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Best Health Care Project: Palomar Medical Center

ENR California has announced the winners of this year’s Best Projects competition, which recognizes the region’s best achievements in construction and design.

The 38 winners, along with an Overall Best Project winner, reviewed by a panel of judges, will be featured in the Dec. 3, 2012 issue of ENR California. The winners will also be honored at the annual Best Projects breakfast, scheduled for Dec. 6, 2012, at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel.

Best Civil Works/Infrastructure Project
Sunrise Powerlink, San Diego – Submitted by San Diego Gas & Electric

Award of Merit
Bitter Point Pumping Station Replacement Project, Newport Beach – Submitted by LEE & RO, Inc.
Delta Water Supply Project, Stockton – Submitted by CDM Smith

Best Cultural/Worship Project
Los Angeles County Museum of Art Transformation Phase II, Los Angeles – Submitted by MATT Construction 

Award of Merit
Fullerton Public Library, Fullerton – Submitted by Swinerton Builders
Merced Theatre Renovation, Merced – Submitted by Lewis C. Nelson + Sons Inc. 

Best Government/Public Buildings Project
Mammoth Lakes Courthouse, Mammoth Lakes – Submitted by Sundt Construction

Award of Merit
Fairbanks Ranch Fire Station, Rancho Santa Fe – Submitted by Jeff Katz Architecture
U.S. Federal Courthouse, Bakersfield – Submitted by Gilbane Building Co., NBBJ and the General Services Administration 

Best Green Project
David & Lucile Packard Foundation Headquarters, Los Altos – Submitted by DPR Construction

Award of Merit
525 Golden Gate/San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters, San Francisco – Submitted by Webcor Builders
Redding School of the Arts, Redding – Submitted by Trilogy Architecture 

Best Health Care Project
Palomar Medical Center, Escondido – Submitted by DPR Construction

Award of Merit
Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center, Chula Vista – Submitted by NTD Architecture
Sutter Health Eden Medical Center, Castro Valley – Submitted by Ghafari Associates LLC
Veterans Administration Mental Health Center, Palo Alto – Submitted by The Design Partnership 

Best Higher Education/Research Project
University of California, San Francisco Smith Cardiovascular Research Building, San Francisco – Submitted by SmithGroupJJR

Award of Merit
University of California, Berkeley’s Li Ka-Shing Center for Biomedical & Health Sciences, Berkeley – Submitted by McCarthy Building Cos.
University of California, Berkeley’s School of Law South Addition, Berkeley – Submitted by Ratcliff 

Best Industrial/Manufacturing Project
Mt. Poso Cogeneration Conversion Project, Bakersfield – Submitted by Greenberry Industrial 

Best Interior Design/Tenant Improvement Project
San Diego State University’s KPBS Broadcasting Facility Renovation, San Diego – Submitted by PCL Construction Services

Award of Merit
NAVFAC’s Building 26 Renovation, San Diego – Submitted by Stronghold Engineering 

Best K-12 Education Project
Center for the Arts & Sciences & New Aquatic Facility, Junipero Serra High School, San Mateo – Submitted by Ratcliff

Award of Merit
Orchard Library, San Jose – Submitted by HMC Architects

Best Renovation/Restoration Project

Presidio Buildings 101 & 103, San Francisco – Submitted by Plant Construction

Award of Merit
Cabrillo Way Marina, San Pedro – Submitted by Port of Los Angeles
University of California, Berkeley’s Hearst Greek Theatre, Berkeley – Submitted by Tipping Mar Structural Engineering 

Best Residential/Hospitality Project
Shore Hotel, Santa Monica – Submitted by Morley Builders

Award of Merit
Lorena Heights Apartments, Los Angeles – Submitted by VCC LLC

Best Small Project Under $10M
Point Bonita Lighthouse Pedestrian Bridge, San Francisco – Submitted by Flatiron 

Award of Merit
Golden Gate Bridge Visitor Enhancement Project, San Francisco – Submitted by Fisher Development
Happy Hollow Pedestrian Bridge, San Jose – Submitted by HNTB Corp.
Lands End Lookout, San Francisco – Submitted by Plant Construction

Best Specialty Contracting Project
Solar PV Power Generation at Santa Clara County, Santa Clara – Submitted by Stronghold Engineering 

Award of Merit
Gibraltar Road Tire Anchor Wall, Santa Barbara – Submitted by Santa Barbara County, Department of Public Works 

Best Transportation Project
Doyle Drive Contract 3, San Francisco – Submitted by C.C. Myers Inc.

Award of Merit
John Wayne Airport Parking Garage Demolition and Terminal C Construction, Costa Mesa – Submitted by ARCADIS

Sacramento International Airport Big Build Project, Sacramento – Submitted by AECOM

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Best Cultural/Worship Project: Los Angeles County Museum of Art Transformation Phase II