2017 Awards: Civic

Central Region – Under 50,000 square feet

St. Cecilia Worship space

St. Cecilia Catholic Church

Appleton Lathing Corporation
Manufacturer: Fellert North America    
Independent Manufacturer's Representative: Mau, Inc
Architect: River Architects

St. Cecilia Catholic Parish in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Everywhere you look you see how each piece compliments each other without detracting from one another. The historical integrity was preserved by using Fellert acoustical plaster which provides an acoustical environment that performs with function and beauty.

East Region – Under 50,000 square feet

New York State Police Academy

New York State Police Academy

Bunkoff General Contractors
Manufacturer: Sound Seal
Acoustician: AVI Design, Inc.
Architect: Hyman Hayes Associates

The New York State Police Academy was in need of an acoustical upgrade. The original building design had poor acoustic performance. Sound Seal, of Agawam, MA was the supplier of the acoustical wood and fabric panels used for the project, resulting in aesthetically pleasing finishes along with exceptional acoustic performance.

Faena Forum

Faena Forum

Titus Construction Group
Manufacturer: Radius Track Corporation
Manufacturer: Hunter Douglas Architectural Products
Manufacturer: USG
Distributor: L&W Supply
Distributor: Tamarack Materials Inc.
Architect: OMA
Architect: Revuelta Architecture International
Acoustician: Electro-Media Design   

The crowning jewel at Faena Forum, designed by OMA, is a spiral coffered dome with central oculus and punched openings. Titus Construction Group delivered the masterpiece and collaborated closely with Radius Track Corporation who designed and manufactured the fully engineered dome framing. Titus championed this complex project delivering superior quality.

West Region – Under 50,000 square feet

Alaska State Library Archives and Museum


Alaska State Library, Archives & Museum (SLAM)

Elite Acoustics & Interiors
Architect: Hacker Architects
Architect: ECI/Hyer Architecture    
Manufacturer: 9Wood

The Alaska State Libraries, Archives & Museum features a 21,250 sq. ft. wood grille ceiling over its main lobby, library, and reading room. 9Wood fabricated 3,282 individual 1’ wide panels in varying lengths. Design: Hacker Architects, Portland, Oregon and ECI/Hyer, Anchorage, AK. Ceiling Contractor: Elite Acoustics & Interiors, Wasilla, Alaska.


Ford Hall inside Rogers Place

Groupe Piche
Manufacturer: Decoustics    
Architect: HOK, Kansas City
Acoustician: Orchestral Arts Inc.

Decoustics® Claro® Ceilencio® ceiling is the highlight of Ford Hall grand atrium entrance in Rogers Place, Edmonton, AB.  The 1,200 pre-curved panels of varying shapes and sizes covering about 33,000 sf. had to be custom engineered and manufactured with high precision, meeting the fluid design intent and achieving exceptional acoustics.

Central Region – Over 50,000 square feet

U.S. Bank Stadium

Sports Facility Acoustics, Inc.
Manufacturer: MBI Products Company, Inc.    
Acoustician: WJHW
Architect: HKS, Inc.

Sports Facility Acoustics, Inc. has established a reputation as being the leading acoustical installer for large venues such as U.S. Bank Stadium. Our success can be attributed to our highly skilled and knowledgeable crew who work closely with the on-site personnel to ensure a smooth installation and satisfactory completion.

East Region – Over 50,000 square feet

International Monetary Fund

International Monetary Fund (IMF) HQ1 Seq 1

C.J. Coakley Co, Inc.
Manufacturer: Steel Ceilings, Inc.
Manufacturer: USG
Manufacturer: Armstrong Ceilings Solutions
Manufacturer: Rulon International
Distributor: L&W Supply
Architect: SOM

The IMF Headquarters is best defined as a large, complex building project in all aspects of construction and management. The building hosts some 1.9 million square feet of space. The project required installations using all skills and disciplines in our portfolio. Major installations of metal panel ceilings is the legacy.

South Region – Over 50,000 square feet

Hornets Nest Park

Hornets Nest Park, Charlotte North Carolina

Bonitz Contracting Co., Inc.
Manufacturer: Rulon International
Architect: Gantt Huberman

Installing Contractor - Bonitz Contracting, Inc. General Contractor - Edifice, Inc. Architect - Gantt-Huberman Architects Manufacturer - Rulon International

West Region – Over 50,000 square feet

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport T3 Modernization

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport T3 Modernization - Phase 1   

T-P Acoustics, Inc.
Manufacturer: Hunter Douglas Architectural Products
Independent Manufacturer's Representative: Lanton Associates
Architect: DWL Architects & Planners Inc.
Architect: Corgan
Architect: SmithGroupjjr

Almost 40 years after opening, remodeling Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Terminal 3 by the teams at Hunt-Austin JV, DWL Architects, SmithGroup, Corgan and T-P Acoustics with Hunter Douglas Architectural Torsion Spring and Woodright™ Multi-Box Continuous ceiling systems added to an improved travel experience for over 1 million monthly passengers.