LCI has three awards that are presented at the annual LCI Congress event in October. These awards constitute an essential aspect of LCI programs, recognizing the accomplishments of individuals in the Lean environment who have provided extraordinary service on behalf of LCI and/or the industry as a whole.
The LCI Pioneer Award recognizes individuals who have moved the design and construction industry forward in embracing and implementing Lean tools and techniques.
Board Achievement Award (formerly Chairman's Award)
The LCI Board Achievement Award recognizes individuals who have moved the Lean Construction Institute forward in meeting its mission of transforming the design and construction industry. The awards are given out during LCI’s Annual Congress where awardees are recognized by the Lean Design and Construction community.
Design Award - A Team Award
The LCI Design Award recognizes project teams that are delivering outstanding design while advancing the industry through collaborative Lean Project Delivery. The purpose of this award is to encourage the adoption of Lean approaches and methods to improve project outcome and elevate design.
2022 Annual Awards Recipients
Howard Ashcraft and Lisa Dal Gallo
Howard, Lisa and the Hanson Bridgett IPD team have structured over 140 pure IPD projects—most of which also used Lean methodologies. Through this work they developed the theoretical and practical underpinning for Integrated Project Delivery.
Brasfield & Gorrie
Beginning his Lean journey 15 years ago, Douglas is known as a ‘Big L’ in the Lean community. He works with team members to implement collaborative strategies around budget/schedule and jumpstarted the Lean transformation at Brasfield & Gorrie.
Joan and Sanford I. Weill Neurosciences Building
- Owner: University of California, San Francisco
- Architect of Record: SmithGroup
- Design Architect: Mark Cavagnero Associates
- CM-at-Risk Builder: DPR Construction
- Program Manager: Jacobs
- Structural Engineer: Degenkolb
- D/B Mechanical: Critchfield Mechanical (CMI)
- D/B Electrical: Cupertino Electric, Inc
- D/B Plumbing: Southland Industries
- D/B façade: Walters & Wolf Glass Company
2022 Design Award Honorable Mentions
Advocate Outpatient Center Oak Lawn
- Owner: Advocate Aurora Health
- Design Firm: HDR
- General Contractor: The Boldt Company
Pavilion at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
- Owner: University of Pennsylvania Health System
- Design Firm: HDR
- General Contractor: Balfour Beatty
- Construction Manager: LF Driscoll
Previous Award Recipients
Leo Linbeck III Executive Chairman Linbeck
Dick Bayer President The ReAlignment Group, Ltd.
William A. Lichtig Senior Vice President The Boldt Company Paul Reiser Executive Vice President The Boldt Company William R. Seed Director, Design & Construction Universal Health Services
Glenn Ballard LCI Co-Founder Greg Howell LCI Co-Founder