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G2E Casino Design Awards

The G2E Casino Design Awards are the only honors that specifically recognize excellence in the field of casino resort design and construction.

The G2E Casino Design Awards, sponsored by Global Gaming Business and Casino Design magazine, are the only honors that specifically recognize excellence in the field of casino resort design and construction.

Below are the 2012 winners. Please check back for when we will be accepting nominations for 2013.


Casino Design Awards 2009-2010 Winners

Best Architectural Design under $250 Million for a Casino or Casino Resort
JCJ Architecture, Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, Chandler, Arizona
TEAM: Owner: Gila River Indian Community | Owner’s Rep: Parsons Tynan Group | Landscape Architecture: Urban Earth Design | Signage and Graphics: Fluoresco Lighting & Signs | Specialty Lighting: ILA Zammit | Acoustics: VSA & Associates | Project Developer: Casino Expansion Owners Team | General Contractor: Kitchell | Structural Engineers and Consultants: Chavez-Grieves Consulting Engineers & Caruso, Turley, Scott Inc. | Civil and MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing): WHPacific (ASCG) | Food and Beverage: William Caruso & Associates | Food Service Operator: Ovations

Best Architectural Design over $250 Million for a Casino or Casino Resort
Friedmutter Group Architects, The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas

TEAM:  Exterior Concept: Arquitectonica | Hotel Lobby and Chandelier Bar: Rockwell Group

Best Architectural Re-Design and/or Expansion for a Casino or Casino Resort
WorthGroup Architects, Choctaw Casino Resort

Best Overall Interior Design for a Casino or Casino Resort
Friedmutter Group Architects, The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas

Best Interior Design for a Casino or Casino Resort Excluding a Restaurant or Nightclub
Friedmutter Group Architects, The Pool District at the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas
TEAM: Exterior Landscape: EDSA

Best Overall Construction Project for a Casino or Casino Resort under $250 Million
Climans Green Liang Architects, Meadows Racetrack & Casino
TEAM: Interior Design: Yates-Silverman Inc. | Construction Management: L.P. Ciminelli

Best Overall Construction Project for a Casino or Casino Resort over $250 Million
Tutor Perini Building Corporation, The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas
TEAM: Friedmutter Group | Rockwell Group

Best Native American Casino Facility limited to Casinos or Casino Resorts
Hnedak Bobo Group, Northern Quest Resort Casino
TEAM: Interior Design: Valli Design Studio | Contractor: JE Dunn | Structural Engineer: Desimone–Hotel | Structural Engineer: Desimone–Hotel, DCI Engineers (Casino Expansion), Walker Parking Consultants (Parking Structure)

Best Specialty Consulting/Innovation Performance
Creative Lighting Design & Engineering, Firekeepers Casino

Best Architectural Design under $250 Million for a Casino or Casino Resort
Hnedak Bobo Group, Four Winds Hartford Casino
TEAM: Construction: The Christman Company and Kraus-Anderson Construction Company | Structural Engineer: Uzun & Case Engineers | Mechanical Engineer: FEA Engineers | Signage and Graphics: Lorenc + Yoo Design | Civil Engineer: Wightman Engineers

Best Architectural Design over $250 Million for a Casino or Casino Resort
BLT Architects, Arquitectonica, SOSH Architects, Revel
TEAM: Sceno Plus, Cagley & Tanner, Lawrence Lee Associates, 2 Scale Interiors, LLC, 212 Design, Inc., Arthur W. Ponzio & Associates, Arup, Audiotek, Cairone & Kaupp, Cerami & Associates, Inc., Concord Atlantic Engineers, Crème Design, Curtain Wall Design Consultants, DLDT Associates, D.X. Dempsey, Eccard Designs, Emporium, Floss Barber Inc., Giovanetti Shulman Associates, Hapstak Demetriou, iCrave, Illuminating Concepts, Israel Berger & Associates, Ivano D’ Angelo, Jack Soeffing Consultant, Jaros Baum & Bolles, JEM Associates, Jerome Associates, K2 Lighting, Lerch Bates, Inc., Lighting Workshop, McKee & Carman Design Group, M. Malia & Associates, Meuser Rutledge, Poulin + Morris, Robert Schwartz & Associates, Segerberg Spa Consulting, SLDesign, STO Design, The Harman Group, Inc., TM Technology Partners, Volenec Studio, Walker Parking Consultants, Tishman Construction Corp.

Best Architectural Re-Design and/or Expansion for a Casino or Casino Resort
Cuningham Group Architecture, Golden Nugget Casino Resort Atlantic City
TEAM: Owner and Operator: Landry’s, Inc. | Architect: Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc. | Interior Designer: Landry’s, Inc. and Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc. | MEP Engineer: Giovanetti Shulman Associates  | Structural Engineer: The Harman Group | Contractors: Herman/Stewart Construction (restaurants), The Penta Building Group Inc. (exterior), The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (retail and spa), Baumgardner Construction Co. Inc. (casino) | Interior Design for Retail Shops and Corridor: Brand + Allen Architects, Inc. | Hotel Design: Landry’s, Inc.

Best Overall Interior Design for a Casino or Casino Resort
BLT Architects, Arquitectonica, SOSH Architects, Revel
TEAM: See “Best Architectural Design over $250 Million for a Casino or Casino Resort” (above)

Best Interior Design for a Casino Resort Restaurant or Nightclub
WorthGroup Architects, Egads!, Gilley’s at Choctaw Casino Resort

Best Interior Design for a Casino or Casino Resort Excluding a Restaurant or Nightclub
Sceno Plus, Ovation Hall at Revel
TEAM: Executive Architect and Architect of Record: BLT Architects | Acoustic Consultant: Jean-Pierre Legault | Architectural Lighting: Lightemotion | Structural Engineering: The Harman Group Inc. | MEP Engineering: Jaros Baum & Bolles

Best Landscape Design for a Casino or Casino Resort
BLT Architects, Arquitectonica, SOSH Architects, Revel
TEAM: See “Best Architectural Design over $250 Million for a Casino or Casino Resort” (above)

Best Overall Construction Project for a Casino or Casino Resort under $250 Million
PCL Construction Services, Inc., Mystic Lake Casino Renovation
TEAM: Architect of Record: Bergman Walls & Associates | Interior Designer: Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc.

Best Overall Construction Project for a Casino or Casino Resort over $250 Million
BLT Architects, Arquitectonica, SOSH Architects, Revel
TEAM: See “Best Architectural Design over $250 Million for a Casino or Casino Resort” (above)

Best Native American Casino Facility limited to Casinos or Casino Resorts
Hnedak Bobo Group, Four Winds Hartford Casino
TEAM: Construction: The Christman Company and Kraus-Anderson Construction Company | Structural Engineer: Uzun & Case Engineers | Mechanical Engineer: FEA Engineers | Signage and Graphics: Lorenc + Yoo Design | Civil Engineer: Wightman Engineers

Best Specialty Consulting/Innovation Performance
AE Associates, Ameristar St. Charles Energy Improvement Project

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