Awards

2017

Hunters View Redevelopment Parcels 5 and 6, San Francisco, California

  • American Institute of Architects, National Chapter, Housing Awards, Multifamily Living category
  • Architect magazine, Residential Design Awards, Affordable Housing Category, Honorable Mention

 

Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, San Francisco, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit

 

San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit

 

Stanford University, Windhover Contemplative Center, Palo Alto, California

  • American Society of Landscape Architects, Award of Honor

 

2016

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Expansion, Wattis Theatre , San Francisco, California

  • Architect’s Newspaper, Best of Design Awards, Building of the Year: West
  • ENR California, Best Projects, Cultural/Worship Category, Northern California

 

San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building, San Francisco, California

  • AIA/San Francisco, Design Awards, Special Commendation, Historic Preservation
  • American Public Works Association, National and Northern California Award for Project of the Year Historical Restoration/Preservation
  • California Preservation Foundation, Design Award
  • ENR California, Best Projects, Renovation/Restoration Category, Northern California
  • Structural Engineers Association of Northern California, Excellence in Engineering, Award of Merit, Historic Preservation

 

Stanford University, Windhover Contemplative Center, Palo Alto, California

  • American Institute of Architects, National Chapter, Interiors category, Honor Award
  • Illuminating Engineering Society San Francisco Section, First Place, Award of Honor
  • Civic Trust Awards, Winner
  • Interior Design Magazine, Outdoors category, Best of the Year Award

 

2015

Anderson Collection at Stanford University, Exhibition Lighting, Palo Alto, California

  • American Institute of Architects, New York State Chapter, Award of Excellence

 

California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Salon Doré, San Francisco, California

  • AL Architectural Lighting magazine, AL Design Awards, Commendable Achievement, Exhibition Lighting and Temporary Installations
  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Distinction
  • Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Northern California, The Inaugural Julia Morgan Awards, Historic Preservation & Restoration Award
  • International Association of Lighting Designers, Merit Award

 

Stanford University, Windhover Contemplative Center, Palo Alto, California

  • AIA/San Francisco, Design Awards, Citation Award
  • American Institute Of Architects, California Council, Merit Award
  • American Society Of Landscape Architects, Northern California Chapter, Design Merit Award
  • Interior Design Magazine, Interior Design Best of Year Awards, Winner, Outdoors – Best of Year Award
  • International Interior Design Awards, Public Spaces Category, Northern California Chapter Honor Award
  • International Interior Design Awards, 42nd Interior Design Competition, Winner and Best of Competition
  • Society of American Architects, Award of Excellence
  • Society of American Architects, Best of the Best Award
  • The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture & Design, American Architecture Award
2014

California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Salon Doré, San Francisco, California

  • Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Northern California, The Inaugural Julia Morgan Awards, Historic Preservation & Restoration category

 

Hunters View Redevelopment Parcels 5 and 6, San Francisco, California

  • AIA/San Francisco, Design Awards, Award of Merit
2013

Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
2012

David Brower Center, Berkeley, California

  • Congress for New Urbanism, Charter Award for the Block, Street & Building
  • National Association of Home Builders, Platinum Award for Mixed Use

 

James A. Richardson International Airport, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

  • Illuminating Engineering Society, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
  • Travel Channel, World’s Most Iconic Airports

 

New Mammoth Lakes Courthouse, Mammoth Lakes, California

  • ENR California, Best Government/Public Buildings Project

 

Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California

  • California Preservation Foundation, California Preservation Awards, Trustees Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation
  • California Preservation Foundation, California Preservation Awards, Rehabilitation Award
  • Illuminating Engineering Society, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit

 

University of California, Berkeley, School of Law South Addition, Berkeley, California

  • AL Architectural Lighting magazine, AL Design Awards, Commendable Achievement, Whole Building
  • ENR California, Best Higher Education/Research Project, Award of Merit
  • Illuminating Engineering Society, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
  • SCUP/AIA-CAE Excellence in Architecture for Building Additions or Adaptive Reuse, Honor Award
2011

Brigham Young University, BYU-Idaho Center Auditorium and HDTV Broadcast Center, Rexburg, Idaho

  • American School and University magazine, Outstanding Design, Specialized Facility

 

Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California

  • AIA East Bay, Citation for Architecture
  • AIA San Francisco, Excellence in Architecture Award
  • AIA San Francisco, Historic Preservation and Innovation in Rehabilitation Award
  • Chicago Athenaeum Museum, International Architecture Award
  • Chicago Athenaeum Museum, Green Good Design Award

 

San Francisco Better Streets, San Francisco, California

  • American Planning Association, California Chapter, award of Excellence for Best Practices
  • American Planning Association, Northern Section of the California Chapter, Best Practices Award
  • Congress for New Urbanism, Charter Award: The Block, Street and Building

 

The Walt Disney Family Museum and Library, San Francisco, California

  • TEA 17th Annual THEA Awards, Award for Outstanding Achievement
2010

Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial  Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
  • Structural Engineers Association of Northern California, Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards, New Construction

 

David Brower Center, Berkeley, California

  • Structural Engineers Association of Northern California, Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards, Sustainable Design

 

Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California

  • AIA California Council, 25-Year Award
  • AIA California Council, Merit Award for Architecture

 

Poly International Plaza, Guangzhou, China

  • AIA San Francisco Design Awards, Merit Award

 

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, California

  • AIA San Francisco Design Awards, Merit Award
  • SCUP/AIA-CAE, Excellence in Architecture Renovation/Adaptive Reuse

 

Sava Pool, San Francisco, California

  • The Chicago Athenaeum, International Architecture Award

 

University of California, San Diego, Conrad Prebys Music Center, LaJolla, California

  • San Diego Architecture Foundation Orchids & Onions Awards

 

The Walt Disney Family Museum and Library, San Francisco, California

  • AIA San Francisco Design Awards, Historic Preservation and Innovation in Rehabilitation, Honor Award
  • California Preservation Foundation, Design Award
  • Structural Engineers Association of Northern California, Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards, Historic Preservation
2009

David Brower Center, Berkeley, California

  • Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Building a Better Bay Area – Urban Design Award
  • United States Green Building Council – Northern California, Green Team Award

 

Marin Horizon School, Mill Valley, California

  • The Chicago Athenaeum, American Architecture Award

 

Meyer Sound, Pearson Theatre, Berkeley, California

  • AIA/San Francisco Chapter, Citation

 

Poly International Plaza, Guangzhou, China

  • American Society of Landscape Architects – Northern California Chapter • Design Category: Merit Award (led by SWA Group)

 

Sava Pool, San Francisco, California

  • AIA California Council, Honor Award
  • AIA San Francisco Excellence in Design Award
  • Architectural Foundation of San Francisco, Kirby Ward Fitzpatrick Prize for Best New Building in San Francisco
  • The Chicago Athenaeum, American Architecture Award

 

Sun City Palace Tsukaguchi, Itami, Japan

  • IIDA Notable Award, celebrating design excellence
  • NAHB 50+ Gold Award, for Best Large Continuing Care Retirement Community
  • NAHB 50+ Judges’ Special “Innovation Award”

 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Wrightsman Galleries, New York, New York

  • International Association of Lighting Designers, Award of Excellence
  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit

 

University of California, San Diego, Conrad Prebys Music Center, LaJolla, California

  • AIA Seattle Chapter, Commendation Award
  • Best Higher Education/Research Facility in Sothern California, McGraw-Hill Construction Publishing

 

The Walt Disney Family Museum and Library, San Francisco, California

  • San Francisco Business Times, Real Estate “Deals of the Year”, Best Rehab/Renovation
2008

Meyer Sound, Pearson Theatre, Berkeley, California

  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Architecture Awards, Merit Award

 

MGM Hotel and Casino, KÀ™ for Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas, Nevada

  • TEA 14th Annual THEA Awards, Award for Outstanding Achievement

 

Poly International Plaza, Guangzhou, China

  • AIA Hong Kong, Honour Award
  • Architectural Record/Business Week, Good Design is Good Business: Award of Excellence
  • Structural Engineers Association of Northern California, Award of Merit for Excellence in Structural Engineering: New Construction
  • World Architecture Festival, Award: Shortlisted

 

Rex Phebus Veterans Memorial Building, Clovis California

  • AIA – San Francisco Chapter, Excellence in Design Merit Award
  • The Business Journal Central California Real Estate Award

 

University of California, Berkeley, Residence Hall Units 1 & 2, Berkeley, California

  • AIA, National Honor Award
  • SCUP/AIA-CAE, Excellence in Planning for a District, Merit Award
  • Structural Engineering Association of Northern California, Award of Excellence, New Construction – Large

 

Visitor Experience Enhancement Project, Alcatraz Island, Cellhouse AL-6, San Francisco, California

  • Association of Partners for Public Lands, Media and Partnership Awards
2007

Boudin Bakery at Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, California

  • TEA Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement: Brand Retail Experience

 

Griffith Observatory Planetarium, Los Angeles, California

  • California Preservation Foundation, Trustees Award for Excellence in Preservation

 

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, California

  • McGraw Hill Construction, California Construction Northern California, Best of 2007
2006

Adobe Systems, San Francisco, California

  • AIA/Pittsburgh, Honor Award for Interior Architecture
  • California Preservation Foundation, Design Award, Rehabilitation Category

 

Fox California Theatre, San Jose, California

  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Architecture Awards, Honor Award

 

MGM Hotel and Casino, KÀ™ for Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas, Nevada

  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Architecture Awards, Merit Award

 

Poly International Plaza, Guangzhou, China

  • Asia Pacific Real Estate, Architectural Design of the Year
  • Structural Engineers Association of California, Award of Excellence

 

Sacramento City Hall, Sacramento, California

  • California Preservation Foundation Design Award

 

Smith & Hawken, Strawberry Village, Mill Valley, California

  • Chain Store Age, Retail Store of the Year, Honorable Mention, Hardlines 5,000 to 15,000 SF

 

University of California, Berkeley, Residence Hall Units 1 & 2, Berkeley, California

  • AIA California Council, Honor Award
  • AIA/ San Francisco, Design Citation Award, Excellence in Architecture
  • American Society of Landscape Architects, Award of Honor
  • Berkeley Design Advocates, Award of Excellence

 

Victoria Gardens Cultural Center, Rancho Cucamonga, California

  • Urban Land Institute, Award of Excellence
2005

405 Howard Street, Fifth Floor Offices, San Francisco, California

  • AIA/San Francisco Energy + Sustainability Award

 

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial  Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Paul Waterbury Award for Outdoor Lighting, Award of Excellence

 

Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito, California

  • California Preservation Foundation, Design Award

 

Fox California Theatre, San Jose, California

  • AIA East Bay Design Awards, Citation for Architecture
  • Associated General Contractors of California, Constructor Award
  • California Preservation Foundation, Design Award for Rehabilitation
  • San Jose Downtown Association, Golden Nail Award
  • The Building of America, Plaque of Honor, Real Estate and Construction Review, California

 

New York New York Hotel and Casino, Zumanity™, Las Vegas, Nevada

  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Architecture Awards, Merit Award

 

Williams-Sonoma, Post Street, San Francisco, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
2004

Carnegie Hall, Judy and Arthur Zankel Hall, New York, New York

  • AIA/New York Chapter, Honor Award
  • New York Construction News, Cultural Project of the Year
  • Structural Systems Category, Engineering Excellence Award
  • United States Institute of Theatre Technology, Architecture Award

 

Emerson College, Tufte Performance and Production Center, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Boston Society of Architects, Honor Award
  • Building Design and Construction magazine, Project Team of the Year

 

University of California, Davis, Robert and Magrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, California

  • American Institute of Architects, Northwest and Pacific Region, Award of Merit
  • Structural Engineers Association, Best Use of Conventional Technologies
2003

Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Berkeley, California

  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Architecture Awards, Honor Award

 

Carnegie Hall, Judy and Arthur Zankel Hall, New York, New York

  • Contract magazine, Interiors Awards, Public Spaces Award
  • New York Construction News, Institutional Project of the Year, Best of 2003

 

Copia: The American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts, Napa, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit

 

Emerson College, Tufte Performance and Production Center, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts, Build Massachusetts Merit Award

 

Marin Community Foundation, Novato, California

  • AIA/San Francisco, Design Award

 

Philadelphia Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Building Design & Construction magazine, Honorable Mention
  • General Contractors Association, Award

 

University of California, Davis, Robert and Magrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, California

  • American Institute of Architects, Portland Chapter, Honor Award
  • American Institute of Architects, Portland Chapter, People’s Choice Award
  • California Construction magazine, Best of California Awards
  • IIDA, Honor Award
2002

American Museum of Natural History, Rose Center for Earth and Space, Hayden Planetarium, New York, New York

  • AIA National Honor Award For Architecture

 

Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Berkeley, California

  • Downtown Berkeley Association, Design Excellence Award for New Construction

 

Conference Center for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit

 

Pixar Animation Studios, The Steve Jobs Building, Emeryville, California

  • AIA/Pennsylvania, Citation Award for Excellence in Architectural Design
  • AIA/Pittsburgh, Citation of Merit for Architectural Design
  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award, Award of Merit

 

Wilkes Bashford, Palo Alto, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
2001

American Museum of Natural History, Rose Center for Earth and Space, Hayden Planetarium, New York, New York

  • AIA/New York Chapter, Design Excellence Award
  • The Chicago Athenaeum, American Architecture Award

 

Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Berkeley, California

  • AIA East Bay, Honor Award

 

Metreon – A Sony Entertainment Center, San Francisco, California

  • National Commercial Builders Council, Award of Excellence

 

Pixar Animation Studios, The Steve Jobs Building, Emeryville, California

  • East Bay Business Times Structures Awards, Best Interior Architectural Design

 

Willamette University, Mary Stuart Rogers Music Center, Salem. Oregon

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
2000

American Museum of Natural History, Rose Center for Earth and Space, Hayden Planetarium, New York, New York

  • Award For Design Excellence, New York Concrete Industry Board
  • Bronze Plaque For Excellence In Design, The Municipal Art Society Of New York
  • Business Week/Architectural Record Award
  • New York Association Of Consulting Engineers, Engineering Excellence Diamond Award
  • Time magazine’s Best In Design

 

Metreon – A Sony Entertainment Center, San Francisco, California

  • AIA/New York State, Design Award of Merit
  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award, Award of Merit
1999

American Museum of Natural History, Rose Center for Earth and Space, Hayden Planetarium, New York, New York

  • Best Of 1999 Award, New York Construction News

 

University of California, Davis, Robert and Magrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, California

  • American Institute of Architects, Portland Chapter, Virtual Craft Award

 

San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Paul Waterbury Award for Outdoor Lighting, Award of Merit

 

San Francisco War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, California

  • International Association of Lighting Designers, Special Citation for Sensitive Historic Restoration
1998

San Francisco War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Excellence
  • The California Preservation Society, Honor Award
  • The National Trust for Historic Preservation, National Preservation Award

 

Vancouver International Airport – International Terminal Building, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
1997

California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
1996

Ann Taylor Union Square Store, San Francisco, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
1995

Hyatt Regency Renovation, San Francisco, California

  • General Electric Edison Award, Award of Merit
  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
  • International Association of Lighting Designers, Special Citation

 

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Galleries & Forum, San Francisco, California

  • California Council of the American Institute of Architects, Honor Award
  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
1994

Port of Seattle, Pier 69, Port Authority Headquarters, Seattle, Washington

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit

 

Space Center Houston, Entry Plaza, Houston, Texas

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit

 

Space Center Houston, Starship Gallery, Houston, Texas

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Excellence (Special Citation for Interior Lighting)

 

Space Center Houston, Skylab and Onto the Future, Houston, Texas

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit

 

Space Center Houston, NASA Visitors Center, “Moonscape”, Houston, Texas

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
1992

Rice University, Shepherd School of Music, Houston, Texas

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit

 

Smith & Hawken, Berkeley, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit

 

Three Nationwide Plaza, Columbus, Ohio

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
1991

San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit

 

Temple Emanu-El, San Francisco, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Excellence
1988

Shell Headquarters, The Hague, Netherlands

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
1987

345 California Center, San Francisco, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit

 

Deutsche Bank World Headquarters, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit

 

San Francisco Zoo Primate Discovery Center, San Francisco, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit
1984

ARCOvision, Atlantic Richfield Corporation, Los Angles, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit

 

Lutheran Brotherhood Building, Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Merit