On April 1, 1977, the American Consulting Engineers Council awards the soon-to-be-opened Seattle Aquarium the Grand Conceptor Award for the highest achievement in engineering excellence in 1977.
Honored at a luncheon were the design team of Kramer, Chin & Mayo and architect Fred Bassetti & Co. The aquarium was one of 15 national winners.
"Top Award for Aquarium," The Seattle Times, April 3, 1977, p. C-9.
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