each of the selected project demonstrates excellence and highlights thoughtfully considered solutions brought to fruition through the efficient use of steel reinforced concrete.

The following projects (submitting organization is in parenthesis) have been selected for recognition:

Multi-Family Residential

  •  45 East 22nd Street, New York, N.Y. (DeSimone Consulting Engineers)
  • Avalon Willoughby Square, Brooklyn, N.Y. (DeSimone Consulting Engineers)
  • BAM South, Brooklyn, NY (Rosenwasser Grossman Consulting Engineers)
  • Grove at Grand Bay, Coconut Grove, Fla. (DeSimone Consulting Engineers)
  • Jasper-45 Lansing Street, San Francisco, Calif. (Louie International Structural Engineers)
  • Millennium Tower, Boston, Mass. (DeSimone Consulting Engineers)
  • Premier on Pine, Seattle, Wash. (Cary Kopczynski & Company)
  • Viktoria, Seattle, Wash. (Cary Kopczynski & Company)
  • 100 East 53rd Street, New York, NY (Merit Award) (DeSimone Consulting Engineers)

Commercial Office

  • AOI Global Headquarters, Sugarland, Texas (Yong Architects)
  • Hollywood 959, Los Angeles, Calif. (Cary Kopczynski & Company)

 Educational Facility

  • SMUD East Campus Operations Center, Sacramento, Calif. (Buehler & Buehler Structural Engineers, Inc.)
  • Earthquake Engineering Laboratory, Reno, Nev. (BJG Architecture & Engineering)

Healthcare Facility

  • Parkland Hospital, Dallas, Texas (Datum Engineers)


  • Faena Arts Center, Miami Beach, Fla. (DeSimone Consulting Engineers


  • Provo City Center – Temple, Provo City, Utah (Reaveley Engineers + Associates)

Storage Vault

  • Granite Mountain Records Vault, Salt Lake City, Utah (Ensign Engineering and Land Surveying)


  • Estrella UP at Grand Avenue, Surprise, Ariz. (Stanley Consultants. Inc.)

Parking Garage

  • San Diego Rental Car Center, San Diego, Calif. (Austin Sundt Joint Venture)

For more information on this year’s CRSI HONORS Design and Construction Awards winning projects, visit