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2016 ICF Builder Award Winners
This year's contest was extremely popular. We received a flood of top-notch entries; every single one was noteworthy and impressive. So the projects on this page truly represent the best-of-the-best in the ICF industry.

Small Residential


Best In Class:
Shade Residence

Location: Corte Madera, Calif.
Type: Custom Home
Size: 2,750 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 25,500 sq. ft.
Cost: $850,000
Total Construction: 10 months
ICF Installation time: 120 days

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1st Runner Up:
Ecologia Montreal

Location: Quebec City, Canada
Type: Single Family Home
Size: 2,900 sq. ft.(floor)
ICF Use: 3,300 sq. ft.
Cost: $800,000
Total Construction: 12 months
ICF Installation time: 4 months

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2nd Runner Up:
Kauder Residence

Location: Milton, De.
Type: Custom Home
Size: 2,250 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 4,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $287,000
Total Construction: 9 months
ICF Installation time: 18 days

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Large Residential


Best In Class:
House of Bryan

Location: Campbellville, Ontario, Canada
Type: Custom Home Addition
Size: 5,000 sq. ft.
ICF Use: 11,700 sq. ft.
Total Construction: 15 months
ICF Installation time: 90 days

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1st Runner Up:
Hansen Residence

Location: Charles City, Iowa
Type: Custom Home
Size: 5,530 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 20,000+ sq. ft.
Total Construction: 9 months
ICF Installation time: 25 days

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2nd Runner Up:
Panella Residence

Location: Vonore, Tenn.
Type: Single-Family Residence
Size: 5,990 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 11,400 sq. ft.
Total Construction: 10 months
ICF Installation time: 25 days

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Unlimited Residential


Best In Class:
Clayton Residence

Location: Paradise Valley, Arizona
Type: Private Residence
Size: 28,000 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 18,500 sq. ft.
Total Construction: 31 months
ICF Installation time: 80 days

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1st Runner Up:
Maison de la Pomme

Location: Cincinatti, Ohio
Type: Single Family Residential
Size: 17,000 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 26,500 sq. ft.
Total Construction: 24 months
ICF Installation time: 210 days

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2nd Runner Up:
The Resort Blvd. Home

Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Type: Custom Home
Size: Undisclosed
ICF Use: 15,000 sq. ft.
Total Construction: 12 months
ICF Installation time: 30 days

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Light Commercial


Best In Class:
Our Lady of Sorrows Church

Location: Phoenix, Ariz.
Type: Catholic Church
Size: 21,300 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 37,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $3.7 million
Total Construction: 16 months
ICF Installation time: 80 days

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1st Runner Up:
Christian Life Center

Location: Dayton, Ohio
Type: Worship Facility
Size: 40,000 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 34,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $5 million
Total Construction: 11 months
ICF Installation time: 21 days

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2nd Runner Up:
Washington Street Office

Location: Rochester, N.H.
Type: Office/Retail Space
Size: 27,000 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 26,100 sq. ft.
Cost: $2.7 million
Total Construction: 9 months
ICF Installation time: 60 days

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Heavy Commercial


Best In Class:
Health City Cayman Islands

Location: Grand Cayman
Type: Hospital
Size: 107,000 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 67,000 sq. ft.
Cost: US$46 million
Total Construction: 12 months
ICF Installation time: 108 days

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1st Runner Up
Park City Film Studios

Location: Park City, Utah
Type: Motion Picture Studio
Size: 57,500 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 58,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $23.5 million
Total Construction: 10 months
ICF Installation time: 30 days

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2nd Runner Up:
Henniger Toyota

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Type: Auto Dealership
Size: 80,000 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 19,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $20 million
Total Construction: 24 months
ICF Installation time: 450 days

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Multi Family


Best In Class:
Holiday Inn/Conference Center

Location: West Chester, Ohio
Type: Hotel/Conference Center
Size: 120,000 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 103,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $25 million
Total Construction: 14 months
ICF Installation time: 45 days

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1st Runner Up:
Hilton Garden Inn

Location: Uniontown, Pa.
Type: 5-Story Hotel
Size: 81,000 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 115,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $20 million
Total Construction: 13 months
ICF Installation time: 120 days

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2nd Runner Up:
Palermo Vista Townhomes

Location: Longwood, Fla.
Type: 16-Unit Duplex Townhomes
Size: 53,300 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 10,700 sq. ft.
ICF Installation time: 180 days

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Specialty Project


 

 

Best In Class:
Calzada Home Addition

Location: San Antonio, Texas
Type: Pool house and Private Chapel
Size: 1,500 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 4,000 sq. ft.
Total Construction: 75 days
ICF Installation time: 28 days

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Judging Criteria -
The project will be rated on a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being the highest) in each of the following categories based on how well it meets the criteria.
  1. 1. Size of the project (Project cost and square footage of exterior walls) 20%
  2. Complexity (sets new standards or advances the industry) 15%
  3. Percentage of project built with ICFs 10%
  4. Sustainable Design (Structure and Landscaping) 15%
  5. Energy Efficiency 10%
  6. Architecture (Creative and Aesthetic Appeal) 10%
  7. Quality of Craftsmanship 10%
  8. Site and Construction Considerations
    (Overcame adverse site conditions or delays) 10%

Judging is based on a number of factors, weighted to favor projects whose size, complexity, and design set new standards or advanced the industry.
(See "Judging Criteria" below for details.)

 

2014 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family

 

2013 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family

 

2012 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family
  7. Development

 

2011 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family

 

2010 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family

 

2009 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family


2008 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family


2007 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Custom Home
  4. Residential Development.
  5. Best Overall

2006 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Custom Home
  4. Residential Development.
  5. Best Overall

2005 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Custom Home
  4. Residential Development.
  5. Best Overall


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