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Project Teams Recognized at CBC Banquet

June 17 2014 - The Hartford Business Journal

Hartford, Conn – The Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) held its 19th Annual Project Team Awards banquet Tuesday, June 10th at the Bond Ballroom in Hartford.


The program honored project teams within the architecture, engineering and construction Industry that showed extraordinary collaboration in the execution of their construction projects.


The 2014 CBC Project Team of the Year was awarded to the Carrington Elementary School project team led by the City of Waterbury, Friar Associates, and KBE Building Corp.


Current CBC President James Fuda, PE of Alfred Benesch & Company presided over the  event, announcing and presenting to the recipients.  The CBC also recognized this year’s Scholarship Fund recipients and  Gilbane Building Company presented a generous $5,000 donation to the CBC Scholarship Fund.


Representatives from the project teams, including building owners, architects, engineers, constructors, subcontractors and sub-consultants, were in attendance.


The following project team winners were announced:


Major Renovations/Expansions:

First Place – Country Village Redevelopment, Waterbury- owner: Country Village Apartments, LLC; designer: Amaya Architects; constructor: LaRosa Building Group, LLC.


Small Projects:

First Place – Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum, Hamden; owner-Quinnipiac University Hamden; designer: Wyeth Architects, LLC; constructor: FIP Construction Inc.


Award of Merit – Beekley Center for Breast Health and Wellness at Bristol Hospital, Bristol. owner – Bristol Hospital; Designer: Fletcher Thompson; constructor: ACG North America.


K-12 Schools:

First Place – Carrington Elementary School, Waterbury, 0wner: City of Waterbury; designer: Friar Associates Inc.; constructor: KBE Building Corporation


Award of Merit- Charles H. Barrows STEM Academy, Windham, owner: Town of Windham;  Architect: ID3A, LLC,;  program manager, ARCADIS U.S., Inc.; constructor, Skanska USA Building, Inc.; associate architect, Smith Edwards McCoy; structural engineer, BVH;  MEP engineer, CES; civil engineer, BSC.



First Place – Hartford Hospital, Hartford; owner: Hartford Hospital Real Estate Corporation; architect/engineer of record: DESMAN Inc. dba DESMAN Associates; constructor: Downes Construction Company



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