The Building Care nine-floor addition to Seattle Children’s Hospital won an award for interiors from the Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau. (Photo courtesy of Steve Linscott)
NWCB honors outstanding projects
The Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau recently gave 18 awards for outstanding wall and ceiling projects.
Awards were given for interior and exterior finishes on commercial and residential projects. They also were given for light-gauge steel framing, suspended ceilings and renovations/restorations.
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Projects were judged on design, jobsite innovation and/or conditions, quality of workmanship, use of materials and overall effect.
The judges were Peter V. Burns, director of technical services, Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau; Marc Chavez, former technical director for Perkins+Will; Bob Drury, former executive director of the Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau; Terry Kastner, executive director of the Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau; John Killin, executive director of the associated Wall and Ceiling Contractors of Oregon and Southwest Washington; Rick Miller, executive director of the Northwest Wall and Ceiling Contractors Association; Gabriel Quintana, architectural consultant, Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau; and Jeff Shearer, former president of Fred Shearer and Sons, consultant to the wall and ceiling industry.