Carlsbad, CA May 25, 2023 — Judges for the 2023 Gold Nugget Awards have named Carlos Architects Inc. as an Award of Merit winner in its annual competition, which as the largest competition in the nation, honors architectural design and planning excellence and drawing entries from throughout the United States and internationally. Carlos Architects Inc. earned its Merit honors for 3Roots Wellness Center San Diego, CA, which was honored for Best Community Amenity. Chosen from the elite pool of Merit Award winners, Grand Award winners were announce on May 24th in Anaheim, CA.
Located in San Diego, CA, the 3Roots Wellness Center innovative building design utilizes a pre-engineered superstructure clad with an energy efficient insulated metal panel which provides solar reflectivity and excellent thermal performance. The building form is simple and bold allowing the monolithic building skin to provide an easily identifiable form. Planned voids in the ‘form” allow for logical access points around the building. These voids also provide interior transparently through large fields of glazed doors and curtainwall. The singular building skin is cleverly extended to create a covered main entrance and outdoor gathering space which furnishes protection from sun and rain. The 3Roots master-planned community and the 3Roots Wellness Center offers a welcoming and dynamic presence that celebrates health, wellness and connectivity for all residents.
Thank you to Gold Nuggets awards — For your wonderful recognition to those who improve our communities through exceptional concepts in design, planning and development.
Owner: Mesa Canyon Community Partners, LLC (Lennar, Shea, CalWest)
Architect of Record: Carlos Architects Inc.
Production Architect: Andrew Carlos AIA LEED Green Associate
Concept Architect: SILLMAN
Interior Architect: Design Line Interiors - A DAHLIN Company
General Contractor: C&S Companies
Structural and Electrical Engineering: C&S Companies
Mechanical and Plumbing Engineering: McParlane & Associates, Inc.
Project Principal: Cory Hazlewood, DBIA
Project Manager: Bryan Pickard
Superintendent: Reed Stewart
Project Engineer: Lorraine Hussey