Federal Center South Project Earns AISC IDEAS2 Award
Left to Right: Dan Brown, Director, Design and Construction; Rick Thomas, Project Manager; Duane Allen, Project Manager; Dawn Ashton, Senior Contracting Officer.
The Northwest/Arctic Region’s Federal Center South project in Seattle has earned national recognition in the 2014 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2) from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). The building, home of the Seattle District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), was named a National award winner in the category of projects $15 million to $75 million, making it one of only three projects around the country to receive the National honor. Projects are judged on the use of structural steel from both an architectural and structural engineering perspective. Completed in 2012, the Federal Center South Building 1202 transforms a 4.6-acre brownfield site into a highly flexible and sustainable 209,000-sq.-ft regional headquarters. The building has achieved LEED Gold status and ranks in the top 3% of the most energy-efficient buildings in the U.S. AISC presented the award to the project team during a ceremony at the building on Thursday, September 4. For more about the award click here. For more about the project click here.