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Healthcare Facilities Honor Award uNIversIty of cAlIforNIA, IrvINe (ucI) MeDIcAl ceNter clINIcAl lABorAtory orANge, cAlIf. Owner: University of California, Irvine Design-Builder: Hensel Phelps Construction Co. Architect: Carrier Johnson + Culture Engineers: BFL Owen, KHR & Associated and TMAD & Taylor Gaines Specialty Consultants: IMA + Design, VSA & Associates and Construction Forensics Specialty Contractors: Control Air Conditioning Corp., Pan Pacific Plumbing, Murray Company, SASCO, Swisslog, Woodbridge Glass, ISEC, KONE and Cosco Other Key Professionals: Kate Herring and Mack Lewis, university project managers The iconic edifice of the UCI Medical Center Clinical Laboratory communicates its important role as a regional reference laboratory. The cast-in-place concrete frame and envelope provide an enduring structure, while a deep canopy covering the plaza and a monumental concreteand-glass stairwell create a dramatic entry where scientists can interact. The technically challenging, LEED® Goldcertified building features an added-shell fifth floor with northern exposures and expansive views. The university received extraordinary value on the project, which was delivered two months early. Industrial/Process/Research Facilities Honor Award sIeMeNs u.s. NAcelle fAcIlIty hutchINsoN, kAN. Owner: Siemens Energy, Inc. Design-Builder, Architect and Engineer: Gray Construction Specialty Contractors: Amteck of Kentucky, P1 Group, Inc. and Shambaugh & Son, L.P. Siemens selected Gray Construction to design and build its 289,842-square-foot nacelle production facility in Hutchinson, Kan. The complex manufacturing plant is designed to carry heavy loads to allow the movement of 90-ton nacelles throughout the building. Teqton, a jointless, maintenance-free floor slab, was installed in the facility, the first of its kind in the United States. This is Siemens’ first LEED® Gold-certified production facility in the United States and the first LEED Gold new construction/industrial site in Kansas. winter//2012 15

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