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Grand Canyon Airport recognized by Arizona Masonry Guild

Operations and firefighter building awarded for architectural design
October 25, 2013

PHOENIX – The Operations and Aircraft Rescue and Firefight Facility (ARFF) building at the Grand Canyon National Park Airport, owned and operated by the Arizona Department of Transportation, was recognized at the 22nd Annual Excellence in Masonry Architectural Awards sponsored by Arizona Masonry Guild on Sept. 20.

The ARFF building was presented with a Merit Award for architectural design at the guild’s annual banquet. The awards program honors projects for outstanding masonry design, workmanship and creativity with the use of brick, block or stone.

The winners include ADOT, LEA-Architects, LLC, TLCP Structural, Inc., FCI Contractors, Inc., Yavapai Block Co, Inc., Trig, Inc. and 3 North Natural Stone, LLC.

The building was recognized for its varying levels of lighting as a result of the architecture, consistency of building design and good use of a complex material. Awards are presented to the project owner, architectural firm, the structural engineering firm, general contractor, masonry supplier and masonry contractor for each winning project.

The Arizona Masonry Guild, Inc. is a non-profit organization celebrating 55 years of service to both the masonry industry and Arizonans.

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