News & Announcements

News & Announcements

Van Dusen Visitor Centre Wins 2013 MCA Chairman Award!

The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre received a 2013 Chairman’s Award from the Metal Construction Association (MCA) at this year’s METALCON International in Atlanta, the only Canadian project to be honoured in this year’s awards.  The award was in the metal roofing category.

The Chairman's Awards are an annual designation given to outstanding building projects involving MCA member companies. The awards honor innovation and creativity while showcasing how metal products help achieve exceptional building designs.
The MCA judges noted that this beautifully executed building has a roof crafted with exquisite detailing.
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Recipients for these awards are selected each year from projects submitted by MCA members to Metal Architecture magazine's annual Design Awards Program.
For a full list of winning projects visit:

http://www.metalarchitecture.com/articles/magazine-features/2013-mca-chairmans-awards.aspx

Visitor Centre Wins Metal Fabrication Honours

 

 

KPS Wins 2012 VRCA Trade Contractor Chairman’s Award!

KPS has won the VRCA Trade Contractor Chairman’s Award for its contribution to the completion of the VanDusen Visitors Centre. The 24th annual VRCA Awards of Excellence held October 17th 2012 is a premier industry event honouring the region’s construction leaders.

Winners were selected in most categories for their use of innovative techniques, new materials or exceptional project management.

“The Gold Award winners are truly leaders in the industry and great examples of world class projects around the province built by VRCA members,” says Keith Sashaw, Vancouver Regional Construction Association President. “The value and excellence of this year’s entries reflect the outstanding quality of work done by VRCA members,” says Sashaw.

KPS is honoured by this recognition and proud to have been part of this incredible project.

 
 

California ISO receives an honourable mention in the MCA 2012 Chairman’s Awards!

California ISO Headquarters in Folsom, CA received an honourable mention award for overall use of metal in the Metal Construction Association (MCA)’s 2012 Chairman’s Awards.

The Chairman’s Awards are an annual designation given to outstanding building projects involving MCA member companies. The awards honor innovation and creativity while showcasing how metal products help achieve exceptional building designs.

Dreyfuss & Blackford Architects chose metal as a perfect fit to meet California ISO’s goals of durability, longevity and inherent energy efficiency of systems. The building has received a LEED platinum certification from the USGBC.