Las Vegas — From a hospital to a railway, a massive data center, a building addition, and more, this year’s AEC Excellence Awards showcase global projects that are embracing technology to reimagine the processes of design and construction. At Autodesk University in Las Vegas, Autodesk announced and celebrated the winning small, medium, and large-sized projects in the categories of Infrastructure Design, Building Design, and Construction. The company also honored the winner of a new category for 2018 — Innovator of the Year.
The sixth annual Autodesk AEC Excellence Awards were co-sponsored by HP, Construction Dive and Smart Cities Dive. For this year’s awards, an independent, global panel of judges evaluated 256 submissions from 40 countries and subsequently narrowed them down to the finalists and winners.
Winners in each category are listed below with links to additional information:
Small project (less than $100 million) — MIB-micro scale urban planning methodology in Antioquia, Colombia by Empresa Desarrollo Urbano de Medellin (www.autodesk.com/solutions/bim/hub/aec-excellence-2018/infrastructure/small).
Medium project ($100 million-$500 million) — The Wuhan-Xiangyang-Shiyan Railway in Hubei, China by China Railway Siyuan Survey and Design Group (www.autodesk.com/solutions/bim/hub/aec-excellence-2018/infrastructure/medium).
Large project (more than $500 million) — The Parallel Line of the Fourth Diversion Expressway in Chongqing, China by Chongqing Municipal Research Institute of Design, Chongqing City Construction Investment (Group), Chongqing City Construction Development (www.autodesk.com/solutions/bim/hub/aec-excellence-2018/infrastructure/large).
Small project (less than $20 million) — Office Building Extension eGHA in Zurich, Switzerland by Basler & Hofmann AG (www.autodesk.com/solutions/bim/hub/aec-excellence-2018/building/small).
Medium project ($20 million-$200 million) — Brown University, Engineering Research Centerin Rhode Island, by KieranTimberlake, BuroHappold Engineering, Shawmut Construction (www.autodesk.com/solutions/bim/hub/aec-excellence-2018/building/medium).
Large project (more than $200 million) — Stavanger University Hospital-SUS 2023 in Rogaland, Norway by Nordic-Office of Architecture, COWI (www.autodesk.com/solutions/bim/hub/aec-excellence-2018/building/large).
Small project (less than $100 million) — Baptist Health MD Anderson Cancer Center in Florida, by Miller Electric Company (www.autodesk.com/solutions/bim/hub/aec-excellence-2018/construction/small).
Medium project ($100 million-$500 million) — The University of Virginia Health System (UVA) University Hospital Expansion in Virginia, by Skanska USA (www.autodesk.com/solutions/bim/hub/aec-excellence-2018/construction/medium).
Large project (more than $500 million) — Clonee Facebook Data Centre in Dublin, Ireland by Mace Group (www.autodesk.com/solutions/bim/hub/aec-excellence-2018/construction/large).
Innovator of the Year
Zhibing Mao, Chief Engineer, China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited (www.autodesk.com/solutions/bim/hub/aec-excellence-2018/innovator-zhibing-mao).