2023 Builder Award Winners

This year’s contest was extremely popular. We received a flood of amazing entries; each of them was noteworthy and impressive. So the projects listed below truly represent the best-of-the-best in the ICF industry.

The Tom

2023 MultiFamily Low-Rise1st Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Huntsville, Ontario, CanadaType: CondominiumSize: 41,979 sq. ft.ICF Use: 43,565 sq. ft.Cost: $9,200,000Total Construction: 65.7 weeksICF Installation Time: 95 days Construction Team Owner:...

Zero Place

2023 MultiFamily-Low RiseWinner Project Statistics Location: New Paltz, New YorkType: Mixed-use retail & apartmentsSize: 62,800 sq. ft.ICF Use: 29,000 sq. ft.Cost: $11,000,000Total Construction: 102 weeksICF Installation Time: 70 days Construction Team Owner: Zero...

Chatham Mixed Use Business-Residence

2023 MultiFamily Low-Rise2nd Runner-Up(People's Choice Winner) Project Statistics Location: Fairhope, AlabamaType: Office, business, residenceSize: 6,891 sq. ft.ICF Use: 6,379 sq. ft.Cost: $2,000,000Total Construction: 80 weeksICF Installation Time: 15 days...

Garnet Way

2023 Unlimited ResidentialWinner(People's Choice Winner) Project Statistics Location: Penticton, British Columbia, CanadaType: ResidenceSize: 7,072 sq. ft.ICF Use: 16,330 sq. ft.Cost: $5,100,000Total Construction: 82 weeksICF Installation Time: 91 days Construction...

Crowther Home

2023 Unlimited Residential2nd Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Page, ArizonaType: ResidenceSize: 6,300 sq. ft.ICF Use: 5,019 sq. ft.Cost: $1,800,000Total Construction: 88 weeksICF Installation Time: 35 days Construction Team Owner: Crowther Contracting...

Woods Residence

2023 Unlimited Residential1st Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Rising Fawn, GeorgiaType: ResidenceSize: 8,405 sq. ft.ICF Use: 17,454 sq. ft.Cost: $1,580,000Total Construction: 52 weeksICF Installation Time: 60 days Construction Team Owner: Bob and Nadine...

MAC Federal Credit Union

2023 Light Commercial2nd Runner-Up(People's Choice Winner) Project Statistics  Location: Wasilla, Alaska Type: Commercial banking facility Size: 2 floors of 4,050 sq. ft. ICF Use: 9,884 sq. ft. Cost: $3,393,000 Total Construction: 41 weeks ICF Installation Time: 30...

Roten Insurance Office

2023 Light Commercial Winner Project Statistics Location: San Antonio, TexasType: Office buildingSize: 5,650 sq. ft.ICF Use: 4,687 sq. ft.Cost: $1,150,000Total Construction: 30 weeksICF Installation Time: 6 days of stacking Construction Team Owner: Robert RotenGeneral...

Hudson Studios

2023 Light Commercial1st Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Bellingham, WashingtonType: Commercial art spaces, 2 offices, cafeSize: 9,000 sq. ft.ICF Use: 14,684 sq. ft.Cost: $2,500,000Total Construction: 130 weeksICF Installation Time: 60 days Construction...

Centre National de Cyclisme de Bromont

2023 Heavy Commercial1st  Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Bromont, Quebec, CanadaType: Multisport athletic buildingSize: 70,000 sq. ft.ICF Use: 40,000 sq. ft.Cost: $18,000,000Total Construction: 64 weeksICF Installation Time: 150 days Construction Team Owner:...

University of Louisville Belknap Village South

2023 MultiFamilyWinner Project Statistics Location: Louisville, Kentucky Type: Collegiate residence hallSize: 130,000 sq. ft.ICF Use: 65,552 sq. ft.Cost: $38,500,000Total Construction: 75 weeksICF Installation Time: 90 days Construction Team Owner: University of...

Olâk

2023 MultiFamily2nd Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Granby, Quebec, CanadaType: ApartmentsSize: 37,945 sq. ft.ICF Use: 40,473 sq. ft.Cost: $5,100,000Total Construction: 42 weeksICF Installation Time: 40 days Construction Team Owner: 9365-7872 Quebec Inc.,...

Springhouse Village

2023 MultiFamily1st Runner-Up(People's Choice Winner) Project Statistics  Location: Springfield, Missouri Type: Assisted living & memory care Size: 96,500 sq. ft. ICF Use: 55,260 sq. ft. Cost: $31,216,000  Total Construction: 73 weeks ICF Installation Time: 145...

Frisco ISD Panther Creek High School

2023 EducationWinner Project Statistics Location: Frisco, TexasType: High schoolSize: 340,000 sq. ft.ICF Use: 150,000 sq. ft.Total Construction: 20 weeksICF Installation Time: 600 days Construction Team  Owner: Frisco Independent School District General Contractor:...

MHA Interpretive Center

2023 Heavy Commercial2nd Runner-Up(People's Choice Winner) Project Statistics Location: New Town, North DakotaType: MuseumSize: 47,831 sq. ft.ICF Use: 16,500 sq. ft.Cost: $32,000,000Total Construction: 104 weeksICF Installation Time: 60 days Construction Team Owner:...

St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church

2023 Heavy CommercialWinner Project Statistics Location: Flower Mound, TexasType: ChurchSize: 26,241 sq. ft.ICF Use: 41,000 sq. ft.Cost: $13,140,000Total Construction: 14 monthsICF Installation Time: 70 days Construction Team Owner: Diocese of Fort WorthGeneral...

Dune Lakes Elementary School

2023 Education2nd Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Santa Rosa Beach, FloridaType: Elementary schoolSize: 150,000 sq. ft.ICF Use: 68,000 sq. ft.Cost: $36,100,000Total Construction: 70 weeksICF Installation Time: 120 days Construction Team Owner: Walton County...

The Condor Infinity Edge Pool

2023 Specialty Application Winner(People's Choice Winner) Project Statistics Location: Springfield, MissouriType: ICF infinity poolSize: 1,030 sq. ft.ICF Use: 1,030 sq. ft.Cost: $550,000Total Construction: 24 weeksICF Installation Time: 8 days Construction Team Owner:...

A. Gary Walsingham Academy

2023 Education1st Runner-Up(People's Choice Winner) Project Statistics  Location: Panama City Beach, Florida Type: Elementary school Size: 148,800 sq. ft. ICF Use: 130,407 sq. ft. Cost: $37,860,000 Total Construction: 108 weeks ICF Installation Time: 190 days...

Kayden’s Place

2023 Specialty Application1st Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaType: Landscape with water feature, cave, retaining wallSize: 600 sq. ft.ICF Use: 1,200 sq. ft.Cost: $80,000Total Construction: 8 weeksICF Installation Time: 7 days ...

Fitz’s Fish Ponds

2023 Specialty Application2nd Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Milford, New JerseyType: Koi facility & greenhouseSize: 3,600 sq. ft.ICF Use: 1,600 sq. ft.Cost: $250,000Total Construction: 33 weeksICF Installation Time: 231 days  Construction Team Owner:...

Sunshine Green Home

2023 Small ResidentialWinner(People's Choice Winner) Project Statistics Location: Hurricane, UtahType: ResidenceSize: 2,805 sq. ft.ICF Use: 11,264 sq. ft.Cost: $1,900,000Total Construction: 20 weeksICF Installation Time: 70 days Construction Team Owner: Zitting Family...

Palos Residence

2023 Small Residential2nd Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Santa Clarita, CaliforniaType: ResidenceSize: 2,521 sq. ft.ICF Use: 4,795 sq. ft.Cost: $1,000,000Total Construction: 44 weeksICF Installation Time: 50 days Construction Team Owner: Ryan and Ann...

Zarillo Residence

2023 Small Residential1st Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Watertown, ConnecticutType: ResidenceSize: 2,508 sq. ft.eICF Use: 9,623 sq. ft.Cost: $700,000Total Construction: 100 weeksICF Installation Time: 28 days Construction Team Owner: Zarillo Building...

Mayura Manor

2023 Large ResidentialWinner Project Statistics Location: Winter Park, FloridaType: ResidenceSize: 4,330 sq. ft.ICF Use: 3,563 sq. ft.Cost: $1,483,000Total Construction: 50 weeksICF Installation Time: 16 days Construction Team Owner: Kiran TipirneniGeneral Contractor:...

Driftwood

2023 Large Residential1st Runner-Up(People's Choice Winner) Project Statistics Location: Salcombe, Devon, EnglandType: ResidenceSize: 5,000 sq. ft.ICF Use: 5,052 sq. ft.Cost: $1,000,000Total Construction: 68 weeksICF Installation Time: 20 days Construction...

Mike White Project

2023 Large Residential2nd Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Bowling Green, KentuckyType: ResidenceSize: 4,285 sq. ft.ICF Use: 6,061 sq. ft.Cost: $1,200,000Total Construction: 65 weeksICF Installation Time: 15 days Construction Team Owner: Mike WhiteGeneral...

The winners of the 2023 ICF Builder Awards were announced at the World of Concrete on January 18, 2023.  The annual project-of-the-year competition is widely regarded as the biggest event in the ICF industry, and the best opportunity to celebrate the advances that have been made in recent years.

Winners and two Runners-up were chosen in the following categories:  Small Residential, Large Residential, Unlimited Residential, Specialty Applications,  MultiFamily, MultiFamily Low-Rise, Education, Light Commercial and Heavy Commercial. This year’s event also featured a new addition to the contest the People’s Choice Awards, which was extremely popular receiving more than 9,000 votes.

Complexity, creativity, site challenges and media exposure were all factored into determining which projects deserved top honors.

Specialty Application Winners

Kayden’s Place

Kayden’s Place

2023 Specialty Application1st Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaType: Landscape with water feature, cave, retaining wallSize: 600 sq. ft.ICF Use: 1,200 sq. ft.Cost: $80,000Total Construction: 8 weeksICF Installation Time: 7 days ...

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Small Residential Winners

Zarillo Residence

Zarillo Residence

2023 Small Residential1st Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Watertown, ConnecticutType: ResidenceSize: 2,508 sq. ft.eICF Use: 9,623 sq. ft.Cost: $700,000Total Construction: 100 weeksICF Installation Time: 28 days Construction Team Owner: Zarillo Building...

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Sunshine Green Home

Sunshine Green Home

2023 Small ResidentialWinner(People's Choice Winner) Project Statistics Location: Hurricane, UtahType: ResidenceSize: 2,805 sq. ft.ICF Use: 11,264 sq. ft.Cost: $1,900,000Total Construction: 20 weeksICF Installation Time: 70 days Construction Team Owner: Zitting Family...

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Palos Residence

Palos Residence

2023 Small Residential2nd Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Santa Clarita, CaliforniaType: ResidenceSize: 2,521 sq. ft.ICF Use: 4,795 sq. ft.Cost: $1,000,000Total Construction: 44 weeksICF Installation Time: 50 days Construction Team Owner: Ryan and Ann...

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Large Residential Winners

Mayura Manor

Mayura Manor

2023 Large ResidentialWinner Project Statistics Location: Winter Park, FloridaType: ResidenceSize: 4,330 sq. ft.ICF Use: 3,563 sq. ft.Cost: $1,483,000Total Construction: 50 weeksICF Installation Time: 16 days Construction Team Owner: Kiran TipirneniGeneral Contractor:...

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Driftwood

Driftwood

2023 Large Residential1st Runner-Up(People's Choice Winner) Project Statistics Location: Salcombe, Devon, EnglandType: ResidenceSize: 5,000 sq. ft.ICF Use: 5,052 sq. ft.Cost: $1,000,000Total Construction: 68 weeksICF Installation Time: 20 days Construction...

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Mike White Project

Mike White Project

2023 Large Residential2nd Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Bowling Green, KentuckyType: ResidenceSize: 4,285 sq. ft.ICF Use: 6,061 sq. ft.Cost: $1,200,000Total Construction: 65 weeksICF Installation Time: 15 days Construction Team Owner: Mike WhiteGeneral...

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Unlimited Residential Winners

Garnet Way

Garnet Way

2023 Unlimited ResidentialWinner(People's Choice Winner) Project Statistics Location: Penticton, British Columbia, CanadaType: ResidenceSize: 7,072 sq. ft.ICF Use: 16,330 sq. ft.Cost: $5,100,000Total Construction: 82 weeksICF Installation Time: 91 days Construction...

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Crowther Home

Crowther Home

2023 Unlimited Residential2nd Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Page, ArizonaType: ResidenceSize: 6,300 sq. ft.ICF Use: 5,019 sq. ft.Cost: $1,800,000Total Construction: 88 weeksICF Installation Time: 35 days Construction Team Owner: Crowther Contracting...

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Woods Residence

Woods Residence

2023 Unlimited Residential1st Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Rising Fawn, GeorgiaType: ResidenceSize: 8,405 sq. ft.ICF Use: 17,454 sq. ft.Cost: $1,580,000Total Construction: 52 weeksICF Installation Time: 60 days Construction Team Owner: Bob and Nadine...

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Light Commercial Winners

Roten Insurance Office

Roten Insurance Office

2023 Light Commercial Winner Project Statistics Location: San Antonio, TexasType: Office buildingSize: 5,650 sq. ft.ICF Use: 4,687 sq. ft.Cost: $1,150,000Total Construction: 30 weeksICF Installation Time: 6 days of stacking Construction Team Owner: Robert RotenGeneral...

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Hudson Studios

Hudson Studios

2023 Light Commercial1st Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Bellingham, WashingtonType: Commercial art spaces, 2 offices, cafeSize: 9,000 sq. ft.ICF Use: 14,684 sq. ft.Cost: $2,500,000Total Construction: 130 weeksICF Installation Time: 60 days Construction...

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MultiFamily Low-Rise Winners

Zero Place

Zero Place

2023 MultiFamily-Low RiseWinner Project Statistics Location: New Paltz, New YorkType: Mixed-use retail & apartmentsSize: 62,800 sq. ft.ICF Use: 29,000 sq. ft.Cost: $11,000,000Total Construction: 102 weeksICF Installation Time: 70 days Construction Team Owner: Zero...

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The Tom

The Tom

2023 MultiFamily Low-Rise1st Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Huntsville, Ontario, CanadaType: CondominiumSize: 41,979 sq. ft.ICF Use: 43,565 sq. ft.Cost: $9,200,000Total Construction: 65.7 weeksICF Installation Time: 95 days Construction Team Owner:...

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MultiFamily Winners

Olâk

Olâk

2023 MultiFamily2nd Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Granby, Quebec, CanadaType: ApartmentsSize: 37,945 sq. ft.ICF Use: 40,473 sq. ft.Cost: $5,100,000Total Construction: 42 weeksICF Installation Time: 40 days Construction Team Owner: 9365-7872 Quebec Inc.,...

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Springhouse Village

Springhouse Village

2023 MultiFamily1st Runner-Up(People's Choice Winner) Project Statistics  Location: Springfield, Missouri Type: Assisted living & memory care Size: 96,500 sq. ft. ICF Use: 55,260 sq. ft. Cost: $31,216,000  Total Construction: 73 weeks ICF Installation Time: 145...

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Heavy Commercial Winners

MHA Interpretive Center

MHA Interpretive Center

2023 Heavy Commercial2nd Runner-Up(People's Choice Winner) Project Statistics Location: New Town, North DakotaType: MuseumSize: 47,831 sq. ft.ICF Use: 16,500 sq. ft.Cost: $32,000,000Total Construction: 104 weeksICF Installation Time: 60 days Construction Team Owner:...

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Education Winners

Dune Lakes Elementary School

Dune Lakes Elementary School

2023 Education2nd Runner-Up Project Statistics Location: Santa Rosa Beach, FloridaType: Elementary schoolSize: 150,000 sq. ft.ICF Use: 68,000 sq. ft.Cost: $36,100,000Total Construction: 70 weeksICF Installation Time: 120 days Construction Team Owner: Walton County...

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A. Gary Walsingham Academy

A. Gary Walsingham Academy

2023 Education1st Runner-Up(People's Choice Winner) Project Statistics  Location: Panama City Beach, Florida Type: Elementary school Size: 148,800 sq. ft. ICF Use: 130,407 sq. ft. Cost: $37,860,000 Total Construction: 108 weeks ICF Installation Time: 190 days...

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