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AIA Orange County's Design Awards Winners 2014!

By September 26, 2014Interesting OC News

designawardswebThis year’s AIA Orange County Design Awards and Gala were once again held under the stars in the courtyard of the beautiful Newport Beach Civic Center on September 18th 2014. Alan Hess spoke before the winners were announced and his presentation included photos and the history of the many buildings and homes in Orange County designed by world renowned Architects. His message focused on the strength of OC architecture and the need for preservation of our design heritage.

With a tradition of honoring exceptional responses to the complex problems of today’s architectural environment, the AIAOC Design Awards celebrate innovative solutions to the architectural challenges facing Orange County, regardless of project category, type, or budget.

From the largest urban planning solution, to the smallest home on a constrained lot, each project awarded stands on its own merit as an example of exceptional work by exceptional architects.

25% of the 62 Entrants received awards this year. Additionally there were 3 honor awards and 4 merit awards in the student category. The top three student winners received scholarship’s in the amount of: 3rd place = $500, 2nd place = $750, 1st place = $1,000.

This year’s awards were presented t0:

  • Residential: Mark Singer Architects, Inc.– Bhansali Residence

  • Residential Un-built:  Shubin + Donaldson Architects – 3388 Via Lido

  • Honor for Restoration: LPA, Inc. – Arboretum at Christ Cathedral

  • Commercial: Gensler – Confidential Data Center

  • Commercial Un-built: BAUER Architects  Noyo Center for Science and Education  

  • Commercial Interiors: Wiley Architects – Hybrid Studios

  • INSPIRE: An award for the ideas of tomorrow. Yu-Ngok Lo, AIA, LEED AP –  Mobile Living  

  • C.O.T.E. | Committee on the Environment

              All non-residential completed / built project types

LPA, Inc. –  Montgomery Middle School

  • The SEC “Savings by Design”

               Commercial  institutional built projects located within the State of California.

Dougherty + Dougherty Architects, LLP – Irvine Valley College Life Sciences Building

  • Service Award:For Service to the AIA John Lomeli SCI Lighting

  • President’s Award:  Focus on Sustainability Diane McCloud  Southern California Edison

SABP Reprographics is proud to be an annual sponsor of the AIA Orange County Chapter and a supporter of the 2014 Design Awards.    photo 1photo 2  ]]>