Company Awards & Recognition

As a company founded in the 19th century, Zahner has come a long way. Staying true to the ideals of its founders while pursuing technological innovation in architecture has birthed a 21st century company that is recognized by international institutions of recognition. 

Below is a selection of some of the company's highlights:

Distinguished Engineering Service Award (DESA)

University of Kansas School of Engineering

 

Inducted into the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

UMKC Henry W. Bloch Executive Hall.

 

Entrepreneur Of The Year

for Engineering named by Ernst & Young’s (EY).

 

EPA Award

United States Environmental Protection Agency P2 Award for Pollution Prevention.

 

Environmental Compliance Achievement Award

for Zahner Dallas facility

 

Contractor of the Year

SMACNA names Zahner at 69th Annual Convention

 



Project Recognition

As a force for collaboration, Zahner has worked to assist many design teams throughout the company's history. Below are a selection of projects which have been recognized with local, national, and international awards. 

KAA Award

Harim Tower

American Architecture Award

Chicago Athenaeum Museum

  The Petersen

IDEA Awards Finalist

IDSA International Design Excellence Awards: 

  Académie Lafayette

EDC Cornerstone Award

for Pendulum Architects'

  Crosstown Substation

Copper in Architecture Award

Copper Development Association, 

  Instructional Centre

Professional Merit Award

ASLA Central States, Design Built for Young+Dring's

  Pomona Planters

National AIA Honor Award

for the Morphosis-designed

  Cooper Union

AIA National Award

AIA Institute Honor Award 

  Wyly Theater

Best of Category

IIDA 39th Annual Interior Design Competition

  Instructional Centre

Honorary Award for Education

Interior Design Magazine Best of Year Award

  Instructional Centre

Award of Excellence

Mississauga Urban Design Awards, 

  Instructional Centre

Design Excellence Award

AIA Kansas City 

  Zahner Headquarters

Monsters of Design Award

AIA Kansas City

  Zahner Headquarters

AIACC Honor Award

for the Morphosis-designed 

  Cooper Union

Architecture Design Award

AIA New York Chapter Design Award

  Cooper Union

President’s Award

Metal Construction Association

  Art Gallery of Alberta

Monsters of Design Honor Award

for the Zahner North Dock Expansion

 

AIA Design and Craftsmanship Award

for the Kansas City Power & Light Bridge

  Power & Light Bridge

Capstone Award

for the Bartle Hall North Dock

 

The Nascar Hall of Fame Project

for 1 million hours without a lost-time injury

 

OSHA Work Safe Partnership Award

SMACNA

 

Building Division Winner

Build Maine Award for Machado+Silvetti design: 

  Bowdoin Museum of Art

Honor Award

New England Chapter of the American Institute of Architects for

  Bowdoin Museum of Art

American Architecture Award

The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design:

  Bowdoin Museum of Art

Allied Arts & Craftsmanship Award

For the Corinthian Hall Restoration

 

Allied Arts & Craftsmanship Award

for the Kansas City Art Institute Facade

 

Merit Award

Residential Architect Magazine


  Arkansas House

Merit Award

Custom Home Magazine

  Arkansas House

Award of Excellence

Associated General Contractors of CT

  Lake Whitney

AIA Design Honor Award

Gulf States Region

  Arkansas House

AIA Design Honor Award

Arkansas State

  Arkansas House

Honor Award

AIA New York

  Lake Whitney

Award of Merit Cultural Midwest Construction

For Millenium Park,

  Pritzker Pavilion

Honor Award

AIA Western Mountain Region

  Pueblo Library

OCEA Award of Merit

American Society of Civil Engineers 

 

Building Team Project Grand Award

EMP Museum

AFLCIO Labor Management Award

National Recognition 

 

Sheet Metal Contractor of the Year Award

L. William Zahner

 

Top 25 News Makers of the Year

Engineering News Record

 

Top 10 Small Businesses of Kansas City

American Institute of Architects' Citation for Architecture and the Built Environment

 Leo Zahner, Jr.

 

Allied Arts & Craftsmanship Awards

Charles Evan Whittaker United States Courthouse

 

Jury's Special Award

AIA Orange County Design Award

  Oakley Headquarters

Allied Arts & Craftsmanship Awards

Bartle Sky Stations

Environment Excellence Award

from the city of Kansas City

 

McGraw-Hill

Outstanding Innovation and Advancement in Construction Technology 

 

Allied Arts & Craftsmanship Awards

Missouri Public Service

 

Allied Arts & Craftsmanship Awards

Hallmark Ambassador

 

Allied Arts & Craftsmanship Awards

Shaughnessy Fickel & Scott Offices

 

Allied Arts & Craftsmanship Awards

Midland Theatre Entry Kiosk

 

Allied Arts & Craftsmanship Awards

Sheet Metal Union Hall

 

Allied Arts & Craftsmanship Awards

Renovation of the Kansas Union

 

Sheet Metal Contractor of the Year Award

 Leo Zahner, Jr.