St. Louis Construction News and Review is recognizing the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center Jerry F. Costello Confluence Field Station with its "Editor's Choice Award" for its green building design.
National Great Rivers Research and Education Center
Owners: Lewis and Clark Community College & University of Illinois
General Contractor: River City Construction LLC
AAIC's bluff-like design and innovative construction techniques produced a wonderful LEED Platinum building that could help establish the St. Louis area as the pre-eminent center for river basin research in the U.S.
The St. Louis CNR Regional Excellence Awards recognize those projects completed in the previous year that demonstrate excellence in design and construction and a positive contribution to the St. Louis community.
Now in their 21st year, the Regional Excellence Awards are the only comprehensive awards recognizing the best results of the construction industry when all the sectors -- owners, designers, and contractors -- work together as a team. The judges this year were: Len Toenjes, president, Associated General Contractors of St. Louis; Dan Wienstroer, executive director of the Painting & Decorating Foundation; John Guenther, FAIA, lecturer in the College of Architecture, Washington University; John Gaal, director of training and workforce development at the Carpenters District Council, and Thomas Finan, publisher of St. Louis Construction News & Review (CNR).