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The 2000 Energy Efficiency Integration Awards (EEIA) Winners

25th Street StudioGap Office Building, located in San Bruno
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25th Street Studio

Gap Office Building, located in San Bruno

The elegant splendor of the Queen Mary was the perfect setting for the formal gala celebrating the Annual AIACC Awards on June 15, 2000. This event recognizes and honors outstanding architectural design as well as those individuals who have made significant contributions on behalf of the profession, their communities, and the profession of architecture. Among the honors this year was a totally new and separate awards program recognizing the integration of energy efficiency with outstanding architectural design.

Introducing the first-ever Savings By Design Energy Efficiency Integration Awards was Charles Angyal, AIA, chief architect of new construction energy efficiency programs with San Diego Gas and Electric Company. Angyal was joined by Janith Johnson, AIA, manager of new construction services for Southern California Edison and Misti Bruceri, program manager of commercial new construction programs, from Pacific Gas and Electric Company, representing the other sponsoring utilities.

"We are proud to present the Savings By Design Energy Efficiency Integration Awards during this prestigious event," Angyal stated. "We believe that award-winning design together with high building performance creates the optimum project. This new awards program, co-sponsored by the AIACC, honors design teams and their clients who have worked together to make significant progress toward achieving award-winning design while pursuing high-performance building goals."

Johnson commented, "Each juror brought to the selection process a unique background and direct experience with meeting the challenges posed by blending high performance criteria with award-winning design."

  • 25th Street Studio
  • 25th Street Studio

    Year: 2000
    Architect: Koning Eizenberg Architecture
    Owner/Submitted By: 25th Street Studio
    Location: Santa Monica, CA
    Award of Honor

    An award was presented to the 25th Street Studio, located in Santa Monica and designed by Koning Eizenberg Architects. The jury responded strongly to this project saying, "It has a maturity to it. It's relaxed, yet there is a seamless integration of the energy concerns within the architecture."

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  • Gap Office Building, located in San Bruno
  • Gap Office Building

    Year: 2000
    Architect: Gensler San Francisco
    Owner/Submitted By: Gap Office Building
    Location: San Bruno, CA
    Award of Honor

    An award went to the Gap Office Building, located in San Bruno, designed by William McDonough & Partners, of Charlottesville, North Carolina. The architect of record and interior architect was Gensler, San Francisco. Mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and structural engineering provided by Ove Arup and Partners, San Francisco.

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