November 03 2015 0Comment

Joe Weithman serves as Juror for Firehouse Magazine’s 2015 Station Design Awards

In July 2015, Mull & Weithman President and co-founder Joe Weithman, AIA was invited by Firehouse Magazines to sit on their six-person Station Design Jury. Over two days Joe and his fellow jurors reviewed forty five submissions and awarded winners in five different categories. Judges were asked to select winners as examples of best practices in site location, design, operations, needs accommodations, safety for personnel and any other unique insights based on their experiences. Below is a list of the winners that will appear in the November 2015 addition of Firehouse Magazine.

CAREER FIRE STATION DESIGN WINNERS:

Gold Award – Norwalk Fire Headquarters, Norwalk, CT
Architects: Pacheco Ross Architects, P.C., Voorheesville, NY
Silver Award – Sendero Ranch Fire Station 56, Rancho Mission Viejo, CA
Architects: WLC Architects, Inc., Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Bronze Award – North County Fire Protection District Fire Station 5, Bonsall, CA
Architects: WLC Architects, Inc., Rancho Cucamonga, CA

SATELLITE STATION DESIGN WINNERS:

Gold Award – Houston Fire/EMS Station No. 84, Houston, TX
Architects: BRW Architects, Houston, TX
Silver Award – Portland Fire & Rescue Station 21, Portland, OR
Architects: TCA Architecture Planning, Seattle, WA, and Whelton Architecture, Portland, OR
Bronze Award – Spring Fire Station No.78, Spring, TX
Architects: Joiner Architects, Kingwood, TX
Bronze Award – Georgetown Fire Station No. 5 and Training Facility, Georgetown, TX
Architects: Brown Reynolds Watford Architects, Inc., College Station, TX

VOLUNTEER/COMBINATION FIRE STATION DESIGN WINNERS:

Gold Award – Harris Co. ESD #47, Westlake Volunteer Fire Station, Katy, TX
Architects: Brown Reynolds Watford Architects, Inc., College Station, TX
Silver Award – Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Station No. 10, Fairfax, VA
Architects: LeMay Erickson Willcox Architects, Reston, VA
Bronze Award – Qualicum Beach Firehall, Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada
Architects: Johnston Davidson Architecture + Planning Inc., Vancouver, BC, Canada

RENOVATED FIRE STATION DESIGN WINNERS:

Gold Award – Middleburg Volunteer Fire Department, Middleburg, VA
Architects: LeMay Erickson Willcox Architects, Reston, VA
Silver Award – The Woodlands Fire Station No. 2, The Woodlands, TX
Architects: Joiner Architects, Kingwood, TX
Bronze Award – Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company, Lutherville-Timonium, MD
Architects: Manns Woodward Studios, Inc., Baltimore, MD

SHARED FACILITIES DESIGN WINNERS:

Gold Award – Rochester Fire Station No. 2, Rochester, MN
Architects: BKV Group, Minneapolis, MN
Silver Award – Conway Public Safety Facility, Conway, SC
Architects: Stewart-Cooper-Newell Architects, PA, Gastonia, NC
Bronze Award – Brambleton Public Safety Center, Brambleton, VA
Architects: Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects, Annapolis, MD

To read more about the review process, visit Firehouse Magazine at http://www.firehouse.com/article/12124942/2015-station-design-awards

Download the full list of winners and descriptions here.

 

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