2008 ICF Builder Award Competition Projects Demonstrate Innovation, Efficiency
The Builder Awards competition is an annual event designed to showcase the innovation, quality, and energy-efficiency of ICF construction, and promote them as a sustainable, durable and attractive building material.
Winners were chosen in six categories: Light Commercial, Heavy Commercial, Unlimited Residential, Large Residential, Small Residential and Multi Family.
Best Small Residential
Location: Athens, Vermont Type: Custom Home, built for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Size: 2,700 sq. ft. (floor) ICF Use: 95% exterior walls
Location: Iasi, Moldova, Romania Type: Private Residence Size: 2,224 sq. ft. (finished) plus 550 sq. ft. garage ICF Use: 2,400 sq. ft. (100% exterior walls), plus EPS roof decking and interior walls
Location: Outside Santa Fe, New Mexico
Type: Private home/Art studio
Size: 1,100 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 5,140 sq ft. (100% of exterior walls plus courtyard, workshop, and roof insulation)
Cost: $180 per sq. ft.
Location: Oakville, Ontario Type: Private Residence Size: 60,000 sq. ft. (15,000 sq. ft. unfinished) ICF Use: 100% of Exterior walls, plus additional outbuildings and ICF Pool Height: Approx. 35 feet high (intermediate floor)
Location: San Jose, Calif. Type: Combined city recreation and elementary school gymnasium Size: 12,000 sq. ft. (floor) ICF Use: 6,000 sq. ft. (exterior) plus 2,500 sq. ft. (interior) Height: 24 ft. with ICF gables to 35 ft.
Location: Taylorsville, Utah
Type: Retail Business Complex
Size: 15,700 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 14,750 sq. ft. (exterior walls) plus 400 sq. ft interior
Height: ICF walls to 36’ feet high (intermediate floors)
Location: O’Fallon, Ill. Type: Harley Davidson Dealership and Retail Store. Size: 33,000 sq. ft. (floor) ICF Use: 24,800 sq. ft. (walls), All exterior walls plus one interior wall and elevator shaft Height: 17 to 33 feet Cost: Approx. $150 per sq. ft.
Location: Burnsville, Minn.
Type: 15-screen Movie Theater
Size: 60,290 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 83,000 sq. ft. (walls), All exterior walls plus all demising walls between theaters
Height: ICF walls to 54 feet high
Location: Hamilton, Ontario Type: 107-Unit Student Dormitory Size: 98,000 sq. ft. (walls) ICF Use:, All exterior walls plus all demising walls between units Height: About 86 feet (with intermediate floors) Cost: $20 million