Awards

Celebrating the Successes of our Clients

We are proud to be recognized for our people, the projects we are passionate about and solutions we work collaboratively to develop. We would be nothing without our clients, and thank you all for the opportunity to work on such exceptional projects. We are honored to receive recognition from some of the industry’s most respected organizations, proving our dedication to the profession, communities we serve, and most importantly, our satisfied clients. Here is a look at the past five years of awards we have received.

 

2016 GreenLITES Evergreen Award

Ohio Street & Inner Harbor Infrastructure Improvements

New York State Department of Transportation

 

2016 Outstanding Planning Award

Ohio Street Road Diet – Building a Complete Street

American Planning Association, Western New York Section

 

2016 Brick by Brick Award, Best New Office Space Finalist

Wendel Headquarters

Buffalo Business First

 

2016 Ethics Award Finalist

Wendel

Buffalo Niagara Business Ethics Association

 

2016 Engineering Excellence Gold Award

Green Infrastructure at the Chautauqua Institution and Ohio Street & Inner Harbor Infrastructure Improvements

American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

 

2016 Engineering Excellence Silver Award

NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Administration Bldg./Visitor Center Renovations

American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

 

2015 Green Building Leadership Award

Greater Lynchburg Transit Company (GLTC) Kemper Street Station

Greater Virginia Green Building Council

 

2015 Transportation Project of the Year

Ohio Street – Building a Complete Street

Western New York American Public Works Association

 

2015 Honoree in Development Award for C-level Executives

Anthony McKenna, PE

Buffalo Business First

 

2015 Engineering Manager of the Year

Joseph DeFazio, PE

NYS Society of Professional Engineers, Erie-Niagara Chapter

 

2015 Engineering Excellence Platinum Award

Chatham Area Transit Intermodal Station and Horseheads Water Treatment Plant Design

American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

 

2015 Buffalo Business First 40 Under 40

Susan Sherwood

 

2015 Mass Transit 40 Under 40 Recipient

Susan Sherwood

 

2014 Best Projects Award

Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino Steel Reuse

Engineering News Record New York

 

2014 Preservation Award

Joe Murray Rivers Jr. Intermodal Transit Station

Historic Savannah Foundation

 

2014 Large Commercial Award

WMATA & Wendel – Cinder Bed Road Bus Division

Land Conservation Awards from Fairfax County, Virginia

 

2014 Best Protected Environmentally Sensitive Site Award

WMATA & Wendel – Cinder Bed Road Bus Division

Land Conservation Awards from Fairfax County, Virginia

 

2014 Outstanding Engineering Firm Award

Wendel

Land Conservation Awards from Fairfax County, Virginia

 

2014 Joseph Siracuse Service “Friend of Architecture” Award

David Duchscherer, PE

American Institute of Architects, Buffalo/WNY Chapter

 

2014 Design Award

Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) Hub at Union Station

American Institute of Architects, Buffalo/WNY Chapter

 

2014 Gold Engineering Excellence Award

Fort Wayne Citilink Intermodal Transfer Center and Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino Steel Reuse Project

American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

 

2014 Silver Engineering Excellence Award

SUNY College of Ceramics at Alfred Heat Recovery Project

American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

 

2014 Illumination Award of Merit for Outdoor Lighting Design

Corning Transportation Center and Chatham Area Transit (CAT) Intermodal Center

Illuminating Engineering Society of North America

 

2013 Design Award

Torpedo Factory Art Center and Jamestown Gateway Station

American Institute of Architects, Buffalo/WNY Chapter

 

2013 Gold Engineering Excellence Award

Seneca Streetscape Project

American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

 

2013 Illumination Awards of Merit for Interior Lighting Design; Energy and Environmental Lighting Design; and Lighting Controls Design

Inamori Kyocera Museum of Fine Ceramics, NYS College of Ceramics at Alfred University

Illuminating Engineering Society of North America

 

2013 Silver Engineering Excellence Award

Amherst Main Sewage Pump Drive Replacement and Historic Fort Niagara Electrical Improvements and Seneca Niagara Casino Sign

American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

 

2013 Business First 40 Under 40

Aliesa Adelman, CSDP, LEED AP BD+C

 

2012 Silver Engineering Excellence Award

Inamori Kyocera Museum of Fine Ceramics, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University

American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

 

2012 Illumination Awards of Merit for Lighting Design and Lighting Control Design

University at Buffalo Alumni Arena

Illuminating Engineering Society of North America

 

2012 Downtown Design Award for Outstanding Design and Technology

Fort Wayne Citilink Transportation Center

Fort Wayne Downtown Improvement District

 

2011 First Place Honor Award

Inamori Kyocera Museum of Fine Ceramics, NYS College at Alfred University

American Institute of Architects, Buffalo/WNY Chapter

 

2011 Merit Award

PS 205 Riverside Institute of Technology

American Institute of Architects, Buffalo/WNY Chapter

 

2011 Honorable Mention

Cleveland Design Competition – A New School Vision

Wendel was 1 of 9 award recipients, only four of which were U.S. firms.

 

2011 Mass Transit 40 Under 40 Recipient

Sean Beachy, AIA, NCARB