Joel McAllister, Branch Manager for Opus DaytonKnight's Abbotsford Office has received the 2011 Consulting Engineers of British Columbia (CEBC) Young Consulting Engineer Award for his leadership work in raising awareness of young professionals in BC.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), Bembridge Lifeboat Station was awarded the overall winner by Institution of Civil Engineers (South Branch). The project was praised for minimising disturbance to ecology and with significant engagement with local community and businesses.
Opus DaytonKnight team won an award at the annual conference of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM). This Award was in the Best Practices, Honourable Mention category, for the Saanich Thermal Energy Heat Recovery project for our client, the Capital Regional District.
At the Queensland Heritage Awards, Opus received the Queensland Heritage Council Gold Award for Heritage Conservation for the Mt Spec Road and Little Crystal Creek, Conservation Management Plan.
Opus, in association with Sinclair Knight Merz, won an ACENZ Gold Award of Excellence for the long term Wastewater Network Strategic Improvement Project with North Shore City Council. This Award was presented in recognition of an outstanding project.
Devonport's new Navy Museum by Opus in conjunction with Herriot + Melhuish Architecture and Dave Pearson Architects has won the Auckland NZIA Award.
The Newmarket Railway Station project in Auckland was the recipient of a New Zealand Architecture Award in the category of Urban Design.
The Sheffield Accommodation for Alcohol Rehabilitation won a South Yorkshire and Humber Building Excellence Award. Opus undertook the engineering design for the scheme which received a high 'Ecohomes rating' and won in the category 'Best Partnership with a Local Authority.'
The East Taupo Arterial project was awarded the prestigious ‘project award’ by the New Zealand Planning Institute. The East Taupo Arterial (ETA) is a new 16km section of the national roading network along the eastern outskirts of Taupo. The Opus team included staff from Taupo, Auckland, Hamilton, Pukekohe, Whakatane, Napier, Tauranga and Wellington.
Opus was awarded the Nancy Northcroft Practice Award - Highly Commended at the Planning Institute.