We are pleased to feature our long-term collaboration with LPA, Inc. who has placed so much trust in us over the years. Below is an impressive list of their accomplishments, to which we are thankful and grateful to have played a small part in. All project submittals listed below featured exclusively Costea Photography images.

 

 

Awards 1991–2014

 

2014

 

American Institute of Architects

National Housing Award: 1221 Broadway

 

American Society of Civil Engineers Orange County (ASCE)

Architectural Engineering Project of the Year Award: Edwards Lifesciences Parking Structure

 

Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.) / American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC)

Award of Excellence - Master Planning: Comprehensive Facilities Master Plan for Irvine Unified School District

Award of Excellence - Modernization/Reconstruction: Paramount High School

Award of Honor - Project in Design: Fremont High School Expansion

 

Orange County Engineering Council (OCEC)

Engineering Project Achievement Award: Edwards Lifesciences Parking Structure

 

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP/AIA-CAE)

Merit Award for Architecture - New Building: Student Recreation Center at California State University, Northridge

Merit Award for Architecture - Adaptive Reuse New Building: Center for Social Justice and Civil Liberties at Riverside Community College District

 

 

2013

 

American Institute of Architects Central Valley Chapter (AIACV)

Citation Award: South Tahoe High School - CTE and ORG Classroom Buildings

 

American Institute of Architects Long Beach / South Bay Chapter (AIALB-SB)

Jury Award for Sustainability: Ernest McBride High School

Citation Award: Pacific Dental Services

 

American Institute of Architects Orange County Chapter (AIAOC)

Design Award of Merit: Coastline Community College Newport Beach Campus

COTE Citation Award: Coastline Community College Newport Beach Campus

COTE Citation Award: CSU Northridge Student Recreation Center

COTE Citation Award: Ernest McBride High School

Savings by Design Award: Ernest McBride High School

Citation Award: Riverside Community College Center for Social Justice and Civil Liberties

 

American Institute of Architects San Diego Chapter (AIASD)

COTE Award: Coastline Community College Newport Beach Campus

Citation Award: Coastline Community College Newport Beach Campus

 

American Institute of Architects San Fernando Valley Chapter (AIASFV)

Citation Award: CSU Northridge Student Recreation Center

 

American Institute of Architect (AIA-CAE)

Excellence in Design Award: CSU Northridge Student Recreation Center

 

American Society of Civil Engineers Orange County (ASCE)

Architectural Engineering Project of the Year Award: Coastline Community College Newport Beach Learning Center

Sustainable Project of the Year Award: Coastline Community College Newport Beach Learning Center

 

American Society of Civil Engineers Los Angeles Chapter (ASCE)

Sustainability Project of the Year: Coastline Community College Newport Beach Learning Center

 

Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.) / American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC)

Award of Honor: e3 Civic High San Diego

Award of Honor - Modernization & Reconstruction: South Tahoe High School Theater Arts and Design Academy (TADA)

 

California Parks & Recreation Society (CPRS)

Award of Excellence: Brentwood Community Center

 

Community College Facility Coalition (CCFC)

Design Award: College of the Desert Athletics Facilities

Growth Category Award of Excellence: Coastline Community College Newport Beach Learning Center

Modernization Category Award of Excellence: Riverside Community College Center for Social Justice and Civil Liberties

 

Concrete Masonry Association of California / Nevada / (CMACN)

Merit Award: Paramount High School Athletic Complex

25 Year Award: Santa Fe Springs Library Renovation

 

National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA)

Design of Honor Award: Paramount High School Athletic Complex

 

National Intramural Recreation and Sports Association (NIRSA)

Outstanding Sports Facility Award: CSU Northridge Student Recreation Center

 

Orange County Engineering Council (OCEC)

Award of Achievement: Coastline Community College Newport Beach Learning Center

 

 

2012

 

American Institute of Architects Inland Chapter (AIAIC)

Citation Award: Chino Hills Civic Center

Honor Award: RCCD Center for Justice and Civil Liberties

 

American Institute of Architects Orange County Chapter (AIAOC)

Honorable Mention - Design Award: Cal Poly Pomona Recreation Center

Honorable Mention - Design Award: Monarch Valley Student Center

Award of Honorable Mention - Savings by Design: Southland Industries

Design Merit Award: Southland Industries

25 Year Award: The Marketplace, Tustin, CA

 

American Institute of Architects San Antonio Chapter (AIASA)

Design Excellence: 1221 Broadway

 

American Institute of Architects San Diego Chapter (AIASD)

Citation Award: CSU Northridge Student Recreation Center

COTE Award: CSU Northridge Student Recreation Center

SDG&E Energy Efficiency Integration Award - Citation Award: Palomar College Multi-Disciplinary Instructional Building

 

Athletic Business Facility Design Awards

Facility of Merit Awards: CSU Northridge Student Recreation Center

 

Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.) / American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC)

Award of Honor: San Marcos High School

 

Community College Facility Coalition (CCFC) Design Awards

Award of Honor: Palomar College Multi-Disciplinary Instructional Building

 

Texas Society of Architects

Design Award: Haven for Hope

 

 

2011

 

American Institute of Architects Orange County Chapter (AIAOC)

Honor Award: Palomar College Multidisciplinary Building

Honor Award: South Tahoe High School

Honor Award: Chestnut Residence

Award of Merit: Santiago Canyon College Science Building

Citation Award: California State University Eastbay Student Recreation and Wellness Center

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC) / “Savings by Design” (SBD)

Savings by Design Award: Santiago Canyon College Science Building

 

American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment Award (AIA-COTE)

COTE Award: California State University Eastbay Student Recreation and Wellness Center

 

American Institute of Architects Central Valley Chapter (AIACV)

Award of Merit: California State University Eastbay Student Recreation and Wellness Center

 

American Institute of Architects Inland Chapter (AIAIC)

Honorable Mention: California State University San Bernardino College of Education

 

American Institute of Architects Long Beach/South Bay Chapter (AIALB-SB)

Citation Award: Chino Hills Government Center

 

American Society of Landscape Architects Sierra Valley Chapter (ASLA)

Award of Merit: Gauche Aquatic Park

Award of Merit: Mountain View Planned Community Red Bluff

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC) / Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.)

Award of Excellence: Newport Harbor High School Robins Hall

Award of Excellence: South Tahoe High School 4 Special Programs

 

Structural Engineers Assoc of Southern California Excellence in Structural Engineering (SEAOSC)

Merit Award: Palomar Multi-Disciplinary Instructional Building

 

Structural Engineers Assoc of Southern California Excellence in Structural Engineering (SEAOSC)

Merit Award: Palomar Multi-Disciplinary Instructional Building

 

Community College Facility Coalition (CCFC) Design Awards

Award of Honor: Los Angeles Valley College Monarch Student Center

 

 

2010

 

American Institute of Architects Orange County Chapter (AIAOC)

Award of Merit: CSU Northridge Student Recreation Center

Award of Merit: Orange Coast College Inter-Disciplinary Classroom Building

 

American Society of Landscape Architects Southern California Chapter (ASLA)

Quality of Life Awards: Environmental Nature Center

 

American Society of Landscape Architects Southern California Chapter (ASLA)

Quality of Life Awards: Environmental Nature Center

 

Community College Facility Coalition (CCFC) Design Awards

Award of Excellence Growth Cat.: Pasadena City College - College Center

Award of Honor: Cypress College Humanities Building Remodel

Best Schools: CSUSB College of Education

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC)/ Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.)

Award of Honor New Built: Hawthorne Elementary School

 

 

2009

 

American Institute of Architects Inland Chapter (AIAIC)

Honor Award: American Career College

Citation Award: Mt. San Jacinto College, Menifee Campus, Technology Ctr.

 

American Institute of Architects Central Valley Chapter (AIACV)

Citation Award: Redding Library

 

American Institute of Architects San Fernando Valley Chapter (AIASFV)

Award of Merit: CSU Northridge - Student Recreation Center

 

American Institute of Architects Long Beach / South Bay Chapter (AIALB-SB)

Merit Award: El Camino Community College - Humanities Building

 

American Institute of Architects Orange County Chapter (AIAOC)

Merit Award: Hector Godinez High School

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC)/ “Savings by Design” (SBD)

Savings by Design Merit Award: Environmental Nature Center

 

 

Architectural Foundation of Los Angeles Green Design Awards (AFLA)

Merit Award: Surfrider Foundation Headquarters

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC) / Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.)

Award of Honor: Hector Godinez High School

Award of Excellence: Science & Technology Center at Beverly Hills High School

 

California Parks and Recreation Society (CPRS) Facility Design and Park Planning: Cultural Facilities

Award of Achievement: Community Centers - Laguna Beach Senior & Community Center

 

American Society of Landscape Architects California Chapter (ASLACC)

Merit Award: Southwestern Community College Child Development Center

 

American Institute of Architects Orange County Chapter (AIAOC)

Honor Award: Palomar College Learning Resource Center

 

American Institute of Architects San Diego Chapter (AIASD)

Merit Award: Palomar College Learning Resource Center

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC) Concrete Masonry Association California / Nevada (CMACN)

Grand Education Award: Hector Godinez High School

Honor Award in Education: Santiago Canyon College Library

Merit Award in Sustainability: Santiago Canyon College Library

 

American Institute of Architects CORENET Global / IIDA

Sustainable Leadership Awards for Design

Commended Sustainable Leadership for Design Collaboration: Wal-Mart Aurora, CO

 

Community College Facility Coalition (CCFC) Design Awards

Honor Award: West Los Angeles Athletics & Allied Health Complex

Merit Award: IVC Business Sciences &Technology Innovation Center

 

 

2008

 

American Institute of Architects Inland California Chapter (AIAIC)

Citation Award: Hawthorne Elementary School

 

American Institute of Architects Orange County Chapter (AIAOC)

Honor Award: Environmental Nature Center

 

American Institute of Architects Committee on Architecture for Education (AIA-CAE)

Award of Merit: Santiago Canyon College Library

 

The California Parks and Recreation Society (CPRS)

Award of Excellence Facility Design and Park Planning / Cultural Facilities: Temecula Library

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC) / Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.)

Award of Merit: East Natomas Education Complex

Award of Merit: Melrose Elementary School

Sustainable Merit Award: Marco Antonio Firebaugh High School

 

American Institute of Architects Inland California Chapter (AIAIC) / U.S. Green Building Council Sustainable Architecture

Honorable Mention: CSUSB College of Education

 

Architectural Foundation of Los Angeles Design Green Awards (AFLA)

Citation Award: Environmental Nature Center

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC) / Concrete Masonry Association California / Nevada (CMACN)

Sustainable Merit Award: Marco Antonio Firebaugh High School

 

 

2007

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC) / Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.)

Award of Merit: Laguna Beach High School Modernization

 

American Institute of Architects (AIA) / American Association of School Administrators / Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI)

Citation Award: Cesar Chavez Elementary School

 

California High Performance Schools (CHPS)

Green Apple Award Honorable Mention CHPS Project: Cesar Chavez Elementary School

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC) Concrete Masonry Association California / Nevada (CMACN) Sustainable Category

Education Grand Award: Hector Godinez High School

Education Honor Award: Santiago Canyon College Library

Sustainability Merit Award: Santiago Canyon College Library

 

American Institute of Architects CORENET Global / IIDA

Sustainable Leadership for Design Collaboration: Wal-Mart Experimental Supercenter

 

American Institute of Architects Orange County Chapter (AIAOC)

Honor Award: Palomar College LRC

 

American Institute of Architects San Diego Chapter (AIASD)

Merit Award: Palomar College LRC

 

American Institute of Architects San Diego Chapter (AIASD)

Merit Award: Palomar College LRC

 

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP/ AIA-CAE) Excellence in Architecture for a New Building

Honor Award: Santiago Canyon College Library

 

American Institute of Architects CORENET Global / IIDA Sustainable Leadership Award for Design

Award: Wal-Mart Experimental Supercenter

 

American Society of Landscape Architects California Chapter (ASLA)

Merit Award: Southwestern Community College Child Development Center

 

 

2006

 

American Institute of Architects (AIA) / American Association of School Administrators / Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI)

Citation Award: Cesar Chavez Elementary School

 

American Institute of Architects Orange County Chapter (AIAOC)

Merit Award: Cypress College Maintenance & Operations Building

Merit Award: Santiago Canyon College Library

 

American Institute of Architects Central Valley Chapter (AIACV)

Honor Award for Significant Work in Architecture: Wal-Mart Experimental Supercenter

Merit Award for Significant Work in Green Architecture: LPA, Inc. Corporate Offices

Citation Award for Significant Work in Green Architecture: Wal-Mart Experimental Supercenter

 

American Institute of Architects Inland California Chapter (AIAIC)

Merit Award: Woodcrest Elementary School

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC) / “Savings by Design” (SBD)

Citation Award for Innovative Building Systems, including Natural Ventilation & Daylighting Strategies: Sonoma State University Recreation Center

Citation Award for Exceptional Performance in a Large Suburban Office Park: Toyota South Campus

 

Community College Facility Coalition (CCFC) Design Award

Merit Award: Southwestern College Child Development Center

 

California Council (AIACC) Concrete Masonry Association California / Nevada (CMACN)

Education Grand Award: Sonoma State University Recreation Center

Education Honor Award: Cesar Chavez Elementary School

Sustainable Grand Award: Sonoma State University Recreation Center

Sustainable Honor Award: Cesar Chavez Elementary School

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC) / Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.)

Award of Honor: Beverly Hills High School Science & Technology Center

 

Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC) Second Place Award for Exemplary Sustainable Building: Toyota South Campus

Honorable Mention Award for Exemplary Sustainable Building: Wal-Mart Experimental Supercenter

 

UC / CSU IOU Energy Efficiency Partnership Program

Best Overall Sustainable Design: Sonoma State University Recreation Center

 

 

2005

 

American Society of Landscape Architects National (ASLA)

Honor Award: Toyota South Campus Expansion

 

American Institute of Architects California Council / Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.)

Award of Excellence: Thurston Middle School

Award of Honor: Woodcrest Elementary School

Award of Honor: Cesar Chavez Elementary School

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC) / “Savings by Design” (SBD)

Merit Award: Cesar Chavez Elementary School

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC) Concrete Masonry Association California / Nevada (CMACN)

Honor Award: Samueli Jewish Campus

 

American Institute of Architects Orange County Chapter (AIAOC)

Merit Award: Cesar Chavez Elementary School

Merit Award: The Press Enterprise Headquarters

Merit Award: Orange Coast College “ABC” Science Building

Merit Award: Mt. San Jacinto College, Menifee Campus, Technology Center

 

National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NARSA)

Outstanding Sports Facility: Sonoma State University Recreation Center

 

 

2004

 

American Institute of Architects Orange County Chapter (AIAOC)

Honor Award: San Diego Jewish Academy

Honor Award: Tarbut V’Torah Upper School & Community Building at the Samueli Jewish Campus

Honorable Mention Award: Santiago Canyon College Science Building

Honorable Mention Award: Cuyamaca Community College Student Center

Honorable Mention Award: Shasta County Library

 

American Institute of Architects Central Valley Chapter (AIACV)

Merit Award: Woodland Police Facility Headquarters

 

American Institute of Architects Redwood Empire (AIARE)

Citation: Sonoma State University Recreation Center

 

Community College Facility Coalition (CCFC) Design Award

Award of Excellence: Southwestern College LRC

 

 

2003

 

Sustainable Design Leadership Award CORENET Global

Toyota South Campus

 

American Institute of Architects Long Beach / South Bay Chapter (AIALB-SB)

Honor Award Green Architecture: Toyota South Campus

 

American Institute of Architects Orange County Chapter (AIAOC)

Merit Award: Southwestern College LRC

Honorable Mention: Cypress College Maintenance Facility

 

 

2002

 

American Institute of Architects Orange County Chapter (AIAOC)

Honorable Mention: Halford Residence

Honorable Mention: Hector Godinez High School

Honorable Mention: Pacific Coast Campus LRC

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC) / Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.)

Award of Excellence: Hector Godinez High School

Award of Excellence: Escondido Elementary Schools

 

 

2001

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC) / Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.)

Award of Excellence: Hector Godinez High School

 

American Institute of Architects Long Beach / South Bay Chapter (AIALB-SB)

Honor Award: CSU Chancellor’s Office

Honorable Mention Award: Sage Hill School

Honorable Mention Award: Broadway Golden Elementary School

 

 

2000

 

American Institute of Architects Orange County Chapter (AIAOC)

Merit Award: TGS Irvine Corporate Campus

 

 

1999

 

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC) / Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.)

Award of Merit: Paramount Park K-8 School

 

American Institute of Architects Orange County Chapter (AIAOC)

Honor Award: Mission Imports

Honorable Mention: CSU Chancellor’s Office

Honorable Mention: San Diego Jewish Academy