Awards

GOLD NUGGET AWARDS

Presented by the Pacific Coast Builders Conference for 14 Western States

Grand Awards:
Best Single Family Detached Home Under 1,500 square feet
The Tiffany Plan 5163 – Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Best Custom Home Over 4,500 square feet
Engman Residence – The Vintage Club; Indian Wells, CA

Best Custom Home Over 6,000 square feet
Andrew Pierce Corporation, Lot 15 – Bighorn; Palm Springs, CA

Best Low Density Residential Community
Desert Horizons Country Club; Indian Wells, CA

Best Custom Home Over 6,000 square feet
Kent Residence (Patel); Palm Desert , CA

Best Public/Private Recreation Use
Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe Clubhouse; Rancho Santa Fe, CA (Pinnacle Design Co.)

Merit Awards:
Best Seniors Housing Project
Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Best Single Family Detached Home Under 1,500 square feet
The Gorham Plan – Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Best Single Family Detached Home Between 1,501 and 2,000 square feet
The Baccarat Plan – Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Best Condominium/Attached Home Between 1,201 and 1,600 square feet
The Opal Plan – Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Best Single Family Detached Home Between 2,501 and 3,000 square feet
Marquessa, Plan A – Marquessa at Lake La Quinta; La Quinta, CA

Best Single Family Detached Homes Under 1,500 square feet
The Gorham Plan- Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Best Single Family Detached Home Over 6,000 square feet
Villas at the Bridges, Plans 1, 2 and 3; Rancho Santa Fe, CA (Pinnacle Design Co.)
Bighorn Allen Properties; Palm Desert, CA (RGA Landscape Architects)

Best Custom Home Over 6,000 square feet
Bighorn – Fedderly; Palm Desert, CA
Casa Cascada (Patel) – Carmel Properties, Kent Residence; Palm Desert, CA

Best Hotel Resort
Ramada Inn; Indian Wells, CA

Best Attached Condominium Over 2,200 square feet
Desert Horizons Country Club; Indian Wells, CA

Best Single Family Residence Detached Over 2,500 square feet
Desert Horizons Country Club; Indian Wells, CA

Best Single Family Residence Detached Under 2,200 square feet
Santo Tomas – Adobe Collection; Rancho Mirage, CA

Best Single Family Residence Detached 2,200 to 2,600 square feet
Santo Tomas – Adobe Collection; Rancho Mirage, CA

Best Resort Community
Desert Horizons Country Club; Indian Wells, CA

Best Attached Condominium Over 2,000 square feet
Desert Horizons Country Club; Indian Wells, CA

Best Custom Residence
Patio Homes – Vintage Club; Indian Wells, CA

Best Low Density Communtiy
Parcel A – Vintage Club; Indian Wells, CA

Best Detached Home Over 3,000 square feet
Fairway Estates – Ironwood Country Club; Palm Desert, CA

Best Custom Home Over 6,000 square feet
Casa Cascada (Patel) – Carmel Properties, Kent Residence; Palm Desert, CA

Best Seniors Housing Project
Heritage Palms – U.S. Homes Corporation; Indio, CA

Best Custom Home Under 3,500 square feet
Bighorn Country Club – 24 Kiva, Andrew Pierce Corporation; Palm Desert, CA

Best Senior Housing – Active Adult
Heritage Palms – U.S. Homes Corporation; Indio, CA

Best Custom Home Between 3,500 and 6,000 square feet
Smith Residence – Bighorn Country Club; Palm Desert, CA

Best Condominium Attached Home
The Opal Plan – Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Best Custom Home Over 6,000 square feet
Kent Residence (Patel); Palm Desert, CA

LAF/CLASS FUND DESIGN AWARDS

Presented by the Landscape Architectural Foundation, Amercian Society of Landscape Architects

Awards of Excellence:
Best Custom Single Family Residence
Rosenbaum Residence – Tamarisk Country Club; Rancho Mirage, CA

Best Multi-Family Residential Community
Villas – Desert Falls, Phase One; Palm Desert, CA

Best Private Development Recreation Facility
Oasis Water Park; Palm Springs, CA

Best Hotel-Resort
Mission Hills Resort Hotel; Rancho Mirage, CA

Best Custom Single Family Residence
Norton Residence – The Vintage Club; Indian Wells, CA

Honor Awards:
Multi-Family Attached Residential Community
Deane Homes – Mission Hills, Phase 1; Rancho Mirage, CA

CALIFORNIA LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION

First Place
Rancho La Quinta Terraza and Palacio Models; La Quinta, CA

Outstanding Achievement
Commercial Renovation, Super 8 Lodge; Palm Springs, CA

First Place
The Quarry – Landscape Architectural Design; La Quinta, CA

First Place
Gray Residence – The Vintage Club; Indian Wells, CA

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS

Grand Award
Engman Residence – The Vintage Club; Indian Wells, CA

SOCIETY OF AMERICAN REGISTERED ARCHITECTS

National Honor Award
Ferry Residence – The Vintage Club; Indian Wells, CA

INLAND CALIFORNIA CHAPTER AIA AWARD

Honor Award
McKnight Residence – Ironwood Country Club; Palm Desert, CA

THE BUILDING OF AMERICA

Plaque of Honor
CSU San Bernardino – Mary Sutart Rogers Gateway Building; Palm Desert, CA

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS / MIRM AWARDS

Gold Award: Best Sales Pavilion for a Master-Planned Community
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Silver Award: National Project of the Year for a Master-Planned Community
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Silver Award: Best Landscape for Model Complex Detached Housing
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Silver Award: Best Landscape for Model Complex Attached Housing
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS/ BEST IN AMERICAN LIVING AWARDS

HUD Secretary’s Gold Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing
Falcon Crest; Palm Desert, CA

BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SALES AND MARKETING COUNCIL / MAME AWARDS

Award of Merit: Best Model Complex Landscape Design Detached Product
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Best Sales Office – Sales Pavilion
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Best Product Design – Detached Under 1,000 square feet
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Best Product Design – Attached From 1,200 to 1,800 square feet
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Best Product Design – Detached Under 1,800 square feet
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION – INLAND EMPIRE SALES AND MARKETING COUNCIL LAUREL AWARDS

Model Landscaping for Detached Communities With a Landscape Budget $18,000 or Over Per Unit
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Model Landscaping for Attached Model Sales Complex, Any Price
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Model Landscaping for Master Planned or Resort Community, Any Price
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Model Landscaping for Attached Housing Product, Any Size
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Sales Office Design WIth More Than 800 square feet
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Detached Housing Unit Up to 1,500 square feet
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Detached Housing Unit 1,501 to 2,200 square feet
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

Detached Housing Unit Over 2,200 square feet
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

PRISM AWARDS

Grand Award for Community Priced $650,000 And Under

Dolce – Rilington Communities; Palm Desert, CA

Model Complex Landscaping for a Community – Sales Price $650,000 And Under

Dolce – Rilington Communities; Palm Desert, CA

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON SENIOR HOUSING

Best of Senior Housing – Gold Seal Award
Del Webb’s Sun City Palm Desert; Palm Desert, CA

BUILDING INDUSTRY COMMUNITY

Spirit Award
Shelter From The Storm Educational Facility; Coachella Valley, CA

CONCRETE MASONRY ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA

Merit Award
College of the Desert Multi-Agency Library; Palm Desert, CA

VINTAGES & VINEGAR COMMITTEE, INLAND EMPIRE

Vintage Award
Cook Street Overcrossing Mural at I-10 ; Palm Desert, CA

TENNIS INDUSTRY / U.S. TENNIS COURT & TRACK BUILDERS ASSOCIATION

Tennis Facility of the Year Award
Private Residence – Bighorn; Palm Desert, CA

2000 – 20009 COMMUNITY SERVICES AWARDS

Best of New Construction and Renovation