About the Awards

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.

Individual Awards:

The LCI Pioneer Award recognizes individuals who have moved the design and construction industry forward in embracing and implementing Lean tools and techniques.

The LCI Chairman's 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.

Team Awards:

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.