Before moving any further into the New Year… A highlight to close 2011! The Piggyback Yard received the 2011 Unbuilt Project / Urban Design Award by Southern California Development Forum. The widely attended breakfast event recognized the contributions, commitment and creative work of Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Developers of our Southern California Community. In addition, a special recognition of Five Charities that makes a difference within the community.
The Jury commended the PBy project for its visionary thinking, ability to bring together communities as never before and setting the course to make Los Angeles a resilient city. On hand to receive the award included: Carl Meyer, AIA (Perkins+Will), Ben Feldmann, ASLA (Mia Lehrer + Associates) and Jim Stafford, AIA ( Perkins+Will).