November 2014: MCAA TEAM Awards Go to 13 Winners at Midyear Meeting

Words: Dan KamysNovember 2014

MCAA TEAM Awards

MCAA TEAM Awards Go to 13 Winners at Midyear Meeting

The Tribute to Exemplary Achievements in Masonry (TEAM) Awards recognize quality masonry projects resulting from strong creative vision and skilled execution. Members of the construction team also are recognized for accomplishments in masonry design and construction.

The TEAM Awards ceremony took place in September during the MCAA Midyear Meeting in Milwaukee. The awards were presented to the mason contractor, general contractor, architect, masonry supplier and building owner.

All projects were judged on design, craftsmanship, percent of visible masonry, overall aesthetic appeal, and masonry difficulty. The jury panel consisted of mason contractors not competing in the competition, selected by MCAA TEAM Award committee members.

2014 MCAA TEAM Awards Winners
Corner Canyon High School 1. Corner Canyon High School – Draper, Utah Mason Contractor: Doyle Hatfield Masonry Inc. Architect: Sandstrom Architecture General Contractor: Hogan & Associates Construction Suppliers: Buehner Block Co. Owner: Corner Canyons School District Judges’ Comments: “A beautiful combination of brick, CMU and precast.”
University of N.C. Chapel Hill 2. University of N.C. Chapel Hill - Loudermilk Center for Excellence – Chapel Hill, N.C.

Mason Contractor: Joyner Masonry Works Inc. Architect: Corley Redfoot Architects Inc. General Contractor: T.A. Loving Co. Suppliers: Carolina Ceramics Brick Co. Owner: The UNC at Chapel Hill North Carolina Judges’ Comments: “Outstanding arch entry with excellent craftsmanship.”

City of San Antonio Public Safety Headquarters

3. City of San Antonio Public Safety Headquarters – San Antonio

Mason Contractor: Brazos Masonry Inc. Architect: Fentress Architects General Contractor: Hensel Phelps Construction Co. Suppliers: Texas Quarries Owner: City of San Antonio Judges’ Comments: “Simple design yet attention to detail is obvious.”
Dallas Country Club

4. Dallas Country Club – Dallas

Mason Contractor: Dee Brown Inc. Architect: Marsh & Associates Inc. General Contractor: McCarthy Suppliers: Blackson Brick, Advanced Cast Stone, Headwaters, United Commercial Cast Stone Owner: Dallas Country Club Judges’ Comments: “Exquisite design of stone structure yet accompanied by brick perfectly.”
Outdoor Amenities – Missouri

5. Outdoor Amenities – Missouri Mason Contractor: Spencer Brickwork Architect: Dick Busch Architects General Contractor: Spencer Brickwork Inc. Suppliers: Richards Brick Co. Owner: Micheila Spencer Family Trust Judges’ Comments: “Nice radius design with attractive top of wall feature.”

 Robert A. Young Federal Building – St. Louis

6. Robert A. Young Federal Building – St. Louis

Mason Contractor: Superior Waterproofing & Restoration Co. Inc. Architect: Team Four Architects General Contractor: Hof Construction Suppliers: Vernon L. Goedeke Inc. Owner: Federal Government/GSA Judges’ Comments: “Huge undertaking of not just asthetic, but structural repairs.”
“Cotswold” by Busch – St. Louis 7. “Cotswold” by Busch – St. Louis

Mason Contractor: Spencer Brickwork Inc. Architect: Dick Busch Architects General Contractor: Roentz Homes Suppliers: Earthworks Owner: Roentz Homes Judges’ Comments: “Remarkable design and unequalled craftsmanship.”

Residences at Stoneleigh – Dallas 8. Residences at Stoneleigh – DallasMason Contractor: Dee Brown Inc. Architect: Gromatzky & Dupree General Contractor: Yates Construction LLC Suppliers: Acme Brick Co., Featherlite, Blackson Brick, Advanced Cast Stone Owner: Maple Wolf Stoneleigh LLC Judges’ Comments: “A simple, clean design with the right blend of brick and stone.”
 HEB WACO – Waco, Texas 9. HEB WACO – Waco, TexasMason Contractor: Brazos Masonry Inc. Architect: Selser Schaefer Architects General Contractor: Joeris General Contractors Suppliers: Acme Brick Co. Owner: HEB Grocery Co., L.P. Judges’ Comments: “Nice clean look of red brick and stone sills.”
Saint Luke’s Hospital Mid America Heart Institute – Kansas City, Mo. 10. Saint Luke’s Hospital Mid America Heart Institute – Kansas City, Mo.Mason Contractor: JE Dunn Construction Co. Architect: ACI Boland Architects General Contractor: JE Dunn Construction Co. Suppliers: Kansas City Brick Co. Owner: Saint Lukes Health System Judges’ Comments: “Outstanding masonry detail throughout the entire project.”
41 Area - Angelico, Beq and Recon Complex – Camp Pendleton, Calif. (must be at least 65% block) 11. 41 Area - Angelico, Beq and Recon Complex – Camp Pendleton, Calif.Mason Contractor: Haxton Masonry Inc. Architect: Vasquez Marshall Architects General Contractor: Webcor/R.A. Burch, A Joint Venture Suppliers: RCP Block & Brick Inc. Owner: NAVFAC Southwest Division Judges’ Comments: “Very nice design of an all CMU project by using different colors and textures.”
Perdido Key Fire Station and Community Center – Florida (must use lightweight CMU) 12. Perdido Key Fire Station and Community Center – FloridaMason Contractor: Rod Cooke Construction Architect: DAG Architects General Contractor: Rod Cook Construction Suppliers: Block USA Owner: Escambia County Judges’ Comments: “The amount of lightweight block used in this project is impressive.”
St. Elizabeth Hospital – Enumclaw, Wash. (must be LEED certified) 13. St. Elizabeth Hospital – Enumclaw, Wash.Mason Contractor: J & S Masonry Inc. Architect: Mahlum Architects General Contractor: Sellen Construction Suppliers: I-XL Masonry Supply Owner: Catholic Health Initiative Judges’ Comments: “Nice, simple brick design with the addition of different patterns and colors.”
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