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2017 Building Excellence Awards

Winners were announced at the SIPA Annual Meeting in Austin Texas
February 20-22, 2017

The full complement of winners, by category, are posted below. 

SIPA extends an appreciative
Thank You!
to our sponsor of the 2017 Building Excellence Awards

2017 Building Excellence Awards Winners
Many thanks to the very innovative designers, builders and SIPs manufacturers who submitted their projects for this year's competition.


Thanks to your 2017 competition judges:

  • Shilpa Sankaran, Executive Director, Net-Zero Energy Coalition
  • Chris Fennell, BuildingInsight, LLC
  • Archie Landreman, Regional Director North Central at Woodworks

Overall Competition

Winner - Parfitt Residence, Anacortes, WA

Runner up - Justin Residence, Mendota Heights, MN


Winner - West River Vet Clinic, Hettinger, ND

Runner-up - Dale Louwagie Shop, Cottonwood, MN


Commercial / Industrial / Institutional over 10,000 sqft

Winner - Al's Pheasant Ranch, Emery, SD


Commercial / Industrial / Institutional under 10,000sqft

Winner - Ideation Design Group, Phoenix, Az

Runner-up - TIppet Rise Fine Arts Center Olivier Barn, Fishtail, MT



No entries in 2017

Affordable Housing

Winner - Modernista House, Pompano Beach, FL

Runner-up - Tarrant County Housing, Ft Worth, TX


Single Family Houses over 3,000sqft

Winner - Parfitt Residence, Anacortes, WA

Runner-up - Fox Residence, Poteau, OK

Honorable Mention - Sony Boy Lane Residence - John's Island, SC


Single Family Houses under 3,000sqft

Winner - Justin Residence, Mendota Heights, MN

Runner-up - Ludwig Residence - Dallas, TX

Honorable Mention - Quail Bauer Project, Sioux Rapids, IA



Winner - Peace Church, Rochester, MN

Runner-up - Panama City Beachfront Renovation



Thanks! to our 2017 SIPA Sponsors for another amazing year!




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Welcome Reception Sponsor

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Collaboration Sponsors

The Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) is hosting the fifteenth annual Building Excellence Awards to recognize association members that build exemplary projects using structural insulated panels (SIPs). The competition allows SIPA members to showcase their best work while demonstrating the design exibility, sustainability and energy effeciency possible with SIP construction.


Past Award Winners

2016 Building Excellence Award Winners

2015 Building Excellence Award Winners

2014 Building Excellence Award Winners

2013 Building Excellence Award Winners

2012 Building Excellence Award Winners

2011 Building Excellence Award Winners

2010 Building Excellence Award Winners

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