HGA Architect and Engineers has won a
national award in the American Council of Engineering Companies
2014 Engineering Excellence Awards competition
for its work on Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in
previously won the Best of State Engineering Excellence Award
from ACEC Wisconsin.
“We are proud that the national American
Council of Engineering Companies recognized Owensboro’s
said Kurt Spiering, vice president and
principal with HGA. “The hospital combines planning,
architecture and engineering innovations to help Owensboro
achieve its mission of providing exemplary patient care.”
Completed in June 2013, the 780,000-square-foot
replacement hospital includes a nine-story bed
tower, three-story diagnostic and treatment building,
emergency department, women's center, heart center and outpatient
diagnostics center on a 162-acre campus.
system resolved complex challenges involving high-seismic
conditions, poor soil conditions and curvilinear building
massing, according to a statement. Additionally, the team
utilized integrated project delivery to share risk between
architect, contractor and owner and realize more than $5 million
worth of savings, which were reinvested in the building,
structural systems and patient amenities, the statement said.
Excellence Awards honor exceptional achievement in engineering.
HGA has offices in Milwaukee; Minneapolis and Rochester, Minn.;
Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento, Calif.; and