Portland-based Scott Edwards Architecture, 2525 E. Burnside St., recieved three merit awards in the 2017 Gold Nugget Awards, presented June 29 at the San Diego Convention Center.
The Gold Nugget Awards honor design and planning achievements in community and home design, green-built housing, site planning, commercial, retail, mixed-use development and specialty housing categories across the nation. 2017 is the awards' 54th year.
Scott Edwards Architecture has collected 13 more awards from the GNA since 2009, six of which were Grand Award winners.
SEA was founded in Portland in 1998, and serves public and private clients in the Pacific Northwest including nonprofits, childcare, early education, commercial, hospitality, healthcare, multi-family housing and private residences.
Town Center Courtyards
Southeast 85th Avenue
Award: Best Affordable Housing Community
District: Happy Valley
Contractor: Walsh Construction Company
Developer: Central City Concern
This 60-unit project for CCC in Clackamas was envisioned as an affordable and supportive home for families who were homeless or at risk of homelessness. SEA designed it to be spacious and bright with units having exterior doors and windows overlooking courtyards where families can socialize. The community spaces include multiple courtyards tucked between buildings providing space to play and relax.
Music Box Residence
Northwest Skyline Boulevard
Award: Best Custom Home, 4,000-8,000 square feet
Contractor: Otis Construction
Interior design: Garrison Hullinger Interior Design
Landscaping: Shapiro Didway
The Music Box home is a modern, four-floor soundproof house with acoustic construction features and materials like sound-insulated walls. Concrete floors, triple-pane glass, suspended drywall and isolated air ducts help keep the noise to a minimum.
10 Barrel Brewing Co.
Award: Best Commercial Project under 20,000 square feet
This 8,000 square foot brewpub is located in an existing barrel-vault structure in Denver's RiNo District.
The design puts the brewing process front and center with centralized brew tanks, recessed into the floor and enclosed in glass.
The restaurant includes rooftop views of the Denver skyline.