2015 Environmental Award Winners

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President's Award
Congratulations to Sun Link Tucson Streetcar who earned the coveted President's Award (Best of Show) at Arizona Forward's 35th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards.

COMPLETE LIST OF 2015 WINNERS

GOVERNOR'S AWARD FOR ARIZONA'S FUTURE

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Team Arizona Colorado River Shortage and Drought Preparedness
Submitted by: City of Phoenix/CAWCD/ADWR Partnership

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Central Arizona Conservation Alliance
Submitted by: Desert Botanical Garden

Name of Entry: NAU Solar Thermal Air Heating
Submitted by: NAU

BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES - CIVIC

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Mariposa Land Port of Entry
Submitted by: Jones Studio

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: EL MIRAGE FIRE STATION + ADMINISTRATION
Submitted by: LEA Architects, LLC

Name of Entry: City of Maricopa City Hall
Submitted by: Gensler


BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES - HISTORIC PRESERVATION

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: The University of Arizona Old Main Restoration
Submitted by: Sundt Construction, Inc.

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: The Newton
Submitted by: John Douglas Architects

Name of Entry: Silver King Marketplace / Padilla Park
Submitted by: EPG

BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES 
- COMMERCIAL & INSTITUTIONAL

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Museum of Northern Arizona Easton Collection Center 
Submitted by: Kinney Construction Services, Inc. (KCS)    

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Arizona State University Downtown - Sun Devil Fitness Complex 
Submitted by: Gabor Lorant Architects, Inc.   

Name of Entry: The VILLAGE at Prescott College
Submitted by: WEDDLE GILMORE black rock studio 

BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES - INDUSTRIAL & PUBLIC WORKS 

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Regional Optimization Master Plan 
Submitted by: Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department   

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Clarkdale's Broadway Water Reclamation Facility
Submitted by: Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona

Name of Entry: Cornell - Cookson Industrial Door Manufacturing and Offices
Submitted by: Jones Studio

HEALTHY COMMUNITIES - SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Downtown Tolleson Redevelopment Project:  Paseo de Luces
Submitted by: J2 Engineering and Environmental Design

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry:  Stepping Stone Place
Submitted by:  Chasse Building Team

Name of Entry: Mountain Park Health Center
Submitted by: SmithGroupJJR 


HEALTHY COMMUNITIES - Multimodal Transportation & Connectivity

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Sun Link Tucson Streetcar
Submitted by: Engineering and Environmental Consultants 

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Hardy and University Drives Streetscape Projects 
Submitted by: City of Tempe

Name of Entry: GRID Bike Share
Submitted by: City of Phoenix

HEALTHY COMMUNITIES - Public Policy/Plans

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Low Impact Development Toolkit 
Submitted by: City of Mesa, AZ

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: ReinventPHX
Submitted by: City of Phoenix Planning and Development Department

Name of Entry: Northern Arizona Forest Fund
Submitted by: National Forest Foundation 

HEALTHY COMMUNITIES - Sustainable Workplaces

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Honeywell Arizona Aerospace - Being the Difference!
Submitted by: Honeywell

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Risk Recycling 
Submitted by: Maricopa County, Risk Management Department

Name of Entry: Workplace Wellness Nurtures Work Well Done
Submitted by: U-Haul International

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Solar Thermal Hot Air Technology
Submitted by: Northern Arizona University

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: IO Modular Deployment
Submitted by: IO

Name of Entry: InfinitPipe
Submitted by: QuakeWrap, Inc. 


SITE DEVELOPMENT - Public Sector

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Arizona State University, College Avenue
Submitted by: SmithGroupJJR

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Phoenix Tennis Center 
Submitted by: Hoskin Ryan Consultants, Inc.

Name of Entry: GateWay Community College Integrated Education Building
Submitted by: SmithGroupJJR

SITE DEVELOPMENT - Private Sector

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Valley Partnership Community Project 
Submitted by: Arizona Foundation for the Handicapped

AWARD OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Airport I-10
Submitted by: Wespac Construction Inc.

SITE DEVELOPMENT - Parks and Trails 

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: The Arizona Trail Association's Gift to Arizona
Submitted by: Arizona Trail Association 

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Echo Canyon Recreation Area Trailhead Improvements 
Submitted by: EPG

Name of Entry: Riverview Park
Submitted by: City of Mesa 

ART IN PUBLIC PLACES

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Phoenix Sky Harbor Terminal Three Sky Train Station Platform and Bridge
Submitted by: City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Shade for Transit Series
Submitted by: City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture

Name of Entry: Pinnacle Peak Water Reservoir Public Art Project
Submitted by: City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture 

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION/COMMUNICATION - Public and Private Sectors

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: City of Peoria Sustainable U
Submitted by: City of Peoria

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: 7th Avenue @ Melrose Curve Recycling Awareness 
Submitted by: City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture

Name of Entry: Avondale - I Heart Environment
Submitted by: City of Avondale

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION/COMMUNICATION - Educators, Students, and Nonprofit Organizations

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Bachelor of Architecture Sustainability Pedagogy
Submitted by: University of Arizona School of Architecture

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Mrs. Green's World
Submitted by: Mrs. Green's World

Name of Entry: Water RAPIDS (Research and Planning Innovations in Dryland Systems) Program
Submitted by: Water Resources Research Center, University of Arizona

SRP AWARD FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Arizona State University Facilities Management Grounds/Recycling
Submitted by: Arizona State University 

PRESIDENT'S AWARD (BEST OF SHOW)

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Sun Link Tucson Streetcar 
Submitted by: Engineering and Environmental Consultants 

 

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