Awards

2018


Al Habtoor City, La Perle by Dragone Theatre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • mondo*dr Magazine Awards, Theatre Category

 

Princeton University, Lewis Arts Complex, Princeton, New Jersey

  • ENR New York magazine, Best Projects, Cultural/Worship category, 2018

 

2017


Qualcomm Pacific Center Campus Development, Amenities Building, San Diego, California

  • The Chicago Athenaeum, American Architecture Award

 

Writers Theatre, Glencoe, Illinois

  • Architizer A+ Awards, Jury and Popular Choice Winner
  • Illumination Awards (Lightswitch), Merit Award Recipient
  • The Plan Awards, Finalist, Culture
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Architecture Awards, Honor Award
  • WoodWorks, Wood Design Awards

 

2016

Huntington Library, Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center, San Marino, California

  • Palladio Award, Commercial & Institutional, Public Spaces, Parks, Gardens and Streetscapes category

 

Qualcomm Pacific Center Campus Development, Amenities Building, San Diego, California

  • ENR California, Best Projects, Office/Retail/Mixed Use Category, Southern California
  • AIA San Diego, Excellence in Architecture, Honor Award

 

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

  • ENR California, Best Projects, Cultural/Worship Category, Northern California

 

Writers Theatre, Glencoe, Illinois

  • AIA Chicago, Design Excellence Awards, Honor Award, Divine Detail
  • AIA Chicago, Design Excellence Awards, Concrete Masonry Institute, Honor Award, Interior Architecture
  • AIA Chicago, Design Excellence Awards, Citation of Merit, Distinguished Building

 

2015

Bonita Unified School District, Bonita Center for the Arts, San Dimas, California

  • AIA California Council/ CASH, Honor Award
  • Gold Nugget Awards, Merit Award for Best Educational Project and Grand Award
  • Los Angeles Business Council, Architectural Awards, Award of Excellence

 

Fort Mason, Pier Two, San Francisco Art Institute, Graduate Center, San Francisco, California

  • California Preservation Foundation, Design Award, Rehabilitation Category

 

SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco, California

  • Architectural Record, Good Design is Good Business Awards

 

2014
Cineteca Nacional Siglo XXI (The National Film Archive of the 21st Century), Mexico City, Mexico
  • AIA Denver Chapter, Honor Award
  • AIA Colorado Chapter, Merit Award
SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco, California
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Architecture Awards, Merit Award

 

Mandalay Bay, Michael Jackson ONE™ for Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas, Nevada

  • TEA 20th Annual THEA Awards, Award for Outstanding Achievement
2013

New York City Center Renovation, New York, New York
(audio-video and lighting system upgrades and audio-video services for electronic signage and video wall)

  • League of Historic American Theatres, Outstanding Historic Theatre Award

 

SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco, California

  • AIA San Francisco, Honor Award
  • InfoComm, People’s Choice Awards, Arts & Leisure category winner
  • San Francisco Business Times, Real Estate Deal Awards, Public/Cultural category winner

 

The Public Theater, New York, New York

  • Society of Registered Architects (SARA), New York Council, Celebration of Architecture and Design, Award of Honor

 

University of Texas, Permian Basin, Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, Midland, Texas

  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Architecture Awards, Merit Award
2012

Cabrillo College, Aptos, California

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

 

Cooper Union, Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, New York, New York

  • AIA National, Institute Honor Awards for Architecture Jury

 

Emerson College, Paramount Center, Boston, Massachusetts

  • SCUP/AIA-CAE Excellence in Architecture for Building Additions or Adaptive Reuse, Merit Award

 

New York City Center Renovation, New York, New York
(audio-video and lighting system upgrades and audio-video services for electronic signage and video wall)

  • CSARANY Award of Merit, Established by the Society of American Registered Architects
  • The New York Landmarks Conservancy, Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Architecture Awards, Merit Award
2011

Brigham Young University, BYU-Idaho Center and HDTV Facility, Rexburg, Idaho

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

 

Chula Vista High School, Performing Arts Center, Chula Vista, California

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

 

Emerson College, Paramount Center, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Live Design magazine, Excellence Awards, Venues – Performance and Theatre
  • Preservation Massachusetts, Paul E Tsongas Award
  • United States Institute of Theatre Technology, Architecture Awards, Merit Award

 

Emerson College, Los Angeles Center, California

  • Los Angeles Business Council, Architecture Awards, Design Concept Award, Education Category

 

Napa Valley College, Performing Arts Center, Napa, California

  • AIA Minnesota, Design Awards, Honor Award

 

Peninsula College, Maier Hall, Chula Vista, California

  • American School and University magazine, Citation, Post-Secondary

 

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rooftop Garden, San Francisco, California

  • AIA Institute Honor Award for Architecture
2010

Cooper Union, Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, New York, New York

  • The Chicago Athenaeum, International Architecture Award

 

Emerson College, Paramount Center, Boston, Massachusetts

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) New England Chapter, Design Award
  • Boston Preservation Alliance, Preservation Achievement Award
  • Boston Society of Architects, Honor Award
  • New York Construction News, Renovation/Restoration Project of the Year

 

Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

  • Southwest Contractor magazine, Best of Awards, Cultural

 

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, California

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

 

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rooftop Garden, San Francisco, California

  • AIA San Francisco Design Awards, Honor Award,

 

The August Wilson Center for African American Culture, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • AIA Pittsburgh, Honor Award
2009

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rooftop Garden, San Francisco, California

  • AIA California Council, Merit Award
  • California Construction magazine, Award of Merit – Cultural Category, Best of 2009

 

Tamalpais High School, Daniel Caldwell Performing Arts Center, Mill Valley, California

  • AIA California Council/ CASH, Merit Award
2008

Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall, San Diego, California

  • San Diego Structural Engineers Association, Excellence Award for Landmark Structures
  • The Building of America, Gold Medal Award

 

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

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

 

Mount Vernon Estate & Garden, The Ford Orientation Center, Mount Vernon, Virginia

  • AIA Baltimore Grand Design Award Winner
  • Brick in Architecture Award

 

Rex Phebus Veterans Memorial Building, Clovis California

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

 

Tamalpais High School, Daniel Caldwell Performing Arts Center, Mill Valley, California

  • American Institute of Architects/ Redwood Empire (AIARE), Citation Award

 

The Historic Salt Lake Tabernacle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Associated General Contractors, Building Project of the Year $25+ million
  • Excellence in Concrete Award
2007

Griffith Observatory Planetarium, Los Angeles, California

  • California Preservation Foundation, Trustees Award for Excellence in Preservation

 

Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall, San Diego, California

  • The Associated Builders and Contractors, San Diego, Excellence in Construction Awards Award of Merit

 

James Logan High School, Union City, California

  • AIA California Council/ CASH, Honor Design Award

 

Mount Vernon Estate & Garden, The Ford Orientation Center, Mount Vernon, Virginia

  • AIA Maryland Design Awards, Citation Award – Institutional

 

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, California

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

 

Staten Island Zoo Reptile Wing, Staten Island, New York

  • McGraw Hill Construction, New York Construction, Cultural Institutions / Theaters / Museums, Award of Merit, Best of 2007

 

The Historic Salt Lake Tabernacle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah

  • AIA Utah, Honor Award 2007
  • AIA Utah, Peoples Choice
  • Intermountain Contractor, Best Renovation/Restoration Project
  • Intermountain Contractor, Best Structural Engineering Project
2006

deYoung Museum, San Francisco, California

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

 

Fox California Theatre, San Jose, California

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

 

Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, Arizona

  • International Interior Design Association, Honor Award for Public / Institutional Projects
  • Urban Land Institute, Award of Excellence

 

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

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

 

University of California, San Diego, CAL (IT) 2, San Diego, California

  • McGraw Hill Construction, California Construction Southern California, Best of 2006

 

University of Texas, Permian Basin, Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, Midland, Texas

  • California Parks & Recreation Society, Design Award
  • Urban Land Institute, Award of Excellence
2005

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

 

Historic Hoover Middle School, San Jose, California

  • California’s Coalition for Adequate School Housing / Leory F. Green Design Award, Specialized Facility: New or Modernized Award of Honor

 

New York New York Hotel and Casino, Zumanity™: Another Side of Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas, Nevada

  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Architecture Awards, Merit Award
2004

Borgata Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey

  • Buildings Interiors Design Awards, Retail/Entertainment Interiors, Buildings

 

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, Merit Award

 

Emerson College, Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Boston Society of Architects, Honor Award
  • Buildings magazine, Grand Prize Modernization Award
  • League of Historic American Theatres, “Outstanding Restoration Project” Award
  • National Trust of Historic Preservation, Honor 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

 

Liberty Union Heritage High School, Brentwood, California

  • AIA California Council/ CASH, Honor Award for project in design

 

Paul Garrity

  • Entertainment Technology Show, LDI, Sound Designer of the Year
2003

Borgata Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey

  • Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers, Excellence in Structural Engineering, Outstanding Project / First Place, Buildings Over $25 Million
  • Global Gaming Business magazine, Casino Design Best Project Over $250 Million
  • New Jersey American Concrete Institute, Award of Merit
  • New Jersey Golden Trowel Awards, Best of Category: Interior Projects, International Masonry Institute
  • New York Construction News, Hospitality Project of the Year Post-Tensioning Institute, First Place, Buildings Category

 

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, Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Boston Preservation Alliance, Preservation Achievement Award
  • Massachusetts Historical Commission, Outstanding Achievement in Preservation

 

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

  • Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts, Build Massachusetts Merit Award

 

Philadelphia Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

 

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

 

Electronic Arts, Redwood Shores, California

  • American Concrete Institute, Architectural Award
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

 

James Logan High School, Union City, California

  • AIA Santa Clara Valley Chapter, Design Award
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

 

Windsor High School Theatre, Windsor, California

  • AIA California Council/ CASH, Honor Award
  • AIA California Council/ Concrete Masonry Institute, Honor Award
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

 

S. Leonard Auerbach, ASTC

  • American Institute of Architects, California Council, Allied Professions Honor Award “In recognition of …unique dedication…to enhance, support and significantly contribute to the advancement of architectural design.”

 

Trenton War Memorial Renovation, Trenton, New Jersey

  • City of Trenton Landmarks Commission, Preservation Award
  • Downtown New Jersey Incorporated, Excellence in Downtown Development Award
  • New Jersey State Historic Preservation Office, New Jersey History Preservation Award

 

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Theatre, San Francisco, California

  • Institute for Urban Design, Rudy Bruner Gold Medal for Urban Excellence
1998

Carnegie Mellon University, Purnell Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • AIA/SFV, Citation Award

 

San Francisco War Memorial Opera House Renovation, San Francisco, California

  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, International Illumination Design Awards, Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting, Award of Excellence
  • International Association of Lighting Designers, Special Citation for Sensitive Historic Restoration
  • The California Preservation Society, Honor Award
  • The National Trust for Historic Preservation, National Preservation Award
1995

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Theatre, San Francisco, California

  • American Institute of Architects, San Francisco Chapter, Honor Award for Architecture
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Architecture Awards, Honor Award

 

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

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

 

Space Center Houston, NASA Visitors Center, Houston, Texas

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

 

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Theatre, San Francisco, California

  • American Institute of Architects, National Honor Award for Architecture
  • American Institute of Architects, National Honor Award for Interiors
  • American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter, Award for Distinguished Architecture
  • New York State Association of Architects/American Institute of Architects, Award For Excellence in Design