2016
Europe’s Best Family Ride
  • Angkor: Adventure in the Lost Kingdom
  • European Star Awards
Best Southeast Entertainment Project Award
  • SunTrust Pier 225 at Georgia Aquarium
  • Best Projects Sports/Entertainment Project Award
  • Engineering News Record Southeast
Outstanding Associate and Attraction Member
  • PGAV Destinations & Vice President Emily Howard
  • FAA Annual Conference
  • Florida Attractions Association
Best New Roller Coaster
  • Mako
  • Theme Park Insider
2015
Best Cultural Project
  • Columbus Zoo & Aquarium's Heart of Africa
  • Midwest Best Projects
  • Engineering News Record
First Place: Mobile Website
  • PGAV Destinations Mobile Website
  • The Marketing Excellence Awards
  • Business Marketing Association (BMA) of St. Louis
Merit Award
  • Budweiser Eighteen|76 at American Airlines Center
  • HOW International Design Awards
  • HOW
Top Honors in Design
  • Columbus Zoo and Aquarium's Heart of Africa
  • AZA Honors and Awards
  • Association of Zoos and Aquariums
2014
Award for Outstanding Achievement
  • Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
  • Thea Awards
  • Themed Entertainment Association
Merit in Signage/Environmental Graphics
  • St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame
  • HOW Inernational Design Awards
  • HOW
Merit in Signage/Environmental Graphics
  • Budweiser Made in America
  • HOW Inernational Design Awards
  • HOW
Best North American Aquarium
  • Georgia Aquarium
  • 10Best Readers' Choice
  • USA Today
World’s Largest Aquarium
  • Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
  • Guinness Book of World Records
  • Guinness Book of World Records
World’s Largest Aquarium Tank
  • Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
  • Guinness Book of World Records
  • Guinness Book of World Records
World’s Largest Underwater Viewing Dome
  • Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
  • Guinness Book of World Records
  • Guinness Book of World Records
World’s Largest Aquarium Window
  • Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
  • Guinness Book of World Records
  • Guinness Book of World Records
World’s Largest Acrylic Panel
  • Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
  • Guinness Book of World Records
  • Guinness Book of World Records
Europe’s Best Family Ride
  • Angkor: Adventure in the Lost Kingdom
  • European Star Awards
Number Three Zoo in America
  • St. Louis Zoo
  • Travelers' Choise Awards
  • TripAdvisor
Number Four Zoo in the World
  • St. Louis Zoo
  • Travelers' Choise Awards
  • TripAdvisor
Number Two Aquarium in America
  • Georgia Aquarium
  • Travelers' Choise Awards
  • TripAdvisor
Number Three Aquarium in the World
  • Georgia Aquarium
  • Travelers' Choise Awards
  • TripAdvisor
Number One Amusement Park in the World
  • Discovery Cove
  • Travelers' Choise Awards
  • TripAdvisor
Outstanding Creative Design, Silver Award
  • STL Biergarten
  • Creativity International Print & Packaging Design Awards
  • Creativity International
Outstanding Creative Design, Silver Award
  • KSCVC Space Shuttle Atlantis Graphics
  • Creativity International Print & Packaging Design Awards
  • Creativity International
Outstanding Creative Design, Silver Award
  • Cardinals Hall of Fame
  • Creativity International Print & Packaging Design Awards
  • Creativity International
Silver MUSE Award
  • Space Shuttle Atlantis
  • Muse Awards
  • American Alliance of Museums
Interactive
  • Space Shuttle Atlantis
  • Annual Communicator Award of Excellence
  • International Academy of Visual Arts
2013
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
Entertainment & Recreation
  • Sea Lion Sound
  • Regional Excellence Awards
  • St. Louis Construction News and Review
Top Honors in Design
  • St. Louis Zoo Sea Lion Sound
  • AZA Honors and Awards
  • Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Merit for Signage/wayfinding/environmental graphics
  • Space Shuttle Atlantis
  • HOW Inernational Design Awards
  • HOW
Best New Attraction of 2012
  • Wild Eagle at Dollywood
  • Amusement Park and Attractions Survey
  • The National Amusement Park Historical Association
2012
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
Top Honors in Design
  • Louisville Zoo's Glacier Run
  • AZA Honors and Awards
  • Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Honorable Mention in Best New Retail Concept
  • Kennedy Space Centail Orlando Airport Retail Stores
  • Richard A. Griesbach Excellence in Airport Concessions awards
  • North America Airports Council International
Turnstile Award
  • Manta San Diego
  • Golden Tickets
  • Amusement Today
Outstanding Achievement Award
  • Saint Louis Zoo Sea Lion Arena
  • International Achievement Awards
  • Industrial Fabrics Association International
Quality Concrete Award
  • Sea Lion Sound
  • Quality Concrete Award
  • Concrete Council & American Steel Fabrication
Best Small Project
  • St. Louis Science Center Boeing Hall
  • ENR Midwest's Best Projects of 2012
  • Engineering News Record
Award of Excellence
  • St. Louis Science Center Boeing Hall
  • International Achievement Awards
  • Industrial Fabrics Association International
Best New Amusement Park Ride of 2012
  • Wild Eagle
  • Golden Tickets
  • Amusement Today
2011
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
2nd Best New Ride
  • Cheetah Hunt
  • Golden Tickets
  • Amusement Today
Atlanta Downtown Excellence Award for Outstanding Community Project
  • Georgia Aquarium Dolphin Expansion
  • Central Atlanta Progress
2010
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
Top Waterpark
  • Discovery Cove
  • Zagat US Family Travel Guide
Best Cultural Project
  • Georgia Aquarium Dolphin Expansion
  • Best of 2010 Awards Program
  • Southeast Construction Magazine
Judges Award for Best Overall Project
  • Georgia Aquarium Dolphin Expansion
  • Best of 2010 Awards Program
  • Southeast Construction Magazine
Award of Merit – Cultural
  • Great Bear Wilderness at Brookfield Zoo
  • Engineering News Record
Horizon Award Given to Wharton-Smith
  • Manta Coaster at SeaWorld Orlando
  • Category: General Contractor, New Construction, $15m-$30m
  • AGC of Greater Florida
2009
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
Best New Attraction
  • Manta Coaster
  • ThemeParkInsider.com
Best In Category “Best Sports/Recreation” to Wharton-Smith
  • Manta Coaster at SeaWorld Orlando
  • Best of 2009 Awards Program
  • Southeast Construction Magazine
2008
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
2007
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
Best Aquarium
  • Georgia Aquarium
  • Thea Awards
  • TEA
Best Show
  • Shamu Believe Show
  • Thea Awards
  • TEA
2006
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
Outstanding Achievement: Live Show
  • Believe at Sea World Orlando, San Diego, San Antonio
  • Thea Awards
  • TEA
Best Attraction
  • Curse of DarKastle
  • Thea Awards
  • TEA
Outstanding Achievement: Aquarium
  • Georgia Aquarium
  • Thea Awards
  • TEA
2005
World’s Largest Aquarium
  • Georgia Aquarium
  • Guinness Book of World Records
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
Outstanding Achievement: Attraction
  • Curse of DarKastle
  • Thea Awards
  • TEA
Best New Attraction
  • Curse of DarKastle
  • ThemeParkInsider.com
World’s Tallest Complete Circuit Roller Coaster
  • Curse of DarKastle
World’s Tallest Roller Coaster
  • Kinda Ka
World’s Fastest Roller Coaster Drop
  • Kinda Ka
World’s Fastest Roller Coaster
  • Kinda Ka
World’s Tallest Roller Coaster Drop
  • Kinda Ka
2004
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
2003
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
2002
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
Retheming to Create a New World
  • Busch Gardens Ireland
  • Thea Awards
  • TEA
Cultural
  • Levee Mercantile
  • Regional Excellence Awards
  • St. Louis Construction News and Review
Educational Design Excellence in American School & University
  • UIC Pavillion Expansion University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Architectural Portfolio
2001
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
Retheming to Create a New World
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg Irish Village
  • Thea Awards
  • TEA
Best Marine Park
  • Discovery Cove
  • Thea Awards
  • TEA
Outstanding Commitment to Excellence
  • Levee Mercantile
  • Jefferson National Parks Association
Most Creative Use of Theme
  • Who Let the Bears Out! Who! Who!
  • Girl Scout Cookie Construction Contest
  • Girl Scout Council of Greater St. Louis
2000
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
First Place
  • Futuramus Loxodonta
  • Girl Scout Cookie Construction Contest
  • Girl Scout Council of Greater St. Louis
Excellence in Construction Eagle Award
  • Sea World Ports of Call
  • Entertainment/Attraction under $10m
  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.
1999
Outstanding Achievement: Attraction
  • Journey to Atlantis at Sea World
  • Thea Awards
  • TEA
First Place
  • Jurassic Stack
  • Girl Scout Cookie Construction Contest
  • Girl Scout Council of Greater St. Louis
Project of the Year
  • Pere Marquette Visitor Center
  • Department of Natural Resources
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
1998
Thomas H. Madign Award
  • Pere Marquette Visitor Center
  • State of Illinois Capital Development Board
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
1997
Outstanding Facility Design Incorporating Tarkett Flooring Products
  • St. Louis Science Center Floor
  • Design Contest 2nd Place
  • Tarkett Color Works
Lumen Citation
  • Wild Arctic Exhibit at Sea World Orlando
  • Excellence and Meritorious Contribution to the Art and Science of Lighting
  • Illuminating Engineering Society - NY Section
First Place
  • Girl Scout Cookie Construction Contest
  • Girl Scout Council of Greater St. Louis
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
1996
Best Aquarium and Zoo Attraction
  • Wild Arctic Exhibit at Sea World Orlando
  • Thea Awards
  • TEA
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
1995
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
1994
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
1993
First Place
  • Girl Scout Cookie Construction Contest
  • Girl Scout Council of Greater St. Louis
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
1992
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
1991
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association
1990
World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association (IAAPA member)
  • National Amusement Park Historical Association