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October 13, 2016
Reception at Horton Plaza Park
followed by the Awards Ceremony
at Spreckels Theatre
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Architecture

Theta Chi Fraternity House at SDSU

  • Project Awarded

    Onion Nominee

  • Project Address:

    5505 Lindo Paseo, San Diego CA 92115

    Project Owner/Developer:

    Theta Chi

    Owner Contact Name/Email:

    Cody Rominger, Chapter President, sdsuthetachi@gmail.com

    Project Architect/Designer:

    NOAA Group

Comments

  • Lou Haberkern

    I believe that Theta Chi has made a bold statement and elevated the bar for Fraternity living at SDSU. The design of the building was actually done by Treanor Architects out Kansas City with the NOAA group developing the working drawings.

  • Ronald J. Ramos

    There are 1.3 billion Chinese in China who do not know that
    we were awarded an Onion from a bunch of self-absorbed, arrogant architectural
    board members of this organization. Not to worry…the house was designed for its members and the college community to have 40 member residents and 120 members to support the undergraduates as they pursue their work and dreams. It’s quite striking to most observers and has received accolades from its members, parents and the SDSU Administrators who attended the Grand Opening. Had we known we were even being considered, we would have been happy to invite you to come see the house. Please, don’t give awards to people who do not seek them or find any meaning in them. it’s really a waste of your time. Had you given us an Orchid we would not have attended your
    function. Go play with your onion scented erector sets or something else equally important…

    • Ronald J. Ramos

      The stone is granite, not fake. The building is “forward-looking”, designed for heavy use by undergraduates for the next 50 years, sound proofing and privacy among the important features along with security and maintenance readiness. Again, you called attention to yourself using us because…?

    • archikvetch

      Oh pull yourself together! Mediocre sometimes get called out.

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