Awards

“Creating Your Place” Receives National Recognition

Los Angeles,-CA—At this year’s Build Business conference, the Society of Marketing Professionals bestowed two 1st place awards on DES Architects + Engineers’ “Creating Your Place campaign.” The award winners were announced and honored on August 20th in downtown Los Angeles as part of the Build Business conference. This annual competition is the longest-standing, most prestigious awards program recognizing… Read More

Moffett Place and Bluebeam Win Gold Nugget Awards

REDWOOD CITY, California—June 26, 2015—Continuing the firm’s recognition for design excellence, DES Architects + Engineers (DES) took home two Gold Nugget Awards at this year’s PCBC conference in San Diego. Moffett Place received the Grand Award —  the highest honor — in the Commercial Category, and Bluebeam’s Headquarters in Pasadena… Read More

SF Biz Times Highlights DES A+E’s Tech

Redwood City, CA — In its Office of the Future special, the San Francisco Business Times highlighted DES Architects + Engineers (DES A+E) as the pioneers of a new software technology called real-time visualization. To create this new graphics tool, DES A+E’s visual communications, architecture, and interior design teams are… Read More

DES Recognized for Jay Paul Headquarters Renovation

+ Earning an Award of Merit Honor, DES wins in a highly competitive field

REDWOOD CITY, California—May 9, 2013—Continuing the company’s streak of awards for its interior design work, DES Architects + Engineers has been chosen for a Gold Nugget Award of Merit in the Interior Renovations category for its Jay Paul Company Headquarters’ project. Elegance, comfort, and creativity guided the design on this… Read More

DES Recognized for Landscape Architecture at 265 Lytton

+ For oak preservation, 265 Lytton mixed-use project receives Arnold Soforenko Award

PALO ALTO, California—January 31, 2013—Giving DES the Arnold Sofrenko Award, Canopy honored DES for its significant contribution to the local urban forest through the preservation of a mature oak tree as part of the 265 Lytton project at its 17th Annual Party. Every year, Canopy, acknowledges selected community members that… Read More

Christina Agudelo Recognized as Emerging Professional

+ DES’ Sustainability Coordinator Christina Agudelo given the AIA San Mateo County’s 2012 Emerging Professional Award

SAN MATEO, California—December 12, 2012—The American Institute of Architects (AIA) San Mateo Chapter awarded Christina Agudelo, DES Architects + Engineers’ Sustainability Coordinator, with the honor of 2012 Emerging Professional Award. The Emerging Professional Award recognizes rising stars in the architectural industry that have already made a significant impact with less… Read More

265 Lytton Honored with Gold Nugget Award

+ Earning an Award of Merit Honor, DES wins in a highly competitive field

REDWOOD CITY, California—May 9, 2013—Chosen for the Golden Nugget Award of Merit Honors in the Mixed Use category, DES’ prominent 265 Lytton project earns yet another honor, coming on the heels of a Canopy Award and an AIA San Mateo County Design Award for the project. Awarded for the Mixed Use… Read More

DES Wins Big at AIA San Mateo County Design Awards

+ Citations for Public Architecture, Interior Design and Emerging Professional make DES’ night at the evening’s award banquet

SAN MATEO, California—December 12, 2012—The American Institute of Architects (AIA) San Mateo Chapter announced DES Architects + Engineers as the winner of three awards at the 2012 AIA SMC Design Awards this year at Poplar Creek Grill: Citation for Public Architecture: 265 Lytton Avenue, Palo Alto — this beautiful Spanish-style… Read More

City of Redwood City Honors DES

+ DES Receives Redwood City Proclamation from the Mayor and City Council for Achievement and Continued Success

REDWOOD CITY, California—September 24, 2012—The Mayor of Redwood City, Alicia Aguirre, and the City Council honored DES for the firm’s recent achievement of winning the 2012 Gold Nugget Grand Award for the outstanding design and delivery of an office workspace for a venture capital firm in New York City. Principal,… Read More

DES Wins Two Gold Nugget Awards

+ Up against over 500 entries DES comes up big, receiving two Award of Merit Honors

REDWOOD CITY, California—May 9, 2013—Distinguished from over 500 competitive entries, DES Architects + Engineers has received the Award of Merit honors for two recent projects: the renovation of Jay Paul’s Headquarters and the 265 Lytton mixed-use project. DES’ work will be showcased at the upcoming, 50th Annual Gold Nugget Awards Ceremony… Read More

Structures Awards: Moffett Towers Named Best Speculative Deal

+ Silicon Valley Business Journal Gives Moffett Towers the 2012 Structures Best Speculative Deal Award

SUNNYVALE, California—September 28, 2012— The enormous, eight-building Moffett Towers Project leads the Silicon Valley commercial real estate market beyond the Great Recession and secures big name tenants earning it  the Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal ‘s 2012 Best Speculative Deal award. Beginning in 2007, the massive Moffett Towers Corporate… Read More

Petaluma Health Center Earns Top Project Honors

+ Petaluma Health Center recognized as North Bay Business Journal’s Top Medical Project of 2011

PETALUMA, California—December 5, 2011—Petaluma’s brand new 52,000 square foot, federally qualified health center on 1179 North McDowell Blvd. has made an immediate impact in Sonoma County leading to it’s recognition as the Top Medical Project of 2011. Opened in June of 2011, the new state-of-the-art health center enables the Petaluma… Read More

Moffett Towers Building D Ranks in Top 10 Biggest Projects

+ The Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal recognizes Moffett Towers Building D as one of Silicon Valley’s largest construction projects

SUNNYVALE, California—June 22, 2012 —The The Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal announced this year’s Top Projects in Silicon Valley, honoring the top 25 biggest construction projects based on square feet. MoffettTowers’ Building D came in at number 6 with a total of 357,000 square feet, making it one of… Read More