PINTO is pleased to have been recognized for its work, along with many of its client partners, for outstanding achievement in a variety of areas.
2010 Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor General’s Award for Engineering
This 20 storey, reinforced concrete multi-use structure located in the heart of downtown Halifax had its share of engineering challenges. Our structural designers created a three-dimensional model of the structure using finite element analysis software that included dynamic analysis. Structures with eccentric offsets like the Trillium are considered 'irregular structures' and only a dynamic approach can lead to realistic estimates of the torque distributions resulting from earthquake loads. The Trillium won the 2010 Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor General's Award for Engineering.
Project: The Trillium
2004 Tilt-up Achievement Award
In 2004, a major renovation was completed for the Bedford Baptist Church in Bedford, NS, and B.D. Stevens Ltd., along with PINTO, was awarded the 2004 Tilt-up Achievement Award from the Tilt-up Concrete Association (TCA) as an outstanding example of tilt-up concrete construction. The irregular panel shapes presented a unique challenge in reinforcing the panels as well as lifting the panels into place.Project: Bedford Baptist Church · About the Award: For more information