Six Clark Projects Earn Craftsmanship Awards

May 25, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Building Congress (WBC) recently recognized the skills and achievements of craftsmen on six Clark Construction Group, LLC projects in the Washington, D.C. area.

The 50th Annual WBC Craftsmanship Awards were presented during a ceremony at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. on May 13.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Headquarters II, in Washington, D.C., earned five Craftsmanship Awards in the categories of Masonry/Exterior Stone; Masonry/Interior Stone and Marble; Woods & Plastics/Architectural Millwork; Electrical/Power Generation, Distribution and Switchgear; and Electrical/Lighting Systems.

The University of Maryland Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building won three awards in the categories of Mechanical/Plumbing; Mechanical/HVAC-Piping; and Mechanical/HVAC-Sheet Metal.

1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, in northwest Washington, D.C., also earned three awards recognizing Sitework/Underpinning, Foundations and Excavations; Metals/Structural Steel Framing; and Doors & Windows/Curtain Walls.

Waterview, a one-million-square-foot project in Arlington, Va., won two awards: Sitework/Underpinning, Foundations and Excavations; and a Special Construction/Other Award for demolition.

The Dulles International Airport East/West Automated People Mover and the Calvary Baptist Portrait Office Building, in Washington, D.C., earned one award each; the former won for Sitework/Underpinning, Foundations and Excavations, while the latter earned the Special Construction/Other Award for a steeple installation project.

IMF Headquarters II also earned a Star Award, in the category of Visual Excellence, for interior stone work. The three Star Award winners were specially selected by the judges to recognize craftsmanship that attained the highest level of quality.

With more than 800 members, the WBC is the largest local association representing the D.C. area’s commercial real estate, design and construction industry.