Three Hope-Amundson Projects Awarded Top Honors by Engineering News Record

Three Hope-Amundson projects were selected at the ENR Southern California Best Project Awards on October 4th in Downtown Los Angeles. Selected by a jury of prominent industry professionals based on contribution to the industry and community, ability of the project team to overcome challenges, safety and design quality, ENR Best Projects Award are considered one of commercial construction’s most prestigious and coveted honors.

fpbarch_alpinelibrary_028bCounty of San Diego Alpine Branch Library was awarded Best Green Project. This 13,000-square-foot design-build structure, designed by Ferguson Pape Baldwin Architects and constructed by C.W. Driver, is San Diego County’s first Net-Zero building and features a solar panel system that is expected to produce about 108,500 kWh per year.

_DC30247_48_49_50The Pacific Center Campus Development was named Best Office/Retail/Mixed Use Project. Qualcomm’s San Diego campus includes Building AY, a 357,000-square-foot, six-story cast-in-place concrete office/laboratory facility and a 67,000-square-foot two-story multi-use facility featuring a 300-seat auditorium/theatre center, kitchen/café and fitness center. The pedestrian-focused campus, designed by BNIM and constructed by DPR Construction, Inc., demonstrates the effective use of architecture and exposed structure to create a high-quality, collaborative and engaging workplace.

0507_CBX_OtayMesa_HarrisonPhoto XLOtay-Tijuana Cross Border Xpress was named Best Airport/Transit Project. Designed by Stantec and Legorreta + Legorreta Architects and constructed by Turner Construction, Cross Border Xpress is the first facility to process ticketed air travelers across the United States-Mexico Border to the Tijuana International Airport. The steel-framed structure, comprised of a 61,000-square-foot Main Level and a 5,700-square-foot Second Level, integrates the function, security and amenities of a border crossing and an airline terminal into a high-end, iconic architectural design. The project was also presented an Award of Merit at the ENR Global Best Project Awards ENR Global Best Project Awards during the 2016 Global Construction Summit in New York City in the Airport/Port category.