New Project for Georgetown University Wins 2015 Wood Design Award

CLARKE COUNTY, VA (May 14, 2015) – Woodworks, an initiative of the Wood Products Council, has announced their 2015 wood design and construction awards. Nine national projects and seven regional project received awards of excellence. The 2015 Wood Design Awards celebrate excellence in non-residential projects.

“Collectively, this year’s award winning projects celebrate the kind of innovative thinking that continues to expand the possibilities for wood use—and bring wood’s cost, sustainability and other advantages to a wider range of projects,” said Jennifer Cover, PE, executive director of WoodWorks.

The new Georgetown University Calcagnini Contemplative Center in Bluemont is the only project in Virginia to receive an award. The project was designed by Dynerman Architects and built by Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. and Walnutdale Building Company.

Other winners include projects such as Jackson Hole Airport (Wyoming), The Stapleton Library (New York), the Indian Mountain Student Arts & Innovation Center (Connecticut), the Mojave Rivers Ranger Station (California), the Reveley Classroom Building for the Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research at the University of Idaho (Idaho), and the Burr Burton Academy Mountain Campus (Vermont).