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2012 Orchids & Onions Awards Ceremony and Silent Auction

The 2012 Orchids & Onions Awards Ceremony and Silent Auction was held on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla, California. The ceremony was handily and humorously emceed by Sam Zien, TV’s Sam the Cooking Guy.

The Orchid Winners

Chicano Park Mural Restoration Grand Orchid
San Diego County Operations Center Campus People’s Choice Orchid
Car2Go Orchid for Interior Design
Charles David Keeling Apartments Orchid for Architecture
Charles Davis Keeling Apartments Orchid for Landscape Architecture
Harbor Aquatic Center Restroom Facility Orchid for Architecture
Herringbone Orchid for Interior Design
Ocean Beach Comfort Station Orchid for Architecture
High Tech High, Chula Vista Orchid for Architecture
SDG&E Energy Innovation Center Orchid for Adaptive Reuse
UCSD Medical Education and Telemedicine Building Orchid for Architecture

The Onion Winners

Miramar College Campus Grand Onion
City Heights Family Health Center Onion for Architecture & People’s Choice Onion
Demolition of the Aztec Center at SDSU Onion for Historic Preservation
Demolition of the Star Building at Beech and Kettner Onion for Historic Preservation
Mission Apartments Onion for Architecture
Vons Mission Hills Onion for Architecture and Urban Design

The Core Organizing Committee

Pauly De Bartolo: Program Co-Chair
Ivana Vinski: Program Co-Chair & Event Planning
Chuck Crawford & Darren Bradley: Jury Liaisons
Lacy Bird & Gretchen Sorenson: Auction Organizers
Craig Howard, Perriann Hodges & Darren Bradley: Event Presentation
Mike Torrey: Lead Photographer
Michael Villarina & Melissa Velazquez: Graphics
Philip Auchettl: Videographer
Darren Bradley: Jury Photographer
Perriann Hodges: Sponsor Liaison

The Organizing Committee

Avideh Haghighi
Julia Parker
Lauren Pasion
Jennifer Nelson
Tom Quass
Amanda Webber
Joseph Espinosa
Jessica Chaisson
Katie Estudillo
Sarah Vargas

The Jury

Nathan Lee Colkitt
Robin Wilson Carrier
Marcie Harris
Catherine Herbst
Gregory Strangman
Christopher Puzio

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