Association Française de Génie Civil Albert Caquot Prize
The Albert Caquot prize is awarded to an engineer with a significant career, recognizing his scientific and technical achievements and his projects, but also his moral qualities and international prestige. This honour was presented to Armando Rito in 2015.
World Council of Civil Engineers Excellence Award
The Medal of the World Council of Civil Engineers was granted to Eng. Armando Rito in 2014, in recognition of "his dense and fruitful career marked by perseverance, hard work, efficiency and entrepreneurship, who stands out as a very prominent figure in structural design". This international award is presented biennially based on noteworthy contributions to the practice, theory or public status of civil engineering.
Portuguese Association of Engineers Gold Medal
The Gold Medal of the Portuguese Association of Engineers (Ordem dos Engenheiros) was presented to Eng. Armando Rito in 2014, in recognition of his exceptional merit which contributed to the development of engineering, the prestige of civil engineers and the public welfare.
Fédération Internationale du Béton Medaille Freyssinet
The Freyssinet Medal is awarded for outstanding technical contributions in the field of structural concrete. This international award is proposed by the Presidium and presented at the International Federation for Structural Concrete fib (“Fédération International du Béton”) Congresses every four years. In 2014 this award was conferred to Eng. Armando Rito.
Secil and Portuguese Association of Engineers Secil Prize
The Secil Prize aims to encourage and promote public recognition for the quality of Portuguese projects that make use of the material that is the core of Secil’s operations, cement. The award, recognized as a national reference, is presented alternately to the most significant project of Architecture or Civil Engineering and in 2011 was awarded to the 4th of April Bridge over the Catumbela River, in Angola.
Portuguese Group of Structural Concrete Merit Medal
The Merit Medal from the “Grupo Português de Betão Estrutural” was presented to Eng. Armando Rito in 2010, in recognition of his exceptional contribution to the development of structural concrete.
Portuguese Association for Bridge Safety and Conservation Gold Medal
The Gold Medal from the “Associação Portuguesa para a Segurança e Conservação de Pontes” was presented to Eng. Armando Rito in 2009, for his outstanding technical and design skills and overall high quality standard of work, with regards to the conception, design and rehabilitation of bridges.
Association Française pour la Construction Prize AFPC
First awarded in 1990 by AFPC (Association Française pour la Construction), currently AFGC (Association Française de Génie Civil), to distinguish engineers and researchers for exceptional technical or scientific contributions. This award was presented to Eng. Armando Rito in 1997.
2nd Ibero-American Biennial of Engineering and Architecture Primer Prémio de Ingeniería Civil
This award distinguishes works, from Portuguese, Spanish and Latin American engineers, that excell for their conception or construction, for their internal value, innovation, social contribution and the respect for the environment.
In 2000 the jury awarded the 1st prize in civil engineering to the “Vasco da Gama” Bridge which was designed by team of renowned engineers which included Eng. Armando Rito.
1st Ibero-American Biennial of Engineering and Architecture Engineering Prize
This award distinguishes works that excell for their conception or construction, for their internal value, innovation, social contribution and the respect for the environment.
In 1998 the Miguel Torga Bridge over the Douro River, was presented this award for its innovation and technologic complexity. This project was selected amongst 90 engineering projects shortlisted from a total of 150 projects submitted by 13 Countries.
Fédération Internationale de la Précontrainte Medaille FIP
This award has been created by the fip (“Fédération Internationale de la Précontrainte”) currently fib (“Fédération International du Béton”). This international award was presented every 4 years in recognition of exceptional contributions in the field of structural concrete. This award was presented to Eng. Armando Rito in 1998 during the organization’s XIIIº Congress in recognition of works of excellence in the field of prestressed concrete.