December 2008: 2008 MAF Awards

Words: Dan KamysDecember 2008

2008 MAF Awards

Masonry Association of Florida 2008 Masonry Awards

The Masonry Association of Florida (MAF) held its Annual Convention at the Sawgrass Marriott in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., in August. The Masonry project awards program included a Silent Auction with special memorabilia, which also benefited the Florida Masonry Apprentice & Educational Foundation Inc.

Salvatore Anastasi hosted the evening's awards ceremony, presenting awards for masonry projects statewide. The banquet ended with the introduction of the new MAF board and executive officers. Following are the "Best in Show" and first-place winners:


Institutional/Best in Show Information about the Masonry Industry MC: Falcon Contractors GC: Suffolk/Kraft Construction L.L.C. Architect: Cannon Design Suppliers: Ruck Brothers, Hohmann & Barnard Landscape Information about the Masonry Industry MC: R&D Masonry GC: C.F. Knight Inc. Architect: England ??? Thims & Miller Residential Information about the Masonry Industry MC: David Nelson Masonry Inc. GC: D. Garrett Construction Architect: McWard Architects Suppliers: Ruck Brothers Multi-Family Information about the Masonry Industry MC: Falcon Contractors Inc. Architect: Boughton Architects Suppliers: Artistic Stone, Florida Rock High-Rise Information about the Masonry Industry MC: Pyramid Masonry GC: Batson Cook Co. Architect: Curts Gaines Hall Jones Suppliers: Cast-Crete, Amerimix, Mason Pro, Optimum Fireplace Information about the Masonry Industry MC: Falcon Contractors GC: Gates Builders Inc. Designer: Brett Turley Suppliers: Artistic Stone Products Repair & Rehab Information about the Masonry Industry MC: Falcon Contractors Inc. GC: Ed Burnham Designers: Burnham & Turley Suppliers: Lyndon's Brick and Stone Industrial Information about the Masonry Industry MC: Pyramid Masonry GC: W.M. Dillard Co. Architect: The Robinson Green Beretta Corp. Suppliers: Rinker Materials, Mason Pro, Cast-Crete Commercial Information about the Masonry Industry MC: David Nelson Masonry Inc. GC: D. Garrett Construction Architect: McWard Architects Suppliers: Ruck Brothers Return to Table of Contents
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