Last Saturday night, FORM attended the California Preservation Design Awards at the Getty Villa. Hosted by the California Preservation Foundation (CPF), the 27th Annual awards show honored the best works in restoration and preservation throughout California. The highest award, the 2010 Trustee Award, went to the LAX Theme Building in Los Angeles, for its seismic retrofit of the 1961 original building at LAX International Airport.
The other awards categories were for Rehabilitation - large projects and small projects, Restoration, Cultural Resource Studies and Reports, Contextual Infill, and Craftsmanship/Preservation Technology. The recipients ranged from the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco to the Walker House in San Dimas.
The awards were presented by Charles Chase, AIA, the CPF Awards Chair, and Ann Gray, FAIA, LEED AP, the PDA Jury Chair and founder of Balcony Media and FORM. The event included a tour of the galleries and cocktail reception, and the presentation of awards. For a full list of the winners, go to the CPF website, or click here.