111 Main in Downtown Salt Lake City Wins Multiple Awards
Located at 111 Main in the center of downtown Salt Lake City the newly constructed 24 story office tower is winning its share of awards.
As a LEED Gold building, 111 Main is said to be the “model of sustainable design” by UC&D who awarded City Creek Reserve and their partners the Building Project of the Year in 2016. Shortly after receiving their first award the Associated General Contractors of Utah also gave the building the 2016 Award of Excellence as the Industrial Division Project of the year.
Each year Utah Construction & Design Magazine assembles a diverse group of industry professionals to name Utah’s outstanding construction projects. A panel of 7 industry experts handed out awards to 34 projects from more than 90 submissions, including 111 South Main, which earned the coveted ‘Project of the Year’ award. Having reduced energy consumption by 18%, and potable water usage by 14% from the LEED baseline it is no wonder that state of the art building is getting so much attention.
The building also got the attention of the Associated General Contractors of Utah (AGC) an organization intent on improving the quality of construction and protecting the public interest. The ACG of Utah awarded the 111 Main with the 2016 Award of Excellence as the Industrial Division Project of the year. The award brings attention to the buildings innovative structure and sustainable design.
Master designed by world-renowned architects Skidmore Owings & Merrill, the owners City Creek reserve brought in the top builders and contractors for the job. General Contractors Oakland Construction worked closely with Electrical Engineers WSP Parsons Brinkerhoff, Structural Engineer Mer Skidmore Owings & Merrilll ,Water Feature Specialists OTL and many more partners to create the state-of-the-art building with all of its innovative features
The entrance to the building showcases the world’s first application of inserting wood into laminated glass panels. This along with the Kinetic Art Water feature designed and constructed by OTL, fulfill the design intent of having a warm entrance. The cascading water feature is custom designed to represent a point of discovery. The water flow is discreetly contained in the feature’s interior causing visitors to hear the energy of water flow before actually seeing it.