Winners of the SCIA and Allplan User Contest 2015 "The Art of Structural Design" are known

Monday, 21 September, 2015

We are very excited to reveal today the winners of the 2015 “The Art in Structural Design” contest. The competition showcases unique constructions and innovative achievements from the world’s top engineers.

We sincerely congratulate all the winners and each participant individually for their fantastic realizations using software from SCIA and Allplan.


Winners and nominees

Jury User Contest 2015An independent international jury of nine renowned experts and academics gathered to evaluate 134 projects that are spread worldwide over four continents. This year’s winners were selected in four categories and judged by the project originality, complexity and cutting-edge use of the software.

A “Special BIM Jury Prize” was also awarded to provide recognition to the advanced implementation of a BIM process and interoperability. In this ninth edition, Allplan and SCIA users got a voice and a “Prize of the Public” award was introduced. The winners are awarded a €1,500 cash prize each.


Winner Category 1: Buildings

Winner Category 1: Buildings  Pell Frischmann - Blavatnik School of Government - Oxford (United Kingdom)


  • Building Design Partnership – AstraZeneca’s New Corporate Headquarters
  • De Bondt, s.r.o. – National Football Stadium, Administration Building
  • VK Engineering – TBR Brussels Tower

Winner Category 2: Civil Structures

Winner Category 2: Civil Structures  BAS BVBA – Pedestrian Bridge – Wenduine (Belgium)


  • ACS-Partner AG – Aarebridge Olten
  • Schroeder & Associés – Reconstruction of the bridge OA401
  • Witteveen+Bos – ‘Verlengde Waal Brug’

Winner Category 3: Industrial Buildings & Plants

Winner Category 3: Industrial Buildings & Plants  BG Ingénieurs Conseils – Nant de Drance – Chamonix Aguilles Rouges Massif (Switzerland)


  • ARCADIS Belgium nv – NIKE ELC New DC ‘Wings‘
  • Ryklin STATIK – Container Hall
  • VK Engineering – ‘Eurosilo’ Construction of 16 New Grainsilos

Winner Category 4: Special projects

Winner Category 4: Special projects  RoyalHaskoningDHV – Markthal – Rotterdam (Netherlands)


  • AECOM – Serpentine Gallery Pavillion 2014
  • Baudin Chateauneuf – Solar Sail ‘Cité Musicale’
  • Construtora Norberto Odebrecht – Fast Track P-76

Winner Special BIM Jury Prize

Winner Special BIM Jury Prize  Building s.r.o. – Modern Office Building ‘Aviatica’ – Prague (Czech Republic)

Winner Prize of the Public

Winner Prize of the Public  AECOM – Serpentine Gallery Pavillion 2014 – London (United Kingdom)


“The Art of Structural Design” Contest Book

All 134 participating projects are bundled in an premium hardcover book titled “The Art of Structural Design” of nearly 200 pages, presenting the technical details of each participating project and explaining how SCIA Engineer or Allplan Engineering were applied. More than 5,000 hardcover copies will be distributed free of charge.

Visit our online User Contest 2015 flipping Book

Download our User Contest book "The Art of Structural Design" for free (pdf)

Press release of September, 21st on the winners and contest book

Get your free hardcopy of this User Contest Book 2015