Archive for 2010

Western Times Article

The new Grand Canyon Terminal designed by LEA is featured in a news article in the Western Times written by Terri Attridge.

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Coconino County Sustainable Building Program Annual Awards Ceremony

Coconino County Sustainable Building Program Annual Awards Ceremony, Flagstaff, AZ. Coconino County’s top Advanced Level Plus Sustainable Building Design Excellence Award 2010 is presented to LEA for the Grand Canyon National Park Airport Operations Building / Air Rescue Fire Fighting Facility and Highland Fire District Mountainaire Fire Station 23.

National Design Awards Competition

From Charlotte, NC in the National Design Awards competition: LEA – Architects won (3) three 2010 Design Excellence Awards from F.I.E.R.O. (Fire Industry Equipment Research Organization) , Fire Rescue Magazine, and the International Association of Fire Chiefs for the following projects:

  • Grand Canyon National Park Airport ARFF, Tusayan, Arizona – Merit Design Excellence Award
  • Forest Highlands Fire Station No. 25, Flagstaff, Arizona – Honor Design Excellence Award
  • Paradise Valley Fire Station 1, Paradise Valley, Arizona – Merit Design Excellence Award

Valley Forward Crescordia

Scottsdale Fire Station No.2 (LEED Platinum) takes home the prestigious 2010 Valley Forward Crescordia in the Civic catagory for Valley Forwards 30th Anniversary Environmental Excellence Awards.

The Crescordia: Since Valley Forward’s introduction of the Environmental Excellence Awards program, the coveted Crescordia – a Greek term that means “To Grow in Harmony” – has been given as the highest honor in each category

First Fire Station in the United States to receive LEED Platinum Certification!

Scottsdale Fire Station No.2, the 1st Fire Station to receive LEED PLATINUM certification in the United States is to be a recipient of the 2010 Valley Forward Environmental Design Excellence Award that will be presented at the 30th annual VF Awards Gala in October. This represents the seventh time LEA has been recognized for environmental excellence by Valley Forward over the years.

Scottsdale Environmental Design Award

LEA accepts Scottsdale Environmental Design Award (SEDA) sponsored by the City of Scottsdale and Sources and Design Publications (S+D) for the LEED Platinum Scottsdale Fire Station No. 2

Concrete Masonry Design Magazine

Concrete Masonry Designs (National Magazine) features Paradise Valley Fire Station No. 2 which won a national Concrete and Masonry Design Award this year and ADOT TRANSend features the newly dedicated LEED GOLD Grand Canyon National Airport ARFF and Airport Operations building.

Forest Highlands Fire District – Station No. 23 Dedication

Highlands Fire Station No. 23 was dedicated with hundreds of people attending the early morning pancake breakfast and Building Dedication Ceremony. The building received many compliments and was awarded the top level Advanced Award for Sustainability from Coconino County during the ceremony.

Dedication of new Grand Canyon Airport Operations Building

Dedication of the new Grand Canyon Airport Operations Building + ARFF. LEA spoke on the numerous sustainable features that contributed to the final LEED Gold certification and Officials from the State of Arizona Governor’s Office, ADOT, Mayor of Tusayon, and the FAA, cut the ribbon of this major catalyst LEED Gold building. An Airport stakeholder workshop session hosted by ADOT was conducted after the ribbon cutting where LEA presented the sustainable vision of the new Terminal at the Grand Canyon airport.

SMoCA Tour

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) members and guests met with the LEA Architects to tour Paradise Valley Fire Station No. 1. LEA discussed architectural design concepts, art, function, and sustainable features of both Paradise Valley Fire Stations No. 1 and 2 (recent winners of Valley Forward, NCMA, FIERO and AZ Masonry Guild Awards). A special thanks to the Fire Fighters and SMoCA director of development Alexandra Moquay who organized the presentation and tour SMOCA and A-Beautiful-New-Building-in-Paradise-Valley blog