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2010 Biennial Distinguished Building Award Eastern Illinois Chapter AIA

2010 AIA DISTINGUISHED BUILDING AWARD

Achieved LEED Gold Certification Winner: 2010 Biennial AIA Distinguished Building Award for Sustainability Eastern Illinois Chapter AIA

When Potash Corporation wanted to create a multi-use facility to provide for local office, safe haven and sales training at its Marseilles plant, they called on BC&A Architects to design the 7400 sf state of the art facility. The final design includes private offices, a board room, and a large flexible conference room. When BC&A suggested LEED certification, they agreed that pursuit of LEED certification fit with the corporate commitment to sustainability.

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2005 AIA Distinguished Building Award

In an effort to improve the municipal water supply the the City of Ottawa commissioned a project to install a reverse-osmosis filtration system. To accommodate four 10’x25’x10’ filter racks, pumping equipment, chemical storage, and quality control laboratory, it was necessary to construct an addition to the existing water plant. The city administration required that the new addition blend with the existing structure which had served as an important architectural icon for the heavily traveled eastern entrance to Ottawa.

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