Winners of Deep Foundation Institute’s annual awards were celebrated during the Annual Conference Banquet held on October 26, 2018 at the Hilton Anaheim. Malcolm, Arup and Brierley received the 2018 Outstanding Project Award (OPA) for their work on 181 Fremont Tower in San Francisco. During the opening plenary session on Thursday, John Morgan (right), Malcolm Drilling; Kirk Ellison (center), Ph.D., P.E., Arup; and Eric Lindquist (left), Ph.D., P.E., Brierley Associates, co-delivered the OPA presentation providing an overview of 181 Fremont Tower and the challenging construction of drilled shafts and support of excavation system in a dense urban setting.
Council on Tall Buildings & Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Award of Excellence winners were announced and will be featured at its 2019 Innovation Conference April 8 – 10, 2019 in Shenzhen, China. 181 Fremont received an Excellence Award in five categories.
- Best Tall Building; 200-299 meters
- Structural Engineering
- MEP Engineering Award
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Fire & Risk Engineering Award