About Us

Sustainability

SK&A is honored to have received recognition through numerous individual awards (or as a project team member) for providing quality, reliable, and innovative engineering services over the past several decades. From our CADD staff and entry-level engineers to our project managers, associates and principals, our professionals aim to provide consistently excellent design, within schedule and budget limitations, from a project’s start to finish. Being recognized by our peers and other industry organizations provides a measurable reflection of our firm’s efforts at hitting our target goals.

Awards

2017
Turkish American Community Center (TACC)
February, 2017
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Merit Award for New Construction Over $75M

99 M Street (Ballpark Square)
January, 2017
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Underpinning, Foundations, and Excavations

The Adaire
January, 2017
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Cast-in-Place Concrete

The Wharf – Phase I
January, 2017
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Cast-in-Place Concrete

2016
Pike & Rose Block 11
October, 2016
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Merit, Best Mixed-Use Project

1522 K Street, NW
October, 2016
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Merit, Best Hospitality Project: Select Service

400 E Street, SW
October, 2016
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Mixed-Use Project

5600 Fishers Lane
October, 2016
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Renovations and Adaptive Re-Use: Renovation/Adaptive Re-Use

5600 Fishers Lane
October, 2016
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Sustainable Project  

601 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
October, 2016
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best DC Urban Office: Over 150,000 sf

Atlantic Plumbing
October, 2016
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Retail Project: Street Level Retail Space

Flatts 8300
October, 2016
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Multi-Family Project – Montgomery County

Lot 31 - The Darcy + The Flats
October, 2016
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Merit, Best Mixed-Use Project

Lot 31 Mixed-Use Development
October, 2016
Presented by: CREW DC

Placemaking Award

Park Van Ness
October, 2016
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Multi-Family Project – Washington, DC

The Washington Post
October, 2016
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Interiors: Professional Service/Institutional Tenant Space – Over 25,000 sf

The Wharf
October, 2016
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Marketing Program

The Wharf
October, 2016
Presented by: CREW DC

Best Marketing Campaign Award

5600 Fishers Lane
August, 2016
Presented by: ENR Mid-Atlantic

Best Project Renovation/Restoration

Atlantic Plumbing Parcels A & B
August, 2016
Presented by: ENR Mid-Atlanic

Award of Merit for Residential/Hospitality

United Arab Emirates Chancery
August, 2016
Presented by: ENR Mid-Atlatic

Best Project Renovation/Restoration

WeWork/WeLive Crystal Plaza 6
August, 2016
Presented by: ENR Mid-Atlantic

Award of Merit for Interior Design

3100 Clarendon Boulevard
June, 2016
Presented by: AIA Northern Virginia

Juror’s Citation in Commercial Interiors

The Washington Post Tenant Fit-Out
June, 2016
Presented by: AIA Northern Virginia

Award of Excellence in Interior Architecture

SAIC Headquarters Lobby Expansion and Entrance Canopy
February, 2016
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Outstanding Project Award for Specialized Strucutral Elements

Washington Post New Space Renovation
February, 2016
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Merit Award for Renovation Under $15M

Atlantic Plumbing Parcels A & B
January, 2016
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Miscellaneous Metal Fabrication

Brookland Middle School
January, 2016
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Exterior Façade 

Park Chelsea
January, 2016
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Unit Masonry

Turkish American Community Center (TACC)
January, 2016
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Cast-in-Place Concrete

2015
Aurora at North Bethesda Center
October, 2015
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Multi-family Suburban Montgomery, Prince Georges or Frederick

Ballou Senior High School
October, 2015
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Institutional Facility

Pike & Rose
October, 2015
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD
  • Award of Excellence, Best Retail Project Street Level Retail Space of
    Larger Buildings or Mixed-Use
  • Award of Merit, Best Mixed-Use Project 
Turkish American Community Center (TACC)
September, 2015
Presented by: ENR Mid-Atlantic

Best Project, Cultural/Worship

Turkish American Community Center (TACC)
May, 2015
Presented by: National Capital Chapter of the American Concrete Institute

Award of Excellence, Grand Award

L’Enfant Plaza West
February, 2015
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Honorable Mention for Renovation $15-40 Million

The Calvert Apartments
February, 2015
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Outstanding Project Award for Renovation Over $40 Million

600 Massachusetts Avenue
January, 2015
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Underpinning, Foundations and Excavations

CityCenter DC (CCDC) - Gateway Media Arch (Jewel Box)
January, 2015
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Metals

2014
Kenwood Condominium Garage and Plaza Renovation
November, 2014
Presented by: ICRI Baltimore-Washington Chapter

Outstanding Repair Project, 3rd Place

1700 New York Avenue
October, 2014
Presented by: ENR Mid-Atlantic

Award of Merit: Office/Retail/Mixed-Use Developments

1700 New York Avenue
October, 2014
Presented by: NAIOP Maryland/DC

Award of Excellence: Best Urban Office up to 150,000 sf

CityCenterDC (CCDC)
October, 2014
Presented by: ENR Mid-Atlantic

Best Project: Office/Retail/Mixed-Use Developments

CityCenterDC (CCDC)
October, 2014
Presented by: NAIOP Maryland/DC

Award of Excellence: Best Mixed-Use Project

CityCenterDC (CCDC)
October, 2014
Presented by: CREW DC

Placemaking Award

Dunbar Senior High School
October, 2014
Presented by: ENR Mid-Atlantic

Best Project: K-12 Education

Dunbar Senior High School
October, 2014
Presented by: AIA/DC Chapter
  • Presidential Citation in Sustainable Design
  • Award in Architecture
Three Constitution Square
October, 2014
Presented by: NAIOP Maryland/DC

Award of Excellence: Best Urban Office over 150,000 sf

JBG Headquarters Monumental Stairs
April, 2014
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Specialized Structural Elements Category

1700 New York Avenue
February, 2014
Presented by: Washington Building Congress
  • Craftsmanship Award, Cast-in-Place Concrete
  • Craftsmanship Award, Doors & Windows – Curtain Walls
CityCenter DC (CCDC)
February, 2014
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Masonry - Exterior Stone

CityCenter DC (CCDC)
February, 2014
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

New Construction Over $50 Million

Health and Human Services (HHS) at Parklawn
February, 2014
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Renovations Over $25 Million

2013
Arent Fox Interior Fit-Out
December, 2013
Presented by: AIA/DC Chapter

Award of Merit in Interior Architecture

Meridian Public Charter School
December, 2013
Presented by: AIA/DC Chapter

Award of Merit in Historic Resources

The Nannie Helen at 4800
December, 2013
Presented by: AIA/DC Chapter

Presidential Citation in Urban Design

USO Warrior and Family Center – Fort Belvoir
December, 2013
Presented by: AIA/DC Chapter

Presidential Citation in Universal Design

Washington Canal Park Pavilions
December, 2013
Presented by: AIA/DC Chapter

Award of Merit in Architecture and Presidential Citation for Sustainable Design

200 Eye Street, SE
October, 2013
Presented by: CREW DC

Placemaking Award

Armed Forces Retirement Home,Scott Project
October, 2013
Presented by: NAIOP Maryland/DC

Award of Excellence: Best Institutional Facility

JBG Headquarters
October, 2013
Presented by: NAIOP Maryland/DC

Award of Merit Best Interiors Professional Services/Institutional Tenant Space over 25,000 SF

L'Enfant Plaza East Retail
October, 2013
Presented by: NAIOP Maryland/DC

Award of Excellence: Best Retail, Dining & Entertainment

Levick Strategic Communications Office
October, 2013
Presented by: NAIOP Maryland/DC

Award of Merit Best Interiors Professional Services/Institutional Tenant Space over 10,000 SF - 25,000 SF

200 Eye Street, SE
July, 2013
Presented by: NAIOP Maryland/DC

Award of Excellence for Best Renovation/Adaptive Reuse and Best Sustainable Design

CityCenter DC (CCDC)
May, 2013
Presented by: NCCACI

Concrete Award, President’s Award

CityCenter DC (CCDC)
May, 2013
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Cast-in-Place Concrete

Palisades at Towson
May, 2013
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Merit Award for New Construction Over $50 Million

Parklawn Building Renovation (aka 5600 Fishers Lane)
May, 2013
Presented by: NCCACI

Concrete Award, Concrete Repair and Restoration Winner

The JBG Companies Headquarters
May, 2013
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Star Award and Craftsmanship Award, Ornamental Metal

2012
Dorchester Canopy/Steve Dickens
May, 2012
Presented by: AIA Washington, DC

Award of Merit in Historic Resources

Hotel Monaco Historic Cornice Repair
May, 2012
Presented by: International Concrete Repair Institute

Award of Excellence, Historic

Mount Vernon United Methodist Church
May, 2012
Presented by: AIA Washington, DC

Presidential Citation for Urban Design

NRUCFC Headquarters
May, 2012
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Outstanding Project of Year, New Construction $10-50 Million

2011
55 M Street, SE (Half Street)
May, 2011
Presented by: NAIOP Maryland/DC Chapter

Award of Excellence, Best Urban Office Building over 150,000 SF

Arundel Town Center Hotel
May, 2011
Presented by: American Concrete Institute, MD Chapter

Excellence in Concrete

Palisades at Towson
May, 2011
Presented by: American Concrete Institute, MD Chapter

Excellence in Concrete

Tysons Corner Pedestrian Bridge
May, 2011
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Merit Award for Transportation/Bridge

2010
10001 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD
May, 2010
Presented by: NAIOP Maryland/DC

Award of Merit for Best Suburban Office, 1-4 Stories

300 New Jersey Avenue, Washington, DC
May, 2010
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Outstanding Project Award for New Buildings, $10-$50 Million

300 New Jersey Avenue, Washington, DC
May, 2010
Presented by: The National Council of Structural Engineers Associations

Outstanding Project Award for New Buildings $10-$30 Million

300 New Jersey Avenue, Washington, DC
May, 2010
Presented by: NAIOP Maryland/DC

Award of Excellence for Best Urban Office over 150,000 SF

901 K Street, NW, Washington, DC
May, 2010
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Merit Award for New Buildings Over $50 Million

Brandywine Crossing, Brandywine, MD
May, 2010
Presented by: NAIOP Maryland/DC

Award of Merit for Best New Independent Retail

Constitution Center, Washington, DC
May, 2010
Presented by: Mid-Atlantic Construction

Project of the Year, Renovation/Restoration

Constitution Center, Washington, DC
May, 2010
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Merit Award for Structural Renovations Over $25 Million

Element 12420
May, 2010
Presented by: NAIOP Maryland/DC

Award of Excellence for Best Suburban Renovation

Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Place, Washington, DC
May, 2010
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Merit Award for Structural Renovations Under $10 Million

North Bethesda Market, North Bethesda, MD
May, 2010
Presented by: ABC of Metro Washington

Excellence in Concrete Construction

Republic Park 7
May, 2010
Presented by: NAIOP Northern Virginia

Best Building Renovation Capital Improvement

Tysons Corner Pedestrian Bridge, Tysons Corner, VA
May, 2010
Presented by: National Capital Chapter of American Concrete Institute

Award of Excellence in Recognition of Special Award

USGBC Headquarters, Washington, DC
May, 2010
Presented by: AIA Northern Virginia

Award of Excellence, Interiors Category – Design

Wisconsin Place, Washington, DC
May, 2010
Presented by: NAIOP Maryland/DC

Award of Excellence for Best Mixed Use Project

2009
2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard, Rockville, MD
May, 2009
Presented by: NAIOP Maryland/DC

Awards of Excellence for Best “Green” Building and  Best Suburban Office Over Four Stories

300 New Jersey Avenue, Washington, DC
May, 2009
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award for Cast-in-Place Concrete and Structural Steel Framing

300 New Jersey Avenue, Washington, DC
May, 2009
Presented by: Mid-Atlantic Construction

Project of the Year – Office

300 New Jersey Avenue, Washington, DC
May, 2009
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Awards of Excellence for Best “Green” Building and Best Suburban Office Over Four Stories

55 M Street Office Building, SE, Washington, DC
May, 2009
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Project Craftsmanship Awards

55 M Street Office Building, Washington, DC
May, 2009
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Special Merit Award for New Buildings Over $50 Million

901 K Street, Washington, DC
May, 2009
Presented by: Mid-Atlantic Construction

Award of Merit – Office

Buchanan House Parking Garage Repair, Washington, DC
May, 2009
Presented by: National Capital Chapter of American Concrete Institute

Award of Excellence for Concrete Repair and Restoration

Children’s National Medical Center NICU Expansion, Washington, DC
May, 2009
Presented by: Mid-Atlantic Construction

Award of Merit – Healthcare

Constitution Center, Washington, DC
May, 2009
Presented by: The National Capital Chapter of the American Concrete Institute

Concrete Restoration Award

Constitution Center, Washington, DC
May, 2009
Presented by: National Capital Chapter of American Concrete Institute

Award of Excellence for Concrete Retrofit and Restoration

Dr. Azer Kehnemui, PE, Founding Principal
May, 2009
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Outstanding Achievement Award

Guy Razzi, PE, Principal
May, 2009
Presented by: The Design Leadership Council

Design Excellence Award

Jefferson at Inigo’s Crossing, Rockville, MD
May, 2009
Presented by: National Capital Chapter of American Concrete Institute

Award of Excellence for Concrete Building Project

North Bethesda Center, North Bethesda, MD
May, 2009
Presented by: NAIOP Maryland/DC

Award of Merit for Best Smart Growth Project

Ritz-Carlton Residences, Baltimore, Maryland
May, 2009
Presented by: Maryland Chapter of American Concrete Institute

Excellence in Concrete

The Marriott Wardman Park Hotel Loading Dock Expansion, Washington, DC
May, 2009
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Special Merit Award for Renovations Under $10 Million

The Woodward Building, Washington, DC
May, 2009
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Outstanding Project Award for Renovations Over $10 Million

USGBC Headquarters, Washington, DC
May, 2009
Presented by: Mid-Atlantic Construction

Project of the Year - Interior Design/Tenant Improvement

2008
Columbia Center Office Building, Washington, DC
May, 2008
Presented by: AIA Washington, DC

Award of Merit in Architecture

2007
Garage 49 Post Tensioned Repair and Rehabilitation
May, 2007
Presented by: International Concrete Repair Institute Baltimore-Washington Chapter

Concrete Repair Project of the Year 2007

2005
1800 Tysons Boulevard, The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II, Tysons Corner, MD
May, 2005
Presented by: Northern Virginia NAIOP

Award of Merit for Best Building High Rise

2000 N Street Garage and Plaza Repair and Strengthening, Washington, DC
May, 2005
Presented by: International Concrete Repair Institute Baltimore-Washington Chapter

Concrete Repair Project of the Year, 2nd place

Alexandria House Condominium Garage and Plaza Rehabilitation
May, 2005
Presented by: International Concrete Repair Institute

Award of Excellence in the Repair of Parking Structures

2004
Manugistics World Headquarters, Rockville, MD
May, 2004
Presented by: Design-Build Institute of America

National Developer Design-Build Excellence Award

The Promenade Plaza Restoration, Bethesda, MD
May, 2004
Presented by: International Concrete Repair Institute (National Award)

Award of Merit in Strengthening and Rehabilitation of Structures

2002
100 S. Gay Street Garage Repair and Waterproofing, Baltimore, MD
May, 2002
Presented by: American Concrete Institute Maryland Chapter

Award of Excellence in Concrete

1999
Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
May, 1999
Presented by: National Capital Chapter of American Concrete Institute

Award of Excellence in Concrete Repair

1998
University of Maryland Health Sciences Library, Baltimore, MD
May, 1998
Presented by: Maryland Chapter of American Concrete Institute

Excellence in Concrete Award

1996
Bread & Circus, Arlington, VA
May, 1996
Presented by: The Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

Award of Excellence

1994
Chancery of Finland, Washington, DC
May, 1994
Presented by: I.W.E.A. of Washington, DC

Excellence in Engineering

MGA Parking Garage, Reston, VA
May, 1994
Presented by: National Capital Chapter of American Concrete Institute

Award of Excellence in Creative Use of Concrete

1993
Down Under Garage, Baltimore, MD
May, 1993
Presented by: International Concrete Repair Institute

Honorable Mention for High Quality Repair in Parking Garages

SK&A
May, 1993
Presented by: Metropolitan Washington Associated Builders and Contractors

Structural Engineering Firm of the Year

1992
Task Force on Uniform Building Performance Standards
May, 1992
Presented by: Governor Schaefer for the State of Maryland

Governor's Citation

1991
Crystal Park, Arlington, VA
May, 1991
Presented by: National Capital Chapter of American Concrete Institute

Concrete Design Award, First Place

1990
Hechinger Corporate Headquarters, Prince George’s County, MD
May, 1990
Presented by: National Association of Industrial and Office Parks / Maryland Chapter

NAIOP Award of Excellence

One National Business Park, Anne Arundel, MD
May, 1990
Presented by: Anne Arundel County, Maryland

Award of Excellence

World Headquarters of Seventh Day Adventists
May, 1990
Presented by: Montgomery County, Maryland

Excellence in Engineering