Maximino Martinez Commons Wins Prestigious 2015 AIA East Bay Design Award!
On October 1, 2015, it was announced that a UC Berkeley residence hall, Maximino Martinez Commons Residence (Maximino Martinez) received the Merit Award for design and sustainability.
Twelve awards were given from over 70 nominations, and Maximino Martinez wasn’t the only UC Berkeley affiliated building to win an award. Other award recipients include UC Berkeley's Digital Fabrication Lab, Wurster Hall Addition, the Energy Biosciences Building, and Chu Hall (Solar Energy Research Center), LBNL.
You can learn more and read the full list, here: http://aiaeb.org/2015/09/2015-design-awards/
The AIA East Bay Design Awards program recognizes design excellence in architecture, residential architecture, interior architecture, restoration/renovation, and urban design. The Awards are given for quality of design, resolution of the program idea, sustainable responsibility, innovation, thoughtfulness, and technique.
For those in the RSSB building (2610 Channing Way), the certificate will soon be framed in a prominent location, so be on the lookout for that. Congratulations to all those who contributed to this outstanding recognition!