The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) announced today that the organization will elevate Ken Buschle to Fellow of the Institute during the CSI Honors & Awards Ceremony at CONSTRUCT 2016 and the CSI Annual Convention in Austin, Texas, on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016.
Fellows are nominated by their colleagues and selected by CSI’s Jury of Fellows in recognition of their accomplishments in advancing construction technology, improving construction specifications, educating people in the construction industry and advancing the goals of the Institute.
Buschle has been a member of CSI since 1991 and is a member of the Florida SW Chapter. He is currently Specifications and Quality Assurance Manager for GMA Architects & Planners in Fort Myers. Other highlights of Buschle’s career include: the AIA Florida Southwest Chapter – 2008 “Walter Keller Architectural Awareness Award” and the U.S. Green Building Council / Florida Gulf Coast Chapter – 2010 “Chapter Member of the Year.”
In the organization’s 68-year history, less than 430 members have been elevated to Fellowship. For more information on CSI Fellows visit www.csinet.org/fellowship. CSI members and colleagues are encouraged to attend the CSI Honors & Awards Ceremony where the Fellowship Investiture will take place. There is no charge to attend the Ceremony. Immediately following the Ceremony, there will be a Celebration of Fellows Reception. To register to attend the Ceremony and Celebration, visit the CONSTRUCT 2016 & The CSI Annual Convention website at www.constructshow.com.
CSI is a national association dedicated to improving the documentation, management and communication of building information as used by the construction community. CSI accomplishes its mission through the development of construction standards and formats such as MasterFormat and UniFormat; the promulgation of those formats through master guide specifications and building information management (BIM) software; training and certification programs, including the Construction Document Technology (CDT) and Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA) exams; publication of The Construction Specifier magazine; and a membership of decision-makers who identify and specify building product solutions. CSI members include a cross-section of specifiers, architects, contractors, suppliers and other construction project professionals who are touched by construction documentation. For more information, visit www.csinet.org, or call 800-689-2900.
About CONSTRUCT 2016
CONSTRUCT is your most cost effective strategy for combining educational opportunities with practical, real-world, product and service solutions for your business success. This event is dedicated to the institutional, industrial and commercial building industry. If you design, build, specify, engineer, renovate or operate in the built environment, this is your event. For additional information and to register, visit www.constructshow.com.
About GMA Architects & Planners
For the past 35 years, GMA has been Southwest Florida’s leading architectural design firm. Earning recognition from the Florida Southwest American Institute of Architects, the Florida Home Builders Association and the Lee County Building Industry Association, the firm has provided award-winning architectural and interior design services for a broad range of clients in the public and private sectors, including several leading area developers. For more information, call 239-275-0225 or visit www.gmaarchitect.com.