Region Design-Build Awards

Annual Rocky Mountain Region Design-Build Awards

Rocky Mountain Design-Build Award winners set themselves apart in the industry as the nation’s best design-builders. Their projects are diverse, but they share one common element — excellence. Now’s the time to share your design-build project success by submitting your entry into the Annual Rocky Mountain Design-Build Award competition. We invite you to submit your highly successful design-build project(s) for our 2024 Regional Design-Build Awards competition.


To acknowledge and celebrate the most outstanding Design-Build projects in the Rocky Mountain Region by promoting and recognizing the use and efficiency of Design-Build as a project delivery method.


  • Submissions Due Date: February 15th, 2024 DEADLINE EXTENDED - February 29th, 2024
  • Awards Announced: April 15th, 2024
  • Award Celebration: The physical award will be presented at the 2024 Rocky Mountain Regional Conference in May.

For submission details, please download the appropriate award prospectus.

2023 Region Award Winners

Jim Dent Leadership Award

Abbas Rashidi, PhD - Assistant Professor Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Utah

As the first professor in the University of Utah's Construction Engineering Program, Abbis Rashidi has been a strong advocate of Design-Build as a project delivery method.  Since 2017, he has worked closely with members of the DBIA Utah Chapter to create curriculum, encourage research projects and collaboration with local construction companies, and promote the formation of a DBIA Utah Student Chapter.  He is optimistic as he educates and mentors a new generation into the bright future of the Design-Build project delivery approach.   

Best Overall Project

Arthur E Johnson Boys & Girls Club

Owner: Arthur E Johnson Boy & Girls Club

Design-Builder: Hensel Phelps

Architect:  Davis Partnership

Design Excellence

Greeley West High School

Owner: Weld RE-6 School District

Design-Builder: Adolfson & Peterson

Specialty Contractor: HordCoplanMacht

Regional Excellence & Award of Merit

RidgeGate Campus Building 2 

Owner: Kiewit Engineering Group

Design-Builder: Kiewit Building Group

Architect: Stantec

Award of Distinction

Arthur E Johnson Boys & Girls Club

Owner: Arthur E Johnson Boys & Girls Club

Design-Builder: Hensel Phelps

Architect: Davis Partnership

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