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Historic UCLA building recognized as ‘model modernization’

CO Architects was recognized with a design award for its recently completed modernization of Pritzker Hall on the UCLA campus.  The Westside Urban Forum honored the architecture firm with a 2021 WUF Design Award in the Public/Institutional category for its sensitive design and programmatic updates to Pritzker Hall, improving the building’s seismic stability and energy efficiency. 

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Palm Springs ‘Agrihood’ wins top masterplan awards

Miralon, the sustainably designed “agrihood” community in Palm Springs, has received a sweeping set of 2021 Gold Awards, the top honor bestowed by PCBC – representing the best of the building industry. Sharing in the honors are: Robert Hidey Architects (RHA) which also helped conceive Miralon’s progressive land plan as well as the community’s overall design guidelines; ANDERSON | architecture + interiors & MRY, designer of Miralon Club interiors: and C2 Collaborative, creator of multiple outdoor spaces and linking with Miralon’s network of trails and the entire Miralon land plan, highlighted by the transformation of the former golf course.

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Dr. David Yarbrough receives Marty Hastings Award

The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce that Dr. David Yarbrough (R&D Services) is this year’s recipient of the Marty Hastings Award. The award was presented to Dr. Yarbrough during the CRRC’s virtual Annual General Membership meeting on June 16, 2021.

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Redevelopment of Denver Water’s Operations complex named the year’s most outstanding engineering triumph

IMEG Corp.’s Denver Water Operations Redevelopment project has won the 2021 “Grand Conceptor” Award signifying the year’s most outstanding engineering achievement at the 54th Annual Engineering Excellence Awards Gala (EEA) — a national juried competition from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The project yielded a 186,000 square foot LEED Platinum, net-zero energy administration building, a 7,400-sf LEED Gold wellness building, a 15,400-sf LEED Gold building renovation, and a 155,000-sf parking structure on the site.

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2021 U.S. Green Building Council Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Region Leadership Award recipients announced

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced its 2021 USGBC Leadership Award recipients of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast region during its USGBC Live virtual conference. Citigroup, Harvard University, LG North America, Colgate-Palmolive Company were among recipients recognized for contributions to sustainable, healthy, equitable and resilient buildings and communities.

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Don’t miss the premiere celebration of engineering achievement

The American Council of Engineering Companies is pleased to announce that the 54th annual Engineering Excellence Awards Gala will be broadcast over the internet at 3:00 PM Eastern on June 17. 36 top projects have been selected to receive either a Grand or Honor Award and hundreds more will be honored during a special National Recognition Award program. 

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Preservation Alliance announces award winners

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Preservation Achievement Awards, including individuals, organizations, structures, and spaces that contribute to the Philadelphia region’s unique character. The Awards will be presented on the evening of June 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on a virtual platform.

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Silicon Valley landmark competition winner announced

Urban Confluence Silicon Valley announced that Breeze of Innovation, designed by Fernando Jerez and Belén Pérez de Juan of SMAR Architecture Studio, has been named winner of the worldwide open ideas competition for an iconic landmark in Silicon Valley. The competition jury, comprised of local, national, and international design and place-making experts, selected the winner from an impressive 963 submissions from 72 countries on six continents. Located at Arena Green at Guadalupe Park and Gardens in San José, the project is slated to go before the San José City Council in May 2021 for approval of the winning design.

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