SEARCH IN BRIEF

 
KMD Architects scoops multiple AIA San Francisco Awards

Architecture firm KMD has received two Citation Awards for excellence in the Integrated Project Delivery and Unbuilt Design categories of the AIA San Francisco 2010 Design Awards. The winning building in both these categories was KMD’s LEED Platinum design for the 13-story, 277,500 sq ft headquarters of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.

The design for the new administrative building includes multiple sustainable features, as KMD aimed to exceed the requirements for LEED Platinum. Eco-friendly sustainable elements include a wind turbine on the façade to generate electricity for the building, implementation of renewable energy, water conservation and recycling components and use of solar panels to harvest energy from the sun. The building is designed to maximize natural daylight to create a healthy and productive work environment.

KMD Principal David Hobstetter said: “It’s an honor to be recognised by your peers, especially in a category where there is tremendous talent. Our ideal for the PUC is to establish a new benchmark for sustainable design in an urban environment while complementing the Civic Center’s historical architecture.”

IN BRIEF
Wednesday 12 May 2010
Aedas’ Sandcrawler in Singapore wins 2014 American Institute of Architects NWPR Design Award
Tue 21 Oct 2014
ELI Beamlines by Bogle Architects wins Building of the Year at 2014 Czech Architecture Week
Tue 21 Oct 2014
Google doodle celebrates 382nd anniversary of birth of Sir Christopher Wren
Mon 20 Oct 2014
Donna van Milligen Bielke wins Dutch Prix de Rome Architecture 2014 prize
Mon 20 Oct 2014
Piercy & Company’s Berners Street scheme in London, UK gets council go-ahead
Fri 17 Oct 2014
Joseph Aliotta joins Perkins Eastman New York office as principal
Thu 16 Oct 2014
Benoy-designed Galerie Šantovka wins Building of the Year 2014
Wed 15 Oct 2014
Photography team Hufton + Crow win Arcaid Images’ Architectural Photographer of the year 2014
Wed 15 Oct 2014