Industry veterans selected the Global Best Projects winners as outstanding examples of the challenges, risks and rewards of designing and building internationally. The judges looked at projects in many markets and examined safety, innovations, challenges, and design and construction quality, with special emphasis on the diversity of project teams and their teamwork. An innovative project built in one of the most extreme environments on Earth was their unanimous choice for Project of the Year.



Ahmad Abdelrazaq


Senior Executive Vice President

Samsung C&T Corp.

This South Korea-based engineer specializes in supertall buildings, such as the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.



Geno Armstrong


International Sector Lead, Engineering and Construction


This professional engineer has over 20 years of experience.



Avery Louise Bang



Bridges to Prosperity

Leader of the Denver-based non-profit that won an ENR Global Best Projects award in 2013.



James B. Porter Jr.


Founder and President

Sustainable Operations Solutions

Served as chief engineer at DuPont for over four decades, until his retirement in 2008.