Fanny Wu Honored by AIA San Mateo County

As part of its 2018 Design Awards, AIA San Mateo County announced Fanny Wu as the recipient of the Emerging Professional Award. The Design Awards is AIA San Mateo County’s (AIA SMC) feature event that occurs biennially and celebrates outstanding projects and professionals. The Emerging Professional Award recognizes a new… Read More

DES A+E Wins 2 AIA SMC Design Awards

  As part of its 2018 Design Awards, AIA San Mateo County announced PacBio a Citation Award winner in the Architecture category and Design Tech High School as a Merit Award winner in the Interior category. The awarded projects were chosen by a distinguished panel of San-Francisco-based Architects. Jurors noted… Read More

DES A+E Wins Three Awards at Gold Nugget Design Competition

SAN FRANCISCO, California—Held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, the 55th Annual Gold Nugget Awards recognized DES Architects + Engineers (DES A+E) with three awards—a firm record. The Gold Nugget Awards is the feature event of PCBC, the west coast’s largest builder and real estate development conference. In the… Read More Named Best Education Project and People’s Choice!

At the 2017 Structures Awards, Design Tech High School—a new public charter school on Oracle’s Headquarters—was announced as the People’s Choice and the Best Education Project by the Silicon Valley Business Journal.  The Business Journal celebrates the most impactful projects in a diverse range of categories at the annual awards… Read More

“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