The Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards Competition takes place each year to recognize creative achievement in structural engineering via innovative structural designs and individual contributions that advance the profession. 

The winners are announced at the Annual Awards Banquet each year.  

Awards are given in the categories listed below.  

Congratulations to the 2019 Winners


Theatre on the LakeClark Bauer Structural Engineering 

Lavicka Award - Small firm/Small Project up to $2 million​




Lake Shore Drive ResidenceThe Structural Group

Best Project - up to $10 Million




Brother James Gaffney, FSC, Student CenterWight & Company 

Best Project - $10 Million to $50 Million​





Manhattan Loft GardensSkidmore Ownings & Merrill LLP

Best Project - $50 Million to $150 Million​





Glenstone II Art MuseumSkidmore Ownings & Merrill LLP

Best Project - over $150 million​ 






Chicago Union Station Great Hall RestorationKlein & Hoffman

Best Renovation/Retrofit Project - TIE



Hotel JulianTGRWA

Best Renovation/Retrofit Project - TIE








41st Street Steel Arch Pedestrian Bridge, Chicago Department of Transportation & AECOM

Best Bridge/Transportation Project





Trumpf Smart FactoryIMEG Corp

Best Industrial/Utility Project





Mackinac Bridge Paint PlatformsRuby + Associates, Inc.

Best Neighboring State Project






Rufus 2.0Magnusson Klemencic Associates

Jurors Favorite/Most Innovatiave Structure