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American Buildings Co. Announces Winners of 2010 Excellence in Design Awards


American Buildings Co. (ABC), a Eufaula, Ala.-based manufacturer and supplier of pre-engineered metal-building systems, named the winners of its 2010 Excellence in Design Awards, which includes a category for self-storage. For more than 10 years, ABC has recognized members of its network for their innovation and distinction in design from projects completed the previous year. The competition is open to all authorized builders of ABC and roofers of Architectural Metal Systems, a business unit of ABC. Winners are selected by a panel of impartial judges.

This year judges chose from more than 170 entries to select winners and honorable mentions in each of 14 building categories. Those nominees go on to compete for two top awards: Building of the Year and Roof of the Year. This year’s winners are: 

  • Building of the Year: Mooney Farms, Chico, Calif., D. H. Slater & Son Inc. 
  • Roof of the Year: Colony at the Grand, Fairhope, Ala., Dobson Sheet Metal & Roofing 
  • Self-Storage Facility: Lock Up Kapiolani, Honolulu, Hawaii, SS-20 Building Systems Inc. 
  • Green Building: Cowan’s of Rutherfordton, Rutherfordton, N.C., Atchley Construction Co. 
  • Agricultural Facility: Cohutta Mountain Pet & Feed, Blue Ridge, Ga., Lusk Construction Inc. 
  • Church/Religious Center: Cedar Creek Church, Whitehouse, Ohio, New Vision Construction Services 
  • Commercial Facility: Swiss Chalet Best Western Hotel, Pecos, Texas, Watson Exports Inc. 
  • Government/Institutional Facility: Apex Public Safety, B.D. Roberts Construction Inc., Apex, N.C. 
  • Manufacturing/Industrial Facility: Fontaine International, Trussville, Ala., Goodgame Company Inc. 
  • Office Facility: Mooney Farms, Chico, Calif., D.H. Slater & Sons Inc. 
  • Recreation Facility: South Okanagan Events Centre, Penticton, B.C., Canada, Wheelwright Group Inc. 
  • Retail Facility: Rona Home Centre, Nanaimo, B.C., Canada, LoadPath Industrial LLC
  • Roof Retrofit: Barracks Upgrade Project Building #25425, Fort Gordon, Ga., Copper Construction Co. Inc.
  • Roofing: Colony at the Grand, Fairhope, Ala., Dobson Sheet Metal & Roofing
  • Transportation Facility: Jet Ranch Building 3, Carson City, Nev., Miles Construction
  • Warehouse/Distribution Facility: The Supply Room Addition, Oxford, Ala., Morris Building Constructors Inc. 

ABC's "Building of the Year" (left) and "Roof of the Year" winners.

ABC has pioneered the design, manufacture and delivery of metal buildings and roofing systems for more than 50 years. The company has more than 800 authorized builders and manufacturing centers nationwide.

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