Natural Stone Institute Announces 2017 Pinnacle Award Winners

2017 Pinnacle Award Winners
Filipe Pereira (Zaha Hadid Architects), Colin Addley (Port Morris Tile & Marble), and Chiara De Luca (Marmomac) with 2017 BSI President Daniel Wood and 2017 MIA President Jon Lancto.

The winners of the 2017 Pinnacle Awards were announced at the Natural Stone Institute Awards Ceremony during TISE 2018. For the tenth year, a Grande Pinnacle Award was presented to the best overall project. The 2017 Grande Pinnacle Award was presented to Port Morris Tile & Marble (Bronx, NY) for their work on the 520 W 28th Street Lobby Feature Wall in New York City.

Envisioned and designed by late renowned architect Zaha Hadid, the 520 W 28th Street project is a an upscale residential condominium building developed by New York City real estate firm, Related Companies. Apart from the stone work in the condominium’s luxurious apartments, the client also commissioned the engineering and execution of a feature stone wall and matching floor design in the lobby area.

Eleven Pinnacle Awards of Excellence were also awarded during the ceremony.

Commercial Interior awards: Euromarble from Carrara, Italy for their  work on Brookfield Place Tower 2 in Perth, Australia; Camarata Masonry Systems Ltd from Houston, Texas, for their work on 609 Main in Houston; Masonry Pte. Ltd. from Singapore, for their work on the Guoco Tower in Singapore.

Commercial Exterior awards: ROCAMAT Pierre Naturelle from L’lle-Saint Denis, France for  their work on The Russian Orthodoc Spiritual and Cultural Center of Paris; Coldspring from Cold Spring, Minn., for their work at Boston Children’s hospital in Boston, Mass. and their work on Riverside Roundabout in Los Angeles; ABC Worldwide Stone LLC from Brooklyn, NY for their work on Perry World House in Philadelphia.

Residential awards: 3D Stone Inc from Bloomington, In. for their work on V House; Stones and Roses International Co. Ltd from Samutprakarn, Thailand for their work on Baan Phetkasem in Thailand.

Revnovation/Restoration Awards: Marmi Natural Stone from Norcross, Ga. for their work on Recreation Pier Baltimore in Baltimore, MD; H E Satterwhite from Richmond, Va. for their work on Buckingham County Primary & Elementary Schools at the Carter G. Woodson Education Complex located in Dillwyn, Va.

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