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KTGY Architecture + Planning Receives 2018 SAGE Awards for 55+ Residential Communities

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that the firm KTGY’s excellence in residential design and planning has been recognized by the Building Industry Association of Southern California’s Council on Shaping Advancements in Generational Environments (SAGE)’s 2018 SAGE Awards program.

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Distinctive Single-Family Homes in Costa Mesa Win Design Award

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY’s excellence in residential design and planning has been recognized by the Building Industry Association’s (BIA) Greater Sales and Marketing Council’s 2018 SoCal Awards program. Vitae in Costa Mesa received the SoCal Award for “Best Design Detached Home Under 2,000 SF.” This year’s competition drew more than 500 entries.

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Jonathan Boriack Named Associate Principal of KTGY Architecture + Planning

KTGY Architecture + Planning has promoted Jonathan Boriack, AIA, LEED AP, to the position of associate principal, announced Jill Williams, AIA, chairman of KTGY’s board of directors and managing principal of the firm’s Oakland office

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Model Grand Opening of New Modern Homes in North Hollywood by Planet Home Living

Award-winning Planet Home Living announces the grand opening of Palmea, a highly anticipated collection of eight detached, modern new homes in North Hollywood. The community will showcase a fully-furnished model home set to open its doors on Saturday, September 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Restaurant and Charity in Historic Anaheim Building are Reborn After Devastating Fire

On August 8, 2018, KTGY Architecture + Planning announced that the Anaheim White House Restaurant, owned by world-renowned chef, restaurateur, author and humanitarian, Sir Bruno Serato, has risen from the ashes after a devastating fire on February 4, 2017.

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Parc Derian – Development to Help Fill Housing Need in Irvine, Calif.

Parc Derian will serve working families and others with special needs. The development is a public/private partnership between C&C Development, Innovative Housing Opportunities (IHO), Lennar Corp., the city of Irvine, and the Irvine Community Land Trust.

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Manny Gonzalez – A+ Session: The New Role of Health & Well-being in Housing

How does housing impact the health and well-being of its residents? What responsibility does housing have to its occupants and how is it changing? In this short video, Manny Gonzalez, FAIA, principal, KTGY Group Inc. and Brian Lee, principal, Skidmore, Owings

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St. Patrick Way – Dublin BART station area will get big residential complex

A transit-oriented residential and commercial complex is being planned in Dublin near the city’s BART station and future downtown, offering a fresh indicator of development interest near the Bay Area’s rail hubs.

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R+D Studio Reveals Multigen Housing Ensemble

For the first time in over a century, living with parents has surpassed other living arrangements for young adults aged 18 to 34. The traditional makeup of the multigenerational home is changing; adult children are moving back in with their parents

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KTGY Architecture + Planning Earns Coveted Gold Nugget Honors for Exceptional Concepts in Design and Planning

Judges for the 2018 Gold Nugget Awards have recognized international award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning at its annual competition for the firm’s design of 13 different residential developments.

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KTGY Principal Terry Willis, AIA to Speak on “Leveraging Connections: Boomers in the City” at 2018 LeadingAge Colorado Conference & Exhibition

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Terry Willis, AIA, LEED AP, the managing principal in the firm’s Denver office, has been invited to participate in the 2018 LeadingAge Colorado Conference held on May 21-23, 2018, at Park Hyatt Resort and Spa in Beaver Creek, Colorado

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Manny Gonzalez, FAIA of KTGY Architecture + Planning to Speak at ULI Spring Meeting on Key Trends Shaping Active Adult Community Designs

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning announced today that Manny Gonzalez, FAIA, LEED AP, managing principal of the firm’s Los Angeles office, will serve as a speaker at Urban Land Institute’s Spring Meeting at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. Gonzalez was invited to be a panelist at the session, “Skating to Where the Puck is Going to Be,” held on Thursday, May 3, 2018.

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KTGY Architecture + Planning Garners Top Honors at 2018 BIA Bay Area Excellence in Home Building Awards for Attached & Detached Home and Community Designs

The Oakland office of KTGY Architecture + Planning was honored at the 2018 Building Industry Association (BIA) of the Bay Area’s Excellence in Home Building Awards program held on Friday evening, April 20, 2018, with top awards in four award categories, including Community of the Year for both detached and attached residential communities plus eight finalist honors.

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KTGY-Designed Mixed-Use Apartment Community For 55+ Active Lifestyle to Open Near Light Rail Station in Historic Downtown Littleton, Colorado

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning announced today that Vita, a LEED Gold-designed 55+ mixed-use residential rental apartment community in the Denver Metro area is nearing completion.

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Jeremy Agraz Joins KTGY as National Development Director

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning has named Jeremy Agraz as national development director, CEO Tricia Esser announced today. “We’re excited to welcome Jeremy Agraz to this national development role, confident that his passion for the built environment and his dedication to pursuing strategic goals will make a meaningful contribution to the long-term success of our firm,” Esser said. “Jeremy’s proven professional accomplishments and unique approach to development align with our firm’s vision of a continual search for better.”

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Kamran Charmsaz Becomes Shareholder of KTGY Architecture + Planning

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce the addition of Kamran Charmsaz, CSI, CCCA, LEED AP, as a shareholder. Charmsaz, formerly an associate principal with KTGY, was also named a principal. Charmsaz is based in the firm’s Tysons, Virginia office and joins other KTGY Tysons shareholders: Rohit Anand, AIA, NCARB, principal; and Smita Anand, AIA, principal

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Jessica Musick Becomes Shareholder of KTGY Architecture + Planning

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce the addition of Jessica Musick as a shareholder. Musick, formerly an associate principal with KTGY, was also named a principal. Based in the firm’s Oakland, California office, Musick joins other KTGY Oakland shareholders: Jill D. Williams, AIA, principal and chairman of the board; and Bill Ramsey, AIA, NCARB, principal.

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Wil Wong, AIA, Joins the Board of Directors of KTGY Architecture + Planning

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce the addition of Wil Wong, AIA, to its board of directors. Wong is a principal based in the firm’s Irvine, California office. “KTGY’s board of directors is elected by the firm’s shareholders and sets the big-picture vision for direction

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Nick Lehnert, KTGY Executive Director, Design Strategies, Honored by Building Industry Association of Southern California (BIASC) Council on SAGE with Volunteer of the Year Award

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Nick Lehnert, Executive Director, Design Strategies, has been honored with the Volunteer of the Year Award by Building Industry Association of Southern California (BIASC) Council on SAGE (Shaping Advancements in Generational Environments), formerly known as the 55+ Housing Council. The Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes Lehnert’s outstanding service and dedication to the association.

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KTGY Architecture + Planning Honored with 3 Platinum & 3 Gold Awards at Best in American Living Awards Show

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY’s designs were recognized at 2017 Best in American Living™ Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The awards honor the firm’s wide range of capabilities, excellence and innovation in addressing complex design/build issues in attached, detached and 55+ housing

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KTGY Architecture + Planning Receives 2018 SAGE Awards for 55+ Residential...

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that the firm KTGY’s excellence in residential design and planning has been recognized by the Building Industry Association of Southern California’s Council on Shaping Advancements in Generational Environments (SAGE)’s 2018 SAGE Awards program.

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KTGY Director, Design Soo Im to Speak on Solving the Industry’s...

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Soo Im, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB and Director, Design in the firm’s Los Angeles office will be a speaker at the 3rd Annual Interface Seniors Housing Midwest on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Chicago. She will participate in the panel discussion, “Solving the Industry’s Next Great Challenge: Building and Operating Middle Income Seniors Housing.”