Fifteen winners from the San Diego area were recognized at the 1986 Awards Program sponsored by the San Diego chapter of the American Institute of Architects at a program held at the Cruise Ship Terminal in San Diego.
Honor awards went to Smith & Others Architects for Grove House, a residential project singled out for its detailing and "no architectural cliches," and a pool house addition. Another honor award winner was Grondona Architects for interior architecture of a cinnamon bun shop in Horton Plaza.
Merit awards and jury comments follow:
Coronado Addition (Residential Single-Family), by the Comstock-Galvin-Cristilli Partnership, renovation faithfully following the precedent of the original building.
Beachaus (Residential/Multi-Family and Tract), by Batter Kay Associates, multi-family town house complex in Solana Beach, with separation of entries, private outdoor space and well-lit interiors.
Prospect Point (Commercial/Retail/R&D), a 35,000-square-foot mixed-use facility in La Jolla Martinez/Wong and Associates Inc. totally blended into the surrounding area.
Horton Plaza (Commercial/Retail/R&D), by the Jerde Partnership, which drew comments with joyful expression and "idiosyncratic logic."
Symphony Hall (Interior Architecture), designed by Deems/Lewis & Partners, "simply wonderful."
CITATIONS OF RECOGNITION (Unbuilt Projects)
"Home Sweet Home," by Pacific Associates Planners Architects, with upper level living spaces for maximum light and view, sleeping areas sheltered on the first and second floors.