Design Awards

Design Awards

2023 Design Awards

2023 Design Award Recipients

Best Overall / Solar / Custom


Santa Clara, California

MCA Member Company: PPG Industries
Architect: Verse Design Los Angeles
Metal Installer: AGA/AGS, Viking Steel, SME
Contractor: Truebeck Construction

Insulated Metal Panels

Fred Ayres Memorial Playground at Pineapple Park

Jensen Beach, Florida

MCA Member Company: Kingspan
Architect: Ahrens Companies
Contractor: Ahrens Companies
Metal Installer: Ahrens Companies


Metal Composite Material

North Carolina State University, Plant Sciences Building

Raleigh, N.C.


MCA Member Company: 3A Composites USA
Architect: Flad Architects
Contractor: DPR Construction
Metal Installer: SPS Corporation, BEES, Bonitz


Single Skin Panels

Texas A&M Southside Recreational Center

College Station, Texas

MCA Member Company: Carlisle Companies Incorporated, Auzmet Architectural Incorporated
Architect: SmithGroup
Contractor: Manhattan Construction Group
Metal Installer: Auzmet Architectural Incorporated


Residential Roof

4/Way House

Topanga, California


MCA Member Company: RHEINZINK
Architect: Deegan-Day Design & Architecture Incorporated
Contractor: Kent Snyder Construction
Metal Installer: Atlas Sheet Metal


Commercial Roof, First Place

Katy Trail Ice House

Las Vegas, Nevada


MCA Member Company: Nucor Buildings Group, and McElroy Metals
Architect: Gensler
Contractor: Burke Construction
Metal Installer: Battle Born Steel

Commercial Roof, Second Place

Phoenix Sky Harbor Sky Train

Phoenix, Arizona


MCA Member Company: Dura Coat Products
Architect: SmithGroup/Gannet Fleming
Contractor: Hensel Phelps
Metal Installer: Kovach



SUNY Binghamton University

Binghamton, NY


MCA Member Company: 3A Composites USA
Architect: Ashley McGraw Associates
Metal Installer: Gitzen Company, Inc.


Projects considered for these awards were submitted to MCA Design Awards Program and / or Metal Architecture magazine’s annual Design Awards Program. The recipients were chosen by a panel of professional architects:

Steve Blye, AIA LEED AP BC+C
Director of Healthcare Design
Legat Architects

Rick Harlan Schneider, AIA, APA, LEED
ISTUDIO Architects

Paul Mankins, FAIA, LEED AP
Founding Partner


MCA thanks them for contributing their expertise to help put a spotlight on the outstanding use of metal in construction.

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