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Beckett-Supported Project Earns Recognition at National Excellence in Construction Awards

Beckett Electrical was proud to have been part of the University of Texas at Austin Center for Students in Recovery renovation project that earned recognition at the recent Associated Builders and Contractors National Excellence in Construction Awards.

Led by Selma-based Spawglass, the project won the Pyramid award in the category of renovation at less than $4 million.

Following is the complete story from the Austin Business Journal…

Four Austin-area projects won top honors at the Associated Builders and Contractors National Excellence in Construction Awards held recently in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Austin-based American Constructors won an Eagle citation — the highest award — for The Girls’ School of Austin campus. It won in the institutional category for projects valued at less than $5 million.

Selma, Texas-based Spawglass won an Eagle citation for the Luci and Ian Family Garden at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in the other construction category valued between $2 million and $100 million. Spawglass also won a Pyramid award for the University of Texas at Austin Center for Students in Recovery renovation. The category was renovation valued at less than $4 million.

Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Flintco LLC won an Eagle citation for the University of Texas Jesse H. Jones Communications Center in the category of renovation valued between $4 million and $10 million.

The Girls’ School of Austin project encompassed a five-building school campus, located at 2007 McCall Road, features gardens, play areas and a green roof. The private school was founded in 2002.

Haddon+Cowan Architects Collaborative was the designer and DCI Engineers was the engineering consultant. Both are Austin firms.

Spawglass’ client for the Luci and Ian Family Garden project was University of Texas Project Management and Construction Services. The designer was TBG Partners.

Spawglass’ client for the student recovery center was the University of Texas. The architect was Lym Architecture and the interior designer was Obrentz Design Group. Both are based in Austin.

The Flintco client for the communications center was the University of Texas. The Lawrence Group was the architect and Jose I. Guerra Inc. was the consulting engineer. Both are based in Austin.

Written by Jan Buchholz – Staff Writer, Austin Business Journal
Courtesy of Austin Business Journal

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