2011 Environmental Excellence Awards Winners

2011 Environmental Excellence Awards Winners

Valley Forward’s 31st annual Environmental Excellence Awards program, held in partnership with SRP for the tenth consecutive year, announced its winners at The Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale.

More than 130 entries were received in Arizona’s oldest and most prestigious awards competition focusing exclusively on environmental initiatives. Winners were announced Sept. 17, at Valley Forward’s awards gala attended by more than 600 community leaders at The Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale.

2011 Environmental Excellence Awards Winners

BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Residential

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: Meritage Homes Launches Net-Zero Revolution
Submitted by: Meritage Homes

AWARD OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Cedar Street Residence 2010
Submitted by: colab studio, llc


BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Civic

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: Chandler City Hall
Submitted by: SmithGroup

AWARDS OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Appaloosa Branch Library
Submitted by: Douglas Sydnor Architect and Associates, Inc.

Name of Entry: Harmon Public Library
Submitted by: richard+bauer, llc


BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Historic Preservation

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: Santa Fe Freight Depot
Submitted by: Arrington Watkins Architects

AWARD OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Shade Platform
Submitted by: SmithGroup


BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Commercial & Mixed Use

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: U-Haul Contributions to Phoenix Metro Area Built Environment
Submitted by: U-Haul International

AWARD OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Macy’s
Submitted by: Arizona Public Service


BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Institutional

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: Paradise Valley Community College – Life Sciences Building
Submitted by:    Marlene Imirzian & Associates LLC, Architects

AWARDS OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Chandler-Gilbert Community College’s Ironwood Hall
Submitted by: Architekton

Name of Entry: Arizona State University College of Nursing & Health Innovation Phase 2
Submitted by: SmithGroup


BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Industrial & Public Works

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: Intel Ocotillo Campus LEED Existing Building: Operations & Maintenance
Submitted by: ARCADIS

AWARD OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Glendale Regional Public Safety Training
Submitted by: LEA-Architects, LLC

2011 Environmental Excellence Awards, Intel Ocotillo Campus


LIVABLE COMMUNITIES: Sustainable Communities

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: Sustainable Landscape Management: Standards for Landscape Care in the Desert Southwest
Submitted by: Arizona Landscape Contractors’ Association

AWARDS OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Maricopa County Community Wildfire Protection Plan
Submitted by: Logan Simpson Design Inc.

Name of Entry: Saguaro Transplant Study
Submitted by: Logan Simpson Design Inc.


LIVABLE COMMUNITIES: Adaptive Reuse

AWARD OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Tempe Marketplace
Submitted by: Vestar Development Co.


LIVABLE COMMUNITIES: Multimodal Transportation & Connectivity

AWARD OF MERIT

Name of Entry: 96th Street Improvement Project: Shea Boulevard to Thunderbird Road
Submitted by: City of Scottsdale


LIVABLE COMMUNITIES: Public Policy/Plans

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: Downtown Chandler Redevelopment
Submitted by: City of Chandler

AWARD OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Southern Scottsdale Character Area Plan
Submitted by: City of Scottsdale


SITE DEVELOPMENT AND LANDSCAPE: Residential

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: Arcadia Residence
Submitted by: colwell:shelor Landscape Architecture


SITE DEVELOPMENT AND LANDSCAPE: Public Sector

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: U.S. 60 Gonzales Pass
Submitted by: Logan Simpson Design Inc.

AWARDS OF MERIT

Name of Entry: White Tank Branch Library and Nature Center
Submitted by: Maricopa County Library District

Name of Entry: South Arizona Avenue Improvement Project
Submitted by: City of Chandler


SITE DEVELOPMENT AND LANDSCAPE: Private Sector

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: W.L. Gore & Associates Phoenix Campus
Submitted by: LVA Urban Design Studio

AWARDS OF MERIT

Name of Entry: The Dot Garden
Submitted by: colwell:shelor Landscape Architecture

Name of Entry: Solar Pavilion at Chase Field
Submitted by: Arizona Public Service


SITE DEVELOPMENT AND LANDSCAPE: Trails

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry:  Soleri Bridge
Submitted by: Howard S. Wright

AWARD OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Pedestrian/Bicycle Bridge Loop 101 Crossing at 63rd Avenue
Submitted by: City of Glendale

 2011 Environmental Excellence Awards, Soleri

SITE DEVELOPMENT AND LANDSCAPE: Parks

AWARD OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Harmon Park
Submitted by: Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture Public Art Program


ART IN PUBLIC PLACES

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: Soleri Bridge and Plaza
Submitted by: Scottsdale Public Art

AWARDS OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Extraordinarily Common
Submitted by: colab studio, llc

Name of Entry: Maple Ash Irrigation Standpipes Project
Submitted by: City of Tempe


ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES: Public Sector

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: White Tank Branch Library and Nature Center
Submitted by: Maricopa County Library District


ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES: Private Sector

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: IKEA Tempe Solar Energy Project
Submitted by: IKEA Tempe

AWARDS OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Edwin and Nancy Van Brunt Central Energy Plant
Submitted by: Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Name of Entry: Water Conservation in Medical Device Industry
Submitted by: Medtronic, Inc.


ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION/COMMUNICATION: Public Sector

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: Conservation and Sustainable Living Programs
Submitted by: City of Glendale

AWARDS OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Regional Tree & Shade Summit
Submitted by: Sustainable Cities Network/ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability

Name of Entry: White Tank Branch Library and Nature Center
Submitted by: Maricopa County Library District


ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION/COMMUNICATION: Private Sector

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: Sonoran Sustainable Building Advisor Program
Submitted by: Sonoran SBAP, Inc.

AWARD OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Sustainable Landscape Management: Standards for Landscape Care in the
Desert Southwest
Submitted by: Arizona Landscape Contractors’ Association


ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION/COMMUNICATION: Educators, Students & Nonprofit Organizations

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: Valley Permaculture Alliance’s Education Program
Submitted by: Valley Permaculture Alliance

AWARDS OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Keep Phoenix Beautiful Education Outreach Program
Submitted by: Keep Phoenix Beautiful

Name of Entry: The Arizona Challenge
Submitted by: Two Worlds Community Foundation


ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP – The SRP Award

CRESCORDIA

Name of Entry: Intel Ocotillo Campus LEED Existing Building: Operations & Maintenance
Submitted by: ARCADIS

AWARDS OF MERIT

Name of Entry: Frito Lay Net Zero Program
Submitted by: Arizona Public Service

Name of Entry: Phoenix Public Art Program
Submitted by: Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture Public Art Program


2011 Environmental Excellence Awards, U.S. 60 Gonzales PassPRESIDENT’S AWARD

Name of Entry: U.S. 60 Gonzales Pass
Submitted by: Logan Simpson Design Inc.

 

 

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