The Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association recently recognized the winners of its 2006 Concrete Design Awards. Showcasing the best uses of ready mixed concrete in Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP), the awards are co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association and the Wisconsin Chapter of American Concrete Institute International.
Commercial: Epic Systems Corporation — Owner: Epic Systems Corporation Campus. Ready Mix Supplier: Wingra Redi-Mix, Inc. Contractor: J.H. Findorff & Son Inc. Architect: Cuningham Group. Engineer: Magnusson Klemencic Associates.
Decorative: Phillips Residence — Owner: Steve & Michele Phillips. Ready Mix Supplier: New Berlin Redi-Mix, Inc. Contractor: Taylor's Landscape & Construction. Architect: Michael Taylor & Chris Weber.
Education, Healthcare & Public: Overture Center for the Arts, Phase 2 — Owner: Overture Development Corporation. Ready Mix Supplier: Wingra Redi-Mix, Inc. Contractor: J.H. Findorff & Son Inc. Architect: PL & F Architects. Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti.
ICF: Star Cinema IMAX — Owner: William L. Adamany III. Ready Mix Supplier: Wingra Redi-Mix, Inc. Contractor: Kraemer Brothers. Architect/Engineer: HGM Associates Inc.
Industrial: Mid-State International Trucks of Wisconsin — Owner: Mid-State International Trucks of Wisconsin. Ready Mix Supplier: County Materials Corp. Contractor, Interior: Marawood Construction. Contractor, Exterior: Lewis Construction.
Municipal Building: Pollock Community Water Park — Owner: city of Oshkosh. Ready Mix Supplier: Carew Concrete & Supply, Inc. Contractor/Architect/Engineer: CR Meyer.
Municipal Infrastructure: M 64 (Relocation) Over the Ontonagon River Bridge Project — Owner: state of Michigan. Ready Mix Supplier: Moyle Concrete and Building Supply. Contractor: Zenith Tech, Inc. Architect/Engineer: Michigan Department of Transportation.
Municipal Infrastructure — Merit: Marsupial Pedestrian Bridge — Owner: city of Milwaukee. Ready Mix Supplier: Schmitz Ready Mix, Inc. Contractor/Construction Manager: Lunda Construction Company. Contractor: Arrow Crete Const LLC. Engineer: Bloom Consultants, LLC.
Parking Lots: Cardinal Glass — Owner: Cardinal Glass. Ready Mix Supplier: Cemstone Ready Mix. Contractor: Western Concrete.
Residential: Fleckenstein Tennis Court — Owner: Paul Fleckenstein. Ready Mix Supplier: Alby Materials, Inc. Contractor: Munson Inc. Architect: Munson Inc.
Residential — Merit: ABC's Extreme Makeover: "Home Edition" — Owner: Monarch Homes. Ready Mix Supplier: Bend Ready Mix, division of Old Castle APG. Contractor: Coello & Associates. Flatwork Contractor: Duquaine Concrete & Masonry Inc.
Residential Above Grade: Carew Residence — Owner: John & Debra Carew. Ready Mix Supplier: Carew Concrete & Supply Co Inc. Construction Manager: Andrew Homes Inc. Contractor: Delrar Inc. Engineer/Contractor/ICF Supplier: TF System — The Vertical ICF, Inc.
Site-Cast Tilt-Up: Racette Ford Dealership — Owner: Racette Ford. Ready Mix Supplier: MCC, Inc. Contractor: Northcentral Construction. Corp. Architect: Design II Architects. Engineer: CON/STEEL Tilt-Up Systems.
Other: U-Haul Storage — Owner: U-Haul Corporation. Ready Mix Supplier: Schmitz Ready Mix, Inc. Contractor: The Seasafe Company. Contractor for Flatwork: J & A Concrete Construction, Inc. Contractor for Tilt-Up Walls: Doyle Contractors. Engineer: Marchris Engineering, LTD. Architect: Cohos Evamy.
Southwest Region: Monroe Commons — Owner: Monroe Neighbors. Ready Mix Supplier: M&M Concrete. Contractor: KBS Construction, Inc. Architect: Eppstein Uhen. Engineer: Pierce Engineers, Inc. Engineer: Schreiber Anderson Associates, Inc.
Southeast Region: Cabelas Retail Store Wisconsin — Owner: Cabelas. Ready Mix Supplier: Bend Ready-Mix, division of Old Castle APG. Contractor: Lewis Construction Inc. Architect: Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Assoc. Engineer: CenterPoint Engineering Inc.
Northeast Region: Bastian Home — Owner: Matt Bastian. Ready Mix Supplier: M&M Concrete. Contractor: Bomanite of Wisconsin.
North Central Region: Gundlach Champion Building & Parking Lot — Owner: Gundlach Champion, Inc. Ready Mix Supplier: Champion Concrete. Contractor: Gundlach Champion, Inc. Architect: Short Elliot Hendrickson, Inc.
Northwest Region: Elk Creek Properties/Millers Corner — Owner: Forliti Realty. Ready Mix Supplier: Cemstone Ready Mix. Contractor: Plummer Concrete.