2022 Design Awards Nominees Announced!

After a long deliberation, our panel of judges and our Design Awards Committee are proud to present to you the following projects selected as nominees for this year’s Design Awards! 

Small Scale: Less than 5,000 GSF Nominees

Edgewood House

Terry & Terry Architecture

Farmworker Housing

Arkin Tilt Architects

Moss Rock

Swatt Miers Architects

Roommate House


Suspension House

Fougeron Architecture

The S.P.O.T. (Student’s Producing Oakland’s Transformation)

Brian Feagans, Architect

Medium Scale: Less than 25,000 GSF Nominees

24th Street Lots

Baran Studio Architecture

Balboa Park Pool

ELS Architecture + Urban Design/Kuth Ranieri Architects, a Joint Venture

Bill and Adele Jonas Center


MacLac Building D – Rebirth of An Historic Paint Factory

Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects with PLAD Peter Logan Architecture & Design

Ryse Commons

Phillips Win Architecture

The Cindy Bronfman Leadership at Dunn School

Fernau & Hartman Architects

UC Riverside - The Barn

Fernau & Hartman Architects

Large Scale: Greater than 25,000 GSF Nominees

1021 O Street Office Building

HOK and Drefyus + Blackford Architects

Austin Energy Headquarters

ELS Architecture + Urban Design with Page

Berkeley Tuolumne Camp

Siegel & Strain Architects

La Placita Cinco

TCA Architects, Inc.

Michelle Obama School


Stanford University School of Medicine Center for Academic Medicine


Unbuilt Project Nominees

Jefferson Union High School District Affordable Housing

Lowney Architecture

The Village SF


University of California Berkeley - Bechtel Engineering Center Expansion

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill | SOM

Student Project Nominees

ASCII Digital Design MecCA

Rozita Fogelman

Polycentric Nesting Through Grass Based Tectonics

Geoffrey Mosoti Nyakiongora, Olivier Gennart, Sourabh Maheshwary, Ioanne Spyridi, Anson Sam Jacob, Anastasis Dimokas, Zeming Zhang, Wentao Zeng, Jingyi He, Ellina Poltavtseva, Shida Wang

The New Kabete Market

Geoffrey Mosoti Nyakiongora, Lynda Waweru

Award recipients will be announced during our Design Awards Gala on November 3rd, which will be held at the David Brower Center. The event will be presented both in person and virtually, so that everyone will be able to take part in an evening celebrating design excellence in the East Bay and Beyond!

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