The Cannery designers garner top awards

Robert Hidey Architects, which already has several Gold Nugget Awards to its credit from this 51-year-old design competition, picked up two Grand Awards and two Merit Awards on June 26 at the ceremony in San Francisco. The Irvine-based firm redefines residential living by infusing technology, creativity and history into community design.

As a member of The New Home Company project team,  Robert Hidey Architects was  honored with a Grand Award in the category On the Boards Site Plan for The Cannery, which will be located on the original site of the Hunt-Wesson tomato cannery. The 100-acre development will incorporate commercial/office environments and new residential housing types within an innovative and unique pedestrian- and bicycle-oriented community. Robert Hidey Architects is designing University Flats within its high-density neighborhood, Park Homes in the low-density area, and the Community Clubhouse, which will serve as the neighborhood focal point for social events, local swim meets and a recreational facility.

“By combining tradition with innovation, our team comes up with design solutions for residences that live well and become the landmarks of their communities,” says Robert Hidey, president of Robert Hidey Architects in Irvine.

They also took home honors for a projects in Playa Vista and Valencia.

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