Smith-Midland Awarded 2009 ABC Excellence in Construction Award for Falls Church Office Building
November 9, 2011 | Associate / Plant News
MIDLAND, Va. – Smith-Midland Corporation was recently awarded the 2009 Annual Metropolitan Washington Excellence in Construction Award for Specialty Concrete (under $10 Million) for their work on the 3120 Fairview Park Drive office building in Falls Church, Virginia. The Metro Washington and Virginia Chapters of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) awards recognize the very best construction teams in the region. The awards were announced September 9th at the Marriott Inn and Conference Center in Adelphi, Maryland.
Smith-Midland was chosen to fabricate and install architectural precast concrete panels for the construction of the 8-story office building. The contract was worth $1.3 million.
The 185,000 square-foot office building was clad with 27,840 square feet of architectural precast colored panels with a smooth acid washed finish and a medium sandblast finish. Smith-Midland Corporation began installation in March 2008 with completion 50 days later. The building is constructed of architectural precast concrete faced with green reflective glass and accented with a granite wainscoting. The south office building facade and main entrance elevation is constructed on a radius and features an aluminum curtainwall system with green tinted glass. Color matching aluminum metal panels and architectural precast concrete complete the elevation. The main building entrance is connected to the 3-story parking structure with an arcade and covered walkway.
Smith-Midland was honored to be a part of the construction team along with owner, Fairview Property Investments; architect, Noritake Associates; and general contractor, James G. Davis Construction Corp.
Smith-Midland Corporation is a publicly traded company (OTC BB: SMID, SMIWC; Boston Stock Exchange: SMM, SMM/W). Smith-Midland develops, manufactures and sells a broad array of precast concrete products for use primarily in the construction, transportation and utilities industries. Smith-Midland has two manufacturing facilities located in Midland, Virginia and Reidsville, North Carolina. Easi-Set Industries, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Smith-Midland Corporation (VA), licenses the production and sale of Easi-Set products and provides diversification opportunities to the precast industry worldwide. For more information please call (540) 439-3266 or visit www.smithmidland.com.