SARA Lauds Designers of California Projects
Projects of eight California architects were honored in San Diego at the annual design awards program of the California Council of the Society of American Registered Architects.
More than 45 projects were submitted for consideration by the jury. Leason Pomeroy Associates, Orange, won an Honor Award, the highest, for its Renaissance Center in Las Vegas.
Awards of Excellence were presented to six projects: The Landmark Business and Financial Center, Sacramento, designed by Leason Pomeroy Associates; Warland Business Center Building 8, Cypress, designed by Howard F. Thompson & Associates Inc., Irvine; the Exposition Centre in Sacramento, designed by Leason Pomeroy Associates.
Also, the Pavillions in Sacramento, by Foothill Design Group, Marysville; Lewis Corporate Office, Orange, designed by Gilbert Aja & Associates, Laguna Hills, and Silverview Condominiums, Los Angeles, designed by EDC and McCune, Gerwin & Partners Inc., Los Angeles.
Awards of Merit went to: The Architectural Design Group, Palo Alto, for Lenzen Gardens, San Jose; Widom Wein & Partners Inc., Los Angeles, for the VA Medical Center in Fresno and the Pep Boys West Coast Headquarters, Los Angeles; Wolff/Lang/Christopher Inc., Rancho Cucamonga, for the Grand Terrace (Calif.) Civic Center and the Roy C. Hill Education Center, San Bernardino.
Others were McCune, Gerwin & Partners Inc., for Manor Court Condominiums, Ventura, and California Federal Savings, Los Angeles; Leason Pomeroy Associates for Santa Teresa Campus Park, Coyote Valley, Calif., and Foothill Design Group for The Shoe Store, Sacramento, and The Grove, Yuba City, Calif.
Jurors were Kent Oppenheimer, a professional photographer; Jack McCulloch, a developer; Ko Kiyohara, an architect, and Ruth McDowell, the associate editor of Western Building News.