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The 2009 Energy Efficiency Integration Awards (EEIA) Winners

355 Eleventh StreetPortola Valley Town Center
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Portola Valley Town Center

For their achievement in combining architectural elegance with sustainability and energy efficiency, five California nonresidential projects received awards of recognition from the 2009 Savings By Design Energy Efficiency Integration Awards program.

  • 355 Eleventh Street
  • 355 11th Street

    Year: 2009
    Architect: Aidlin Darling Design
    Owner/Submitted By: Daniel Matarozzi, Daniel Pelsinger
    Location: San Francisco, CA
    Award of Honor

    The post-and-beam structure of a turn-of-the-century industrial building serves as a framework for a new building envelope and interior, providing new space for working and eating in San Francisco’s SOMA district. Solar power, natural ventilation and a unique double-skin façade contribute to the sustainability of this LEED Gold candidate project.

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  • Portola Valley Town Center
  • Portola Valley Town Center

    Year: 2009
    Architect: Siegel & Strain Architects
    Owner/Submitted By: Town of Portola Valley
    Location: Portola Valley, CA
    Award of Honor

    The design of this Town Center redeveloped 11 acres of a surplus public school site into a park, play fields, and three primary Town Center structures - a Library, Community Hall, and Town Hall offices.  The original structures on the site were astride the San Andreas fault, which forced their abandonment.  The new buildings are arranged around a Town Plaza that terminates a sweep of reintroduced native and pastoral landscape.

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