ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE


WHAT IS ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE?
ACEC Oregon's annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) competition recognizes engineering firms for projects that demonstrate an exceptional degree of innovation, complexity, achievement and value. 

JUDGING CRITERIA
Projects from all across the world are rated on the basis of: uniqueness and/or innovative application of new or existing techniques; future value to the engineering profession and enhanced public awareness/ enthusiasm of the role of engineering; social, economic and sustainable development considerations; complexity; and successful fulfillment of client/owner's needs, including schedule and budget. 

ACEC Oregon EEA 2024 links: 
 
Other helpful links: 

2024
PROJECT OF THE YEAR
GRI and KPFF - Port of Portland Parking Addition and Consolidated Rental Car Facility 




More about GRI's and KPFFs winning project (executive summary) - 2024 Engineering Excellence

DJC magazine - 2024 Engineering Excellence Awards

Winners list (one page) - 2024 Engineering Excellence Awards

Slideshow featuring each project's display panel - 2024 Engineering Excellence Awards 

VIDEOS of the 2024 Engineering Excellence Awards project entries 
 
2023
PROJECT OF THE YEAR
KPFF - Congressman Earl Blumenauer Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge for Portland Bureau of Transportation  



More about KPFFs winning project (executive summary) - 2023 Engineering Excellence

DJC magazine - 2023 Engineering Excellence Awards

Winners list (one page) - 2023 Engineering Excellence Awards

Slideshow featuring each project's display panel - 2023 Engineering Excellence Awards 

VIDEOS of the 2023 Engineering Excellence Awards project entries 

 
2022 
PROJECT OF THE YEAR

KPFF - PDXNext Portland International Airport Terminal Balancing and Concourse E Extension for Port of Portland



More about KPFFs winning project (executive summary) - 2022 Engineering Excellence

DJC magazine - 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards

Winners list (one page) - 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards

Slideshow featuring each project's display panel - 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards 

2022 Engineering Excellence Awards program (video; about 61 minutes)

 
2021 
PROJECT OF THE YEAR

GRI, KPFF and YGH Architecture - Marine Studies Inititiative Building for Oregon State University



More about GRI's & KPFFs winning project - 2021 Engineering Excellence

DJC magazine - 2021 Engineering Excellence Awards

Winners list (one page) - 2021 Engineering Excellence Awards

Slideshow featuring each project's display panel - 2021 Engineering Excellence Awards 

2021 Engineering Excellence Awards program (video; about 55 minutes)

 

ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE



"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act,
but a habit." 

--Aristotle

ENTER YOUR FIRM'S PROJECT(s) FOR 2024!
Bring public attention to the outstanding work performed by engineering and land surveying firms through services to clients, state and society by entering ACEC Oregon's Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) competition.

ELIGIBILITY: Any firm engaged in the private practice of consulting engineering or surveying is eligible to enter the awards program whether or not the firm is an ACEC or ACEC Oregon member. 


Projects entered in the competition may have been executed anywhere in the world. Entries must have been substantially completed and ready for use between November 1, 2021 and October 31, 2023.


ACEC Oregon
ENTRY DEADLINES & DATES TO REMEMBER for EEA 2024


Mon, October 16, 2023
Intent to Enter deadline

Mon, November 13, 2023
Final Entry deadline

Thurs, November 16, 2023
Judging of Entries

Thurs, January 25, 2024
Awards Dinner
Embassy Suites Washington Square
Portland 


Entry Fees:
  • $700 members 
  • $2,500 non-members  

Questions?
Contact mwebber@acecOregon.org or call (503) 292-2348. 

ACEC NATIONAL
EEA ENTRIES
For more info about the
ACEC National EEA competition,
click here