SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – October 1, 2014 – Fuscoe Engineering, Inc. is pleased to announce that one of its projects, Celadon at 9th and Broadway by BRIDGE Housing, has won the Builder’s Choice Grand Award, for On the Boards projects.

For more than 30 years, BUILDER has enlisted top builders and residential architects as jurors for their prestigious annual competition. The Builder’s Choice Design and Planning Awards serve as a leading barometer of the latest trends and influences in architecture, design and community planning throughout the nation.

This mixed-use project, currently under construction, addresses an unusually complex program. Located in a redeveloping urban area, it combines commercial uses at street level with 250 affordable rental units above, including 63 apartments for elderly tenants and 25 for young adults formerly in foster care. “It’s like having two neighborhoods in one building,” said architect Ernesto Vasquez, Partner and CEO at SVA Architects, adding that getting the project off the ground required an all-fronts effort to secure funding, generate neighborhood support, and solve the technical problems of building on a tight urban infill site (half an acre). This project is also being designed to qualify for LEED Silver certification, with enhancements such as an eco-roof with drought tolerant planting; sustainable landscaping and open spaces; photovoltaic system; and highly efficient mechanical systems. The project is scheduled for completion in Spring 2015.

Fuscoe Engineering, Inc. is a reputable, award-winning company providing civil engineering for land development and public infrastructure, using an eco-adaptive® approach. Specialty practices include survey and mapping; stormwater management; sustainable site design; and GIS & 3-D visualization services. The firm’s project bandwidth spans commercial, retail, hospitality, mixed-use and residential developments, as well as public streets and parks. On-going company objectives include developing cutting-edge engineering solutions, while promoting sensitivity to the environment, offering clients a full range of energy efficient green design options in accordance with USGBC guidelines.

Fuscoe takes pride in embracing full circle thinking® in shaping places people enjoy through creative designs with heroic service. full circle thinking® is an underlying approach and fundamental series of truths that guide how the firm operates, who is hired and the way each project is approached. Fuscoe has offices in Los Angeles, Irvine, San Diego, Ontario, El Centro and Danville. For additional information, please contact Katie Yee at kyee@fuscoe.com or 858.554.1500.