ENR Texas & Louisiana Announces 2019 Best Projects Winners: The Rendon Apartments

 

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Gathering Place, Tulsa. Riverside Drive, one of Tulsa’s most accessed thoroughfares that connects the downtown area with the rest of the city, ran through the park’s overall acreage. This aerial view showcases the answer to accommodating vehicle traffic and simultaneously connecting the park’s landscape. The Boathouse is also visible in the background.Photo by Joey Johnson

July 30, 2019Louise PoirierOne CommentKEYWORDS 2019 / Arkansas /awards / Best Projects / LouisianaMississippi / Oklahoma / texasReprints

ENR Texas & Louisiana is proud to announce the winners of our 2019 Best Projects competition!

We received 132 entries into this year’s contest, and our panel of judges selected just 17 Best Projects and 17 Awards of Merit across 18 categories.

Our independent panel of jurors come from all corners of the A/E/C community, and over the last month have reviewed all submitted entries and scored each one according to each of the six judging criteria submitted. Judges recuse themselves in any cases of conflict of interest.

This year’s judges follow below in alphabetical order by last name:

  • Dana Birkes, Vice President, Business Strategies, Crossland Construction
  • Drew Dudley, Manager and Principal, Dudley Engineering LLC
  • Meloni McDaniel, President and CEO, TEXO
  • Natalie Pagano,  Director of Marketing and Communications, Manhattan Construction Co.
  • Steve Penson, Vice President, Austin Commercial
  • Thomas Sofranko, Professor, LSU School of Architecture, and Associate Dean, LSU College of Art + Design

Coming Up

Our panel of judges has narrowed down three finalists for ENR Texas & Louisiana’s 2019 Project of the Year—the winner will be announced at our Best Projects event in October.

ENR Texas & Louisiana’s annual Excellence in Safety award winners will be announced in the coming weeks as well.

All winning project teams — as well as our Owner of the Year, Design Firm of the Year, Contractor of the Year, Specialty Contractor of the Year and Legacy Award winner — will be celebrated in Houston on October 29 at the JW Marriott Houston. Click here to register for the event!

Congratulations to all our winners!

Airport/Transit

Best Project

Ellington Airport Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) and Utility Building

Houston

Submitted by Clark Construction Group LLC

Award of Merit

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Terminal B Commuter Rail Station

DFW Airport

Submitted by Archer Western Construction, LLC

Cultural/Worship

Best Project

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral

Houston

Submitted by Satterfield & Pontikes Construction

Award of Merit

Sydney and Walda Sculpture Garden Expansion at the New Orleans Museum of Art

New Orleans

Submitted by Palmisano

Energy/Industrial

Best Project

Terrebonne to Bayou Vista Transmission Upgrade

Houma, La.

Submitted by Burns & McDonnell

Award of Merit

Stella Wind Farm

Armstrong, Texas

Submitted by IEA Constructors

Government/Public Building

Best Project

Laredo 1 & 2 Ports of Entry

Laredo, Texas

Submitted by Brasfield & Gorrie LLC

Award of Merit

Harris County Emergency Services District 9 Four Cy-Fair Fire Stations

Houston

Submitted by JE Dunn Construction

Award of Merit

Harris County Joint County/City Processing Center

Houston

Submitted by Clark/Horizon, A Joint Venture

Health Care

Best Project

Houston Methodist Hospital – Walter Tower

Houston

Submitted by Jacobs Project Management Company

Award of Merit

Medical City Dallas Women’s and Children’s Hospital Expansion

Dallas

Submitted by Brasfield & Gorrie

Higher Education/Research

Best Project

Texas A&M University Higher Education Center at McAllen

McAllen, Texas

Submitted by BE&K Building Group

Award of Merit

Texas A&M University- Texarkana, Building for Academic and Student Services

Texarkana, Texas

Submitted by Hoar Construction

Highway/Bridge

Best Project

North Tarrant Express 35W

Fort Worth

Submitted by Mosaic Strategy Partners

Interior/Tenant Improvement

Best Project

Four Seasons Hotel Modernization

Austin

Submitted by Turner Construction Company

K-12 Education

Best Project

Fort Worth Independent School District – I. M. Terrell Academy for STEM and VPA

Fort Worth

Submitted by Turner Construction Company

Award of Merit

Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts

Houston

Submitted by Gensler and McCarthy Building Cos. Inc.

Award of Merit

Isidore Newman School Science and Technology Building

New Orleans

Submitted by Woodward Design+Build

Landscape/Urban Development

Best Project

Gathering Place

Tulsa

Submitted by Crossland Construction Co. Inc.

Manufacturing

Award of Merit

Andrews Distributing

Fort Worth

Submitted by Lee Lewis Construction, Inc.

Office/Retail/Mixed-Use

Best Project

Frost Tower

San Antonio

Submitted by Clark Construction Group, LLC

Renovation/Restoration

Best Project

St. Stephen Church Historical Renovation

New Orleans

Submitted by DonahueFavret Contractors, Inc.

Award of Merit

640 Magazine Street Apartments

New Orleans

Submitted by Gibbs Construction

Residential/Hospitality

Best Project

The Rendon Apartments

New Orleans

Submitted by Ryan Gootee General Contractors

Award of Merit

Skyloft

Austin

Submitted by JE Dunn Construction

Small Project (under $10 million)

Best Project

Houston Methodist Clear Lake Central Utility Plant Expansion

Nassau Bay, Texas

Submitted by Hoar Construction

Award of Merit

Trail Bridge at Congress Avenue

Austin

Submitted by Freese and Nichols

Specialty Construction

Best Project

MFAH – Glassell School of Art

Houston

Submitted by Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing and McCarthy Building Cos.

Award of Merit

Houston Methodist Hospital Paula & Joseph C. (Rusty) Walter III Tower

Houston

Submitted by Walker Engineering, Inc.

Sports/Entertainment

Best Project

The University of Houston Fertitta Center

Houston

Submitted by Turner Construction Company

Award of Merit

The Epic

Grand Prairie

Submitted by Lee Lewis Construction, Inc.

Water/Environment

Best Project

Garland Biosolids Rehabilitation and Odor Control

Garland, Texas

Submitted by Archer Western Construction

Award of Merit

Lubbock Pump Station No. 10

Lubbock, Texas

Submitted by Archer Western Construction

Award of Merit

City of Pearland Reflection Bay Water Reclamation Facility Expansion

Pearland, Texas

Submitted by Webber