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

2019
1101 Sixteenth
October, 2019
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Merit, Best Washington, DC Urban Office: Up to 150,000 sf

1101 Sixteenth
October, 2019
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Amenity Space

1701 Rhode Island Avenue
October, 2019
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Best of the Best Transaction

1701 Rhode Island Avenue
October, 2019
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Real Estate Transaction Sale or Re-Capitalization Over $25 Million

1701 Rhode Island Avenue
October, 2019
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Washington, DC Urban Office: Up to 150,000 sf

Bancroft Elementary School
October, 2019
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Renovations

International Spy Museum
October, 2019
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Institutional Facility

Pike & Rose
October, 2019
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Sustainable Project

Plaza West
October, 2019
Presented by: MHN

Gold Award for Affordable Development and Design

The Wharf Phase I
September, 2019
Presented by: Urban Land Institute

Global Award for Excellence

Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex
August, 2019
Presented by: AIA Maryland

Public Building of the Year

Bancroft Elementary School
July, 2019
Presented by: ENR MidAtlantic

Award of Merit Renovation/Restoration

International Spy Museum
July, 2019
Presented by: ENR MidAtlantic

Best Cultural/Worship

Pike & Rose
July, 2019
Presented by: USGBC

Innovative Project of the Year - Neighborhood Development

Plaza West
July, 2019
Presented by: ENR MidAtlantic

Award of Merit Residential Hospitality

WMATA Andrews Federal Center Bus Operations and Maintenance Facility
July, 2019
Presented by: ENR MidAtlantic

Award of Merit Airport/Transit

DC Water Headquarters
June, 2019
Presented by: DCSPE and MDSPE

Project of the Year

Columbia Hills Apartments
May, 2019
Presented by: Urban Land Institute

Excellence in Affordable Housing

Midtown Center
May, 2019
Presented by: Urban Land Institute

Excellence in Office Development

Midtown Center
May, 2019
Presented by: Washington Business Journal

Best New Development

Six 11
May, 2019
Presented by: Student Housing Business

Best Architecture/Design Under 400 Beds

The Apollo
May, 2019
Presented by: Urban Land Institute

Excellence in Mixed-Use Development

The Haven at National Harbor
May, 2019
Presented by: Washington Business Journal

Best Residential

Bancroft Elementary School
April, 2019
Presented by: AIA | DC

Excellence in Architecture

DC Water Headquarters
April, 2019
Presented by: Architectural Engineering Institute

Best Overall Project Less Than $100M

DC Water Headquarters
April, 2019
Presented by: DC Society of Professional Engineers

Project of the Year

DC Water Headquarters
April, 2019
Presented by: Architectural Engineering Institute

Award of Excellence in Structural Systems Design

International Spy Museum
April, 2019
Presented by: Architectural Engineering Institute

Award of Merit in Structural Systems Design

International Spy Museum
April, 2019
Presented by: Architectural Engineering Institute

Most Innovative Project Greater Than $100M

Midtown Center
April, 2019
Presented by: AIA | DC

Excellence in Architecture

Midtown Center
April, 2019
Presented by: AIA | DC

Grand Design Award  

Ron Brown College Preparatory High School
April, 2019
Presented by: AIA | DC

Citation in Sustainable Design

Brookland Press
March, 2019
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Merit Award, Renovation $15-$40M

The Wharf Phase I
February, 2019
Presented by: American Council of Engineering Companies

National Recognition Award

2345 Crystal Drive Lobby Renovation
January, 2019
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Awards, Architectural Millwork

International Spy Museum
January, 2019
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Miscellaneous Metal Fabrication

Midtown Center, 1100 15th Street, NW
January, 2019
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Ornamental Metal

West Half Residential
January, 2019
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Cast-in-Place Concrete

2018
Transpotomac Canal Center Plaza
November, 2018
Presented by: The Alexandria Beautification Commission

Commercial Beautification Award

Hotels at The Wharf
October, 2018
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Hospitality Project

Hotels at The Wharf
October, 2018
Presented by: AIA Potomac Valley

People’s Choice Award Non Residential

Marie H. Reed Community Learning Center
October, 2018
Presented by: AIA Potomac Valley

Citation Award for Institutional Architecture

Midtown Center
October, 2018
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

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

Reed Row
October, 2018
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Merit, Best Multi-Family Project

Riverdale Park Station
October, 2018
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Master plan/Mixed-Use Project

The Boro
October, 2018
Presented by: CREW DC

Dealmaking Award

The Wharf
October, 2018
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

“Best of the Best” Project

Union Mills Phase 1
October, 2018
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Merit, Best Renovations

Hotels at The Wharf
September, 2018
Presented by: AIA Maryland

Merit Award for Commercial Architecture

Lot 31: The Darcy + The Flats at Bethesda Avenue
September, 2018
Presented by: AIA Maryland

Citation Award for Urban Design & Master Planning

Park Van Ness
September, 2018
Presented by: AIA Maryland

Citation Award for Mixed-Use Development

The District Wharf
September, 2018
Presented by: AIA | DC

Merit Award in Urban Design & Master Planning

The Wharf Phase I
March, 2018
Presented by: ASCE-NCS

Award of Excellence, Outstanding Civil Engineering Project

Park Van Ness
February, 2018
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Merit Award for New Construction Between $25M-$75M 

Pike & Rose Block 1A (Pinstripes)
February, 2018
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Merit Award for New Construction Under $25M 

Wardman Tower and Garage
February, 2018
Presented by: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Merit Award for Renovation Over $40M 

International Spy Museum
January, 2018
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Structural Steel

Midtown Center, 1100 15th Street, NW
January, 2018
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Structural Steel

2017
Montgomery County Executive Office Building Plaza Assessment and Renovations
December, 2017
Presented by: ICRI Baltimore/Washington Chapter

First Place, Outstanding Repair Project 

Flats 8300
October, 2017
Presented by: AIA Potomac Valley

People's Choice Award - Multi-Family Architecture

Homewood Suites by Hilton
October, 2017
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Merit, Best Hospitality Project

John and Jill Ker Conway Residence
October, 2017
Presented by: AIA | DC

Washingtonian Award

John and Jill Ker Conway Residence
October, 2017
Presented by: AIA Potomac Valley

Gold/Honor Award - Multi-Family Architecture

The Apartments at CityCenter DC
October, 2017
Presented by: AIA | DC

Merit Award in Architecture/Washingtonian Award

The Pearl
October, 2017
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Merit, Best Multi-Family - Montgomery County

The Washington Post
October, 2017
Presented by: AIA | DC

People's Choice Award - Second Place

The Washington Post
October, 2017
Presented by: AIA | DC

Merit Award in Interior Architecture

The Yards
October, 2017
Presented by: NAIOP DC | MD

Award of Excellence, Best Master Plan/Mixed-Use Project

DC Water Headquarters
September, 2017
Presented by: AIA Maryland

Citation Award for Unbuilt Architecture 

Adaire
August, 2017
Presented by: ENR Mid-Atlantic

Award of Merit for Residential/Hospitality

Georgetown University Pedro Arrupe, S. J. Hall
August, 2017
Presented by: The Society for College and University Planning

Merit Award, Excellence in Architecture for a New Building

DC Water Headquarters
June, 2017
Presented by: AIA Northern Virginia

Jurors' Citation for Conceptual/Unbuilt Architecture

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 Sustainable Project  

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

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

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

Flats 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

Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex
August, 2015
Presented by: AIA | DC

Detail Award in Architecture

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: NAIOP Maryland/DC

Award of Excellence: Best Mixed-Use Project

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

Placemaking Award

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

Best Project: Office/Retail/Mixed-Use Developments

Dunbar Senior High School
October, 2014
Presented by: AIA/DC Chapter
  • Presidential Citation in Sustainable Design
  • Award in Architecture
Dunbar Senior High School
October, 2014
Presented by: ENR Mid-Atlantic

Best Project: K-12 Education

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: Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

New Construction Over $50 Million

CityCenter DC (CCDC)
February, 2014
Presented by: Washington Building Congress

Craftsmanship Award, Masonry - Exterior Stone

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

Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex
October, 2013
Presented by: AIA Potomac Valley

Gold Award for Architectural Excellence

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

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

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

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