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Orange County Buildings Cited for Planning

November 22, 1987

Twenty-one Orange County commercial and industrial projects completed during the past six years have been recognized for their planning and design by the Orange County chapter of the National Assn. of Industrial and Office Parks.

The awards were given during the chapter's second biennial dinner held at the Irvine Hilton. The chapter is the third largest in the United States, according to its president, Brian S. Corrigan, Coldwell Banker Financial Services.

A panel of three Northern Californians judged the competition, architects Jeffrey Heller, partner, Heller & Leake, San Francisco, and Paul R. Neel, professor, School of Architecture, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo; and developer Jon Q. Reynolds, partner, Reynolds & Brown, Concord.

Co-chairmen for the competition, "Evolving Dimensions '87," were architects Dell DeRevere, president, DeRevere Parnership, Newport Beach, and Howard F.Thompson, president, Howard Thompson & Associates, Irvine. Victoria Jeans, principal, Corporate Image, Newport Beach, coordinated the event. Following are the winners:

Office/Professional, Low-Rise (1 to 2 stories)

Two Corporate Park, Irvine; Cape Associates, developer; Gilbert Aja Associates, architect.

Newport Financial Square, Newport Beach; Albert J. Auer & Associates, developer; CYP Inc., architect.

Freedom Newspapers Inc., Irvine; Freedom Newspapers Inc., owner; Strock Architects Inc., architect.

Office/Professional, Mid-Rise (Three to five stories)

Bixby Office Park at Old Ranch, Seal Beach; Bixby Ranch Co., developer; Albert C. Martin & Associates, architect.

Office/Professional, High-Rise (Six-plus stories)

The Towers at Brinderson Plaza, Irvine; Brinderson Development Corp., developer: Albert C. Martin & Associates, architect.

MacArthur Court, Phase II, Newport Beach; the Irvine Co., developer; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, architect.

The Atrium, Irvine; French & McKenna Co., developer: WZMH Group Inc., architect.

Office/Professional, Remodel or Restoration

Comprehensive Care Corp., Irvine; O'Donnell Brigham & Partners, developer; Ware & Malcomb Architects Inc., architect.

Mixed-Use Business Park

Tripointe Business Park, Irvine; Birtcher and the Irvine Co., developers; Howard F. Thompson & Associates Inc., architect.

Charter Centre, Huntington Beach; Mola Development Corp., developer; McLarand, Vasquez & Partners Inc., architect.

Industrial, Manufacturing/Warehouse

North County Tech Center, Yorba Linda; Pacesetter Homes Inc., developer; Howard F. Thompson & Associates Inc., architect.

Mitsubishi Electric Sales of America Inc., Cypress; MDC Realty Co., developer; DeRevere Partnership, architect.

Industrial, Multi-Tenant

3002 Dow Business Center, Tustin; Bedford Properties, developer; Himes-Peters-Mason Architects Inc., architect.

Industrial/Research and Development, Remodel or Restoration

Odetics, Anaheim; Odetics, owner; Hastings Lundstrom Architects Inc., architect.

Research and Development, Park or Single Building

Koll/Irvine Venture Spectrum 3, Irvine; The Koll Co. and the Irvine Co., developers; Leason Pomeroy Associates, architect.

O'Donnell/Irvine Venture; O'Donnell Brigham & Partners and the Irvine Co., developers; DeRevere Partnership, architect.

Planning, to 49 acres

Garden Centre Plaza, Garden Grove; Hutton Development Co., developer; Hastings Lundstrom Architects Inc., architect.

Orange County Tech Center, Santa Ana; Birtcher Pacific, developer; DeRevere Partnership, architect.

Planning, 50-Plus Acres

Gateway Corporate Center, Diamond Bar; Zelman Development Co. and Copley Real Estate Advisors, developer; Hill Pinckert Architects Inc., architect.

Interior Design

Hastings Lundstrom Architects Inc. Offices; PMR AmericaWest I, developer; Hasting Lundstrom Architects Inc., architect.

Special Amenities, People/Places/Plaza

Griffin Towers Phase I, Santa Ana; Metro Associates, developer; the Nadel Partnership Inc., architect; P.O.D. Inc., landscape architect.

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