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Peace Creek Villas Takes Home Gold Nugget Grand Award

SAN DIEGO, CA - JFAK Architects' Peace Creek Villas were selected to receive a Grand Award for Best International Residential Project at the 54th annual Gold Nugget Awards, which honor architectural design and planning excellence, drawing entries from throughout the United States and internationally. Winners were selected from the pool of Merit honorees, chosen from over 600 entries from around the world.

Located in Chengdu, China and completed in 2015, Peace Creek Villas is a neighborhood of detached villas containing four different three-story villa types. The scheme is conceived as a new residential model that engages the landscape with organic forms.

The awards ceremony was held at the San Diego Convention Center at PCBC®, the nation’s largest regional conference and trade show for the real estate development field, and the award was accepted by Associate Derek Greene on behalf of the project team. 

 

Peace Creek Villas Nominated for Gold Nugget Honors

Peace Creek Villas Nominated for Gold Nugget Honors

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LOS ANGELES, CA (May 22, 2017) — Judges for the 2017 Gold Nugget Awards have named John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects (JFAK) as an Award of Merit winner in its annual competition, which honors architectural design and planning excellence and draws entries from throughout the United States and internationally. JFAK earned its Merit honors for Peace Creek Villas, which was honored for Best International Residential Project.

Chosen from the elite pool of Merit Award winners, Grand Awards will be announced on June 29 as a feature highlight of PCBC®, the nation’s largest regional conference and trade show for the real estate development field. Located in Chengdu, China and completed in 2015, Peace Creek Villas is a neighborhood of detached villas containing four different three-story villa types. The scheme is conceived as a new residential model that engages the landscape with organic forms.

“Gold Nugget Award winners reflect our industry’s best, brightest and most innovative architects, planners and builder/developers,” said Judging Chairman and Gold Nugget ceremonies administrator Lisa Parrish. “We applaud them all, and we forward to our June 29 celebration of Merit and Grand Award winners.”

Now in it’s 54th year, GNA is the largest and most prestigious competition of its kind in the nation. It honors design and planning achievements in community and home design, green-built housing, site planning, commercial, retail, mixed-use development and specialty housing categories. Winners this year were chosen from over 600 entries from around the world.

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Peace Creek Villas Wins AIA|LA Residential Honor Award

Peace Creek Villas Wins AIA|LA Residential Honor Award

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 11, 1017) - JFAK Architects' Peace Creek Villas was awarded a 2017 AIA|LA Residential Architecture Honor Award in the Multi-Family Residential Category.

The chapter’s Residential Architecture Awards went to twenty-nine recipients in four categories: Affordable Housing, Adaptive Reuse | Renovation | Historic Preservation, Multi-Family Residential, and Single-Family Residential. The program celebrates excellence in contemporary residential design at all scales and variations.

Entries were reviewed, and winners selected, by a prestigious jury composed of: Erika Heet - Editor in Chief, Interiors; James Mary O’Connor, FAIA - Principal, Moore Ruble Yudell architects & planners; and Billy Rose - Founder, President, The Agency. The award was accepted by JFAK Principal John Friedman, FAIA, and Associate Shuang Xu, AIA. 

To read the official AIA|LA Press Release, click here. To learn more about Peace Creek Villas, click here

 

designboom: John Friedman Alice Kimm Completes Peace Creek Villas in Central China

designboom: John Friedman Alice Kimm Completes Peace Creek Villas in Central China

In China, John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects (JFAK) has created a human-scaled neighborhood of detached villas surrounded by water and vegetation. Located in Chengdu, the scheme is conceived as a new residential model that engages the landscape with organic forms. The project exists in contrast to the country’s enormous housing blocks that also seek to attract newly prosperous potential residents...

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JFAK's Peace Creek Villas wins 2016 Kinpan National Awards

JFAK's Peace Creek Villas wins 2016 Kinpan National Awards

We're proud to announce that JFAK's Peace Creek Villas in Chengdu, China were awarded the 2015 Kinpan National Awards for Best House and Media Choice Award this week.

In September, the villas won the Southwest Region Awards, before moving onto the National round. Kinpan awards projects that respect key principles of quality, artistic design and innovation, respect of the surrounding environment and the value.