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Winners, 9 Alumni Win Awards

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Design Concept Award, Sixth Street Viaduct: Michael Maltzan Architecture (Wil Carson, M.Arch. I, 2005 is lead designer for Michael Maltzan Architecture, Inc.) Uniting the Boyle Heights community to the east, the Arts District to the west and downtown, this project will serve as an iconic modern landmark for the city.

9 Awards out of 31 for the best architectural projects in the county go to UCLA A.UD Alumni and a professor when the Los Angeles Business Council recently unveiled the winners of its 2013 Los Angeles Architectural Awards. The program recognizes buildings from throughout the region for their excellence in design, commitment to sustainability and impact on the community.


“Best of L.A. Architects” Award: Sunnylands Center & Gardens at The Annenberg Retreat (Rancho Mirage, CA)
Fred Fisher, M.Arch. I, 1976
Frederick Fisher and Partners Architects

 
A historic estate that was converted into a cultural and retreat facility now operates as an “oasis in the desert” for public use.
 
Community Impact Award, Grand Park

Bob Hale, M.Arch. II, 1981
Rios Clementi Hale Studios
 
Located in Los Angeles’ urban and civic center, the new Grand Park features 12 acres of vibrant, programmed and active space that celebrates the cultural vitality of the city and its inhabitants.
 
Design Concept Award, Sixth Street Viaduct 
Wil Carson, M.Arch. I, 2005
Wil Carson is a lead designer for Michael Maltzan Architecture, Inc.
Uniting the Boyle Heights community to the east, the Arts District to the west and downtown, this project will serve as an iconic modern landmark for the city.
 
Healthcare Award, UCLA Outpatient Surgery and Medical Building
Michael Folonis, M.Arch. II, 1994
Michael W. Folonis Architects

 
Natural light and ventilation, indoor-outdoor connections and transparency contribute to aesthetic ideals, staff productivity and a patient-focused healing environment.
 
Multi-Family Housing Award, 28th Street Apartments

Julie Eizenberg, M.Arch. II, 1981
Hank Koning, M.Arch. II, 1981
Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Inc.

 
The historic Paul Williams’ 1926 south L.A. YMCA building’s legacy is expanded by providing housing and supportive services directed to youth at risk, the homeless and the mentally ill.
 
Rennovated Buidling Award, Chrysalis 

Wade Killerfer M.Arch. I 1978

Killefer Flammang Architects
Located in the Skid Row area, the project resulted in the complete transformation of both the exterior façade and the interior environment of the building, giving Chrysalis clients and local residents a sense of pride and belonging.
 
Retail, Restaurant/Bar Award, Bel Air Bar and Grill

Wade Killerfer M.Arch. I 1978

Killefer Flammang Architects
Focusing on community integration, the new garage reduces parking stress, and LEED features provide energy efficient “smart” building controls.
 
LA County Sustainability Award, East Rancho Dominguez Library
Brian Ten, M.Arch. I, 1984
Carde Ten Architects
This 7,215-square-foot library facility is the first building owned by the County of Los Angeles to achieve LEED Platinum certification status.
 
LA County Sustainabiltiy Award 

Distinguished Professor Thom Mayne, Morphosis Los Angeles
 

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