Awards

Facilities builds and maintains a Northwestern that educates, enriches and engages. Below is a list recent awards the University earned in it's pursuit to improve its standing for building standards and sustainability. Facilities is entrusted with the ongoing care of the University's physical assets. Our charge is to find balance among: preservation of the University's heritage; distinguished design; maintenance and functionality; environmental responsibility; and fiscal management. We work interdependently and collaboratively, contributing to each other's success in creating optimal results across all aspects of our work.
Ryan Fieldhouse and Walter Athletics Center

2018 ENRMidwest Project of the Year Winner

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2018 ENRMidwest Best Project Winner

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2017 AIA Distinguish Building Award

  • Distinguished Building Award and Citation of Merit for the Sailing Center
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2017 Ranked as STARS Silver Institution

  • Awarded by the Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Sustainability's Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System

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2017 Design Evanston Awards

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2016 Bike Friendly University Silver Status

  • Awarded by the League of American Bicyclists

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2016 AIA Excellence in Architecture Award

  • Interior Architecture Award for the Charles Deering Library West Entry
    Special recognition for heritage conservation
Preservation Awards

2016 City of Evanston Preservation Awards

  • Innovative Solutions in Preservation for the Vandy Christie Tennis Center renovation
  • Proper Rehabilitation/Reuse for Seabury Hall exterior restoration
  • Sensitive Addition/Alteration for 2303 Sheridan for an addition and exterior work to create a gathering space and improve accessibility
Palladio Awards

2016 Palladio Award

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2016 Tucker Design Award

  • For excellence in the use of natural stone in design of the Charles Deering Library
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2015 Trinity Award

  • Recognition for Outstanding collaborative partnership between members in restoration category.
  • 2014 East Facade Repair Program
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2015 U.S. EPA Green Power Leadership Award

  • Awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that recognizes Northwestern for its commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation's voluntary green power market
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2015 City of Evanston Preservation Awards

  • Innovative Solution in Preservation for Patten Gymnasium
  • Proper Rehabilitation/Restoration for Scott Hall and Cahn Auditorium
  • Sensitive Addition/Alteration for Pi Beta Phi Sorority
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2015 AIA Design Excellence Awards

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2015 Chicago Building Congress Merit Awards

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2015 Design Evanston Awards

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2014 Tree Campus USA Recognition

  • Given by the Arbor Day Foundation to honor higher education institutions for successfully overseeing their campus forests and for engaging staff and students in tree conservation
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2014 City of Evanston Preservation Awards

  • Innovative Solution in Preservation for Chapin Hall
  • Proper Rehabilitation/Restoration for Swift Hall/Cresap Laboratory
  • Proper Rehabilitation/Restoration for the Charles Deering Library
  • Sensitive Addition/Alteration for Kappa Kappa Gamma
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2014 AIA Design Excellence Awards

  • Divine Detail Award for the Charles Deering Library West Entry
  • Technological Institute Additions
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Ford Engineering - Silver
Silverman Hall - Gold
Harris Hall - Gold Wieboldt SPS - Gold
Ryan Center - Gold 630 Emerson - Silver
Sailing Center - Gold Rogers House - Silver
Searle (Student Health) - Gold Tech Infill (BC & FG) - Silver
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2013 Illinois Governor's Sustainability Awards

  • Gold status from the Campus Sustainability Compact
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2012 City of Evanston Preservation Awards

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2012 Citizens Utility Board

  • Oustanding work to promote Energy Efficiency
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2011 City of Evanston Preservation Awards

  • Sensitive addition for 721 University Place
  • Margery B. Perkins Preservation Award, Outstanding Rehabilitation/Restoration for Segal Visitors Center
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2010 City of Evanston Preservation Awards

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2010 American Society of Landscape Architects, Illinois Chapter

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2009 Illinois Indiana Masonry Council

  • Quality Client Award for Northwestern University
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2009 City of Evanston Preservation Awards