SAN DIEGO ARCHITECTURAL FOUNDATION
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5th 2023
2023 Orchid Winners
Architect/Designer: HGW Architecture
Owner/Developer: San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance
Photo credit: San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance
2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Architect/Designer: Kate Meairs, AIA & Hector M Perez
Owner/Developer: Hub & Spoke Communities + Los Patios Build LLC
Photo credit: Carlos Turrubiartes and Hector M Perez
1776 National Avenue, San Diego CA, 92113
Architect/Designer: California State Parks, Southern Service Center
Owner/Developer: California State Parks
2829 Juan St, San Diego, CA 92110.
Located in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
Architect/Designer: McCullough Landscape Architecture
Owner/Developer: Helix Water District
7811 University Avenue La Mesa, CA 91942
Architect/Designer: Studio E Architects / Lighting Designer The Syska Hennessey Group
Owner/Developer: University of California San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093
People’s Choice Orchid Award
Voting was determined by public voting on all nominated projects via the O&O website.
Teen Jury Orchid Award
Voting was determined by High Tech High Chula Vista senior architecture students. They developed criteria and evaluated the Orchid nominees through five categories, aesthetics, functionality, social impact, environmental impact, and context.
2023 Onion Awards
City of San Diego Bicycle Lanes opportunity to address Climate Change and the planting / protection / maintenance of the Urban Forest
Architect/Designer: City of San Diego
Owner/Developer: City of San Diego
City of San Diego Bike Lanes – wherever they occur – but these were specifically on 4th + 5th Avenue between downtown + Hillcrest
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