The judges selected winning ENR Texas & Louisiana entries based on the following criteria: overcoming challenges and teamwork, safety, innovation, contribution to the industry and community, construction and craft quality, design function and aesthetics. This year's jury included:


Kim Allen

Assoc. Director, Knowledge Mgt.

Construction Industry Institute Austin, Texas

Allen manages CII's ever-expanding body of knowledge, best practices, communities of practice, strategic communications and the executive leadership program. Before joining CII in 2007, Allen worked in process control, project management and business management, most recently with Emerson Process Management.


Dana Birkes

Chief Marketing Officer

Clifford Power Systems Inc.


Birkes has worked for numerous international architectural and engineering firms. She is now with Clifford Power Systems Inc., a provider of off-utility power with 10 offices located throughout the Midwest. Birkes is also on the board of ABC Services Corp., and this year was named PRSA Tulsa's Professional of the Year.