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Sustainable Design Firm Pugh + Scarpa Win 2010 AIA Architecture Firm Award

Posted By Olivia Chen On December 4, 2009 @ 10:57 am In Architecture,Los Angeles,Sustainable Building,Sustainable Design Organizations | 4 Comments

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The AIA voted yesterday to award Pugh + Scarpa Architects [1] the 2010 AIA Architecture Firm Award [2]. We’ve featured Pugh + Scarpa’s sustainable works before here [3] (Cherokee Lofts) and here [4] (Solar Homes) — so we were glad to hear that this Santa Monica-based architecture firm was being honored not only for their attention to sustainable design [5], but for their “excellent work, including its seamless blending of architecture, art, and craft; community involvement…and nurturing of in-house talent.” Take a peek at some of their incredible work here [6], or head on over to their website [7] for more.

Pugh + Scarpa Architects was founded in 1991 [8] by Gwynne Pugh, AIA, ASCE, LEED AP and Lawrence Scarpa, AIA — Angela Brooks, AIA, LEED AP became a principal in 2001. The firm has won 13 AIA awards over the past 10 years, including one for their solar umbrella home which we admired back in 2005 [4].

Congrats, Pugh + Scarpa!

+ Pugh + Scarpa Architects [1]

+ AIA [9]

Via Bustler [10]


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URLs in this post:

[1] Pugh + Scarpa Architects: http://www.pugh-scarpa.com/

[2] AIA Architecture Firm Award: http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/index.htm

[3] here: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/11/13/cherokee-lofts-renovated-recording-studio-seeks-leed-platinum/

[4] here: http://www.inhabitat.com/2005/10/27/pugh-scarpa-solar-homes/

[5] sustainable design: http://www.inhabitat.com/sustainable-building/

[6] here: http://www.inhabitat.com/index.php?s=pugh+scarpa

[7] their website: http://www.pugh-scarpa.com

[8] founded in 1991: http://www.pugh-scarpa.com/profile/history

[9] + AIA: http://www.aia.org

[10] Bustler: http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/pugh_scarpa_architects_to_receive_2010_aia_architecture_firm_award/

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