June 30, 2014 - Robert Hidey Architects, who have won countless Gold Nugget Awards from this venerable design awards competition, now celebrating its 51st year, picked up two Grand Awards and two Merit Awards on June 26 at the ceremony in San Francisco. The Irvine-based firm continues to redefine residential living by infusing technology, creativity and history into community design.
"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.
About Robert Hidey Architects:
For more than 20 years, Robert Hidey Architects (RHA) has pioneered housing trends that have enriched the residential environments of numerous communities throughout North America and the world. Based in Southern California, the 50-member company is among the most noted design firms in the United States, its work can be found everywhere from Newport Beach to Beijing to Dubai.
RHA came to the attention of the developer community in 1994, after completing its first award-winning project, a luxury tract home for Taylor Woodrow Homes in Irvine. Since then, the firm has gone on to complete the design of thousands of units of housing for more than 100 top development companies, including the New Home Company, Irvine Company, Brookfield Homes, Standard Pacific, Shapell Homes, Taylor Morrison, and Richmond American Homes, while winning hundreds of industry awards along the way from such institutions as the Pacific Coast Builder's Conference, Best in American Living and MAME. In 2009, RHA was inducted into the Wm. S. Marvin Hall of Fame for Design Excellence, a coveted honor bestowed on a few of America's top residential builders and architects per year.