SEAOI names 2021 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards winners

Regis, by Magnusson Klemencic Associates
Regis, by Magnusson Klemencic Associates
Winners of the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) 2021 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards were announced at the 2021 Virtual Awards Celebration on June 11. This design competition takes place each year to recognize excellence in, and celebrate structural engineering.
Awards were presented as follows:
  • Jurors’ Favorite/Most Innovative: St. Regis, by Magnusson Klemencic Associates
  • Best Project — >$150 Million: Circa, by CKC Structural Engineers
  • Best Project — $50 Million to $150 Million: Shenzhen Rural Commercial Bank Headquarters, by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
  • ravina music boxBest Project — $10 Million to $50 Million: RaviniaMusicBox Experience Center, by Wight & Company
  • Best Project – up to $10 Million: 1040 W. Fulton, by IMEG Corp.
  • Best Industrial/Utility Project: Sooner Plant Units 1 & 2 Conveyor 10 & 11, by Wolf Point Engineers
  • Best Bridge/Transportation Project: Lakefront Trail Pedestrian Bridge, by HNTBunion station
  • Best Renovation/Retrofit Project: Chicago Union Station – Clinton Street Improvements, by Klein & Hoffman
  • Best Special Structure: Robotic Construction – The Glass Vault by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
  • Lavicka Award: BMX Bowls Bridge, by EndreStudio
Awards of Merit:
  • Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory, Building 201, CannonDesign
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center Inpatient Pavilion, GRAEF
  • 110 North Wacker Drive, Thornton Tomasetti
The 2021 Panel of Judges:
  • Academia – Matthew J. Gombeda, Ph.D.; Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Illinois Tech
  • Architecture – Jessica Figenholtz, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; President, AIA Chicago; Higher Education Practice Leader, Associate Principal, Perkins&Will
  • Construction/Development — Eamonn Connolly, SE, PE, LEED AP; Director of Engineering, McHugh Engineering Group LLC
  • Government – Luis D. Benitez, P.E., S.E.; Chief Bridge Engineer, Chicago Department of Transportation
  • Media – Christina Koch
  • Editorial Director/Associate Publisher, retrofit Magazine
  • Structural Engineering – Ron Klemencic, PE, SE, Hon AIA; Chairman and CEO, Magnusson Klemencic Associates


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