2013 Award of Honor: The Octahedron
Frankenstein, Inc. in collaboration with LMN Architects
Photo Credit: Trevor Dykstra
2013 Award of Honor: The Octahedron
Frankenstein, Inc. in collaboration with LMN Architects
Not for Profit
Berntson Porter & Company
Berntson Porter & Company helps businesses unlock their true potential. Helping our clients prosper requires not just aptitude, but also the right attitude. We work hard to gain a thorough understanding of each client's particular needs and earn their confidence so we can provide both useful counsel and creative solutions. As skilled, experienced professionals, we are able to analyze problems and provide proactive technically sound advice. These capabilities are enhanced by our team's can-do attitude and commitment to a flawless performance. Our initiative, accessibility and enterprising outlook enable our clients to take advantage of wealth-building opportunities that extend beyond familiar, conventional boundaries.
Contact: Eric Curtiss (425-289-7624
We work diligently to find the best outcome because we care about the business. We are problem-solvers who go beyond the boundaries of traditional CPA firms to deliver insight and value and create a solid plan for your financial success.
Contact: Bruce Callow (206) 344-7546
Sweeney Conrad, P.S.
In 1980, our five founding shareholders left the national accounting firm where they had worked for over 10 years and formed Sweeney Conrad, dedicated to meeting the needs of closely-held businesses and of individuals with high personal net worth. Thirty years later, Sweeney Conrad has grown to be one of the largest locally owned CPA firms in the region, with clients drawn from all sectors of private industry. We continue to provide personalized auditing, accounting, tax and business advisory services to closely-held businesses and high net worth individuals in the Pacific Northwest. Throughout our growth, we have never lost our local identity and the personal relationships with clients that is the foundation of our practice.
Contact: Wende Wadsworth (425) 629-1990
Greenhome Solutions is a family owned and operated green building product supplier based in Seattle, Washington. We are passionate about the environment, conservation, design, and sustainable building practices. With over 20 years in the construction industry, we pride ourselves not only on product knowledge, but also on installation techniques and knowing which products are right for your project.
Contact: Cameron Reith (206) 284-2281
AP | Adolfson & Peterson Construction
Adolfson & Peterson Construction is a leader in providing general construction services throughout Washington and the Pacific Northwest. We combine nearly sixty years of construction expertise with a proactive, service-oriented Team Build process to deliver value for our customers.
Contact: Marc Streleski (253) 377-2599
Since 1978, Krekow Jennings has developed a reputation for taking on challenges that construction traditionalists have avoided. A primary objective of ours is to make construction projects fun and mutually rewarding, and we emphasize reliable project management and impeccable craftsmanship across a broad range of project types.
Contact: John Blackham (206) 625-0505
Lease Crutcher Lewis
Lewis Lean is about adding value for our clients. Our approach focuses on two objectives: minimizing waste and optimizing project delivery. The Lewis Lean checklist outlines seven areas of waste we are focused on reducing, as well as the four areas for optimizing delivery.
Contact: Carey Smith (206) 622-0500
Lockhart Suver LLC
We’re a company of seasoned master craftspeople and enthusiastic apprentices learning their trade, thorough and effective project managers, and a loyal group of the finest subcontractors and artisans in the northwest.
Contact: Burt Lockhart (206)545-7800 X207
We are inspired by a compelling purpose: Building structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society.® Our purpose is fulfilled through our mission: To create an exceptional customer experience.
Contact: Rodger Benson, (425) 497-6603
PCL Construction Services
The PCL family of companies is a group of independent construction companies which carry out diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets. Together, these companies have an annual construction volume of more than $5 billion, making them the largest contracting organization in Canada and one of the largest in the United States.
Contact: Kurt Boyd (425) 519-7344
AP | Adolfson & Peterson Construction
Rushforth Construction is a leader in providing general construction services throughout Washington and the Pacific Northwest. We combine nearly sixty years of construction expertise with a proactive, service-oriented Team Build process to deliver value for our customers.
Contact: Marc Streleski (253) 377-2599
The Schuchart team is composed of expert project managers and field superintendents who handle a broad array of large commercial projects from ground-up to tenant improvement. Their work is supported by a highly experienced field staff of carpenters and laborers. Schuchart also has a service department that manages the company's special projects, smaller projects and warranty work.
Contact: Rhonda Pruitt (206) 834-2965
Sellen Construction/Sellen Sustainability
As one of the largest locally-owned commercial contractors in the Pacific Northwest, Sellen collaborates with many of the region's world-class companies and leading design firms to shape the future of this community.
Contact: Erin Hobson (206) 805-7141
W.G. Clark Construction
W.G. Clark Construction is a Seattle-based general contracting and construction management specialist focused on commercial construction and renovation services in the Pacific Northwest. Our primary markets include multifamily, multi-unit, mixed-use, senior housing, assisted living, office, retail, civic, community, tenant improvements, healthcare, medical, and light industrial projects in the Puget Sound area.
Contact: Scott Smith (206) 340-6656
Thomas Fragnoli Construction
Thomas·Fragnoli was founded in 2010 when Chris Thomas and Paul Fragnoli combined their 49 years industry experience to form a client-centered, detail-oriented construction company serving the needs of homeowners in the greater Seattle area and San Juan Islands. A family business born from a 25-year partnership, Thomas·Fragnoli specializes in high-end residential home construction and remodeling.
Contact: Chris Thomas (206) 420-7940
WoodWorks provides resources that allow engineers, architects, general contractors, developers and others to build non-residential structures out of wood more easily and at less cost.
Contact: Ethan Martin (855) 873-9663
We shape a better world. We are an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world. We shape a better world.
Contact: Cormac Deavy (206) 749-9674
B.E.E. Consulting, LLC
BEE Consulting is a Seattle based consulting firm that was formed to provide expert consulting concerning engineering design issues and related lawsuits for our local clients.
Contact: Natasha Jaksich (425) 672-3900 x233
Ted Sive Consulting
I work with companies and leaders to identify their unique voices and skills, and to translate these into successful marketing strategies and compelling communication. My clients are architects, engineers, and builders.
Contact: Ted Sive ( 206) 419-4114
GLY goes beyond with creative solutions that assure quality and accountability — and support our vision of building excellence through commitment and innovation.
Contact: Charlie Hafenbrack (425) 451-8877
Holmes Electric Company has been in the contracting business since 1945. Over the years, we have continually adapted to exceed our customer's expectations. Today, we focus on contemporary offering such as sustainability, 3-D modeling and prefab, while intensifying our existing safety and productivity performance programs.
Contact: Greg Sherman (253) 479-4000
ABKJ Consulting Engineers, Civil and Structural
ABKJ is a consulting engineering firm, providing civil and structural design services. Since 1956, we have designed projects across western Wasington and around the globe. With a large staff of engineers and CAD technicians, we have the resources to provide comprehensive services in-hous, ensuring continuity and design quality.
Contact: Sanjay Soli, (206) 340-2255
AHBL, Civil and structural engineering, landscape architecture, community planning and land surveying
Founded in 1969, AHBL is a 150-person multidisciplinary firm with offices in Seattle and Tacoma. We provide civil and structural engineering, landscape architecture, community planning and land surveying services to a variety of clients including leading architectural firms.
Contact: Mel Blackstone, 253-383-2422
Cary Kopczynski & Company, Structural Engineering
Cary Kopczynski & Company, Inc. P.S. (CKC) provides structural engineering excellence for buildings and parking structures throughout the United States and beyond. Our passion for innovation and new technology, combined with our extensive experience, consistently inspires high-quality structural designs. In addition, our designs reflect a keen understanding of the most efficient construction techniques. As a result, our structures are not only technically state-of-the-art, but buildable and economical as well.
Contact: Cary Kopczynski (425) 455-2144
Our core services include: sustainable design, mechanical consulting, and energy engineering. We are an engineering firm with a singular discipline and a focus on sustainability. Experts in our field. Problem solvers.
Contact: Eric Anderson (425) 672-1071
Coffman Engineers, Inc., Structural/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering & Project Management
For more than 25 years, Coffman Engineers has provided civil, structural, industrial mechanical, process piping, commercial mechanical, electrical engineering and controls, lighting, project management, and corrosion control engineering. The company collaborates on large, small, and diverse projects from commercial to industrial work as a prime or sub-consultant with offices in Seattle, Spokane, Los Angeles, Calif., and Anchorage, Alaska.
Contact: Sarah Biggs (206) 623-0717
Coughlin Porter Lundeen, Structural/Civil/Seismic Engineering
Coughlin Porter Lundeen's philosophy is rooted in providing quality service to our clients. Detailed design and comprehensive project management are the benefits we consistently bring to the table.
Contact: Jan Flesher (206) 343-0460
DCI Engineers, Civil and Structural Engineering
With more than twenty years of experience, DCI Engineers is committed to providing responsible and innovative civil and structural engineering services from six offices in the United States. Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, the firm also has offices in Spokane and Everett; Portland, Oregon; San Diego, California; and Austin, Texas. DCI Engineers is licensed in all 50 states, as well as in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada.
Contact: Greg Gilda, Principal (425) 827-2238
Hultz | BHU Engineers
Hultz BHU Engineers, Inc has extensive experience in all types of mechanical and electrical design work, including remodels, additions, miscellaneous repairs and new facilities.
Contact: Rick Hultz (253) 383-3257
KPFF Consulting Engineers, Civil and Structural Engineering
At KPFF our most valuable resource is our people. The cornerstone of our philosophy is the freedom that the individual has to seek creative and economic solutions to meet our clients' engineering needs.
Contact: Arnold Carson (206) 622-5822
LPD Engineering, PLLC, Civil Engineering
LPD Engineering, PLLC designs civil engineering solutions that are sustainable, economical and functional, providing lasting benefit to our clients and our communities.
Contact: Laurie Pfarr PE (206) 725-1211
MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions
Dedicated professionals providing the right solutions for building environmental systems through innovative design, expert installation and high-performance services.
Contact: Olwyn Johnson (206) 768-3868
Magnusson Klemencic Associates, Structural, Civil, Seismic, and Wind Engineering
Magnusson Klemencic Associates provides award-winning structural and civil engineering services worldwide, with over $47 billion worth of projects in 46 states and 47 countries. Headquartered in Seattle for 86 years, with an office in Chicago, MKA's engineers offer facility-type specialization for projects of all sizes.
Contact: Ron Klemencic (206) 292-1200
McKinstry, Mechanical Engineering
McKinstry designs, builds and operates facility systems.
Contact: Heidi De Laubenfels (206) 832-8110
Morrison Hershfield Corporation
Morrison Hershfield is an employee-owned firm providing integrated multidisciplinary engineering and related expertise. We deliver innovative, cost effective and technically sophisticated solutions for infrastructure. Our goal is to provide a single point of contact for all engineering services and to be the first call for engineering solutions that make a difference. We listen closely to client needs and working collaboratively, define the best possible solutions. Morrison Hershfield is committed to making our clients successful and to establishing long lasting relationships built on loyalty and trust.
Contact: Kris Draper (425) 451-1301
Notkin Mechanical Engineers
Known for performing well on complex projects with challenging requirements, the firm has been involved in many of the region's landmark projects such as Benaroya Hall, Museum of Glass and Experience Music Project. Notkin supports clients' desires for energy-efficient and environmentally friendly design. We offer expertise in mechanical systems designed to reduce energy costs and minimize impact on the environment.
Contact: Marcie Lohr (206) 267-4912
PAE, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
We’re not a typical engineering firm. We meet a set of engineering demands that didn’t even exist 20 or 30 years ago when today’s traditions were being forged. What we do may be called mechanical engineering and electrical engineering but, in the end, what we do is create better environments, inside and out. In the built environment, it’s about comfort. We design systems that provide light and control temperature, relative humidity, sound, smell, and healthy air, as well as provide ready access to electricity and water.
Contact: Nick Collins PE, LEED AP (503) 226-2921
PCS Structural Solutions, Consulting Structural Engineers
PCS Structural Solutions is a single discipline Pacific Northwest firm of 60 employees with a 40 year history of focused expertise – Structural Engineering for Buildings. At the same time we are single discipline specialists we are generalists with a deep and varied resume – assuring expertise in a broad range of educational, civic, medical and residential projects.
Contact: Craig Stauffer (206) 292-5076
Established in 1953, Reid Middleton builds on the foundation to the future through infrastructure that enhances the quality of our community and environment. From high-profile public spaces to private, commercial facilities, we provide civil and structural engineering, planning and surveying services. We offer the bandwidth to take on large, complex assignments and the personal commitment to adapt the way we work to match each client's culture.
Dave Swanson (425) 741-3800
Sparling, Electrical Engineering/Technology Consulting
With 165 professionals and a track record 61-years strong, Sparling is the largest specialty consulting firm in the United States offering services in electrical engineering, technology consulting, audio/visual consulting, lighting design and acoustical design. Our offices in Seattle, Portland and San Diego provide our clients with bright minds, design excellence and market leadership to fuel smart decisions in a wide variety of markets. With our unique mix of services, we graciously perform the dance of disciplines to provide effective integrated design. Delivering future forward solutions on the pulse of everyday demands is our promise. Standing apart doesn't mean standing alone. And, collaboration loves company. Just ask our clients.
Contact: Kristy Alley (206) 667-0528
SvR Design Company, Planning/Civil Engineering/Landscape
At SvR, we approach design integration differently – both philosophically and physically. Regardless of whether our clients hire us for one or all of our services, our designers and planners collaborate on each others’ projects, an approach that fosters a holistic perspective and sharpens our creative abilities.
Contact: Peg Staeheli (206) 223-0326
Swenson Say Fagét, Structural Engineering
Swenson Say Fagét is a team of structural engineers committed to creating quality, innovative design solutions.
Contact: Dan Say 206-443-6212
Travis, Fitzmaurice & Associates, Electrical Engineering
We are a consulting electrical engineering firm dedicated to providing the best service to our clients. Our areas of expertise include architecture-enhancing lighting design; communications systems including computer telephony, WAN/LAN, television, intercom, and sound; power generation and distribution; controls; and fire alarm system design as well as quality control, analysis, supervision, planning, and investigation.
Contact: Mike Fitzmaurice 206-285-7228
Wood Harbinger was founded in 1967 and is located in Bellevue, Washington. Our 73 employees provide a full range of mechanical, electrical, and industrial systems design services. We are an employee owned firm, with principals actively involved in the design and management of our projects. Our staff of professional engineers and designers brings to each project practical, real-world experience; active support for the owner and architect’s vision for the project; and a focus on sustainability and life cycle costs.
Contact: Philip DeBels 425-822-9499
Walters & Wolf
There is no action without purpose, and ours is clear: place quality first. Whether it is hammering out a complex architectural detail or forging a long-lasting relationship with a new client – we have always strived to perform at the highest level. Over the last 30 years we have built a culture focused on constantly improving our services and products. Our mission remains clear. We must establish ourselves as the leaders in our industry by offering the absolute best commercial cladding in the business, at the greatest value to our clients.
Contact: Steve Burnett 425-583-1319
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
We are in business to consistently deliver practical, innovative, and technically sound solutions to structural, architectural, and materials problems in all types of new and existing structures.
Contact: Wade Vorley 206-622-1441
WSP Flack + Kurtz
WSP Flack + Kurtz is a multi-faceted engineering firm that has completed significant projects with internationally acclaimed architects for the world's largest corporations, developers, and institutions. We are known for imaginative thinking, high client service levels, resourceful application of new technology, and innovation.
Contact: Leisa Geiger 206-342-9900
Kibble + Prentice, a USI Company
For more than 35 years, Kibble + Prentice has helped individuals and companies make decisions that create value and manage risk. We give clients access to the full range of products and services typically available only through larger national brokerage firms.
Contact: Ryan Schultz 206-577-5590
For more than 40 years Landscape Forms has been producing site furniture and accessories that help designers and other clients create a sense of place in outdoor environments. We do it through integrated product collections, leading edge technology and great design.
Contact: Tim Gish (503) 381-4964
Vetrotech Saint-Gobain North America
Vetrotech Saint-Gobain's innovative products have been available to the North American market since the 1980s. Our production facilities have been producing fire-rated glass at our state-of-the-art factories near Seattle, Washington since 2000. Since our first UL listings dating back to 1983, Vetrotech has played an important role in standards development for fire-resistant safety glass. Our specially adapted product range is certified according to leading North American fire-test standards and in full compliance with building codes. This means we can satisfy the needs local markets.
Contact: Kevin Frisone 253-736-2218
Inn at the Market
Inn at the Market is designed with modern Northwest style and comfort, and home to one of the city’s most acclaimed restaurants. You can savor the views of downtown, the Market, Elliott Bay and the Olympic mountains from its 70 elegant guest rooms and dazzling view deck.
Contact: Eric Klippert (206) 443-3600
Established in 1971, our firm is comprised of 30 people who are passionate about landscape architecture and urban planning. Every project we complete, from site plan to specific plant, is charged with the vital energy of genuine delight: we love our jobs.
Contact: Kelly Rench (206) 325-6877
Carney Badley Spellman P.S.
Committed to exceptional client service and professional excellence, the lawyers of Carney Badley Spellman strive to provide the best possible legal counsel to our clients. The diverse backgrounds of our attorneys provide our clients with a team of experienced legal counselors, skilled at developing effective and efficient solutions for a wide variety of legal issues in a multitude of industries and settings. With a focus on the Pacific Northwest, we serve individuals and businesses of all types and sizes from closely-held companies to Fortune 500 corporations.
Contact: Scott Penner (206) 622-8020
Green & Yalowitz
Our firm employs a small and dedicated staff of attorneys. We are ranked as AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell®, denoting the highest level of professional excellence. For nearly 30 years, we have concentrated our practice on representing design professionals and other members of the construction community in risk management, consulting and all forms of dispute resolution. Our small size empowers us to provide effective, focused service and to assure that each client receives consistent, personal attention.
Contact: Douglas Green 206-622-1400
Lane Powell PC
A full-service law firm, Lane Powell has helped emerging and established businesses navigate the Pacific Northwest and beyond for more than 130 years. Respected clients including Nordstrom and Wells Fargo turn to us for trusted legal counsel. With 170 attorneys in offices located in Seattle, Wash., Portland, Ore.; Olympia, Wash.; Tacoma, Wash.; Anchorage, Alaska; and London, England, we're thoroughly versed in the industries of the Pacific Northwest as well as the legal issues that face our clients on a regional, national and international level.
Contact: Stanton P. Beck Esq. (206) 223-1344
Skellenger Bender, PS
Legal problems can be disorienting. At Skellenger Bender, we know the territory. Whether you’re an individual, family, or business, we’ll work with you to define your goals and chart a legal course to most effectively reach them.
Contact: Deb Lovelett (206) 623-6501
dark | light design
We provide architects, interior designers, and landscape architects with collaborative lighting design services to enhance spaces and experiences. Working collaboratively with the design team, we craft a cohesive, integrated lighting concept for the entire project. Our experience with a broad range of project types and sizes enables us to design solutions that balance technical solidity with meaningful design.
Contact: Jill Cody - 206-999-9541
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
Lutron is a technology-centered and people-driven company. As a private corporation guided by our founder’s simple but profound Five Principles, Lutron has a long history of significant growth and smart innovations.
Contact: Kevin Smith (206) 218-7323
Nucor Steel Seattle
Nucor Corporation is made up of approximately 20,000 teammates whose goal is to "Take Care of Our Customers." We are accomplishing this by being the safest, highest quality, lowest cost, most productive and most profitable steel and steel products company in the world. We are committed to doing this while being cultural and environmental stewards in our communities where we live and work. We are succeeding by working together.
Contact: Jim Petersen (206) 933-2222
Not For Profit:
Washington State Implementation Committee SFI
Washington Forest Protection Association (WFPA) is a trade association representing private forest landowners in Washington State. Our members are large and small companies, individuals and families who grow, harvest and re-grow trees on about 4 million acres.
Contact: Tom Swanson (360) 417-3664
P&M (Planning and Management Services, Inc.) Planning and Management Services, Inc. “P&M” was founded in August 2002 and is a highly qualified Small Business specializing in state of the art project delivery, planning and project controls services including capital program and project solutions.
Contact: Hreinn Thormar (253) 248-0038
Puget Sound Energy
We’ve been meeting the Puget Sound region’s energy needs for more than 135 years. We proudly embrace our responsibility to provide you with safe, reliable, reasonably priced energy service.
Contact: Mike Fowler (425) 456-2347
GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution with ArchiCAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as the revolutionary GRAPHISOFT BIM Server™, the world’s first real-time BIM collaboration environment, and the GRAPHISOFT EcoDesigner™, the world's first fully integrated building energy modeling application. GRAPHISOFT’s innovative solutions have fundamentally changed the way architects around the world design and collaborate.
Contact: John Magnan (208) 286-2705
BRC Acoustics & Audiovisual Design
BRC is a full-service acoustical consulting firm providing design services for architectural acoustics, audio-visual systems, mechanical system noise control, environmental noise control, and vibration analysis & control. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of client service and design, and to advancing green building performance through effective acoustical design. Our experienced team has provided acoustical design for hundreds of projects over the past 20 years, with projects ranging from courthouses to convention centers, and casino multi-media systems to corporate video and teleconferencing.
Contact: Daniel Bruck (206) 270-8910
Cambridge Sound Management
CSM is a growth-oriented technology company focused on audio/acoustic comfort for commercial and institutional markets. Our team tirelessly works to create new and innovative products that are elegant and intelligently engineered.
Contact: Alissa Tritman (617) 349-3779
Milgard Windows & Doors
We have one unwavering goal, and that's to be the best window and door manufacturer. We will settle for nothing less. To achieve that goal, we are committed to three guiding principles: The individual must be respected. The customer must be given the best possible service. Excellence and superior performance must be pursued.
Contact: Karen Davis (800) 562-8444
Washington Window and Door
Washington Window and Door, Inc. is a full-service window and door company with showrooms in Redmond and Spokane, Washington. We have over 20 years of experience providing functional design and sustainable solutions for the challenging climate of the Pacific Northwest.
John Rhea (425) 766-7251
Good design makes a difference